Home sales are down…again

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As most of us know, the real estate market as been rather crazy these past few years. No doubt, Covid turn things upside down and created a frenzy of sales, buyers, multi-offers, cash buyers, etc. to the tun we had really not seen before. Now with interest rates steadily increasing along with a lower inventory of homes to buy, home …

If we’re being honest about commissions…

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When I created Hill Country Flat Fee Realty several years ago, it was never, nor is it now, to create an adversarial relationship with other “traditional” real estate professionals (agents who adhere to the 6% commission structure). In fact, I am pleased to say I feel I have had a very good relationship and experiences with just about every agent …

NY Mid-Century Modern with tons of potential for sale!

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There is just something about a mid-century modern house that appeals to me. I have never owned one and chances are, I probably never will as they are not exactly abundant on the market. There are certain communities in our country that have more of them than others. This stunning, yet outdate/original, home was built in 1953 and has only …

Assisted Living in Texas

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We all either have a relative or know of someone that is either in an assisted living facility or getting close to considering one. As we age, sometimes the need arises to have others help us in our day to day activities such as cooking, cleaning, socializing and exercising. While some elderly people prefer to remain in their homes as …

$160,000,000 mansion goes to auction!

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Ever wonder what you would buy if you hit the power ball lottery? Well, not that I would recommend spending this kind of dough, but if you really wanted to go all out, you could consider this mega mansion in California with a current asking price of $160,000,000 (yes, 160 million dollars)! However, it seems this amazing Italian themed masterpiece …

Tips for buyers to get their offer accepted!

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For home buyers in a competitive market or what is commonly known as a “seller’s market”, your offer to purchase must be worth the seller’s time. Given nowadays we see more and more multiple offer situations, buyers must be willing to consider how to make their offer most attractive to a seller. Sure, price is very important, but sometimes terms …

Former Trump Campaign Manager Selling Florida Home

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Brad Parscale, the former San Antonio Business owner of the year and former President Trump Campaign manager, is selling his waterfront home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for 3 million dollars. At first glance, it does not appear to be worth of a 3 million price tag, but after looking at some of the additional pictures, I can see why it …

Check out this “Circular Sun” house in Phoenix!

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Whether you admire the legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright’s work or not, you have to admit, he was way before his time in terms of unique designs and styles. There is no denying his forward thinking in his modern, mid century modern style homes. How he came up with so many unique styles, yet made sure they were all unique …

How home owner’s insurance claims work

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Ever had to file a home owner’s insurance claim? If not, this article in the below link can help you navigate through the process of filing a claim and seeing it through with your insurance company. Read the Original Article Here: How Does Home Insurance Work? How To File an Insurance Claim, and More Hill Country Flat Fee Realty saves …

What I like about the Texas Hill Country

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Admittedly, I am not a native Texan.  I wasn’t born here and I don’t have a generational Texas legacy I wish I could lay claim to, but I can say that ever since I was in middle school many years ago, there was something about Texas that just intrigued me.  Perhaps it was the idea that Texas was known for …