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The Tallest Realtor in Town

Hill Country and Highland Lakes Real Estate Blog by Jeff Spears, 6 ' 7" Tall.

November 2009 - Posts

How "Current" Is Your Agent?
We enjoy a laid-back lifestyle in the Highland Lakes and are not on the cutting edge of technology in many cases. In the case of your real estate agent, this can be a major deterrent to selling a property or finding the best properties to purchase. Over Read More...
Price Reduced on 723 Sandy Harbor in Sandy Harbor
Sandy Harbor, Horseshoe Bay - Announcing a price reduction on 723 Sandy Harbor, a 2,387 sq. ft., 3 bath, 3 bdrm single story "Ranch". Now MLS® $165,000 - Complete Remodel!. Property information Read More...
Critical Elements to Making an Offer
Once you have found the property you want to purchase, preparation of a clean and thorough offer by your agent is the BIG NEXT STEP. Some important elements that should be included in any offer are the following: Option Period - Always give yourself the Read More...
Insurance - Check This During Your Option Period
When purchasing a home, make sure you get an option period to conduct inspections and find out more information before being "locked-in" to a contract. One of the key items to look into during your inspection period is insurance. This is often Read More...
Waterfront is Still Selling
In previous years the fall and winter lead to a significant drop in waterfront property sales. With the current market and availability of good deals and great interest rates, this year is definitely bucking the trend. I keep an eye on the best buys around Read More...
Can You Ever Save Enough?
I think we would all agree that you can never save enough money. But, when it comes to purchasing a home, you can make a major dent in the overal costs by saving money in advance. If you are financing, the more money you put down, the better your rate. Read More...
Some Basic Rules for Buying
Some things are a must have when you are purchasing a property. If you have any doubts about the need for these items, please discuss with a qualified agent. You really need these! Title Insurance - protects your legal ownership of the property. Inspections Read More...
Lot / Land For Sale in Sunrise Beach Village
Your Own Private Peninsula! • lot / land - MLS® $1,150,000 - Constant level Lake LBJ Sunrise Beach Village, Llano County - One of a kind, fantastic WIDE OPEN WATERFRONT on Culdesac with water on three sides. The main view is East looking at the Read More...
Price Reduced on 414 & 416 Hiridge Road in Horseshoe Bay South
Horseshoe Bay South, Horseshoe Bay - Announcing a price reduction on 414 & 416 Hiridge Road, a lot / land. Now MLS® $36,000 - Large 1/3 Acre Homesite. Property information Read More...
Contracts are Complicated
There are well over 100 form contracts published for mandatory or highly recommended use by the Texas Association of Realtors. Agents licensed in Texas must use these forms. While they provide an excellent format and software, the proper use can be tricky. Read More...
Price Reduced on 723 Sandy Harbor in Sandy Harbor
Sandy Harbor, Horseshoe Bay - Announcing a price reduction on 723 Sandy Harbor, a 2,387 sq. ft., 3 bath, 3 bdrm single story "Ranch". Now MLS® $168,000 - Complete Remodel!. Property information Read More...