Posts made in July, 2014

Why preventative maintenance is important

There have been a good share Austin investment property clients that don’t understand the importance of preventative maintenance. If it’s not broken, why spend the money to send in a professional?  In all fairness, that is a legitimate question to ask your Austin Property Manager, as most up-charge maintenance and repair.   However, different than our competitors, The Carvajal Group never upcharges for these maintenance or repair expenses and believes it is part of our Austin property management service.  Our clients can trust that when we have to send in our maintenance vendors, it...

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New Austin investment property purchased in 78745 was a gem.

An all cash Austin investor wanted our advice on how to invest his money into an Austin investment property the best way possible.  We urged him to purchase a duplex in the south Austin area and he couldn’t be happier. The duplex he purchased didn’t seem like a gem at first glance, but we explained the importance of putting some money into the property in order to increase the rents. Seeking out the perfect investment takes time and market knowledge and in this fast moving market it is important to work with a Austin Realtor that is familiar with Austin investment property.   By...

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How far is your real estate agent going for you?

A thirty-two minute conversation this evening has made me acknowledge how privileged I am to be a Austin Realtor with great resources. There are thousands of agents in the thriving Austin area but there are certainly things that set great agents apart from the normal agent. Is your agent thinking outside of the box to make your purchase or sell effortless? If your answer is no, it may be time to search for an agent that can serve your real estate needs on a higher level. I’ve learned it is imperative to have innovative thinking in order to completely serve my clients, especially when...

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