Cain Realty Group Austin Real Estate Blog

Neighborhood Features that Drag Down Home Value

An interesting video released by Realtor® summarizes the community features that can drag your home's value down. For buyers: Are you looking to buy a home? If you want to own property whose value appreciates over time, avoid looking at homes in ...

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Four Seller No-No's

Selling a home can be pretty exciting, as this is a phase in your life when you are getting ready to move on to bigger and better things. But don't let that excitement overwhelm you. Too much excitement and over-eagerness on your part can turn off ...

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How Good Schools Can Add Value to Your Property

The latest 2016 Schools and Housing Report by ATTOM Data Solutions recently concluded that home values always get a boost whenever a school located nearby receives high ratings. The conclusion came from the report's observation that homes in ZIP ...

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Back to School Bash TODAY

The Austin Independent School District held its annual Back to School Bash Saturday this morning at the Palmer Events Center. A large crowd of parents and children lined up to participate in the event, thanks to the school district's generous offer ...

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This Weekend is Sales Tax Holiday!

School is just around the corner and parents are now prepping up to get what their children need. But did you know that the best time to shop for school supplies in Texas is on a Sales Tax Holiday? Scheduled this weekend from August 5 to 7, the ...

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3% Down Mortgage, Anyone?

The mortgage option that allows home buyers to qualify with income from non-borrower household members just got a service boost, and it was confirmed by government-sponsored Fannie Mae last Tuesday, July 26. HomeReady is Ready to present you with a ...

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