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Getting Acquainted With Tudor Style Architecture

Could you identify tudor-style out of a line-up of homes?  This beautiful style of home has gorgeous, gothic details and can be found in Austin’s older neighborhoods where homes were built primarily between 1920 & 1945 including Hyde Park, Rosedale, Tarrytown, Brentwood, and even in some of Austin’s “old” suburbs like Georgetown & Westlake.  The […]

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City of Lakeway Bans New Swimming Pools

In a new move intended to help alleviate the current drought and help levels of Lake Travis, the City of Lakeway has banned new swimming pool construction.  Existing swimming pools and pools that already have a permit are grandfathered.  This could be a huge selling point for the resale of homes with existing swimming pools […]

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Austin-area home prices hit all-time high, consistent demand indicates strong summer selling season ahead

Austin-area home prices hit all-time high, consistent demand indicates strong summer selling season ahead Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for April 2014 AUSTIN, Texas – May 21, 2014 – According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, Austin-area home prices hit an all-time high in April 2014 […]


Don’t forget, April 30th is the Deadline for Homestead Exemption Forms

The deadline for filing homestead exemption is fast approaching (Wednesday, April 30th). Texas Homestead laws primarily provide for the security of a family’s home, shelter, and earning a livelihood free from the claims of all creditors except the holders of purchase money liens, home equity liens, and liens for improvements and taxes. The “residential homestead” […]

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Rachael’s 11 Must-Visit Austin Spots

Visiting Austin for SXSW?  We have a ton of great eats & cultural meccas.  Here are Rachel Ray’s picks. Rachael’s 11 Must-Visit Austin Spots Feedback is Rachael Ray and John Cusimano’s signature festival celebrating the two things they love most: music and food! Be there March 15 at Stubb’s in Austin for an amazing event that’s free and open […]


Solid start to Austin-area home sales in 2014 with increases in volume, price

Solid start to Austin-area home sales in 2014 with increases in volume, price Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for January 2014 AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 21, 2014 – The Austin real estate market showed a solid start to 2014, according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® […]

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