Tips For Staging Your Home

Staging your home is great way to help your home sell quickly and at your asking price. Staging is the process of eliminating clutter and personal touches so that potential buyers can imagine themselves living in the home. In some cases, staging a home may involve renting furniture or placing excess items in storage in […]

Everything You Need To Know About HOA’s

The concept of an HOA (Homeowner’s Association) can seem a bit foreign if you’ve never lived in an established neighborhood community before. An HOA fee can range from a relatively small monthly amount to a substantial quarterly payment which is important to consider when purchasing a home or condo. This cost can seem a bit […]

Austin Highrise Living

Austin is rapidly growing, and it seems to be in one direction – up. On almost every corner you’ll find a new luxury highrise condo building towering over the city while offering elite views and amenities. As property prices continue to increase, these vertical living options are becoming more appealing to buyers. With so much […]

How To: Save Money When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be an expensive process, but if you shop wisely and arrive at the closing prepared, there are ways that you can save. We’ve put together a list of things that can help ensure you’re getting the best rate on your loan as well as save money on closing costs and other […]

Home Inspection Benefits

Whether purchasing new construction or an older home, an inspection is an instrumental part of the home buying process. The small expense of a home inspection can save you time, money, and feelings of stress. Below are home inspection benefits and reasons you should always have one before purchasing. What’s Hiding Behind The Walls? Even […]

Is An Open House Right For My Home?

When selling a home, some realtors are big believers in open houses whereas others won’t even consider them. Realtors can provide home sellers with a strategic plan to sell their home which may not always include an open house. We’ve gathered four of the most common reasons realtors protest open houses to help decide if […]

Austin Spring Happenings

Spring is in full swing and Autin is filled with festive activities to enjoy with friends and family. Whether you’re looking to spend time outdoors, snap an Insta-worthy photo, or enjoy the city’s tastiest food and drinks, there is something for everyone. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite Austin Spring happenings that are sure […]

What to Look for In a Realtor

Choosing the perfect real estate agent can be just as important as choosing the perfect home. Working with the right person can make buying or selling a breeze, but if you end up with an agent who doesn’t meet your expectations, the process can become tedious. Below are a few important questions to consider when […]

Meet the Agent: Christy Emshwiller

Christy possesses more than a decade of real estate experience across multiple markets including Austin, Aspen, Crested Butte, Telluride, and Vail. Over the course of her real estate career, Christy has found that one of the most important aspects of real estate is forming lasting relationships with her clients. Her work ethic and dedication to […]

Meet the Agent: Paula Duke

She has valuable experience in negotiation and sales and is known for her strong work ethic and dedication to clients.  Paula has been heavily involved in the Helping Hand Home for Children, the Junior League of Austin, and Tarrytown United Methodist Church.  She has also been an active volunteer in her kids’ schools for the […]