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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!
My friend Garreth Wilcock wrote a good piece on how to determine what home buyers can afford. Its a nice short read, but gives insight on how to figure out what price home you can afford. Thanks Garreth! While writing about the Affordability Gap for homes at Mueller Austin Texas, I realized it wo...
Many people in Austin Texas want to live in Barton Hills or Zilker neighborhood. But what many people don't realize is this "area" is really comprised of several small subdivisions built over about a sixty year period. Some of the subdivisions are: Barton Hills, Horseshoe Bend, South Lund, Stenge...
Many people love living in Circle C neighborhood in south Austin. Right now there are 20 homes Actively listed for sale. The list prices average about $119.70 per square foot. However the best value right now is for the property located at 10809 Redmond Road. It is a four bedroom home with three ...
Check it out, my Brokerage Austin Home Girls Realty has been awarded the prestigious U.S. Commerce Award for Real Estate. You don't have to be the biggest to be the best! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reinae Kessler- Broker - Austin Home Girls Realty Receives 2011 Austin Award U.S. Commerce Association’s...
Austin is home to many desirable neighborhoods, some are close in and others are considered to be in the "burbs". There is something for everyone in Austin. Tarrytown is one of the more desirable and older neighborhoods that is only about 5-10 minutes to downtown. It is possible to bike or walk t...
I have had a few calls over the holidays with people asking about homes in Steiner Ranch. For those that don't live in Austin yet, Steiner Ranch is a beautiful newer neighborhood. There are homes built from 1995-2011. These homes typically have over 3000 square feet, four bedrooms, three bathroom...
I love the holidays because there are twinkling lights everywhere and people are a little nicer to one another than the rest of the year (if you avoid crowded mall parking lots!)  Here are a few household tips to help keep your pets and home safe over the holidays. All the decorations and lights ...
Take advantage of smart year-end financial moves that can help reduce your income tax liability when you file next spring. Here are a few tips from my CPA. 1. Donate to qualified charities and organizations You can generally deduct contributions of up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income t...
            Last year at this time, we had great fun and made some great new friends at the Bastrop Veterans Day Car Show.  A truly huge event with 400+ cars, a military fly-over and other activities saluting our Vets, and much more.  We pre-registered for this year’s event since we had such a gr...
Shady Hollow and the Estates of Shady Hollow are sought after neighborhoods for a multitude of reasons. The homes are on larger than average lots, the schools are very well regarded and the neighborhood is only 15-20 minutes from downtown Austin. Here is a breakdown of what is actively for sale a...

Betina Foreman

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