Archive for April, 2010

Upgrades and the Stone Canyon Buyers!

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

 I wanted to share a few insights with you about Stone Canyon Area homes .  The big draw is still the schools and the family oriented neighborhhod!  However, as the homes are all in the 10 year range +/-  buyers are concerned about breakdown of air conditioners and water heaters and they do not like the formica […]

Buyers Remorse and Government Incentives!

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

With the DEAD LINE for the Government Residential Real Estate Tax Incentives fast approaching an interesting phenomenon is occuring.  Strangely enough it is pushing buyers into the market that are not entirely ready to purchase a home.  The result  is that buyers are placing offers on homes but withdrawing or backing out at a much […]

Friday, April 16th, 2010

I thought it would be a good idea to see if the Tax Incentives offered by the Government have made an impact on the market in Stone Canyon. In March the number of under contract homes increased by 100% by the previous year. This is strong evidence that the tax incentives are working, however will they close! Stay tuned!

Parks in Stone Canyon!

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

  Brightwater Park ties the subdivision together with access along Brightwater Boulevard and Columbia Falls Drive. The extended park provides a long green belt between east and west Stone Canyon providing access to the pool and trails. This park features a covered picnic area (Pavillion), a play scape, swings and a spectacular climbing tree. (see above picture).Brightwater Park serves as […]

What Buyers Want in Todays Market?

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

What do buyers want in todays market?  First and foremost they want a bargain or they want high value.   That’s really it…end of story.  For sellers that means a house that is either priced agressively low…or it has contemporary and desirable upgrades in near perfect, move-in condition!  What we are particularly good at is  helping seller’s to get their homes […]

West Round Rock Market Statistics

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Area RRW   March-10                 Median Average   Mar 2010 Mar 2009 % Change Mar 2010 Mar 2009 % Change List Price  $240,950 $219,900 + 9.6% $257,635 $247,182 + 4.2% Sold Price  $232,500 $218,500 + 6.4% $247,462 $237,180 + 4.3% Square Feet  2476 2584 – 4.2% 2588 2608 […]

Spring in Stone Canyon

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

There are some great opportunities in Stone Canyon right now…if you know where to look.

Look at Bob’s head!

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Photo of Bob’s head.