2018 Housing Trends

2018 Housing Trends

Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to look ahead at what the year may bring for the real estate market. Though there’s no way to predict exactly what will happen, housing experts and economic forecasters can make educated guesses based on data and historical trends. According to reports, here’s what to look for in…Read More »

Highlights from 2017 Greater Austin Housing Forecast

This morning’s Austin Housing Forecast at the JW Marriott was well-attended and upbeat.  I captured some key takeaways below Mortgage rates remain at historical lows – forecast this year to be in 4 to 5% range Local area job growth remains strong but pace is slowing from recent highs. “Job growth is THE source of…Read More »

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be a complicated process, even for those who have gone through it before. One of the best ways to make the experience as painless as possible is to make sure you don’t sabotage yourself. Be prepared by reminding yourself to avoid these common mistakes. Not checking your credit report Maybe you’ve…Read More »

2015 Run for the Water Fundraising Campaign a Huge Success

Cadenza Realty has been a long time supporter of the Gazelle Foundation and the annual Run for the Water. This year we joined in on the fundraising effort with a goal of raising $4000.00. We are pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of clients, family, and friends, we surpassed that goal and raised…Read More »

New Austin Event Magnetic Calendars Available

Our 2015-2016 Event Calendars are now available.  We have highlighted some of the Austin area popular running races and thrown in some real estate events as well.  Please note that some dates are subject to change and more information can be found on the individual event websites.  A special thank you to our partner Texas…Read More »

New Listing by Barton Springs Pool

Imagine living just steps from one of Austin’s most beloved locales – Barton Springs Pool. This 2 bedroom condo features a “Jack and Jill” style bathroom for the bedrooms on the first floor.  Upstairs you will find an open floorplan with a vaulted ceiling, updated kitchen, wood floors and walk out balcony.  Enjoy views of…Read More »

Cadenza Realty’s First Aerial Video

We are very excited to publish our very first aerial video.  This video showcases a rare 10-acre parcel in the exclusive La Ventana Subdivision in Driftwood, TX.  This area is becoming known as Texas’ version of Napa Valley, with burgeoning wineries, restaurants and tasting rooms.  There are even some properties in this subdivision with miniature…Read More »

Is It Time to Stop Renting?

Is It Time to Stop Renting?

It’s not your imagination that rent keeps going up. In fact, across the United States, from the end of summer 2013 to the end of summer 2014 rents increased over six percent … and in some housing markets rents increased by as much as 10%. Perhaps now is the time to make the move to…Read More »

Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

According to Market Watch, 43% of homebuyers in 2014 so far have purchased with all cash. While some analysts believe that the cash-buying frenzy will not last, there is always more room for negotiation when the buyer brings cash to the table. When it comes to buying a home in a hot real estate market,…Read More »

How I Dropped My Cholesterol Level by 60 points in Ten Weeks

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At the start of 2014, I decided to try  little experiment:  Follow a strict paleo diet for 10 weeks.  Test my cholesterol levels before and after. Why paleo you ask?  After all, isn’t the paleo diet loaded with high saturated animal fats?  Foods like bacon, sausage, fatty brisket, coconut oil, hamburger patties that load cholesterol…Read More »