All Blog Entries by Chuck Farr

Found 27 blog entries published by Chuck Farr.

May is Time for Termites & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Market Remains Competitive As Home Sales Dip in April: Chuck Farr’s May 2022 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

 

Spring is in full swing, and hello to you all!--homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! In the news,the Austin Board of Realtors says that in April, “residential home sales declined 6.2% year over year to 3,280 closed sales as the median price rose 19.6% to a new all-time record of $550,000.” (Check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for all the market details!)

Spring Home Maintenance: Springtime has its own home maintenance checklist in Central Texas, especially for existing property owners. Here are a few items to consider during May:

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    April is Time for Termites, Property Tax Protests, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Home Sales Decline and Inventory Ticks Up As Prices Set New Records: Chuck Farr’s April 2022 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Spring is here--homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! In the news,the Austin Board of Realtors says that in March, “residential home sales declined 5.9% year over year to 3,302 closed sales as the median price rose 22.6% to a new all-time record of $521,100.” (Check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for all the market details!)

    Spring Home Maintenance: Springtime has its own home maintenance checklist in Central Texas, especially for existing property owners. Here are a few items to consider during

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    It is Time for Termites, Property Tax Protests (Soon), & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Housing Market Posts Strong February: Chuck Farr’s March 2022 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Spring is here--homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! In the news,the Austin Board of Realtors says “closed listings increased 11.3% year over year to 2,581 sales across the Austin-Round Rock MSA last month. Combined with a new record median price, which rose 27.9% year over year to an all-time high of $499,995, 2022 is shaping up to be a big year for the MSA’s housing market.” (Check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for details!)

    Spring Home Maintenance: Springtime has its own home maintenance checklist in Central Texas,

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    It is Time for Homestead Exemptions and Big Jobs [[+]] Austin Area Home Listings Dip Along With Rising Market Activity and Prices: Chuck Farr’s February 2022 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Spring is almost here--homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! I tried to send this monthly newsletter to you last week but experienced technical issues. If you bought a home last year and started living there on January 1, 2022 (or if you bought in 2019 or 2020 and did not already do this!), make a note to file your homestead exemption in the next month or three (also check on disability and over 65 exemptions if applicable) at your local county tax office to save money on property taxes.

    Also in the news,the Austin Board of

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    January is Time for Homestead Exemptions, Big Jobs, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Housing Market Sets Records in 2021: Chuck Farr’s January 2022 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

    Happy new year, homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! If you bought a home in 2021 and started living there on January 1, 2022, make a note to file your homestead exemption in the next month or three (also check on disability and over 65 exemptions if applicable) at your local county tax office to save money on property taxes.

    Also in the news: the Austin Board of Realtors says that “more homes were sold in the Austin-Round Rock MSA in 2021 than ever before, with residential home sales rising 2.5% year over year to 41,316 homes sold last year.”

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    Winter is Time for Homestead Exemptions, Big Jobs, Gutters, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Housing Market on Track for Record Year Despite Dip in November Sales: Chuck Farr’s December 2021 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

    Happy Holidays, homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors. If you bought a home this year and will start living there on January 1, make a note to file your homestead exemption in January 2022 (also check on disability and over 65 exemptions if applicable) at your local county tax office to save money on property taxes.

    Also in the news: “Majority of homes sold between $250,000-$500,000 in November, indicating accessibility in housing market” headed into 2022 (check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly

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    November is Time for Gutters, Leaves, Lawns & HVACs [[+]] Central Texas Housing Market Remains Stable, On Track for Record Year: Chuck Farr’s November 2021 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Did you miss me? After a challenging year of Covid in 2020 that stretched into the early Spring of 2021, this Summer and Fall lifted off again as my brokerage business charged back and a new side investment-business launch consumed much of my time. We are back with another monthly enewsletter! Hello again, sports fans, homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors. The Austin area housing market remains stable and on track for a record year (check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for details!). Fall is here and has its own

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    It is Time for Termites, Property Tax Protests, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Continues to Set Housing Records Despite “Affordability” Growing Pains: Chuck Farr’s April 2021 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Spring is here--homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! In the news,the Austin Board of Realtors says that “as Austin experiences growing pains associated with a city transitioning into a large metropolitan area, the Austin-Round Rock MSA continues to set housing records.” (Check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for details!)

    Spring Home Maintenance: Springtime has its own home maintenance checklist in Central Texas, especially for existing property owners. Here are a few items to consider during

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    January is Time for Homestead Exemptions, Big Jobs, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Closes Year With Record $17B Market: Chuck Farr’s January 2021 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

     

    Happy new year, homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors! If you bought a home last year and started living there on January 1, 2021, make a note to file your homestead exemption in the next month or three (also check on disability and over 65 exemptions if applicable) at your local county tax office to save money on property taxes.

    Also in the news: the Austin Board of Realtors says the  “Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) closed 2020 by breaking records as housing demand across the region reached unprecedented levels.” (check

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    Winter is Time for Homestead Exemptions, Big Jobs, Gutters, & HVACs [[+]] Austin Area Housing Market Continues to Soar Headed Into 2021: Chuck Farr’s December 2020 “Talking Real Estate” ENewsletter

    Happy Holidays, homeowners, tenants, prospective buyers, and real-estate investors. If you bought a home this year and will start living there on January 1, make a note to file your homestead exemption in January 2021 (also check on disability and over 65 exemptions if applicable) at your local county tax office to save money on property taxes.

    Also in the news: “Austin’s housing market activity is stronger than it’s been in several years” headed into 2021 (check the [[“Talking Real Estate” Monthly Enewsletter]] for details!).

    Winter is here and has

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