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Experienced in high end custom construction and green building as well as architecturally unique homes. Are you looking for something special, call me! I am your best bet when looking for Austin real estate!



People often ask me what the Austin Real Estate market is doing now. How is Austin different than any other home market? All markets are the same in the respect that each real estate market is unique and constantly changing. Here is a snapshot of what happened in Austin in December of 2008 and ho...
As a Realtor in central Austin, Lake Travis and Dripping Springs I drive quite a bit. Yesterday while showing property I saw something amazing on Highway 290West. The city of Austin had the street blocked off to traffic on highway 290 heading towards Dripping Springs. If you drive in this area, y...
As an outgoing, music loving person I am always looking for interesting things to do. Luckily central Texas has a plethora of diverse music events, some are national events drawing musicians and attendees from all over the world. So here is a short list of events that interested me. Perhaps some ...
Today marks the end of a brilliant writing career, as John Updike passes away. Many of you know me to be an avid reader, so this news really hit home. John was the recipient of numerous Pulitzer Prizes and various other award over the last fifty years. He was a prodigious author, penning over 50 ...
Our local neighborhood Tarrytown mentioned in the New York Times. Yes, its true. A few years ago a Houston woman named Jeanne Daniels inherited the neighborhood shopping center in the middle of Tarrytown. Now Ms. Daniels is a vegetarian, so she did not want any of the tenants to sell meat or leat...
Are you looking for an effective way to add value to your home? We live in our homes on a daily basis so often we stop noticing the little things around the house. You might ask a friend to walk through your home and make some suggestions as to what would perk up your existing home. Today I will ...
  Austin's Zilker Park Kite Festival 2009 details!                                 Sunday March 2, 2009 from 10:00am to 5:00 pmis the annual Kite Day at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.  There will be several kite contests, please visit the website or see below for details...
  Austin is in the top five once again for growth in: population, employment and overall growth! Once again Austin is listed in the top five cities for population growth and future job growth. Even with the erratic national economy these five cities have flourished. These cities were also listed ...
Gardening tips for vegetable lovers... Frienemies in the garden. Many of you know I am an avid organic gardener in Texas. There is nothing as sweet as a home grown heirloom tomato plucked off the vine and eaten in the hot Texas sun. So I have some tips for others with the same garden oobsession. ...
Come see this wonderful home in Regents is close to downtown Austin this Sunday from 1-4. There is a lovely pool and waterfall style hot-tub with a separate cabana in the spacious one acre yard. This stunning home has four living rooms, two dining rooms, five bedrooms and four and a half baths in...

Betina Foreman

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