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July 28, 2015

Did You Hear the News? We're in the Top 1%...

Local RE/MAX Agent Recognized as Among Top 1% in National Report

Mark Martin Ranked for 2014 Home Sales


Austin, TX, 7/20/15- Mark Martin with RE/MAX Austin Skyline is among 2,090 RE/MAX agents and teams featured in the 2015 REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Agents" report. The agents included in the survey represent less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States. Mark and his team focus not only on the successful sale, but on creating clients for life.


"We are proud to be "Selling More Homes, In Less Time, For More Money!" We look forward to creating not just another transaction for you, but an experience that will leave a lasting impression in your mind."


Of the nearly 10,000 participating agents who qualified, 1 in 5 is affiliated with RE/MAX. The survey is open to individual agents closing a minimum of 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume and team leaders with 75 sides or $30 million in volume.


Earlier this year, two other annual industry surveys found that RE/MAX agents outperform their competition. In the REAL Trends 500 and the Power Broker Report, RE/MAX agents averaged more than twice the number of transaction sides as other agents participating in the two surveys.


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Oct. 16, 2012

Austin Home Prices on the Rise

The Austin real estate market has witnessed a steady rise in home prices. Homes sold in Austin during the last three months, July thru September, were sold at a much higher price than the respective quarter in 2011.

Since the housing market crash, very few states have shown resilience, but Texas, and Austin in particular, has.  Even more encouraging is the fact that the price rise of Austin, TX homes for sale has been steady and consistent. It isn’t a sharp rise overnight nor was there a drastic fall.

The price increase of Austin, TX homes for sale may be a welcome sign for property owners and individuals considering selling their home, but home buyers can appreciate the market change as well. Mortgage rates are still the lowest we’ve seen in years, the housing market recovery insinuates job growth and overall well-being of the community, and many home services are still being offered at a discount.

In addition to the price increase, foreclosures and delinquent mortgages are slowing down. This means that if you are looking to flip a house or invest in a rental property, buy now while they are still available. You can capitalize on the foreclosed or bank-owned properties in the market, and reap the benefits of appreciation of Austin, TX homes for sale.

The steady and consistent rise of home prices across the Austin real estate market enables home buyers to rest assured that their investment is subject to appreciation rather than depreciation other states are still faced with. A recovering and promising real estate market is finally here!

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