Sneak Previews

The Austin Board of Realtors recently added a “Coming Soon” feature to the multiple listing system (MLS) that previews upcoming listings up to 14 days before they come on the market. A Coming Soon listing can be a very beneficial real estate tool for both buyers and sellers. Buyers benefit by (finally) having more to […]

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Austin Area Home Sales Dip Slightly in July

For the second time in 2016, single-family home sales volume declined in the Central Texas area last month according to the latest figures from the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR). Home prices are at their highest level in history in the Austin-Round Rock metro area, prompting more existing homeowners to put their homes on the […]


Austin Area Single-Family Home Sales Jump In May

Single-family home sales took a big jump in Williamson County and across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in May 2016, according to the May 2016 Central Texas Housing Market Report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABOR). Housing demand continues to be at an all-time high in the Central Texas region, with […]

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Introducing Harlan Realty’s Home Search Website and Key Real Estate Market Segments!

We’re very excited to introduce the new Harlan Realty home search website!  The mobile responsive website is loaded with great information on the Austin metro area real estate market and offers helpful resources for both buyers and sellers.  Check back often as we will be adding valuable content every week in order to better serve […]

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Why Stage Your Austin Home?

As you prepare to sell your Austin home, remember that staging can make a huge impact on your sales price and days on market.  According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), professional staging generates a return of 8 to 10%.  And the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) reports that homes sell in half the […]

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Top 5 Actions for Selling Your Home

1) How much is your home worth? It’s important to understand what your home is worth. This depends on a number of factors including location, age of the home, size of the home, lot size, improvements and features. In an upward trending market, it’s especially important to look at homes that have recently sold, list […]