Cain Realty Group Austin Real Estate Blog

5 Inspection Problems Sellers Can Avoid

Many home sellers are terrified of the home inspection phase, mainly because they know that a prospective buyer may back out when they learn about the issues the home has. But do you really have to wait ‘til it’s too late? Realtor....

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The Top Outdoor Design Element for 2016

A survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects among U.S. based architects and building professionals shows that a new coveted amenity by home shoppers is an outdoor fire pit or fireplace. As a result, fire pits and fireplaces ...

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Deck vs. Patio: Which is more Popular?

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction for 2014 revealed that patios are a popular choice among homeowners all over the U.S. Fifty-six percent (56%) of new homes constructed included patios in their respective designs. Twenty-three ...

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165 Years of Home Architecture in Austin

Austin's real estate is ever-moving forward-- pointing potential buyers to new homes and development projects. It's no wonder that Austin is always included in the list of real estate industry powerhouses. But where did it all begin? For a fresh ...

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Kitchen Remodeling Projects That Pay Off

Home renovations are pretty expensive. But kitchen redo’s are simply just a whole different level. Not only does a homeowner have to worry about changing the décor and theme, but also vamping up the features of the kitchen to suit the ...

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Are you Qualified for an Energy Efficiency Tax Credit?

This is the season when most homeowners are working on their taxes. Don’t we just love it when we get to use tax credits to lighten the load? Homeselfe, a home energy assessment app and web service for homeowners, brings us good news about ...

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12 Features Buyers Don’t Want in a Home

Potential buyers now have different opinions on what makes home more desirable. In a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders among 4,300 house hunters, these 12 features were determined to be the least desired by new-age home ...

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Signs of a Bad Moving Company

Moving companies are a thriving business in the United States, where it is estimated that 16.5 million households (approximately 38.7 million Americans) move homes every year. So, it is not a surprise that many enterprising individuals are putting ...

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Austin Named Best State Capital in the U.S.

Here’s another accolade for Austinites to celebrate: a recent study by WalletHub concluded that Austin, Texas is the Best State Capital in the United States for 2016. The study, comparing 50 state capitals to identify which among them combines ...

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