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Great Leander, TX Restaurant I am sure like everyone else, we are always looking for somewhere to eat that is new and different and close to home.  But when you find it, and the menu is serving all your favorite things, and reasonably priced…Winner…Winner….Crawfish Dinner! We finally got a chance...
12/31/2013
Exceeding Your Real Estate Expectations in Austin TX Example of what not to do.... Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on Brioche                  Here is what they advertised:                                                           Here is what you get: This is one reason I like to exceed expectatio...
11/29/2013
Where can I see Christmas lights around Austin? December is almost here, and the countdown to Christmas is on. Here is a list of some of the holiday displays around town that will get you into the spirit of the season:  * 37th Street lights -- The homes on 37th Street at Guadalupe do their part e...
11/29/2013
I Don’t Need A Real Estate Agent-I Will Just Call The Name On The Sign. I am sure a lot of people have this mind set.  But do they realize how dangerous this is? The listing agent whose name is on the sign represents the seller.  They want the most money they can get for that home and for their c...
11/22/2013
Austin Area Home Prices and Sales Increased 9 percent in October 2013 Austin Real Estate market is currently at a historically low level. We only have an estimated 2.5 months of listings available.  Homes are averaging 48 days on the market.  Although as an agent, I am seeing homes sold before th...
11/21/2013
Are You Aware of the 3.8% Real Estate Tax These does not effect everyone.  But starting January 2013, under some circumstances, you would have to pay a tax on your real estate investment income.  This would include rents.  Read the NAR Notice HERE.  It’s a complicated tax, so you won’t be able to...
10/25/2013
How I Finish My Christmas Shopping Before Halloween. I am an internet shopper.  I probably do most of my shopping that way, but I love to shop, and when I see something in March that I know someone I will be buying a gift for would like…I pick it up!  I will even pick up gift certificates through...
10/24/2013
Fannie Mae FHA Changes This Year Fannie Mae is dropping its 97% LTV product in November and increasing their minimum down payment to 5%.  In the second quarter of this year the FHA made a significant change to its mortgage insurance program.  Now FHA mortgage insurance is in place for the life of...
10/21/2013
America’s Fast Growing Areas An analysis by demographer Wendell Cox of the counties with populations over 100,000 that have gained the most new residents since 2010: No. 1: Williamson County, Texas Population Growth, 2010-12: 7.94% 2012 Population: 456,232 The population of Williamson County, on ...
09/29/2013
Magnolia Creek in Leander, TX With DR Horton building, Magnolia Creek community is coming back to life.  This community was originally started by American Premiere, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV. However, due to financial troubles for that company, they pulled out and left it’s homeowners without...
09/25/2013
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