Posts by HAHN Real Estate

OUR HOUSING MARKET STRONGER FOR LONGER

Whether or not we get the Amazon HQ2 deal, our housing market in Central Texas including the greater Austin area is predicted to be strong for 2018.     For the past few years low mortgage rates and breathtaking rents caused many to not renew that lease and instead get qualified and buy a home of…

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HOUSING PRICE BUBBLE IN AUSTIN ? How Can Buyers Prevent One

 AUSTIN HOUSING PRICE BUBBLE?               Brand new small homes, 1500s.f. to 1700 s.f. listing for nearly $300,000, prices per square foot at $400 to $1000 and entire price points disappearing, like $200,000 and $250,000 cause some buyers to suspect there is a price bubble in our housing market. Market watchers…

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No Good Deed Shall Go Without Suspicion ?

It always amazes me that when I advertise New Home Rebates how few buyers take advantage of the offer.  It’s an honest offer. And, we do what we promise.                         I’ve been told my new home builder onsite sales folks that I am the only…

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We’ve Been Hacked- NOW WHAT?

Life After the Equifax Data Breach    Stricter government supervision is set to begin after the exposure. For the 143-million people affected the by the massive hack of sensitive data, what can be done?  My take is the odd number of $143-million is not the real number of people affected, it’s probably more than that,…

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IN WAKE OF HARVEY WE ARE THANKFUL

Houston people deserve better. In Central Texas, we give thanks for the beneficial rains over our area from what was Hurricane Harvey. Certainly, we pray for those along the gulf coast.  And, hope those survivors who suffered loss will gain back what they can and take pause that their lives were spared. For families who lost…

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HOME WARRANTIES – DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS

While Home Warranties or Residential Service Contracts are a great idea, choosing the best one for the lowest price can be a challenge. The answer is in the details and the questions you ask. In this part of the world, the central air conditioner in your home is the most important system and most of…

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WANT TO FIRE YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT?

NOT HAPPY WITH YOUR TEXAS REALTOR, AGENT or BROKER? In this hot and busy real estate market there are some agent/REALTOR®’s that sometimes take on more business than they can handle. Details are not disclosed, maybe you’re not feeling the agent is performing as promised or you’re not getting the anticipated attention or  think you…

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AFRAID OUR AUSTIN HOT HOUSING MARKET WILL END?

After meeting with a group of very active Top Producer Agents, Realtors and Brokers recently,  the takeaway knowledge is our Housing Market in the Austin area and surrounding towns in Central Texas is healthy and robust with the foundation based on the growing employment figures. Any doubt about the housing market is hinged to the employment…

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