There are a lot of things to be grateful for the last few days; I was honored to receive a grandchild , she was delivered healthy via surgery; so very grateful for the medical staff that took care of my step-daughter especially after there was some complications this last weekend. Grateful that both Mom & Baby are healthy. I am grateful for our military that gave the ultimate sacrifice of Continue Reading
Austin Area Home Sales – March 2015 Statistics
Austin-area home prices reach all-time high, home sales set record for March 2015 AUSTIN, Texas – April 21, 2015 – Austin-area single-family home prices hit an all-time high, while single-family home sales volume set a record for the month of March according to the March 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Barb Cooper, 2015 President of Continue Reading
Is Austin in a Bubble ? …. Nope!
Is Austin in a Bubble ? .... Nope! - By Shonda Novak - American-Statesman Staff Is Austin in a Bubble ? Online real estate site Trulia recently issued a report saying that the Austin metro areas has the most overvalued home prices in the country. That has drawn the ire of local housing market experts and real estate agents, who say Trulia just has it plumb wrong. In Trulia’s latest Continue Reading
The Top 5 U.S. Cities That Are Driving the Future – Austin Number One!
The Top 5 U.S. Cities That Are Driving the Future (a third of the top 12 are from Texas…..) Original article from Business Insider 01/07/2014 The American economy is being reshaped by the booming industries of technology and energy, according to new rankings by the Milken Institute. In the 2013 rankings of America's best performing cities, 13 cities defined by Milken as tech hubs made it into Continue Reading
2014 Homestead Forms now available. How to file homestead to reduce the property taxes on your primary residence
2014 Homestead Forms now available! How to reduce your property taxes on your primary residence! How to file your Homestead tax forms if you have purchased a home in the last year . An exemption removes part of the value of your property from taxation and lowers your taxes. For example, if your home is valued at $50,000 and you qualify for a $15,000 exemption, you pay taxes on your home as Continue Reading
The Top 50 Barbecue (BBQ) Joints in Texas! Austin has #1!
The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas! by Texas Monthly Staff, Tue May 14, 2013 5:15 pm The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints UPDATE: If you follow @TMBBQ's Twitter account (and if you're reading this, you should), then you'll know that the best joint in the state is Franklin Barbecue. Rounding out the rest of the Top 4, in alphabetical order: Louie Mueller Barbecue, in Taylor; Continue Reading
Bored in Austin? Take a Lake Travis Zipline Adventure!
PREPARE YOURSELF FOR THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME! Zipping across incredible Canyons and Lake Travis inlets, your Lake Travis Zipline experience offers unmatched Thrills and Chills! The 3 hour Adventure has 5 zips ranging from 250 feet to over 2800 feet. While waiting between each zip, you will enjoy amazing views of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country. Your professionally Continue Reading