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    Monday, March 13, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

    4 Tips for Purchasing Your First Home

    Ready to buy your first home in Austin? Here are 4 things to know!


    Getting ready to purchase your first home? If so, you’re getting ready to make one of the largest investments you’ll ever make. Much praise goes into being able to take this step, however, you need to be attentive and understand your situation going into it.


    Many buyers stumble into the process assuming they are set and fully prepared to get the show on the road, only to hit speed bumps along the way. Keep these 4 things in mind to be ready once you encounter a difficulty along the way and to ensure this is the right investment for you.


    Location, Location, Location


    Everyone wants to live in the nicest neighborhoods and have great neighbors. They may target certain school districts or regions of a city they see as ideal. When considering the location for your new home, bear in mind that where your home is located can do a lot of good (or bad) in terms of being a long term investment. In ...

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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

    4 Deal Breakers for Home Buyers

    Avoid these 4 Real Estate Transaction Deal Breakers
    The thought of purchasing a new home can be exhilarating and at the same time a bit scary. For most, this is the largest commitment they will ever make to a purchase. However, what if things go sideways and you end up not living in the home you’ve decided to buy and have fallen in love with? No matter how careful one is there are always deal killers that can pop up at unexpected times and completely derail your plans. Many deal breakers are avoidable so be sure to pay attention to the below points if you want to complete the transaction on your dream home!



    Mortgage Preapproval Doesn't Mean Guarantee
    A common mistake made by those looking to buy real estate is that they don’t fully understand the process of obtaining a mortgage. Preapproval for a mortgage is one thing, but this doesn’t guarantee you’ll get the loan or the amount you expect to be loaned. Your desired lender will go through all ...

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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

    6 Properties Available in Hyde Park | Austin, Texas

    It’s no secret that Austin has zip codes that are more desirable than others to live in than others. An infamous one being 78704, which encompasses that of Barton Hills, Zilker and Travis Heights. This is one of many desirables that are located more south, so what does the central part of Austin have to offer?
    If you are familiar with Austin you’re well aware of the area known as Hyde Park! Encompassed in the zip code 78751, Hyde Park is a well-kept neighborhood featuring historic homes, coffee shops and local businesses, and has a great sense of walkability. The past few years has seen Hyde Park explode as a subculture in Austin making it one of the most desirable places to live in our city! We at Central Metro Realty have taken the time to locate 7 awesome properties for sale in Hyde Park!
    607 East 49th Street – More Information



    3,984 SF | 4 Bed | 3 Bath
    Realtor Notes:
    “Amazing North Hyde Park Craftsman! 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bath, Gourmet Kitchen, with to ...

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    Monday, February 27, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

    10 Homes in Austin for $300,000 or Less

    Affordable Homes in Austin, Texas!


    Buying a home, for most, is the single biggest purchase an individual will ever make. In our last blog, we outlined some of the most expensive homes the Austin luxury market had to offer. What about affordable homes in the Austin market? Here are 10 properties available in Austin right now for $300,000 or less!


    2401 National Park Boulevard, Austin, Texas




    2,958 SF | 5 Bed | 2.5 bath


    Realtor Notes


    "Fabulous home - just under 3000 sq ft per tax records. Master is down. Upgraded kitchen with granite and glass backsplash. Upgraded cook top. Home features 3 living areas. Family room downstairs, game room and media room upstairs. 5 bedrooms 2.5 baths. Shed in back yard for storage. Lots of beautiful hardscape in the front yard."

    More information and photos here!


    8012 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, Austin, Texas




    2,215 SF | 4 Bed | 2 Bath


    Realtor Notes


    “Must-see move-in-ready home! So many upgrades!! New r ...

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