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Is Seller Financing a Thing of the Past?

Yes and no. Until we know how state and federal regulations will be enforced, any seller wanting to finance a sale of residential property and any real estate licensee representing such a seller should proceed with caution. The same is true of any one wanting to make a loan secured …

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February 2010 Market Report: Austin area home sales volume continues to increase; Statistics indicating future demand show positive signs

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases February 2010 real estate statistics According to the Multiple Listing Service report by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the volume of Austin area home sales in February 2010 was 1,145, up four percent from the same month in 2009. The median price of real estate …

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January 2010 Market Report: Austin area home sales up 5 percent in January; Month marks one year of steady improvement in sales volume

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases January 2010 real estate statistics According to the Multiple Listing Service report by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the volume of Austin area home sales in January 2010 was 884, up five percent from the same month in 2009. The median price of real estate …

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Mineral Coverages in Texas Title Policies after November 1, 2009

Effective November 1, 2009, the Texas Department of Insurance adopted rule changes concerning the coverage of mineral interests in title insurance policies. The new rules permit title policies to contain general mineral exceptions, thus potentially freeing title companies from the burden of examining the chain of title to find mineral …

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