Jim Gilbert 4501 Spicewood Springs Rd. Suite 1029 Austin, TX 78759 Phone: (512) 342-8744 Mobile: (512) 913-1557 Email Jim

Resources for Home Buyers


Buying a home anywhere, including the Austin, Texas area is a serious matter. Educate yourself before buying. Ask youself questions like these:

  • In what type of Austin area neighborhood (golf, hill country, southwest, e.g.) do you want to live?
  • What neighborhood or area features appeal to you the most?
  • What down and monthly payments can you afford?
  • As you narrow your list, what is the neighborhood like?
  • Will you buy a new or a resale home?
  • What is involved in the offer and contract process?
  • What is happening in the Austin real estate market?
  • Will you work with a Realtor® or try navigating the buying process by yourself?

The links in the table below lead to pages designed to help you answer some of these questions. If you have a specific question that you believe I may be able to answer for you, please give me a call at 512.913.1557.

 

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South-Southwest Austin Neighborhoods Discover homes and neighborhoods in the much-desired South and Southwest Austin area.
Austin Hill Country Neighborhoods Learn about neighborhoods built in the Hill Country on the Southwest and Western side of Austin.
Austin Area Golf Neighborhoods Locate golf communities and golf courses in the Austin and Central Texas area.
Loan Calculator Do a preliminary check on what you might be able to afford.
The Offer Process What happens from the time you pick a house to purchase to the time a contract is agreed to?
Contract to Close So you have a contract to purchase a home. What happens now?
Common Inspection Issues What are some of the issues that commonly appear in inspection reports?
The Final Walk-through Every buyer should do a walk-through of the home being purchased just prior to closing. Here are some reasons why.
New Home Buying Tips Here are some tips (things to think about) for protecting and educating yourself when you are considering the purchase of a new home.
New Home Pros & Cons What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of buying a new home?
Buyer Tips by Email Downloadable reports with buyer helps from these pages and pages to come.
What about the Schools? Links to area public and private schools, colleges and universities; get school and school district ratings.
Community Resources Find out what makes the Austin area a great place to live, work and raise a family. Get helpful information on schools, taxes, Austin and surrounding communities, hospitals, area golf, parks and outdoor recreation, Austin area and business news, Austin weather and more.
Working with a Realtor® Get some helps on undertanding the nature and the benefits of Realtor® representation in your Austin Texas home purchase.
The Perfect Home If you are looking for a home in the Austin area, you might consider these three things ...

 

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Jim Gilbert, e-Pro®, REALTOR®
Austin, Texas Real Estate Agent
Licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (#0536692) to sell Homes & Real Estate in Texas

   


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