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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Gwynn Teal Carpenter-Broker: Home and Hearth Realty (Austin)
If it pops into my head, it might come out of my mouth! I've got a weird sense of humor so expect the unexpected when you read my blog. Real Estate is my profession but life is what its all about!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Hey Austin Texas Area Consumer:  I have connections! Blue Bell Ice Cream located in Brenham Texas runs an ad with a grandfather answering his granddaughter's question with "Grampa has connections". Well, I have connections too!  You don't have to prowl the internet looking for a Realtor.  I have ...
06/11/2011
Back on May 10th I wrote about an upcoming transaction that had a multiple  Domino effect!   Well I'm back exactly one month later, June 10th to say WE ARE CLOSED!  To the agent and buyer (names unknown)  that started this domino effect I say thanks.  As the final domino to fall we couldn't have ...
06/10/2011
Kudos to one of my favorite AR members!  Susan Emo.... Making friends in real life takes time.  Making friends in AR life means reading, commenting  and finding common interest.  One of my favorite AR members is Susan Emo of Gananoque, ON.  She's thought provoking, funny and witty, gracious with ...
06/10/2011
Unusual Service! Do you have an unused Bedroom available? We Realtors are known for our service - some more than others.  Service comes in many forms...be it great communication, stopping for water/potty breaks during outings to view property, running around town to get papers signed that were ov...
06/08/2011
Every real estate market is different.   Buyers need to understand the n'borhood market in which they desire to live. Although the Austin MLS has over 11,000 listings - it doesn't mean it's a buyer's market in every location!  In many urban locations its actually a seller's market.  Supply and De...
06/06/2011
New Listing! Rosedale N'borhood Classic Bungalow (Austin, Tx.) @ 4807 Shoalwood Ave. 2 bedrooms/1 bath/1 car detached garage for $330,000...... Serene, simple and snazzy....this classic bungalow in the Rosedale neighborhood is calling your name!  Lives larger than the 891 sf (per appraiser) due t...
06/06/2011
Why Austin?  Why Not? Austin, Texas (population 793,409)-"Live Music Capital of the World" and where we "Keep Austin Weird"!  Vacationers know our Capital City as a destination for fun and frolic... we host Austin City Limits (ACL)  and South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festivals yearly. Smaller fe...
06/02/2011
You freaked my freak! My head is spinning!  I've been reading so many blogs on Active Rain with tons of new ideas, tips and websites to visit that I get carried away and forget what I was really doing.... So it got me thinking about what's in a title?  I read post cause of the titles.....they cat...
06/01/2011
Traveling the back roads! Traffic is always being talked about somewhere in the world.  We love it or hate it...it gets worse every day when new people move to your town.  So what is your solution? I travel the back roads - yes, I mean back roads.  I have a trusty Mapsco map book of Austin and li...
05/30/2011
We all see the ads for "lead generation" programs, new books on "how to succeed in real estate", become a millionaire investor, etc. etc. etc. I give to you for free 5 "Sure-Fire" tips for Brisk Business: Plan a magnificent vacation!  Clients will magically appear so you question whether you can ...
05/29/2011
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