From market reports to lifestyle articles a few blog posts stood out with our readers and we wanted to take the time to mention a few in case you missed them. 

More Homes Sold Than Any February on Record Last Month in Austin

Posted almost a year ago, this post on the early 2019 Austin market was an early indicator of the activity Austin would see throughout 2019. To read the analysis of the 2019 February market and see the stats for that month, you can read the full post here. 

The Most Expensive Zip Codes in 2019

The series of articles written in mid-2019 examined the most expensive zip codes for rentals across the state of Texas. Buy pulling data from Zillow's Rent Index, we were able to paint a picture of the most expensive zip codes to rent in.  Additionally, we searched for changes in the prices from 2018 to 2019 in order to show were rents had increased the most compared to national averages. 

See the most expensive Zip codes in our posts for Austin, San Antonio, Belton/Temple, and Corpus Christi

Simple Ways to Invest Your Tax Return In Your Home

Often, it's hard to remember that a home is an investment. Between all of the financial decisions, homeowners make, investing back into the home can be put on the back burner. Fortunately, tax returns can provide homeowners with a jumpstart on investing. We saw interest in this article both from those looking to invest their return, but also from those looking to take advantage of their Homestead Exemption. 

Why You Need a Home Warranty

This article was one of the most read from our newsletter. Many new and potential homebuyers are interested in the ins and outs of Home Warranties. This in-depth article with industry input helped to answer any questions our clients had. 

5 Misconceptions about Selling a Home

When you decide to put a home on the market there are many questions. In addition to the usual questions, there are often misconceptions about what the process looks like. This article addressed issues dealing with pricing the home, a realtor's job, and making repairs.  


As we wrap up 2019, we'd like to thank all those who have made it possible for us to win several awards! From our agents, clients, and partners, we are thankful for each one of you and we look forward to 2020! 

HomeCity Austin Named Silver Award Winner by Cartus Broker Network

HomeCity San Antonio Named Platinum Award Winner by Cartus Broker Network

18 Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate HomeCity Agents Win Platinum Top 50 Top 500 Awards

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate HomeCity Recognized for the Fourth Year Running by Inc. 5000!