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App to Track Your Energy Usage

A little extra money saved can go a long way, especially during the holiday season. In the few months when Central Texas homes actually need their heat on, it’s easy to forget how much this extra energy can add to your utilities bill. Fortunately, Austin Energy has released a new and simple way for you […]

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The Value of Home Inspections

You’ve finally done it; your offer on your dream home has been accepted. Congrats! So, what’s the next step? You’re so close to finally owning your new home, and that’s why you hired a local REALTOR®. Your REALTOR® will walk you through the entire home buying process from beginning to end. At this point, you’ll […]

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Trees in Central Texas: Valuable and Vulnerable

Caring for trees during the extreme Texas drought can be a difficult endeavor. In general, the experts recommend watering a wide area round your tree (commonly referred to as the drip-line) and not to worry too much about the depth since most tree roots run less than six inches deep. TreeFolks, a local group that […]

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Create Curb Appeal Across the Seasons

Right now the evenings are still getting cool in Central Texas, yards are green and newly-planted flowers are blooming. If you are looking to sell a home in Austin, curb appeal is happening pretty naturally. Come June, however, lawns won’t be looking quite so fresh without some careful pruning and planning. The most important thing […]

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Top 10 remodeling projects for Austin homes in 2011-2012

Is your Austin home in need of a new look for the new year? Check out the list below for remodeling projects that, according to the Remodeling 2011-12 Cost vs. Value Report (www.costvsvalue.com), will get you the largest returns on your investment. Look up! Turn that musty, unfinished attic in your Austin home into a bedroom with […]

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