Updates Friday June 19, 2020

Simon Sinek’s Mind-Blowing Leadership, Inventory Woes & Juneteenth!

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Round Rock, TX | Offered $245,000
3 bed 3 bath two-story home, 1414 sq ft in Settlers Overlook. 
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UNDER CONTRACT 6612 HILLSIDE TERRACE

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Charming one-story in Circle C North location! 3 beds, 2 bath and 2074 sq ft. Quick access to shopping and dining and easy commute to downtown! Large open kitchen with tons of counter space -perfect for entertaining. 
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SW AUSTIN | Offered at $575,000
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SOLD | 12616 Grama Cv 

Spanish Oaks | Offered at $1,575,000
Elegant Santa Barbara inspired home in the prestigious Spanish Oaks. Beautifully updated kitchen, walk-in wine cellar, vaulted, wood beam ceiling & massive wood wall sliders that lead to the outdoor living area! Private pool, spa and bar! First class community amenities.
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UNDER CONTRACT | 2101 CERCA VIEJO

Parkstone | Offered at $1,095,000
Absolutely stunning home in the secluded Parkstone neighborhood in Westlake. This one is classic in all the right ways…gorgeous back deck with mature trees and privacy! Spacious kitchen, formal dining and living areas. Incredible study! Cherry hardwoods, built in cabinetry, travertine floors, crown moulding and media room! 
UNDER CONTRACT IN 48 HOURS 

UNDER CONTRACT |  1448 SEMINOLE TRAIL

20 Acres | Offered AT $495,000
Here’s your opportunity for a 20 acre slice of Texas just an hour from Austin & 15 min NE or Lockhart. Gorgeous gentleman’s ranch comes with private pond with fishing pier, creek & completely remodeled house! 2019 updates include bathroom remodels, whole house foundation level with transferable lifetime warranty. New features include breaker box, gutters, all flooring, paint inside and outside, dishwasher, fixtures, fans, garage door and 1000 gallon septic tank! 



LEADING THROUGH TIMES OF
CRISIS & CHANGE – SIMON SINEK

If you have not had the opportunity to hear best-selling Author Simon Sinek speak, you are in for an amazing treat! I was on a Zoom Call today sponsored by Inc. Magazine that was so powerful, I wanted to share it with all of you.  

During the call, Simon dives into the difference between a finite and infinite mindset — it will completely change the way you look at business and goals. 

He gives examples of businesses that are doing a great job navigating turbulent times – they’re nimble, responsive and putting customers first! 

He also provides some of the most concise and helpful  definitions of transparency and vulnerability I’ve ever heard – both of these subjects can be tricky when you’re in a leadership role. For example, “Do you share everything with employees?” His answer is no, but you provide plenty of context for the reasons decisions are being made and enlist the team’s input and support. 

He also dives right into the BLM Movement and the role we have – i’ts getting comfortable with conversations about racism. If you can talk about racism, you can pretty much talk about anything. 

Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy Simon Sinek!!  

ZOOM CALL LINK

P.S. Times are always uncertain! 


Q: “Courtney, What’s happening in the market?” 
A: It’s crazy out there! The market is moving and it’s moving FAST!Here are the high-points: 

🏠 PRICES ARE UP – Continued demand and limited inventory drove home prices up this past month.  The median price for residential homes increased 10.7% year over year to $424,050.

🏠 INVENTORY IS DOWN, WAY DOWN! – Monthly housing inventory decreased 0.2 months year over year to 1.7 months of inventory.

🏠 SALES ARE DOWN – Residential sales decreased 36.6% to 826 sales. New listings fell 18.7% to 1,348 listings, active listings decreased 13.5% to 1,684 listings and pending sales declined 4.9% to 1,216 pending sales.

🏠 INTEREST RATES ARE DOWN – For FHA and conforming loans, rates are incredibly low – even under 3% in some cases. Jumbo is still a bit higher and refinances are still pretty backed up. 

🏠  SUMMARY- This is an incredible time to buy as interest rates are SO LOW! However, it’s tricky because inventory is very low creating competitive (multiple offer) situations in almost every part of town.

It also happens to be an incredible time to sell – a property that is presented well and priced correctly will go quickly, many times with multiple offers and well over the asking price. 

Do I think your home would get multiple offers and sell in one weekend?? Let’s talk! 


STAY BLACK & LIVE
AUSTIN’S JUNTEENTH VIRTUAL CELEBRATION


— FUN AUSTIN FINDS —

512GETER T-SHIRT

Ultra Violet ATX is showing solidarity with Black Lives Matter. All profits, from the sale of this shirt, through JUNETEENTH (June 19th, 2020) will be donated to funding local Austin charities that bring justice, healing, and freedom to African Americans. Let’s unite together for change!

FEASTMOB

If you like to be in on ALL the GOOD FOOD, then you check FEASTMOB on Instagram. The photos include some of the most mouth-watering dishes in Austin. It’s safe to say these folks are carnivores! For our veggie friends, click here for a  list of the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Austin. 

SIETE FOODS

We love a good Austin success story…another local brand is hitting it BIG.  Siete Family Foods is a mission-based company that is passionate about making and sharing real food, gathering together in authentic community, and advocating for healthier lifestyles among Latino families.



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