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Texas Homestead Exemption – Changes in 2022

Texas Homestead Exemptions You may have heard the news - Texas has made some changes regarding when you can file for your homestead exemption. Historically, no matter when you closed on a property, you had to wait until the following January 1...

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Steiner Ranch 2021 Market Recap

Inventory – Number of Sales Just like in 2020, it seemed like “low inventory” was all we heard in 2021. But like 2020, it wasn’t that low, demand was just through the roof! 349 properties were sold in the 78732 zip code in 2021, vs. 37...

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Steiner Ranch Trail Map Updated

The Steiner Ranch Trail System runs for over 20 miles and offers views of beautiful Texas Hill Country, Lake Austin, creeks, waterfalls and much more. They are often compared to the Barton Creek Greenbelt trails in Austin as Steiner Ranch is a ...

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Steiner Ranch Playgrounds

Steiner Ranch Playgrounds There is so much for kids to do in Steiner Ranch!  They can meet up with their friends at any of the eight parks in the neighborhood.  In addition to the playgrounds at the 3 community centers (John Simpson, Bella M...

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Steiner Ranch market Update 5/3/2021

As I continued to track the original list price to sale price ratio broken down into 2 week increments by price range, I saw some interesting data.  In April, there was only one listing under $500,000 and that house was under 1700 SF.  Given ...

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Steiner Ranch Market Update 3/15/2021

We continue to see multiple offer situations in Steiner Ranch which are driving up prices.  This month, I decided to start tracking a new metric, breaking down the sale price to original list price ration by price range.  Since the market is ...

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Homestead Exemption

What is a Homestead Exemption? Homestead exemptions are granted by the county appraisal district where the property is located.  The exemption reduces a homeowner's property tax bill by removing part of the home's value from taxation.  All T...

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Professional Movers Will Not Move Everything

It's important to note in advance items that most professional movers will not move.  You must leave your home completely empty at closing and personal property left in the home can cause major issues at closing.  Never assume it's ok...

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2019 Steiner Ranch Market Recap

SUPPLY & DEMAND It was another great year for Steiner Ranch Real Estate values, but extremely low inventory made it frustrating for buyers, including those wanting to move up within the neighborhood.  To put it into perspective, in 20...

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Refinancing? Dispelling Common Myths

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your monthly budget, but it can save you thousands of dollars i...

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Investment Property Stats

As someone who lists rental properties for lease and owns investment property in Steiner Ranch, I like to keep an eye on some key metrics in the rental market. I will keep them current here on this page on a monthly basis. If you own a rental...

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2019 Property Tax Rates & Values

2019 Property Tax Rates & Values are out. If you haven't received yours yet, you will soon or you can visit the TCAD website here and look up your address. ****If you bought/moved into your home in 2018, you have until April 30 (not end...

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Elicia Michaud

Elicia Michaud

Broker AssociateCLHMS, CNE, SRS, ABR, CRS, e-Pro, PSA

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