Entries by NEWTDP

Buyers ~ Check Out These Historical Mortgage Rates

Are you on the fence about making the commitment to purchase a home in Austin, Texas?  The question you should be asking yourself is not if you should purchase however how long will low mortgage rates last?  Austin is booming, the costs of homes are rising and even faster the cost to rent is rising about […]

Floor Plans Made Easy

MagicPlan, is an amazing application that makes creating a floor plan of a house so easy a kid could render professional looking floor plans in minutes! Magic Plan is the post PC revolution for floor plan creation. If you have ever watched an architect create a floor plan it requires CAD software, a tape measure, […]

Why Home Staging Still Matters?

In Austin’s current seller’s market where buyers and investors are snapping up properties sight unseen, staging is still a valuable tool for homeowners and real estate agents. The value behind staging is through a recent report released by Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), homes sell 70 to 80 percent faster when staged.  Nationally, staged homes […]

Houzz – Remodeling Ideas on a iPhone

If you are looking through magazines, searching Google or design photos on Pinterest; you’ll love Houzz as an alternative and time saver. Houzz is a combination of “house” and “buzz” which caters to current aspiring home owners wishing to remodel their home. If you have an iPhone or Android smart phone you can easily download […]

Formula 1 – The Only US Race Track

Circuit Of The Americas is a multi-purpose facility that will host the most prestigious racing events in the world, including the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the U.S. Built around a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with capacity for 120,000 fans and an elevation change of 133 […]

Austin Votes to Make Slumlords Accountable!

The Austin City Council on September 26th, 2013 voted and passed unanimously to require multi-family and single-family rental properties to register with the city and be inspected regularly; if they are cited multiple times in one year. The goal of this proposal is to track the progress of repeat offenders of health-and-safety code violations so […]

Myths of Credit Repair

Myth #1: Credit repair is not legal, or one of the credit reporting agencies told me there is nothing that can be done to help me. First, to understand why this is definitely a myth perpetrated by the credit reporting agencies, you need to understand exactly what the credit reporting agencies are. The three major […]