Austin Duplex

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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Pre-MLS – 3504 Duval – (Representing Seller)

3504 Duval is a wonderful opportunity close to the University of Texas and in the heart of Austin, Texas. This 2 unit duplex, 1940 sq ft, consists of 2- 2bed, 1 bath units which are currently rented for 1700/month (unit A) and 1600/month (unit B).  In my opinion there is room to increase rents without any improvements simply based on market conditions. Both leases expire in July of this year.   The unit has been well maintained and is in a good condition for its age (built in 1924). The lot size is .1921 acres and has great redevelopment potential because it backs to an alley.  The...

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Pending,Taking Back-ups – 2633 W 49th – (Representing Buyer/Seller)

2633 W 39th Street is a great investment opportunity in the heart of Rosedale in central Austin.  This unique opportunity consists of two, detached units each with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath.  These units also have private back yards. This property was built in 1950 and has some deferred maintenance (priced accordingly) and could use a remodel which would likely allow for increased rents.  Currently the units are getting $1500/month (unit A) and $1550/month (Unit B).  The front unit lease expires in July of 2013 and the rear unit has chosen to renew the lease, starting August 1, 2013 for...

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