More on the City Council Point-of-Sale Ordinance

I submitted an email to the Mayor recently through ABOR’s Take Action website.  I received a form-letter response back.  It points out a few directions that the city council gave to the task force that will be formulating the recommendations regarding the ordinance.  If these directions are followed, then the ordinance could actually be very […]

Keep Austin Affordable! ABOR Launches New Site Informing Citizens on City’s Proposed Ordinance

In my previous post, I mentioned the City of Austin’s proposed ordinance that would require sellers to obtain a certificate of compliance before selling their home.  Well, a lot of people have questions about this issue, so The Austin Board of Realtors has launched a new site at www.keepaustinaffordable.com that will hopefully answer these questions and also allow […]

Proposed Ordinance by City of Austin Could Slow Home Sales

The City of Austin is proposing an ordinance that could have a major effect on the sale of homes within the city.  They are proposing that each home sold must have a certificate of compliance stating that the home meets certain energy efficiency requirements.  The home would have to get an inspection by the city […]

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