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Preparing for the Move to Austin, Texas

Whether you’re moving to Austin from out-of-state or from a different city, there’s a lot to do while preparing for the big move. Below are some tips to make your move hassle-free. Work with a REALTOR® Buying or renting a new property is a very intricate process (not to mention the biggest investment you’re likely […]

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Austin-area Home Sales Continue Last Year’s Stride, Listings Grow for First Time in Three Years

The Austin-area real estate market continues to be competitive, but if you’re on the market to buy a home, the good news is that the number of active listings on the market increased for the first time in more than three years. Following the Austin Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report, Austin-area home […]

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Why Working with a REALTOR® is Crucial in a Seller’s Market

A hot housing market in the summer is like a long wait at one of Austin’s fine BBQ joints – just expect it. This summer promises to be as hot as ever. As inventory continues to drop and there is no shortage of competition for offers, Central Texas is clearly a seller’s market. According to […]

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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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Saving money on cooling costs

Although fall is finally upon us, we still haven’t left the sweltering summer Texas heat behind. Unless you’re taking proper action, it’s likely that your electric bill is also feeling the heat. Below are a few tips to keep cool while lowering your electric bill. Program your thermostat Make sure to program your thermostat so […]

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