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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!
As we all move to a greener lifestyle I wanted to share a few tips that may help you do it on a budget. These are tips I learned from my Nana and Mom. I am not a scientist so I cannot necessarily explain why it works, but as they say the proof is in the pudding. I hope you find these tips helpful...
I think Doug has totally nailed the best reasons why all Sellers and Landlords should "leave the lights on" in their listings. This post points out the pros and cons of why this is a good idea. If you want to selll/lease it you must leave the utilities on! Thank you Doug for making the choice eas...
Living in south Austin I am personally affected by the condition of the local roads in our neighborhood. There have been many who have lobbied to get Brodie Lane widened to relieve the congestion created by all the new neighborhoods in Buda and Kyle using Brodie Lane to get into Austin. Sadly thi...
My friend Greg Nino, a Houston Realtor posted this list for homebuyers of older homes. This is a valuable list of things to look for when purchasing an older home. Older homes have old world charm not found in new homes and they are often closer to downtown and on larger lots. Those three things ...
 One of my favorite mortgage lenders, Paula Hudgins with Mission Mortgage just shared this press release with me. I thought it was good news worth sharing with you.Cedar Park's newest luxury single family home community just broke ground."A new luxury residential development is breaking ground on...
I want to re-blog this great post by Laura Gianotta. As we all try to be more Green with our efforts to update our homes, the paint choices can be confusing. This post helps explain the variety of new Low-VOC paints. The "Green" and Low VOC designations vary quite a bit. This post will help you t...
Today as I sipped my morning coffee on the back deck I heard lots of singing birds. Now this is not strange as I have several bird feeders and bird houses in my half acre yard. For five years I have had a family of Wrens that set up housekeeping on the backside of my temperature gage on the pack ...
A great analogy if I ever heard one. Dawn Maloney really knows what she is talking about and she has a great sense of humor. I am sure this will give you both a giggle and an Ah-ha moment. Cheers, Betina  When You Go From Eggs To Bacon…   Have you heard the old joke…   A pig and a chicken were wa...
Austin Texas has a lot to offer a home buyer. Our luxury home market has been exploding over the last ten years. There are more luxury homes for sale in Austin than ever before. Enclosed you will find details on the six most expensive homes in Travis county Lake Travis that are for sale now. You ...
Living in Austin is a challenge getting around because so many people have moved here over the last 10-20 years and our roads are not handling the increased usage very well. So we have several road projects in the works for 2012. Many of these projects are slated to be completed this year, which ...

Betina Foreman

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