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George Wang
Broker/ Realtor®

Texas Fortune Realty
P O Box 160371
Austin, TX 78716

Phone: (512)694-6060
WeChat: GeorgeWangAustin
TREC #605970

Austin-area home prices hit all-time high for January 2015

AUSTIN, Texas – February 20, 2015 – The Austin-area housing market started the year strong in January 2015, with single-family home prices reaching all-time highs for the month of January and home sales posting double-digit increases according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. This marks the fifth-straight month of annual home sales increases and the fourth-straight month of double-digit gains in home prices, as housing affordability continues to be a challenge in the Austin market.


Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS¬®, explained, “With housing affordability already a challenge for many Austin residents, this increasing pace of home price growth is concerning. More than half of the homes sold in the Austin-area are now priced out of an affordable range for much of Austin’s workforce.”

In January 2015, the median price for Austin-area homes

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Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Living in Central Texas, air conditioner is your best friend during summer time. However, it could give you headache if it’s not well maintained. Lot of my clients ask about air conditioner maintenance tips, since air conditioner is heavily used summer, a regular maintenance and take-care will avoid a lot surprise and extend A/C’s life span.

Here are something I will recommend my client do:

♦ Always replace the A/C filters every month during summer time and every two months during winter time. This is very important since a clogged filter will reduce the air flow through the A/C, degrade the efficiency and even cause frozen internally. This is the most important while easiest maintenance every homeowner should do. Landlord must make sure their tenants do it too .

♦ Always add bleach in the air conditioner drain once every year during summer time. Mold, mildew and algae will grow

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Austin-area home sales set records for the month of December, annual home sales volume in 2014

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for December 2014 and 2014 year-end totals

AUSTIN, Texas – January 21, 2014 – According to the December 2014 and Year-End 2014 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the Austin-area housing market set a record for single-family home sales volume for the month of December, as well as a record for annual home sales volume in 2014. This marked the fourth-straight year of annual home sales increases.

Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, explained, “The Austin area experienced a strong, stable housing market in 2014, with year-end 2014 showing similar market conditions to those one year ago. Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau named Austin the third-fastest growing big city in America since 2000. That steady job and population growth has continued to drive increases in home sales volume and,

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Tax book for all landlord

It’s almost tax season, and it was always a headache for landlord like me until I read this book.

I strongly recommend the following book for any landlord. I personally learned a lot from this book. It’s a must have and the saving from read this book way more than the money you spend to buy this book.

The only book on tax deductions specifically for residential landlords!

Named a “Top 10 Real Estate Book” by Robert Bruss, syndicated real estate columnist.

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