July 2016

There are 3 blog entries for July 2016.

Whether you're buying or selling, it's a good idea to have a Engel & Voelkers Austin agent on your side.

Austin known for its tech-savvy younger population has leaned more and more on the internet to search for homes and many wonder why hire an agent at all?  Beyond the benefits of marketing your property, sharing it with a global network of realtors, and having the ability to list it in local and statewide MLS systems.  Engel & Voelkers agents also present a legal benefit to clientele.  

Are there legal benefits to using a licensed real estate agent?

The short answer is yes. Licensed real estate agents have legal obligations — formally called “fiduciary duties” — to their clients that are commonly referred to by the acronym OLDCAR.

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Home sales and prices experienced strong gains throughout the Central Texas region in the first half of 2016, according to the June & Mid-Year 2016 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.

“Despite the ongoing housing shortage and affordability challenges impacting our region, population growth and housing demand continue to drive home sales upward,” said Aaron Farmer, 2016 

President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­®. “The Austin-Round Rock housing market is on track to outpace 2015 market levels, which was a record-breaking year for home sales.”

Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Single-family home sales in the five-county Austin-Round Rock MSA rose 6.1 percent year-over-year

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Redick’s stunning Austin mansion, located at 3001 Toro Ring St. in West Lake Hills, is on the market and is listed with Kathryn Scarborough of Engel & Völkers.

J.J. Redick the LA Clippers shooting guard has decided to list this amazing home!  For more info on this gorgeous property visit us here.

This slam-dunk of a property boasts 10,000 square feet, two stories, and over an acre of land. There are nine bathrooms and six bedrooms, so, yes, you can accommodate the entire team. There’s also a media room to kick back in, a private office, two built-in bars, and a cool wine cellar.

Designed by Cami Wright Interiors, the house has an Italian villa feel with crown moldings, high ceilings with wood beams, and French doors. Massive manicured lawns and

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