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Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year | MyKCM


Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from first-time buyers looking for starter homes. It looks like buyer activity, however, is starting to show a shift in this segment.

According to the January Luxury Report from the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM):

“In a snapshot of 2019, despite pessimism at the start of the year, the last quarter showcased a strengthening, with an upswing in the luxury market for sales in both the single family and condo markets.”

Momentum is

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John McCarthy: We’re going to talk a lot, you know, I gave you guys the handout, and there's going to be some things that you're probably going to want to write to add a couple notes because, you're not going to do everything on this process. But the goal is to give you the tools and you can you're going to end up essentially kind of customizing what you can do for open houses.

I want to talk about like with open houses, you want to have a purpose. What are you going to be doing? Why are you doing an open house? Are you farming a particular neighborhood that you're the local expert? Are you just doing open houses, you know, throwing it in the schedule on a Saturday and Sunday for a million dollar price point anywhere in the country, because

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Hey Austin! 

This week, we have all kinds of fun activities.  A free Beekeeping class, Chicken Sh*t Bingo and Marc Anthony coming into town!  Check out the events below, and let us know what you guys are up to this weekend! 2/28 Blue Starlite Drive-in Cinema Opens in Round Rock 2/29 "Paw"Di Gras - Round Rock Honeybees & Beekeeping - Austin Oyster Festival - Austin Chicken Sh*t Bingo - Austin The Cat Behind…
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Ryan: So, you know, as we've evolved as a brokerage, like what we've tried to do is put a focus on company and help you grow your business.

And in 2018, we really wanted to get into the actions of, the subject of goals, right? And, not just kind of put a goal out there, but also break that down into what it takes to achieve your goals.

If you guys have done professional development meetings with me, you know, that we don't just put your goal out there, we look at what you did in previous years. If your lead sources were company leads, if they were open houses, if it were spear, and then we really tried to break that down so that you know, what it's going to take, how many actions it's going to take, and then on a weekly basis, what it is what

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By Yuna Miller



Snow in Central Texas is rare, but winter feels like it lasts forever. The good news is, spring is on its way to light up your Austin area home. Whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor, sprucing up the place after winter requires a simple plan and a few bucks.


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Even a few inches of rain can become a problem for gutters that don’t drain properly. Clean out the fallen leaves, twigs, blowing trash and bird poop with a hose or strong leaf blower. Maintain unrestricted water flow by placing screens over the downspouts and gutters. 

Air Conditioning

Spring is the perfect time to inspect and update the air-cooling units in your house. The last

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Deck and patios serve a whole new dimension to your home that helps improve the look of your outdoor living space. It's one of the best places to relax, breathe fresh air, entertain your guests for some cookout, or admire the beauty of the stars at night! Homeowners have plenty of options when it comes to installing a new deck or patio. You can either do it yourself or give a call to your local professionals to get the job done. Some may get confused when it comes to the difference of a deck and a patio, in this blog, learn how each of these two options is unique and which is right to install for your home!


Deck for Homes

Decks are usually made out of wood. Popular woods for decking include redwood, cedar, and pressure-treated pine. They also

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Happy Friday, Friends!   There are lots of fun things going on this week - from the Modern Homes Tour to theatre shows to Pitbull, there are great options for a family day out or a date night!  What are you guys up to this weekend?   2/21 & Various Dates Peter Pan - Georgetown
  Patsy Cline; One More Time - Georgetown


Indiana Jones - Film w/ Orchestra - Austin
  Mardi Gras Bar Crawl - Austin
  Cave Festival - Austin
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The key to building the perfect home is by figuring out the floor plan that will suit your needs and cater to your lifestyle. There endless ideas when it comes to building your home whether you plan on having a customized one of choose options provided by your home builder. Choosing the right floor plan for your home is one of the first steps to achieving your dream home. Now, this guide is not just for people looking into building a home. This is also helpful for homebuyers in order to determine if a home meets their needs.

First, here are the two types of floor plans.

Two Types of Floor Plans:

1. Open Floor Plan

An open floor plan refers to a house with two or more spaces that are joined together. No partitions, which eliminates the walls

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Hi Friends!  Happy Friday!  This week there are lots of fun events happening for Valentine's Day, as well as the Austin Half & Full Marathon, a Spongebob Musical and a workshop on how not to kill your plants (I NEED THIS)!  What are you guys up to?



Valentines Date Night On Lake Travis - Austin


Valentines Beer + Candy Pairing - Cedar Park


Valentine Sunset Dinner Cruise - Austin


Un-Valentine's Party & Pie Eating Contest - Taylor




Hearts of the East Side - Austin

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With all the rain we've been experiencing this week, we decided to highlight some fun indoor activities! This week's "Best Of" features some of the best indoor activities for kids, teens, and adults in the Round Rock area!   Monster Mini Golf - Round Rock This is a family favorite, and always a crown pleaser in our family.  There are plenty of games, one of the best mini golf courses I've seen, and even laser tag, virtual reality, and a laser maze.  Plus it's right down the street, and they're usually playing great music-WIN!  :)   Board & Brush - Round Rock This is a perfect place for girls night, maybe date night,…
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