Popcorn Ceiling | Spyglass Realty

Asbestos can often be found in popcorn ceilings and other textured ceilings. This naturally-occurring material that was commonly used as an industrial insulator has also been identified as a hazardous substance. Over 39,000 American lives are lost due to asbestos-related diseases every year. 

Testing for asbestos is important if you are worried about the presence of asbestos in your home. In over thousands of real estate transactions I’ve had, I never had an issue with a property that had asbestos in it until this occurred. I had a client call me and ask if a home had asbestos in the popcorn ceiling, I brought it up to my contractor who shrugged it off, put on a mask, and scraped it right off.

In this blog post, I'll explain and share with you…

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There’s news of a slowdown and talk of a recession, but the real data shows something completely different. 

In the month of April, the Austin median home value was $550,000 up by 19% from $460,000 in April of 2021. Active listings went up by 52%, the biggest gain in inventory since 2017, and days on market increased to 18 days.

While inventory is increasing, so are pending sales. Let’s talk about what’s driving the slow in demand, and the increase in inventory.

Number one, mortgage rates are higher. Rates are up 2 full percentage points since December of 2021. This is a substantial increase in mortgage rates and makes homes less affordable. The second reason is the values have gone up and consumers that were at the lower end of the market…

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The Austonian Building | Spyglass RealtyKnown for its exciting lifestyle, culture, and business-friendly environment, Austin, Texas has something for everyone. Most of these can be found in Downtown Austin, the central business district, home to startups, expansions, and company headquarters that have relocated to Austin. Downtown is also home to residential skyscrapers including The Austonian. It is the second tallest building in Austin with 56 and stands 683 feet tall.

Are you on the hunt for condos for sale in Austin? Moving to a condo can be a great move for many people. Whether you are considering living in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city, being close to your workplace, downsizing from large homes, or simply enjoying living their lifestyle in Austin’s urban core, here…

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