Austin Voted #2 City to Live in for Seniors
Austin, Texas may be known by many for its motto "keep Austin weird" but there is much more than quirky bars and shops in this southern town. Austin has been named #2 city in the United States for senior citizens to live more than comfortably. ...
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on February 28, 2017 in Austin Accolades and Rankings
Hot New Listing! 242 Caraway
Picturesque 100% upgraded Plum Creek home with notable featuring including new 20X30 wood deck, surround sound, bamboo wood flooring, stainless steel appliances, automatic thermostats, energy and sound-insulated walls; low monthly bills, plentiful ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 24, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Selling Up? Why Not Hire Someone to Live in Your Home?
When it comes to selling a house, appearances count. That’s why more and more homeowners hoping to wow buyers will hire a home stager—a magician-like professional who swoops in with stylish furniture you’d never ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on February 23, 2017 in Selling Your Austin Area Home
Selling? Top Reasons Why FSBO is NOT the Way to Go
In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on February 22, 2017 in Selling Your Austin Area Home
The Real Score Between Renting and Buying
There’s about $13.1 trillion stashed away in the United States, in plain sight. Where? In our homes!
Do we have your attention yet?
That’s the total value of the equity held by over 75 million U.S. homeowners, according to the latest ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on February 21, 2017 in Austin TX Home Buying Tips
Hot New Listing! 15430 Ecorio Dr
Gorgeous remodeled property w/ fantastic features include spacious rooms, beautiful wood and tile flooring, recently replaced roof, cozy fireplace, energy efficient windows and shades, updated fixtures, detailed paint work on interior/exterior, and ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 18, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Hot New Listing! 605 Boca Chica Dr
Beautiful contemporary home in enclosed neighborhood. Property features include handsome front porch, high ceilings, graceful arches, beautifully finished flooring and paintwork, updated fixtures throughout, open concept kitchen/dining area, max ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 17, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Hot New Listing! 817 Cactus Dr
Lovely Round Rock Residence in convenient location ready to move in! Amazing features include a fantastic floor plan, timeless stone fireplace in family room, spacious master suite, elegant light fixtures, thoughtful finishes in every bed and bath, ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 16, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Round Rock was Named #3 on List of Best Cities to Start a Family
Looking to start a family? Round Rock was named #3 on list of best cities to start a family! If you never heard of Round Rock, it’s a beautiful suburban town on the outskirts of Austin. It has great schools and amazing community. The big ...
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on February 16, 2017 in Austin Accolades and Rankings
Hot New Listing! 7004 Greenock St
Stunning property on lot backing to greenbelt in beautiful established SW Austin neighborhood, no neighbors to right side of property. Unique features include a great floor plan, enchanting stone fireplace in family room, elegant light fixtures in ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 15, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Housing Shortage Will Make Homes More Expensive this 2017
A growing concern among real estate analysts is that young buyers might be getting shut out of the market as home prices rise to an all-time high in nearly two decades due to a severe shortage in homes available for sale.
In a recent report compiled ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on February 14, 2017 in Austin Real Estate Market Statistics
Common Concepts Between Home Selling and Finding 'The One' Online
What does selling your home have in common with online dating? Probably a whole lot more than you think.
There may be plenty of potential prospects out there, but it’s not always easy to find the perfect match. Sound familiar? ...
Posted by Ricky Cain on February 13, 2017 in Selling Your Austin Area Home
5 Things Homeowners Should Know about Their Homes
As a homeowner, you are required to know the most intimate details about your home (even the parts that guests don't usually access or see at your house), because you and your home have a special kind of relatioship-- knowing every nook and cranny ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on February 9, 2017 in Home Improvement
The Real Deal About Home Cleaning
Hate cleaning your house? No one could blame you: There’s precious little fun in scrubbing toilets. Or wiping down grime-streaked windows to the point where your elbows are sore for weeks. And you probably cringe ...
Posted by Ricky Cain on February 8, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle
2016 The Cain Team MLS-wide Stats and Performance
The 2016 data from the Austin Board of Realtors' MLS are indicative of Cain Realty Group's stellar performance in the past year. Market analysis conducted for data in the Austin-Round Rock area indicates the following findings:
Customer Satisfaction ...
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on February 6, 2017 in Cain Realty Group News & Culture
Austin is one of the 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family
Looking to make a move? Thinking of joining the Austin area community? Great idea! Austin was just voted the 9th best city in the U.S to raise a family! SmartAsset.com conducted an amazing study to calculate the top ten and here are their findings....
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on February 6, 2017 in Austin Accolades and Rankings
Hot New Listing! 175 Silver Maple Dr
Amazing new-build w/ endless features including open concept floor plan, high ceilings, ample natural lighting, gorgeous front porch, unique breakfast area, and modern concept designs throughout. Beautiful master suite, large kitchen with beautiful ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 3, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Hot New Listing! 110 Mollie Dr
Great residence on safe cul-de-sac street. Home features include fantastic open floor plan, beautiful wood floors, high ceilings, unique design features throughout, and ample natural lighting from plentiful windows. Gorgeous master suite with ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 3, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Hot New Listing! 165 Archipelago Trl
Stunning property backing to greenbelt with endless upgrades, state of the art materials from luxury custom home builder & kept in pristine condition by owner. Flawless attention to detail in open-floor plan interior throughout. Uniquely ...
Posted by Karen Phan on February 2, 2017 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Promising New Austin Residential Developments are Seeking Affordable Housing Tax Credits in Exchange for Offering Affordable New Homes
Real estate developers are hoping that the Austin City Council will approve their move to support state affordable housing tax credits in the hopes of offsetting the building costs of nine new developments in the city.
The highly competitive 9 ...
Posted by Ricky Cain on February 1, 2017 in Austin Area News