Lora Herring

With 25+ years of experience as a Realtor®, my goal is to assist you in making an informed decision, whether it is your home or an investment property. I will then help make the process as easy as possible for you, whether you are moving across town, relocating cross country, or buying a rental property. I specialize in classic central Austin homes, renovations, and downtown condos and lofts. I am experienced in 1031 tax deferred exchanges of investment properties, as well as holding them in an IRA and other strategies for protecting your investments with special LLCs. As a Home-staging Specialist, I can help to maximize the appeal and speed up the sale of your home. *A portion of the proceeds from each sale goes to animal rescue groups to help our animal friends find good homes.*

  • All City Real Estate

         Austin, Texas 78701
         United States

Last year, one factor drove the real estate market more than any other: rising mortgage rates.  In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the brakes on inflation.1 And while some market sectors have been slow to respond, the housing market has reacted accordingly. Both demand …

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7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price

Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled.1 Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their expectations. The reality is, it’s no longer enough to stick a “for sale” sign in the yard …

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Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to pinpoint the best time to start exploring homeownership. A real estate boom during the pandemic pushed home prices to an …

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer Before Purchasing Your First Home

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.1 This climate has been unsettling for some homebuyers and sellers. However, with proper planning, you can work toward qualifying …

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