What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Austin?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Austin anyway? Many homeowners across America and Austin are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Austin

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Austin] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Austin Texas

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Austin

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Austin Texas … we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article. With over 50% of American marriages ending in divorce, many Austin Texas residents are looking or advice for selling a home during a … Continued

How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Austin

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We buy houses in Austin companies – are they credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Austin, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Austin Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Austin companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Texas

Understanding the foreclosure process in Texas is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s not … Continued

Can I sell my Austin house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Austin Texas house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Texas foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

Should I Trust Zillow to Determine My House Value in Austin

An old adage in real estate sales is “your home is worth what someone is willing to buy it for.” This suggests that there are many different factors, some arbitrary that go into the valuing of a home. In today’s internet savvy world, many look to industry leader Zillow for information. But the questions is, … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Austin

Should you take a cash offer for your Austin house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House For Cash In Austin If you’re selling a property in Austin to an end buyer (the person living … Continued