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By Steve Crossland, Austin TX Real Estate
(Crossland Real Estate)
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Last sunday the Austin Statesman had a series of real estate articles summarizing the past year in Austin real estate. The main article led off with a sub-headline "Hutto is Hot!". Upon what data or information did the author form this conclusion? The assertion was made based on the fact that the...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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So What's your Opinon on NO Tailgating?  Tailgating - Following too closely behind another motorist, or tailgating, is an aggressive driving behavior. You could be ticketed for tailgating. Worse, you could cause a crash, and end up hurting yourself and wrecking your car in the process.Tailgating ...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Community Impact;  http://www.impactnewspaper.com/wwwUniversity Boulevard/RM1431 and IH35 In our new feature, Community Corridors, we focus on one of the hottest intersections in the country.  "We have had national developers approach us about this intersection, " Round Rock's City Manager Jim Nu...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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To me the best and quickest way to improve your life is just to think more positively. Your thoughts have a huge influence over every aspect of your life. Your thoughts determine your personality, the quality of your relationships, your financial success, your physical health, and much more. Life...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Need something to do in the month of February? Below you will find a list of all the festivals. Plenty to do all month for everyone.Central TexasFebruary 10 - Round Top3rd INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL... Quatermaglia Quartet and Eduardo Isaac at 1:30 pm, Quatemaglia Quartet and James Dick at 4:3...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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There are four main components in an average septic system. These are the pipe running from the house, the septic tank, a drainfield and the soil. The soil is very important to the operation of your septic system because microbes found in the soil help digest or remove most contaminants from the ...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Here is where you can find information pertianing to Austin & Texas. Some are subscriptions delivered to your door others are online at your finger tips. Use them for information or to send to your clients.Magazines and EZinesAustin Business District:   http://www.abdmag.com/Austin Family:   http...

By Tricia Jumonville, Texas REALTOR , Agent With Horse Sense
(Bradfield Properties)
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If the Super Bowl isn't your thing, there's an alternative for the first weekend in February.  On the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, the Way Out Wineries of Texas are having a Mardi Gras Road Trip touring the 8 member wineries in Central Texas towns for tasting and food and wine pairings involving Louisiana ...

By Tricia Jumonville, Texas REALTOR , Agent With Horse Sense
(Bradfield Properties)
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Many things in the past have come together to make Austin the city it is today.  In a series of blogs, I'm going to revisit them. Bedichek.  Dobie.  Webb.  Three friends whose names ring in Austin history.  A naturalist, a writer and folklorist, an historian.  They are remembered by Austin in a s...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Austin is a legendary, lively city and a great place to live. The five-county region is known for its Hill Country scenery, historic communities and laid-back lifestyle. Talk to anyone who has resided here and you are bound to hear " I wouldn't live anywhere else!" Austin is an oasis in the heart...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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"Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" but what about a Bad fence? What if the fence has been there a long time and is dilapidated and falling down? Who is responsible for repairing it? What if it was there before you moved there? Is it up to your neighbor to repair it or can you intervene?1. Talk to ...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Where will we be here in Austin in 5-7 years? There are currently plans to build around 15 differant multi story condo projects downtown with around 3,000 units total to be completed by what 2009? There are currently around 2500 residential units downtown and the mayor wants to expand that to abo...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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Our Mission Statement Avalar's primary focus is to create an agent-driven network that empowers its salespeople through independence, increased opportunities and long-term financial stability.Avalar strives to achieve its mission by:benefiting real estate and loan professionals through our tradem...

By Tricia Jumonville, Texas REALTOR , Agent With Horse Sense
(Bradfield Properties)
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In the Austin American-Statesman, there's an article on "Managed Tolls" as a possible alternative to full-fledged toll roads proposed for Mopac and other major routes in Austin, Texas.  What the article describes sounds similar to the HOV lanes in Houston and other cities.  An advantage would be ...

By Danny Smith
(DISCOVER TEXAS HOMES)
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By Tricia Jumonville, Texas REALTOR , Agent With Horse Sense
(Bradfield Properties)
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This past weekend Armadillo Christmas Bazaar opened for its 31st year.  Named for Armadillo World Headquarters, where it was first held, it is one of our favorite traditions, 16 days of Christmas, including shopping for unique gifts, many of them created by the artists manning the booths.  And sh...

By TIM MONCRIEF, Over 2,000 homes sold…..
(Tim Monciref)
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Is the California market ready for a major correction?  Yes, based on the market data that I am tracking.  If the trend continues, 2007 will be the year that California and Arizona moves from a slow down in the real estate economy to a panic sell period that may last at least through mid 2008.  I...

By Roselind Hejl
(Coldwell Banker United)
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The median age of the population of Austin, Texas is 30.9. This is young compared to median age of most other cities. Companies, especially high tech firms, will locate to areas where there is a strong supply of young, educated workers. The younger and more educated the population, the more attra...

By Roselind Hejl
(Coldwell Banker United)
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 During the past year there have been over 18,000 new jobs created in Austin.  The surprising thing is that all of them have been absorbed.  Unemployment is still very low - 3.7%.  Many companies are hiring.  Dell is hiring over 500 new upper level employees.  Dimentional Fund Advisors is moving ...

By Roselind Hejl
(Coldwell Banker United)
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The real estate market in Austin, Texas is close to ideal. We are experiencing steady and continual growth, but have not become overheated. Our activity comes from move-up buyers as well as out of region relocations and investors. The Austin area has developed a unique character as a high tech re...

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