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ConsumerVue Report: Stay Safe as Home Sales Season Heats Up

As part of their ConsumerVue segments, KVUE News showcases REALTOR® expertise each month to update their viewers on the latest happenings in the Austin real estate market. Diane Kennedy, past chairman of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, appeared last week on ConsumerVue to provide some safety tips for Austin home sellers to keep in mind […]

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Neighborhood Watch programs keep Austin neighborhoods safe

Does your neighborhood have a Neighborhood Watch program? Crime prevention is a priority for many communities, as demonstrated earlier this month during Austin’s National Night Out event. It’s likely that many of the neighborhoods who participated in the event have crime prevention programs like a Neighborhood Watch, or perhaps formed one during the citywide event. […]

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Natural Disaster Preparation

Austin is occasionally hit with severe thunderstorms that can create ideal conditions for tornadoes and flooding. While you can’t stop Mother Nature, it’s important to develop a plan to keep you and your family safe in the event that a natural disaster hits your neighborhood. Regardless of the disaster you’re preparing for, you’ll want to […]

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Three alarms your home shouldn’t be without

Although we never plan on a house fire or burglary to occur, the risk of these hazards is always present. One of the best ways to help prevent unexpected disasters from harming your home and your family is to install detectors that will alert you at the first sign of danger. Below, we have listed […]

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Thwarting thieves: Protecting your home from burglary

The FBI states that a home is burglarized every 15 seconds. Even in the nicest neighborhoods, a home burglary can occur at any time. Thankfully, home burglary is one of the most preventable crimes in the country. Below, we have listed a number of ways to help keep your home and your family safe. Lock […]

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