what to do with the spare room in your home

For several homes, having a spare room is a luxury yet homeowners use these rooms for either storing clutter or an empty guest room. Instead of leaving an unoccupied room in your home like that, repurpose and transform it into a functional area that you and your family can enjoy. Wondering what you can do with it?? Here are 7 tips on how you can transform that spare room into a usable area you'll love.

1. Home Office 

A home office is now essential for most homes nowadays as there are more companies shifting towards working remotely. It's highly recommended that you create a dedicated space just for work and that spare room in your house is the perfect area for your new home office. Furnish it with comfortable, ergonomic tables and chairs to…

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Thinking of selling your Austin home? The process of home selling is complex, time-consuming, and even emotionally challenging especially if you’re selling your Austin home for the very first time. Did you know that just a few mistakes can result in consequences that could affect your financial goals? Before you embark on your journey of home selling, be aware of the common home selling mistakes you should avoid.

Below, we listed the 5 Austin home selling mistakes you should avoid when selling your home.

Bedroom Staging for a House in Austin, TX | Spyglass Realty

1. UNPREPARED WITH HOME SELLING COSTS

As you sell your Austin home, expect expenses along the way. Agent commissions, staging costs, home inspection repairs, seller concessions, and closing costs. If you’re moving out from the home you’re…

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Thinking of selling your Austin home? The process of home selling is complex, time-consuming, and even emotionally challenging especially if you’re selling your Austin home for the very first time. Did you know that just a few mistakes can result in consequences that could affect your financial goals? Before you embark on your journey of home selling, be aware of the common home selling mistakes you should avoid.

Below, we listed the 5 Austin home selling mistakes you should avoid when selling your home.

selling your austin home

1. Unprepared with Home Selling Costs

As you sell your Austin home, expect expenses along the way. Agent commissions, staging costs, home inspection repairs, seller concessions, and closing costs. If you’re moving out from the home you’re…

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John McCarthy [00:02:23] What I want to do is go over a couple scenarios with the Austin real estate agents that are taking lead some things that you guys are hearing that are you're stumbling maybe on conversations and what can we do to help prompt those conversations and conversion. So I know I'm curious to hear from Chris Amato a little bit to see because I know newer into the game with taking on leads and usually opens good conversation for me with newer agents taking leads on kind of conversion stuff. So, Chris, with the leads you're taking, calls you're making when you get someone on the phone, what's kind of a big objection that you're hearing?

Chris Amato [00:03:12] So far, if I've gotten them on the phone, it's pretty much either been a…

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texas credit homeschool options

There is a growing interest in homeschooling as an education option during days due to the uncertainty of safety in school in the midst of a global pandemic. According to the Texas Homeschool Coalition, there are nearly 350,000 students that are being homeschooled in the state and it is continuously increasing. Many parents are shifting to virtual learning or homeschooling as it is one of the best options for their kids nowadays. Students can even take advance prep-courses online to prepare for their future academics.

If you are a parent considering homeschooling your kids this fall, there are some things you need to know and consider as you get started. There are requirements that you need to meet in order to legally homeschool in Texas such as…

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There is a growing interest in homeschooling as an education option during days due to the uncertainty of safety in school in the midst of a global pandemic. According to the Texas Homeschool Coalition, there are nearly 350,000 students that are being homeschooled in the state and it is continuously increasing. Many parents are shifting to virtual learning or homeschooling as it is one of the best options for their kids nowadays. Students can even take advance prep-courses online to prepare for their future academics.

If you are a parent considering homeschooling your kids this fall, there are some things you need to know and consider as you get started. There are requirements that you need to meet in order to legally homeschool in Texas such as the…

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By Matt Lee

Focusing on curb appeal is one of the best ways to get your home sold quickly. If you’re looking to list your house, you’ll want to invest some time into boosting your home’s curb appeal. Your objective is to get as many prospective buyers through the door as possible, and focusing on your home’s exterior is a surefire way to do that. 

Even if you aren’t looking to put your home on the market, there’s still value to making your house look appealing from the curb. Whether you want to be the envy of the neighbors, woo potential buyers, or create a home that you can feel proud of – working on curb appeal is a terrific investment. 

What are some of the best exterior remodeling projects for your home that boost curb appeal? Here are…

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Buying and selling one or more of the different types of investment properties in Austin seems to be a huge step for many people within the industry. First-time rental investors may find it as a  complex process. Multifamily homes are increasing its popularity due to several benefits, although there are also drawbacks and challenges when owning one. Before you start buying or selling your Austin duplex or fourplex, if you are a first-time investor here are some pros and cons you need to know about multifamily homes.

What is an Austin Multifamily Property?

A multifamily property is any structure that consists of more than one unit such as a duplex, triplex, and a fourplex. These are the common Austin multifamily homes.

Pros of Owning…

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As most businesses are shifting to working virtually or are continuously allowing their teams to work remotely nowadays due to the current global situation, a few of the challenges of working from home are distractions and time management. Let's say, your children or significant other can't really grasp the concept of working from home, you got chores that need to be done since it's been sitting at the back of your head, or you find yourself interrupted all the time since we all know that our homes are supposed to be our sanctuaries after a long days work, right? If you are one of the people that are struggling with maximizing productivity while working from home, we listed down some tips that could help you along the way.

1.  Use A Timer

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