Month: July 2018

On June 18, the National Association of REALTORS® launched a REALTOR® call for action urging Congress to renew the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires July 31. Visit to send your message to Congress now. [button link=”” type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] TAKE ACTION NOW[/button] Why renew NFIP? Flood insurance isn’t just forContinue Reading

The Austin Board of REALTORS® Industry Awards honors ABoR members who have made outstanding contributions to the Central Texas real estate industry and their community. What’s New in 2018 Starting this year, we’re excited to partner with Platinum Top 50 (PT50) for our ABoR Industry Awards Program! What Has Changed? Two Awards Programs,Continue Reading

By Harold Copher, Jr. • Willow Bend Mortgage Most of us have watched the home improvement shows that seek out properties needing updates or are in various states of disrepair. The hosts give you their anticipated budget numbers for the individual tasks within the scope of the renovation as theyContinue Reading

By Ricki Markowitz One of the most consistent refrains used over the past decade or so to describe the real estate climate in Austin is “robust.” Headlines in 2018 alone praised the market for “shattering records,” declaring it “the hottest housing market ever,” and the city is “on pace forContinue Reading

By Steve Crorey • 2018 President Have you heard the news? The Austin Board of REALTORS has partnered with Platinum Top 50 for our ABoR Industry Awards…and applications are now open! Apply for a PT50 award by August 31 and your entry will also be considered for a 2018 ABoRContinue Reading