Posts Tagged "Austin Investment Property"

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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Sold- 3101 Harris Park – (Represented Seller)

3101 Harris Park was one of the best Austin multifamily properties I have sold.  This was an immaculately kept property just a few blocks away from the University of Texas.  The property was originally an old 1 story home with a garage.  The property was converted into 3 units, the main house: 2 bed/1 bath, the attic: Large Studio, the garage: 2 story “Hobbit House”. My seller had self managed this property for 5+ years and had done extensive renovations to get the property in tip top shape.  She had done repairs like new roof, new HVAC, added additional laundry facilities,...

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Sold – 1611 Ulit – (Represented Seller)

1611 Ulit was a very nice, two-unit investment property in East Austin, located about 1 mile east of IH-35. This property consisted of a main house which was a 4 bedroom, 2 bath with 2 half baths and a detached garage apartment that was 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath.  The property was rented for $2600/month on the main house and $1200 on the back house for a total of $3800/month. This property had some upside because of the fact that it could be purchased by a single family user that could benefit from the additional income from the back unit or to an investor that could purchase and simply...

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