Monthly Archives: March 2015

Zillow and Trulia Remain Irrelevant in Austin Real Estate Market

Mar 30, 2015 |

Both Zillow.com and Trulia.com could vanish tomorrow, completely – websites crash and stay down forever –  and it would make ZERO difference, at all, in the successful sale of any home in Austin TX, or elsewhere in the U.S. Period. There is no hardship or selling disadvantage created for sellers or their listing agents if […more]

Bio-Tech uses the latest Termite Detection Technology

Mar 20, 2015 |

What’s worse than the thought of having termites inside your home eating away the biggest investment of your family?  Having to repair and restore the holes after a traditional termite inspection that involves tapping, drilling and poking, and still get no definitive answers as to the presence or absence of these pesky wood eaters, their […more]

March 20 MATCH DAY for RESIDENTS!

Mar 20, 2015 |

Resident Physician Heading to St. Louis? March 20th is the day that many medical residents will find out that they are relocating to St. Louis for one of the many fine medical residency programs in the St. Louis area.    Having worked with many residents over the years, seeking a home in an unfamiliar area, […more]

Central Indiana home sales up more than 8 percent year to date

Mar 18, 2015 |

Central Indiana home sales up more than 8 percent year to date Prices increase more than 5 percent; six counties show rise in average sale price  INDIANAPOLIS – With 2,036 pended sales in February in Central Indiana, overall year-to-date home sales are up 8.3 percent compared to this time period last year, according to statistics […more]

San Diego Land Loans

Mar 17, 2015 |

Did you know you can get a loan on Vacant Land? US Bank has a great program (as well as construction loans):   · Conventional mortgage financing  · 20-30% down payment required · 3/1 ARM – 30 year amortization  · No prepayment penalties  · Construction contract not required to purchase vacant lot.  · Construction loan […more]

Best Real Estate Locations for Golf Enthusiasts in Weston

Mar 13, 2015 |

It’s no secret that sunny South Florida is home to lush landscapes and refreshing ocean breezes. In fact, all types of hobbyists flock to Florida’s laid back lifestyle and warm weather. Whether you’re looking to move to South Florida from an ice cube up north, or you’re simply ready to change homes in the sunshine […more]

12 Real Estate Myths that Need Debunking

Mar 11, 2015 |

We’ve all been fed—and have sometimes believed—more than a few old wives’ tales: Poinsettias are lethal, tomatoes are vegetables, and a pat of butter will soothe that nasty burn. But what about the popular myths in real estate? Real estate myths are often passed around among buyers and sellers. Some of them have some truth; […more]

Keyes Luxury Insights: Lighthouse Point – Lighting Up With Sales

Mar 3, 2015 |

Well, the word is in from several real estate agents who know Florida counties. And the story seems to be the same across the board. Everyone agrees that home buyers are extremely interested in Lighthouse Point properties. I expect many “snow birds” (those who escape to Florida from winter’s cold and snow) have been checking […more]