What is a Seller’s Market?

The Burnet Texas real estate market is called a seller’s market when the seller has the best market condition. The seller has the market condition when the demand for homes is high and the supply of homes available is low. When this happens and the economic conditions remain stable the seller is able to put […]

tashworth | Jul 8, 2014

Burnet Texas Homes: Why Real Estate Deals Fail – Part 1

Most buyers and sellers of Burnet Texas homes are usually surprised when their real estate deal falls through, but the reasons this happens is often predictable for an experienced agent. Here are a few of the most common causes: Financing Problems If you are selling your home, you should never take your home off the […]

tashworth | Jun 8, 2014

IRA Can Be used For Down Payment

It seems that everyone knows that if they take out funds form an IRA before they reach 59 and ½ years of age, they will have to pay a ten percent tax penalty to the IRS. Good News! Good news is that if you are a “First Time Home Buyer” (Someone that has not owned […]

tashworth | Jun 7, 2014

Is There Any Such Thing as the IDEAL INVESTMENT?

In today’s market rental property could be the IDEAL investment.  Rental property , especially in Horseshoe Bay, offers a high rate of return when compared to the ups and downs of the stock market. In this article I am using IDEAL to mean “Identify the Advantages of rental homes”: Where can you have someone else […]

tashworth | Jun 4, 2013

Dripping Dollars in Horseshoe Bay Real Estate

Horseshoe Bay and most of the Texas Hill Country has been in a drought the last few years. If you can save money on your water bill then you can spend it improving your Horseshoe Bay Real Estate. Conserve Water Conserving water maybe thought of as a “Green” thing, but it can save you lots […]

tashworth | May 28, 2013

Whose Commission Is It?

One of the most common reasons buyers want to deal directly with the seller is because they feel they can save the commission. It’s a valid consideration but interestingly, it’s the same reason the seller isn’t employing an agent. Both parties cannot save the commission. The buyer feels they have earned it because they’ve had […]

tashworth | May 15, 2013

Avoiding Unexpected Expenses

It’s common for sellers to consider offering and buyers might find it an incentive, but a growing number of homeowners are purchasing the home warranties themselves to limit the unexpected expenses of repairs and replacements. A home protection plan is a renewable service contract that covers the repair or replacement of many of the components […]

tashworth | May 8, 2013

Get Out of the Rent Race

What’s It Going to Take? How much evidence is needed to make a decision to get out of the rent race and become a homeowner? Compare your rent with a mortgage payment on a similar size property. If you want a larger home than your current one, use the rent that property would require instead […]

tashworth | May 1, 2013

How to Choose A Realtor©

When you are choose a Realtor© you should be selective.  You need to pick someone you can work with.  You will be a team when it comes to selling your home, so you need to be able to work with the Realtor© as a team.  Choosing a Realtor© is as important as choosing a doctor, […]

tashworth | Apr 8, 2013

Think like a Home Buyer

How to Think like a Home Buyer I read a great book a few years ago; it was called “Stop Acting like a Seller and Think like a Home Buyer”.   The book was about retail sales and had nothing to do with real estate, or so I thought.   If you want to sell your home, […]

tashworth | Apr 1, 2013