The residential real estate market trends are consistently changing, and staying updated is vital to your success as a seller or a buyer in the industry. Here you can find resources to help with that process.

Residential Real Estate

 

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"I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt
leaves." - Ann Drake


Autumn in Texas may be short-lived, but it’s impossible to resist the cozy nostalgia of the
season. Whether you’ve been sipping apple cider since the first day of school or are just
beginning to pull out your pumpkins, decorating your home for the season is an uncomplicated
way to embrace the lovely adornments of autumn. Check out our tips for embracing the fall
season without breaking the bank below:

Bring The Outside In

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Incorporating nature into your interior style is an easy way to celebrate the season. Think beyond pumpkins and gourds - incorporate branches and dried foliage into usual decor for an autumnal aesthetic. Fill…

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Liz Paine

LIZ PAINE joins Legacy Broker Group

Legacy Broker Group and Hill Country Dream Team continues to grow with the addition of Liz Paine, a bilingual residential real estate agent. 

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About Liz Paine

A native of south Texas, Liz was raised along the Rio Grande in a farming community. After graduating from Southwest Texas State University (Texas State today) in 1981, she earned a Master’s degree in Counseling in 1993, to pursue a passion for education. 

In 1997 she moved to Boerne with her family where she finished out her 35 year career in education as a school counselor for Boerne ISD before launching her second career in real estate in 2017. A fluent Spanish speaker, Liz enjoys the…

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What You Need to Know Before Starting a Custom Build

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Building your own home can come with a lot of perks. Having total control over the architecture, materials, and design sounds ideal; but that many decisions can come with a ton of stress! When you’re ready to begin designing your dream home, here’s how you can avoid the most common mistakes people make in their custom builds.

Prepare For Decision Fatigue

Starting from scratch with your dream home means that every component of your home is up to you, and only you. From the cabinet materials to the window style, you get to make the final call on each and every detail. Making the final call on your home’s most finite details can be exhilarating and exhausting. Stay focused by making a…

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Misconceptions Could Stand Between You and the Perfect Sale

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or adding to your investment portfolio, there are some misconceptions about real estate that could stand between you and the perfect sale. When it comes to pricing your property, finding the right agent, and market adjustment, sorting between fact and fiction can be overwhelming. Traci Frasier, our Director of Luxury and Residential Sales, is here to break down the top four Real Estate Myths.

Myth #1: It's cheaper and you'll get a better price if you call the listing agent and bypass a buyer’s rep

The truth is the commission split is prearranged in the listing contract. The…

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Home and Interior Trends for 2021

Now more than ever, home is where most of life happens. Interior design is beginning to reflect the need for comfort and simple luxury, with a bend towards traditional aesthetics inspired by nature. Rustic materials and neutral tones rank high on the trend forecast for 2021. Keep reading for a full breakdown of this year’s interior design trends.

Cozy, Cozy, Cozy

The majority of 2021’s interior trends revolve around one goal: comfort. More people work from home than ever before; and using natural elements, warm color palettes, and cozy materials adds comfort without sacrificing your unique style. The trendiest colors of the season revolve around…

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Life in the Texas Hill Country is sweet.

Those who call this gorgeous slice of Texas home are blessed with the best weather, landscapes, and lifestyle the Lone Star State has to offer.

Everything’s Bigger in Texas

It’s no secret that the Hill Country is amazing. At least one Central Texas city is always ranked as one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Population growth from 2010-2019 put New Braunfels, Cedar Park, and Round Rock on the top 10 list according to the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the Texas Comptroller, Central Texas’s estimated population accounted for 4.3% of the state’s total population; consider that the Central Texas region excludes the Dallas-Fort…

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With its beautiful ranch properties, rolling hills and hardy pine forests, Texas is an ideal place to buy land.

But finding the perfect property is just the beginning of the land buying process. In order to know how to buy land in Texas, there are a number of state-specific trends and regulations to understand.

Here are the answers to some common questions Texas land buyers ask:

What does rural land in Texas typically cost?

It's wise to keep in mind that land values can vary vastly depending on features of the specific property you're considering, such as location, access, special amenities and natural features. However, the Real Estate Center of Texas A&M University has a website dedicated to data on purchasing rural land in Texas,…

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