Austin Home Search Experts at Regent Property Group Reveal Sales Up, Prices Up in 2012s Tightening Austin Real Estate Market


Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 18, 2013

Austin real estate brokerage Regent Property Group revealed a marked jump in sales of Austin homes, with a striking 18.44% more homes sold in Austin in 2012 compared to 2011. Prices also showed an upward trend, with median sold prices per square foot increasing 5.12% and sold prices in total dollars increasing 4.99%. Additionally, homes stayed on the market 26.76% less days in 2012 compared to 2011.

The numbers illustrating these increases: 10,349 single-family homes sold within Austin in 2012 versus 8,738 in 2011, and the median sold price equaled $ 260,500 ($ 125.62 per square foot) in 2012 versus $ 248,125 ($ 119.50 per square foot) in 2011. Homes averaged 52 versus 71 days on the market.

Regent Property Group Founder Brian Talley has reported even greater traffic on his Austin Home Search website, as potential buyers and investors become more competitive about finding the best properties in Austin. Whether buyers are looking for waterfront homes on Lake Austin or tree-covered estates in Westlake, they know they have to stay on top of the market to find their ideal purchase, said Talley. Thankfully, our site has the technological tools required to keep buyers primed to act when they find that perfect property.

A monthly comparison of December 2012 to December 2011 also indicated growth, with a 28.99% decrease in homes actively for sale and a 14.20% increase in the number of single-family homes sold. Median price reflected a 4.47% increase per square foot and a 3.60% increase in total dollars. Homes took 28.95% less time to sell in December 2012 compared to December 2011. Raw statistics were provided by the Austin Board of Realtors.

Regent Property Group was founded by Brian Talley. He is ranked among the top 1% ofselling agents out of the 5,313 Austin Board ofREALTORS?members and is a personal top producer, closing multi-million dollars of transactions for homes located all over Austin, in areas such as Lake Austin, Eanes ISD, Westlake, downtown, and more.During 2011, Brian was the #11 top selling agent (#9 if including off-MLS properties) for total dollar volume sold in the greater Austin area. Talley, a 5th generation Texan, has been active in real estate since 1998, when he began his career working in retail development, sales, and marketing. Talley formed Regent Property Group to serve the needs of Austins residential real estate clients, helping people buy and sell luxury homes in the greater Austin area. Contact: info (at) regentpg (dot) com.







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RealPrompt Co-Founders and Short Sales Experts Jeremy Bowman and Woods Davis Sign Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress


Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 25, 2012

Jeremy Bowman and Woods Davis, Co-founders of RealPrompt Real Estate Services, home of Program HR 3648, have signed a publishing deal to contribute to the forthcoming book titled, The New Rise in Real Estate: The Nation’s Trusted Real Estate Advisors Reveal Their Top Secrets for Buying and Selling Homes in the New Real Estate Economy.

Short sales experts, Jeremy Bowman and Woods Davis along with a select group of Americas leading real estate professionals and members of the National Association of Expert Advisors have rallied together with noted real estate experts and coaches, Jay Kinder and Michael Reese, to co-write the much-anticipated book. Nick Nanton, Esq. and business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., signed the publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress imprint. The book is scheduled to release on June 14, 2012.

We were honored to join some of the nations top real estate masterminds in contributing our expertise to help homeowners and home buyers, said Bowman. Davis adds, With so much confusion in the real estate market right now, the consumer truly needs an expert advisor. With The New Rise in Real Estate, they can glean the best counsel from top expert advisors from all over country.

The New Rise in Real Estate: The Nation’s Trusted Real Estate Advisors Reveal Their Top Secrets for Buying and Selling Homes in the New Real Estate Economy features proven secrets and strategies from some of America’s leading real estate experts. These experts share how to adjust and adapt to the new economy and succeed in a rapidly changing real estate industry.

About Jeremy Bowman & Woods Davis:

Bowman and Davis have a long history of helping thousands of real estate professionals assist thousands of distressed homeowners across the nation to avoid foreclosure through their parent company, RealPrompt Real Estate Services, home of Program HR 3648, Americas Free Non-governmental Foreclosure Option.

Jeremy Bowman began investing in real estate in 2002 and by 2005 he helped create RealPrompts proprietary model that now serves agents, brokers, lenders, and homeowners in every market in the US. Prior to real estate investing, Jeremy founded Pilot Home Technologies, a regional home technology company. Within a two-year period Bowman grew the company to 250 employees across 5 states and sold Pilot to a venture capital firm. Bowman has a Bachelors degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics from the University of Louisville. He currently resides in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife and five children.

Woods Davis is the co-founder and VP of Marketing at RealPrompt Real Estate Services. Woods has developed direct-response marketing campaigns and sales funnels that have helped generate over $ 35 million in additional real estate commissions for RealPrompts agent and broker partners. Woods is also one of the top Internet Marketers in the real estate niche, personally selling over $ 9 Million in products and services online. Daviss background in real estate investing includes residential building and development, financing, and short sales. Davis has a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Business Management from the University of Kentucky. He also currently resides in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife and two daughters.

About RealPrompt

RealPrompt Real Estate Services (Chandler, AZ) is an innovative short sale servicer that has revolutionized a FREE nation-wide program which provides real estate agents and brokers with all of the leads, tools, technology, training, assistance and short sale processing needed to help distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure. Through its two main divisions Program HR 3648 and TruDocs, RealPrompt, has helped over 4,000 homeowners avoid foreclosure. For more information, visit http://www.RealPrompt.com or call 1.800.915.1988.

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Jeremy Bowman

RealPrompt Real Estate Services

http://www.RealPrompt.com

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“We Support The H.O.M.E. Foundation”

About The H.O.M.E. Foundation:

The Helping Others Means Everything, or The H.O.M.E. Foundation, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping our Family of Charities. Frankie Verdugo, President of The HOME Foundation, wants to help as many worthy charities as possible as they struggle during these tough economic times. Frankie Verdugo helps raise funds through luxury dream home raffles, home giveaways, prizes, and high profile celebrity events in Hollywood… “Our mission is to help charities reach their fundraising goals and to bring awareness to their praiseworthy causes.”







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George K. Demopulos, RA, SRA, of Nationwide AMC Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services Speaks at MBREA Event Breakfast with the Experts

North Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 29, 2012

Real Estate Appraisers united on Tuesday at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Norwood, MA, to discuss important issues and market trends at an MBREA (Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers) Educational Seminar, Breakfast with the Experts: Current Market Conditions. The panel was comprised of several expert speakers, including George Demopulos, RA, SRA, President and Chief Corporate for Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, a Certified Residential Appraiser in 5 New England States, with over 15 years of experience in the industry.

The purpose of the MBREA seminar, fully titled, Breakfast with the Experts: Current Market Conditions: The Fragmentation of New Englands Residential Real Estate Markets in 2012, was to discuss markets that are beginning to experience a significant strengthening in demand, and the resulting positive change in property values. George Demopulos spoke on behalf of Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, specifically discussing his company’s experience and providing guidance to appraisers on how to appropriately document market change to meet lender and investor guidelines. The seminar ended with an open forum question and answer session.

George Demopulos is an active member of the MBREA, founded in 1934, which strives to support, promote and encourage the highest level of professionalism and ethical appraisal standards. All MBREA instructors are seasoned professionals, who have a demonstrated ability to teach and who possess a significant amount of practical knowledge. MBREA is the only state appraisal association that has been named a sponsor of the Appraisal Foundation, and its members have played important roles in the formulation of USPAP standards and the development of licensing qualifications.

George Demopulos, RA, SRA has extensive appraisal experience in all aspects of appraising including: Retail, REO/Foreclosure, Complex Properties, Field and Desk Reviews, Appraisal Compliance, etc. Over the years George has served as a Supervisory Appraiser for many industry Appraiser Trainees and currently oversees Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services Nationwide Corporate Appraisal Network (NCAN) Evaluation Team which manages 6,000+ Appraisers Nationwide. George has hundreds of hours of class experience and has attended many of the industry’s top conferences through the years. In addition to the MBREA, George belongs to many industry organizations including; The Appraisal Institute (Associate Member), NAMB (The National Association of Mortgage Brokers), RIAR (The Rhode Island Association of Realtors) and NAR (The National Association of Realtors).

Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services is a National Appraisal Management company, offering a full suite of residential and commercial valuations throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico. With their newest partnership, sister company Lincoln Abstract & Settlement Services, Lincoln Appraisal is now able to provide exceptional title, closing and escrow assistance to national, regional, and statewide lenders and brokers. Lincoln Appraisal is currently licensed to provide appraisal management services in all states that require state licensure, and as new states adopt AMC licensing requirements, Lincoln Appraisal is committed to obtaining all new state licenses as needed.

George will also be speaking at the 2012 Appraisal Institute Annual Meeting at the Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in San Diego, CA in August, 2012.

ABOUT LINCOLN APPRAISAL

Founded in 1998, Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, headquartered in North Providence, RI, is a national Appraisal Management (AMC) and Settlement Services Company. Lincoln Appraisal provides a full suite of residential, commercial, and specialized appraisal services to the real estate industry throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Additional information can be obtained by visiting http://www.lincolnappraisal.com.







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