Buying a House in Austin Checklist

I have been meaning to jot down all the things I wish I knew before I bought my house, with the hope of helping someone out.  I will add to it as time goes, but here is the raw list and some thoughts/reasons:

  • Sunrise/Sunset (What direction does the sun rise and set) – This one didn’t even come to mind when we bought our house.  Now in the summer our backyard is just about useless, due to the heat and bright sun after about 2-3pm.  Of course this can be fixed with trees and paying for shade basically…but something to consider before buying and trees take a while to grow…lol

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