Real Estate During COVID-19

As states reopen, homebuyers are now ready to purchase properties; here’s a valuable and unique one on Lake Austin Compass saw the average number of listings under contract hit a low on April 12, with a 40% dip from mid-March. However, the market rebounded quickly – by the end of April contracts were back up, 24% higher than before the national shutdown, and up 64% from the April 12 bottom. Read the full article here,…

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Welcome Compass Chief Product Officer

In April, Compass welcomed another great leader to our family with the addition of Greg Hart, our new Chief Product Officer. Hart comes to us from Amazon where over the course of his 23-year tenure he built, launched and scaled some of Amazon’s most successful ventures. Greg is a true entrepreneur, having helped build Alexa, Amazon Music and led both Books and Prime Video.

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DOWNSIZING: Cathy Featured in Better Homes and Gardens

Thinking of downsizing can be stressful. Better Homes & Gardens recently published and article featuring several realtors who specialize in helping homeowners make the transition to a smaller home. I was excited to be one of those who shared their thoughts. Here’s what Itold them. Giving yourself more time can also help you make more informed decisions. You can check out new neighborhoods, states, and even countries. “I recommend to my clients that perhaps they…

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