Cain Realty Group Austin Real Estate Blog

Charming One Story Round Rock Charmer!

Cain Realty Group presents a Round Rock Open House!

Don't out miss out on this one story Round Rock charmer! This home is situated in an established neighborhood. It offers high ceilings, an amazing fireplace, and built-ins. It features a large fenced in backyard, gorgeous trees, and a relaxing covered back patio.

Want to check out this amazing Round Rock Home? Join us for an Open House this Saturday, September 30th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. We look forward to seeing you!

804 Fieldstone Pl

$179,997  | 1,591 Sq.Ft. | 3 Beds | 2 Baths

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Austin is No. 3 on ranking for Where Tech Salaries go the Furthest

Austin steadily rakes in new accolades and this particular addition is a hit in the technology industry. Tech jobs in the United States are well paying but tech hubs are pricey. For tech jobs, cost-of-living differences are especially important. Indeed Hiring Lab did an analysis to find where tech salaries go the furthest combined with the cost-of-living. 

Analysts calculated the average salary for all tech jobs using annual salary information posted on Indeed between August 2016 and July 2017 in 25 metro areas, including the largest markets plus key tech hubs. They then adjusted for each metro’s cost of living.

"Adjusted tech jobs salaries are highest in Charlotte and Atlanta. In these metros,...

Good Eats for a Good Cause

Want to do your part for Hurricane Relief but don't know where to start? We've got you covered! Here is a list of yummy eats and treats in the area that have a promotion for Hurricane relief. Hurry, some of these are ending soon!

Hopdoddy

All September long, all Hopdoddy locations will donate $1 for every Goodnight/Good Cause burger sold to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. On September 4-5, all sales from the burger will be donated along with $1, up to $10,000, for every drink made with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Perry's Steakhouse and Grille

Perry's will donate $5 from every meal purchased from its discounted three-course menu to J.J Watt's...

First Time Home Buyers Guide

Here at the Cain Team, we can certainly understand that buying your first home in the greater Austin area can seem like a scary or daunting task. We have worked with many Austin area first-time buyers, therefore, we realize that there are going to be a lot more questions and a lot more hand-holding. 

The learning curve can be steep, making it important to have an experienced Austin Realtor that understand the needs of a first time home buyer. Some of the topics that we cover with first-time home buyers during our initial Home Buying Consultation include the following: 

  • Your first home "wish list"
  • Needs versus wants analysis
  • Goals and reasons behind wanting to own a home
  • The mortgage and loan process
  • The overall home buying process
  • Appreciation...

Welcome Marianne Rodriguez - Senior Account Manager

We are proud to introduce the newest addition to Cain Realty Group, Marianne Rodriguez! Marianne will be working hand-in-hand with our clients ensuring a jaw-dropping customer service experience from open to close. Welcome to the team, Marianne!

Marianne began her career as an educator with a focus on bilingual education.  She felt it was an honor to work with so many amazing students, parents, education professionals, and volunteers.  In 2014, she decided to make a bold move and transitioned her career into real estate by working alongside and assisting a top-producing real estate agent for...

Cedar Park Open House

Join us for an open house this Saturday, September 23rd from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m! This Cedar Park home features an open floor plan, tile, and an amazing patio! Come stop by and say hello to our team and check out this hot new listing!

About The House

3128 Fiorellino Place, Cedar Park

$409,997 | 3,126 Sq.Ft. | 4 Beds | 4 Baths
Lovely two story brick and stone home featuring gorgeous arches. Nicely landscaped, very open floor plan, formal dining, office, granite in kitchen and butler pantry, tile flooring, gas fireplace, Jacuzzi tub in master, large game room upstairs with built-in desk. Amazing back patio with a fenced...

The Cain Team Announces New Client Care Specialist

trevor heuser headshot

Born and raised on the sandy beaches of New Jersey, Trevor made the move to the Lone Star state in 2012 after being drafted by the Corpus Christi IceRays of the North American Hockey League. After moving away from home at the age of 16 to pursue his dream of playing high-level hockey, he became the youngest player to ever record a 'game played' in the league. In addition to his early success, Trevor served as the IceRays Assistant Captain for 3 seasons and sits on top of the team record book for 'Most Games Played'.

After stepping away from a successful hockey career, Trevor made the decision to remain in Texas, and make the move to Austin to pursue his passion in real estate, joining Cain Realty Group. During...

Water Damage Restoration Tips

The devastation that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have left behind them have sent many homeowners into a flurry trying to get their home restored.  AccuWeather put the damage from Irma at more than $100 billion, and Harvey at $190 billion, which makes summer 2017 the costliest weather disaster season in U.S. history.

Before plunging into the process of restoring your home check out these three simple tips courtesy of Realtor.com

1. Take pictures before you clean

As hard as this might seem, it is so important to take pictures to serve as evidence of the damage just in case. This will be critical proof of the repairs you need to make, without...

Your Pup is Going To LOVE this New Cain Club Prize!

Man's Best Friend deserves some love from the Cain Club, so we added the paw-fect prize!

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our collection of amazing prizes available for redemption on Cain Club: A full year Barkbox subscription for your pup! Every BarkBox has at least 2 innovative toys, 2 all-natural bags of treats, and a chew, curated from each month's unique themed collection.

Visit Cain Club to start earning your points TODAY! It's as easy as sharing our Facebook posts, liking our Instagram page, and following us on twitter!

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Austin is No. 7 on ranking of the Most Popular Moving Destinations in the U.S

With such a diverse culture and community it is no mystery why Austin, Tx is the 7th most #popular city to move to in the United States. Who can blame them, right? New United Van Lines study shows Americans continue to leave Northeastern cities for West, Pacific Northwest. 

Many cities that are experiencing growth are located in the West and Pacific Northwest. The Southern regions are also seeing exponential growth, including high volumes of moves to cities such as Dallas, Atlanta, and Charlotte. 

Based on United’s summer moving volume data, the most popular metro areas for U.S. families to move to this peak season were: 

1. Seattle, Washington
2. Dallas, Texas
3. Portland, Oregon
4. Denver, Colorado
5. San Francisco, California
6. Atlanta, Georgia
7. Austin, Texas
8. Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Charlotte, North Carolina
10. Orlando, Florida

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5 Myths Sellers Believe When Pricing Their Home

Many sellers believe myths about home pricing that in reality don't match the housing market. Last week Realtor.com highlighted several of those common pricing myths, and here they are!

1. You won't always make money on the sale of a home: Home sellers shouldn't always assume they will receive profit from the sale of a home. The National Association of REALTORS reports that sellers return greatly depends on their location and how much they paid for the home when purchased prior. 

2. A high home price will net you more in the end: When selling it may be tempting to set a higher price to see if you can actually get it, in the end, you may be costing yourself the best marketing time in exchange for the remote possibility that someone will overpay for...

Gorgeous Private Steiner Ranch Open House!

Join us as we host an open house at one of our hottest listings to date! We have a gorgeous private Steiner Ranch property that is calling your name! The open house will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  See you there!

About the House

Gorgeous private Steiner Ranch property located on over-sized cul-de-sac lot w/ private drive, over-sized bedrooms, rustic finishes throughout & welcoming kitchen and living dwellings. Uniquely featuring full media room, surround system,climate-controlled 3-car garage &designated office. Resort-style pool, outdoor kitchen & patio, waterfall, hot tub all overlooking lush greenbelt....

Eight Home Improvement Projects With A High ROI

With the cool weather coming in, this is the prime time to get all your projects in or around your home done. Many contractors and other pros often find this time of year to be a little slower, so you will have an easier time finding the right person for the job!

The National Association of Realtors has come up with these eight projects that are designed to add value to your home, easily and without breaking the bank! Check out these eight easy steps to maximize your ROI for when the time comes to sell.

1. Fix Window Leaks

Air gap around your windows could be driving your air conditioning bill up higher than it needs to be. Old or leaking...

Monthly Market Updates With Ricky!

The housing market has changed exponentially since this time last year, and Ricky is here to explain why! Get the scoop with our Monthly Market Updates with Ricky! 

 

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New Cain Club Prize, Echo Dot - Alexa!

Attention Cain Club members! The Cain Club is excited to announce our newest prize, Alexa!

Alexa is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that plays music, controls smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and more. 

Check out more of Alexa's cool features below.

  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, heart radio, and TuneIn. Play music simultaneously across Echo devices and speakers connected via cable with multi-room music (Spotify and Sirius XM support coming soon, Bluetooth not supported).
  • Introducing...