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The very first place you can call your own, somewhere you can plant your feet and stay for years to come. Deciding to have your very own home and making the switch from renting is a very exciting new endeavor. However, many newcomers and rookies tend to find it hard to navigate around buying their first home.

Fret not, in this guide we will show you how you can buy your first home in just 12 months! Yes, this checklist will help you avoid potholes and common mistakes rookie buyers tend to make. So let's get started.

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Check your credit score Yes you need to check the numbers first so you can find out what houses you can afford and get realistic on the homes you can buy. Determining your credit score will not only help you figure out

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Austin Texas is one of the most active markets in the state. This page is dedicated to vacant acreage on Austin MLS. Contact us about Central Texas Land for sale today! View our Featured Counties with farm and ranch properties for sale in Central Texas or perform a custom property search.

 

7400 COLDWATER CANYON RD, AUSTIN

7400 COLDWATER CANYON RD, AUSTIN- 65.68-acre waterfront property

This amazing property features gently sloping terrain covered in juniper, pecan, oaks, and cypress with diverse plant and wildlife which is sure to amaze you every day from the moment you wake up to the moment you rest your eyes at night. It has an incredible home site for 25,000 SF main house along with 2600 +/- ft of water frontage and an 8 slip marina. The house has 2 bedrooms, 1 full

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Austin TX Listing Agent Tips 7 Ways to sell your home faster_Austin Luxury Realty

Owners that are planning to sell their property are most concerned about the price and being able to sell the property as soon as possible. Who would want their property to be on the market for a long time without getting any viable offers.

Here are 6 tips on how to sell your home easier, faster and more affordably.

 

1. Shrink your staging costs

Staging your home means hiring a decorator in order to make it more appealing to prospective buyers. This can result in selling your home quicker for a significantly higher price. Statistics have shown that owners that hire a decorator to stage their homes will sell 88% faster and for 20% more than un-staged ones. Unfortunately, staging can be expensive.

Staging can cost $300 to $600 for the

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500 KINGFISHER CREEK DR, AUSTIN

This beautiful 3-bedroom 3-bathroom home boasts a large sloping backyard surrounded by mature trees that provide shade and natural beauty to the home. The master bedroom is complete with dual sinks, garden tub and separate shower. Spend relaxing and serene afternoons on your expansive back deck where you can enjoy views of preserved land directly across the creek. Access by water to Mary Moore Searight Metro Park makes this home a must see! See our interactive 3D video on Redfin for more details!

 

 

10900 RUSTIC MANOR LN, AUSTIN

This gorgeous 3-bedroom 3-bathroom home boasts a spacious open floor plan on a beautiful wooded lot. The home is complete with laminate floors, gourmet kitchen that comes

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LEASE WITH A RIGHT TO PURCHASE PROGRAM In Austin TX

 

Are you tired of renting a rundown apartment? Looking to own a house but don’t have the money to buy just yet? With the help of Austin Luxury Realty Group, you can own your very own home with the Lease with a Right to Purchase Program. This program will provide you with 3-5 years of rent certainty with only an initial financial commitment of just 1 year. Everyone wants to have their own place that they can call their home but not everyone can afford one immediately. With the help of the Lease with a Right to Purchase Program, however, everyone has a chance to own their dream home. There are several options available that every prospective homeowner can choose from in order to

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Austin Lease Option & Rent to Own Homes:

Lease options and rent-to-own homes are great for families who aren't in the market to buy a house.The low down payments make these arrangements attractive to tenants and traditionally, they’re relatively easy to participate in for those who meet the minimum criteria. With the changes to the Texas Property Code (Sec. 5.061 et seq.) in 2005, however, the lease options now define contracts for longer than 6 months as “executory contracts” which are subjected to strict regulations under the Code.

Buyer Protection:

There are many requirements that must be observed, both initial and ongoing, that the landlord/seller must be held accountable for. If they fail to meet the said requirements, they will

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All of us had a house we grew up in where we have all sorts of fond memories with our families. The house may be gone now, but all of the loving memories that you experienced will always be with you. Now it’s your turn to find a house where you and your family can make new memories, together. Let us help you find a house in Austin that you can call home.

 

 


12709 RUSH CREEK LN, AUSTIN

This 2-story, 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom has a recently updated gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, white cabinets, new fixtures, stainless steel appliances and brand new carpets. The spacious bedroom is built with a lot of windows that give a stunning view of the surrounding area. The entire house has an abundance of natural light that not only makes the home

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1404 ROCKCLIFF RD, AUSTIN

The newest modern Lake Austin waterfront estate is now under construction! This architectural masterpiece is a combination of luxury and simplicity in a world-class design. The home was designed with beauty and convenience in mind, and this beautiful planned estate can accommodate family time, private time and large-scale entertaining. The main house is set at the back of a deep lot, while the “water house” is set just 15’+/- from the 100’ shoreline of prime lakefront so you can spend a romantic evening with your partner every single night. Carefully-chosen fixtures and the artisan finishes complement and sync each space.

 

1505 WILD CAT HOLW, AUSTIN

Designed by Dick Clark FAIA, and built by Jon Luce, “Bud’s

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DID COUNT DRACULA HAVE A GARDEN? IN THE MOVIE VERSION, HE SEDUCED A VICTIM IN ONE—CLOSE ENOUGH. WITH HALLOWEEN LOOMING, OUR THOUGHTS NATURALLY HOVER, BAT-LIKE, OVER TRANSYLVANIA.

Beyond vampires, this bucolic region of central Romania is known for its picturesque villages, a rich agricultural history (nearly one third of the country’s population is employed in the farming industry), and its eerily strong hold over Prince Charles (the royal highness has a vacation guesthouse in the Transylvanian village of Zalànpatak).

Here are 10 garden ideas to steal from Transylvania:

 

MOSSY MYSTERY

transylvania garden ideas mossy stonework at Bran Castle TransylvaniaAbove: A moss-covered entryway at Bran Castle in Transylvania. Photograph by Jason Ramos via Flickr.

With its forbidding

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With autumn here, college students and families will be planning their fall break and holiday vacations at home and abroad.  Here are the top 10 tips for traveling out of the Country, as recommended by the US Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs.

10 Travel Tips for Traveling Abroad this Fall

  1. Make sure you have a signed, valid passport and visas, if required. Also, before you go, fill in the emergency information page of your passport.
  2. Read the Consular Information Sheets and any Travel Warnings for the countries you plan to visit. Consular Information Sheets are available at www.travel.state.gov.
  3. Familiarize yourself with local laws and customs of the countries to which you are traveling. Remember, while in a
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