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Real Estate Agent - WJK Realty - 0570241
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!
Growing up on the coast I learned many tips or tricks about seafood. When you want to buy seafood there are some basic rules to remember to ensure you are buying only the freshest product. The easiest rule is buy/eat shellfish in months that end in R. Shrimp:  Size              Number of shrimp i...
Yesterday I wrote a post about growing up in Clear Lake, a suburb of Houston Texas. We were 15 minutes from the beach and moments from several great seafood restaurants. However nothing from a restaurant compares to Nana'shome cooked shrimp casserole! Ingredients: 1 chopped sweet yellow onion 1-2...
As a fifth generation Texan, I have deep ties to this great state. I love being a native Texan, and apparently with the influx of people moving here we may become an endangered species! LOL I want to share one of my favorite childhood memories with you. Growing up on the Gulf Coast was wonderful....
My friend Tracy Blair at Gracy Title just shared some good news with me. The news is about how the economy is recovering. We are making our way out of the recession slowly but surely. There is light at the end of the tunnel and the end is near! While the national real estate market has seriously ...
It may be a dirty business but it does not have to be a secret. It is important to know what your getting into. Selling homes with septic systems is nothing new. Many communities in the Austin area have homes with septic systems, for example: Shady Hollow, Dripping Springs, Westlake Hills, Lakewa...
This message just came from SOS (Save Our Springs). I had to share with my AR friends in the hopes that the local memebrs will join me at this meeting! Thanks for your time! ALERT: Thursday's Water Debate Moved to Palmer Event Center This Thursday's Town Hall Debate and Dialogue on Water Treatme...
People always ask me how Austin's economy is doing. My answer is while the rest of the country is not faring so well, we seem to be doing fine. Historically Texas is the last state into a recession and the first one to come out of it. Now I have some more solid information to back this up. Recent...
Living in Austin Texas it is hard to not get swept up in the football frenzy that is: The University of Texas Longhorns and the Bowie Bulldogs. So here are a few tidbits that you can share with your other friends that are football obsessed. The NFL icon Vince Lombardi came up with the phrase "gam...
Austin Texas has been and is still in a critical/extreme stage drought. This is the highest level of drought. Day before yesterday it started raining in the Austin area. We got about two inches the first day and five and a half inches yesterday. Some people think that since it has rained that the...
I have a new listing in the much sought after 78704 zip code. For those of you in Austin you know 78704 is the hip zip that everyone wants. It is close to downtown and parts of this zip code even have views of downtown or the Capitol. This lovely home is petite at 1158square feet, but it has been...

Betina Foreman

Realtor, C.N.E., with WJK REALTY
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