Archives FAQs

How do I choose a realtor?

By making enquiries, getting referrals from trusted friends, or surfing online for realtors near you. With your chosen realtor you need to feel confident that all the house sale/purchase transactions are in safe and trusted hands

Who makes repairs in the house before sale?

This doesn’t necessarily have to be done by the seller. However, following an inspection of the property, needed repairs are usually negotiated. These needed repairs include environmental or safety hazards and major issues or faults requiring repairs.

When is the best time to sell my house?

The tile of the year you choose to sell your house influences the selling price and the time it takes to sell. Usually May- August are the best times to hit the market

What are closing costs?

A closing cost is the total expenses incurred by a buyer or a seller while transferring ownership of a property.

Why do I need a real estate agent?

A real estate agent provides you with guidance needed when buying or selling a home. They provide you with the latest information on listings, help you make the best recommendations as well as direct you on the right terms, conditions and best prices when making negotiations.

Are your realtors licensed?

Yes, the Austin Real Estate Specialists realtors are all professional, experienced and licensed realtors.

Can my home depreciate in value?

The short answer to this question is no. The reason why property is usually a smart investment is because its value appreciates with time. It is however important to look into the location and research into future construction projects in the area as this can affect how well your potential future home appreciates