Online Home Decorating

I love design and I’m a very DIY person, but I also think it can be helpful to get a second opinion when it comes to decorating a new home. I’ve worked with a few designers in town, and frankly I find the payment model to be frustrating. Most designers charge a percentage fee of […]

Historic Milton St Craftsman

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Listing Brokerage by Sledd Realty – MLS # 7689773 Travis Heights – 1914  Craftsman – Incredible home! Fully remodeled updated, but dripping with vintage charm. This amazing rental is available coming soon. Nothing better than a lovely old home. Check out the molding! Wow.  And don’t get me started on the porches. Walk to S. Congress […]

Tips for Tax Appraisal Appeal

Ten tips for protesting your Property Tax Appraisal File your appeal close to the deadline – the later your appeal is mailed the later your hearing. If your hearing is later other people have already done some of the work of getting their values lowered. Request the “Field Report Card” for your property and the Equity […]

1031 Basics

Investment properties are a great way to build long-term wealth. However, there are some taxes issues to be aware of when making changes to your investment portfolio in Austin real estate. Unlike homesteads the IRS requires investors to pay hefty capital gains taxes (aprox 25% of gain plus deprecation recapture) when an investment property is sold. Those […]