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Is Auctioning Your House A Good Idea in Austin? – The Do’s and Don’ts…

Selling your home via auction in Austin offers an opportunity to sell your house quickly with no real estate agent fees, and often with a profit. However, there may be disadvantages when auctioning your home instead of selling the traditional routes with an agent or a real estate investment firm like Austin Direct Home Buyers. In this post, I’ll go into … Continued

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Short Sale vs. Foreclosure – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower / seller, a short sale and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Austin, TX? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If … Continued

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Help, I’m behind in my mortgage payments in Austin!

When you fall behind in your mortgage payments on your Austin home, it can feel like you’re drowning in debt. Even if you’re able to make your monthly payment, catching up on a past due balance can be an overwhelming challenge. There’s a few options that can help you to avoid foreclosure in Austin and maybe even keep your house, … Continued

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How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Austin

It can be frustrating to hire a real estate agent in Austin. So how do you find a good real estate agent in Austin? To advertise their agents, many large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month online, in the Yellow Pages, or by establishing billboards in the busiest areas of Austin. Although some agents may be promoted more than … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Austin

While the housing market is rebounding, many people are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do to avoid … Continued

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How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Austin

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. You might be surprised when you see that stat, but we’re not. Many people don’t recognize that banks aren’t in the business of owning homes. They are in the business of loaning people money. When they foreclose on a house, they must possess the home … Continued

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I’m Relocating And Need To Sell My House In Austin

Relocation is a complex process and requires a lot of coordination. We get local Austin home sellers calling us or submitting their house info on this website every week saying “I’m relocating and need to sell my house in Austin“.  The exciting thing is that we’re able to help many of those sellers sell their house quickly (because we’re … Continued