The Reserve at Caballo Ranch

The Reserve at Caballo Ranch

Did you know of the fastest growing areas of Austin is the Reserve at Caballo Lane?   It’s up in North Austin, just a short drive away from the new Apple Computer Campus on Ronald Reagan Blvd.  I always think of that part of town as north Parmer.  Once it was a quiet farm road that just headed north.  Now it’s a thriving suburb with nearby shopping, services, and great schools Read more

Getting a Divorce and selling a house

Getting a Divorce and selling a house

When I was getting started in Real Estate, I really didn’t have any clients.  I had moved to Austin 7 years before with my wife, but it was in a different field, and I didn’t have the largest circle of friends.  I didn’t know anyone in Real Estate, except for the Realtor that sold us our first house.  I was convinced that I wanted to be successful, and I knew that I could, but I didn’t really know where to begin. Read more

Helping someone buy a house who wanted to rent

Helping someone buy a house who wanted to rent

Sometimes things are slow in Real Estate.  It can be a slow time for any number of reasons.  Perhaps the market is not hot, or sometimes new agents get off to a slow start.   After my first sale, which came as a referral, things slowed down for me, so I turned to leasing, as a way to help people who were moving to Austin find a place to rent, before they settled  down in a more permanent neighborhood.  Not everyone has everything in place to buy, but when I can Help someone buy a house who is ready, it’s a great feeling. Read more