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3 Day Trips From Austin Sure to Keep You Cool During The Summer Heat! Krause Springs:Krause Springs is located about 45 minutes west of Austin in Spicewood, Texas.  The property features a man-made pool as well as a natural swimming hole created by the springs.  The entire property is filled with...
07/22/2017
The Homestead neighborhood is located in the City of Bee Cave, approximately 20 minutes west of Austin.  As you drive into the neighborhood you are greeted with serene scenes of the hill country.  The homestead allows horses, and trails meander through this picturesque neighborhood.  While it onc...
07/19/2017
Are you thinking about moving to Austin?  Did you hear that our summers are HOT, and realize a waterfront home or a house with a pool might be the way to go? Well, spending some time on the lake is a great way to cool off from the Texas heat.  There are two main lakes in Austin:  Lake Austin and ...
07/14/2017
This great, spacious, open floor plan condo just got a new owner.The stand-alone condo is located in the South Austin's gated community of Gabardine.  The community has hiking trails, a pond, community center, and a pool. Gabardine is being built in two phases and this condo is located in the ori...
07/10/2017
My Austin clients frequently have questions about who pays for what in a real estate transaction.  In Texas, almost everything is negotiable; however, there are certainly norms and the promulgated forms used by Texas REALTORS naturally lend way to certain cost distributions. In order to think abo...
07/01/2017
While many think of Rollingwood as a suburb of Austin, it is technically its own city.  Rollingwood is bordered by the City of Austin and the City of Westlake Hills. The rough boundaries are Mopac, Bee Cave Rd, and the Randall’s shopping center/ Las Lomas neighborhood.  Residents of Rollingwood e...
06/30/2017
The 4th of July is my personal favorite holiday!  What’s better than enjoying a day in the sun filled with good friends, family, and barbecue.  Of course let’s not forget the best part of this holiday- fireworks!  If you’re looking for a fun way to enjoy the 4th in Austin, there are a variety of...
06/30/2017
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  The term comps refers to comparable properties.  Whether you are buying or selling a property, you will want to know the sales price for similar properties. It's important to note I said sales price, NOT list price.  You may think that the pricing of nearby properties is the only factor when y...
06/28/2017
This year marks Zilker Park’s 100th anniversary.  If you’ve never been to Zilker, Austin’s 351 acre park, you are missing out.  Zilker is home to a number of festivals throughout the year, and offers ample space for sports, recreation and enjoying the beautiful Austin weather.  As we all know, su...
06/28/2017
Are you looking for something fun to do this summer.  Here are a few of my top Austin pics. Unplugged at the Grove:  This summer concert series at Shady Grove presents live music every Thursday this summer on Shady Grove’s front lawn.  For the full summer schedule, click here. Deep Eddy Movie Nig...
06/28/2017
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