Julie Nelson's Blog Posts

Mother Lode of Austin Maps!

Spent some time recently on the Google looking for the best maps of Austin.  Austin neighborhoods, Austin area schools, Austin demographics, Austin politics, etc.  Holy cow, it’s the

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Murphy's Law of Real Estate

Mr. and Mrs. Seller, please go on vacation.No, really.  The Murphy’s Law of real estate tells us that your home will sell (we’ll get an offer) when either you or your agent go out

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Important Texas HOMESTEAD filing information

If you purchased your primary residence home this past year, this is very important information that will save you money on your property taxes.You need to file for your homestead exemption between

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5 Reasons Your Home Did Not Sell

Your home did not sell?  And then you got bombarded by Realtors® who specifically track the “expired” or “withdrawn” market and they all said they could get your

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Owning a home may be cheaper than you thought

Let’s discuss an economic measure called the affordability factor.The affordability factor is the calculation of how much home you can afford taking in to consideration current interest rates,

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