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Market Stats (A Tale of Two Markets)

Higher end buyers are not bothered by higher interest rates and/or they are still paying with cash.  That means prime waterfront prices are still increasing.  Specifically on Lake LBJ, the luxury 2 million+ lake house market is still surging....

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Are we running out of “ALL Cash” Buyers??

Last year we saw a record amount of all cash buyers and that helped properties appreciate faster than ever. The stock market boom left buyers flush with cash, and low interest rates made homes affordable even though prices were climbing. Rec...

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Waterfront Market Movement: Forecast & Trends

There's always going to be a premium for waterfront because people want to be close to nature and there is only a finite amount of it. But in 2021, we saw buyers desperate to escape to lakefront vacation homes, and competitive bidding was extre...

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Property Tax Appraisal Review

It’s that time again, the counties are getting ready to send out its 2022 assessed property values. It’s a good time to review the information that the county appraisal district has on file, and make sure everything is correct and exempt...

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5 Reasons Fall is the time to Buy Lake Property

I know you’ve been paying close attention to this crazy Hot Real Estate market.  I talk to people everyday who have been thinking about buying on the lake, but that “just right” property hasn’t materialized yet.  Here’s why this fal...

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Highland Lakes: Waterfront Sales Trends

What a year! It was record demand last year and looks like it is continuing! I am asked all the time if this is the top of the market, but we won’t know until prices start going down. For now, I don’t see that happening anytime soon. What I...

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Boating Safety!

Now that there are so many of us vaccinated this year, everyone is ready to jump on the boat and celebrate summer.   Here is a list of top tips to keep in mind if you are headed out on the Highland Lakes this weekend. Wear a Lifejacket. ...

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Top Tips to Win in a Multiple Offer Situation

How to win in a lake house bidding war. 1) Act quickly Be ready to visit the listing as soon as it hits the market.  If you can't make it to the house, ask your agent to preview/Facetime with you.  In many cases, houses are going under co...

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Now might be the Time to Sell Your Lake Home

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your lake home. You may need more room for a growing family or perhaps you're not going to the lake as much as you used to. Whatever your motivations, you'll want to understand the current marke...

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