Making the Shift ⛵ Adjusting the Sails

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“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”

— William Arthur Ward

Travis County homeowners received their property tax assessments in the mail over the last week. The amount of appreciation we’ve seen in the Austin market in 2021 is incredible. Here are some tips for handling the explosive appreciation:

1. PROTEST YOUR TAXES
The Oldham Group has partnered with Home Tax Shield to provide you a 50% discount should you chose to fight your property taxes. The discount is for this year and is shown upon check out – PROTEST HERE. There is a nominal fee of $15/year and a 30% success fee after Home Tax Shield successfully lowers your property taxes. You will see your estimated savings after entering your property address. We believe this partnership with Home Tax Shield will provide you a valuable resource and help ensure you protect your homestead tax base and keep investments cash flowing.

2. SHIFT YOUR MINDSET
Double-down on Austin real estate! Real estate values in Austin are just at the BEGINNING of an extended upward trajectory, especially in the urban core. My advice is to reset your price expectations and seize this opportunity to get into the market and ride an extended wave of appreciation.

3. ADJUST THE SAILS
You’ve probably read the articles where Austin newcomers have likened Central Texas to the Bay area of 20 years ago. It’s hard for those of us who have been here a long time to think of today’s prices as bargains, but I truly believe we’ll look back in a few years and realize the “getting is still good”. This is the time to adjust your financial strategy to take advantage of an explosive growth cycle in a market you know well. Ask me how!

 

Let us help you adjust your sails, to catch the Austin
real estate wind! ⛵ Courtney 512-809-5495 ☎️ 

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Ladera Hill Ranchette
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Tyndall | Residence #216
1 BD | Study | 865 SF | $550,000 

Just Announced

Conrad Residences
Compass Development Marketing Group

The Compass Development Marketing Group was selected to handle the sales and marketing of the 136 Conrad Residences by Hilton and Intracorp. Construction is scheduled to start in late 2022. Contact Courtney for more details. 

Here are 5 Things I’m LOVING ❤️ this week!

ATELIER BEAUTE CHANEL
South Congress in April

From NOW until the end of April the Atelier Beaute Chanel will be here on South Congress next to Aba. This pop up experience has plenty of Chanel representatives and hundreds of makeup samples ready for you to try! How fun and maybe a fun place to visit after brunch at one of your SoCo favorites?

FOUNDER’S DAY FESTIVAL
 
The 33rd Annual Founders Day Festival returns this weekend! Happy festivalgoers will soon return to Dripping Springs for our community’s annual hometown event and springtime celebration. The Festival will be held tomorrow through Sunday, with thousands of people converging on Dripping Springs’ historic downtown district for a festive celebration of our heritage and pioneer spirit. MORE
WELCOME CASIE PHELPS

We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of  Casie Phelps to the Oldham Group. Casie is an seasoned agent with experience on some of the highest producing real estate teams in Austin. We’re pretty excited to have her on our team and helping our clients with their real estate needs. 

AUSTIN FC VS VANCOUVER WHITECAPS
Saturday, April 23rd | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Austin FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC Enjoy a soccer game of Austin FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC at the Q2 Stadium. Book your tickets here!
 

HOLD OUT BREWING
1208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78703

Beer we brew ourselves and burgers we smash ourselves – The beer, the merch and the food…you really can’t go wrong. Voted one of the best dog-friendly patios in Austin, this is a fun place! Bonus it’s located right next to Better Half so if coffee is more your speed, they’ve got you covered! MORE
 

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BUYER GUIDE: It’s not easy buying in a market with rising prices and limited inventory. We can help you through the process. BUYER GUIDE

SELLER GUIDE: How do you make sure you get the most money for your home? From pricing to marketing, we’ll customize a plan to ensure you get the most money for your home. SELLER GUIDE

Courtney Oldham

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The information contained herein does not purport to be complete nor, necessarily, accurate and should be independently verified; nor does it represent or constitute a legal analysis or financial advice. All of the financial projections and/or conclusions are provided for illustration purposes only. Compass and its agents disclaim any and all liability for representations and warranties, express or implied, contained in, or for omissions from, the information contained herein or any other written or oral communication transmitted or made available to the recipient. This represents an estimated sale price for this property. It is not the same as an opinion of value in an appraisal developed by a licensed appraiser under the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

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