Fed Declined to Raise Rates

The Fed declined to raise interest rates today due to exceptionally weak May jobs report among other things. On June 3rd, the Labor Department reported that just 38,000 new jobs had been created in May. That’s the worst job creation in six years – and about 120,000 fewer jobs than projected. Fed Chair Janet Yellen... Read More
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The Craziest Laws in Texas

The Craziest Dumb Ass Laws in Texas… When I first moved here to Austin, Texas from Sarasota, Florida I had no Idea what to expect. However, I quickly realized that Texas was a bit on the crazy side for many reasons. First of all, most women from Sarasota wore bikinis tops and Daisy Dukes. The... Read More
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Austin Texas Explodes in Population

Ryan Robinson, the city’s chief demographer, stated that the #Austin area’s population passed the 2 million mark during the summer months and was 2,020,452 as of October 1, 2015. Austin’s population continues to soar, with Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute predicting it could grow up to 3.2 million by 2030. Find out how much your home... Read More

Texas Homeowners SAVE $25,000+

Thanks to strong support from the Texas Association of REALTORS®, statewide Proposition 1 passed with 86% of the vote. This resounding victory will save the state’s current and future homeowners money in two ways: • The homestead exemption will increase from $15,000 to $25,000, reducing homeowners’ property-tax burden. • Passage of this proposition also means... Read More

Spring Cleaning Made Easy

Spring time is great for laying on the beach, enjoying the great outdoors, and getting a start on spring cleaning and household repairs. Homeowners should also use the warmer weather to clean, organize, inspect and make any necessary repairs. There are several things that a homeowner should do during this time of year.  Things to consider... Read More

What Do Home Buyers Want?

I recently read an article that reminded me that not all home buyers look for the same thing.  Sure, I knew that home buyer’s, “wants and needs” vary from buyer to buyer; however, what realized is that most home buyers looking in Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Pflugerville, Round Rock TX and outlining areas are looking... Read More

Simple Ways to Go Green – Save the Planet

If you live in or around Austin, Texas “Green” does not always mean the color.  In fact, most Austinites (people who live in Austin, Texas) associate the word green as “Going Green” or  practicing an environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible lifestyle as well as making decisions to help protect the environment and sustain natural resources. There... Read More