TopOffer.com eliminates seller-paid commissions by charging buyers

In a new model launched at SXSW, TopOffer.com charges buyers 3 percent commission: 2.5 percent for the company and 0.5 percent to the buyer’s agent.

Deadly package bombs rattle Austin real estate community

Real estate agents should be on guard if they are out and about checking on any properties. Austin’s chief of police, Brian Manley, is advising residents to be cautious about opening any parcels they weren’t expecting and to call 911 if anything looks suspicious …