There seems to be more than just pollen in the air; some uneasiness as well with a skittish stock market, unresolved war, interest rates rising, and signs the housing market is shifting. But not all is lost! It's time to pull up a bench and let's have some real talk.
Real Talk: Real Estate News
Mortgage rates are on the rise but does that mean our housing market will slow down?
Lots of agents across down agree that while mortgage and interest rates are on the rise, it doesn't necessarily mean the hot Austin market will slow down. With local inventory still looking limited, now is still a great time to sell.
But not all is lost for buyers! Want my take on things? I'd be more than happy to chat!
Real Talk: Local Events Worth Checking Out
May 27th - May 29th
Check out the Austin Greek Festival! For three days this month you can savor delicious Greek food, learn to dance like you're in Athens, and more!
> Learn more about the festival here.
Now - May 29th
Shakespeare in the park is back! This summer you can check out the famous romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream for four weekends May 4-May 29, 2022 at the Zilker Hillside Theatre.
CLICK HERE for more info.
From sleeping next to a giraffe to staying in a horror movie-themed hotel, Austin Monthly has compiled dozens of ways to discover fun nearby this season. (If you've ever wanted to sleep in a tree house you have to check out HoneyTree Farm!)
> Read more from Austin Monthly here.
Real Talk: Buying Tips
Buying New Construction? Five Costly Mistakes to Avoid
Brand-new homes offer enhanced energy efficiency, amenities and layouts more suited to modern lifestyles, plus the potential to customize spaces that you don’t get with a resale. But if you’re not careful, costs and expectations can spiral out of control. The good news is that following these tips for buying new-construction homes can save you money — and hassle!
> Check out tips from Bankrate.
Real Talk: What's on the Market?
4 Bed | 2 Bath | $2,200,000
Real Talk (Real Soon):
Lake Austin and Lost Creek!