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Austin housing market still hot but showing signs of slowing down

Austin housing market still hot but showing signs of slowing downThe Austin housing market might be showing signs of slowing down after an intensely competitive period.Compared to last year, mortgage purchase applications, a key real estate indicator, dropped by 17.8% from July 10 to July 16 and by 28.5% from July 3 to July 9, according to data fro...

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Safety Tips for When you Have A Power Outage

Power Outages Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. A power outage is when the electrical power goes out unexpectedly. A power outage may: Disrupt communications, water and transportation. Close retail businesses, grocery stores, gas stations, ATMs, banks and other services. Cause food spoilage and water con...

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Top 5 Things To Consider When Relocating To Austin Texas

Top Things to Consider When Relocating to Austin Texas MOVING TO A NEW CITY IS EXCITING!Austin, TX – How can you be confident you are making the right decisions about where and how you will live? Feel more secure when relocating and establishing roots in a new city with these top five things from our relocation experts and REALTORS® at Re...

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Things To Do In Austin – May

Things To Do in Austin, Texas.Austin's Local Guide - MayAustin Motel Pool Passes – Everyday – OctoberAustin Motel 1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX Soak up the sun or the neon nightlife at the Austin Motel Pool. Book your reservation for a 3-hour day or nighttime swim in the motel’s massive kidney-shaped pool. Food and drinks are available ...

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Market Stats / September 2021

Market Stats Austin Texas / September 2021 Highlights For September Home Sales Total sales are down over Sep 2020Appreciation remains strong with most numbers showing +25% to +30% YOY price gains. Homes are still moving quickly with a median of 7 days on market for the city and the What does this mean?Sep...

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Tax Exemption for New Home Owners – Keep Money In Your Pocket

Homestead Exemption Requirements HOW TO FILE FOR YOUR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION If you want to receive a Homestead Exemption for the taxes on your personal home and potentially save thousands of dollars, then your home must first qualify as a residence homestead on January 1st of the year in which you are applying. HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION DEADLINE ...

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Things To Do In Austin – July

Things To Do In Austin, Texas.Austin's Local Guide - JulyEvery Thursday Night – Beyond Van Gogh AustinLong Center701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704Beyond Van Gogh features more than 300 of Vincent Van Gogh’s iconic artworks, exciting the art lovers’ senses through a three-dimensional lens in a way that’s never been experienced before.  ...

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When And How To Protests Your Texas Property Taxes

When and How to Protest Your Central Texas Property TaxesWHY PROTEST PROPERTY TAXES?You should make it a yearly effort to protest your property value taxes. Protesting your taxes could save you several hundred to several thousand dollars over time.WHY IS TAX-ASSESSED VALUE DIFFERENT THAN MARKET VALUE?The tax-assessed value is what your county belie...

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Market Stats / October 2021

Market Stats Austin Texas / October 2021 Highlights For October Home Sales So, you’re thinking about moving to Austin Texas or living in Austin Texas and wondering what’s happening with the Austin Housing Market? The Austin housing market is definitely something you’ll want to understand before con...

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The Best Ice Cream Shops in Austin

The Best Ice Cream Shops in Austin Getting ice cream in Austin is always the way to go on a super hot summer day. You really can’t go wrong with a cold scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream drizzled with chocolate syrup, scooped in a waffle cone, topped with sprinkles, and with a cherry on top.The city has warm weather for most of the year,...

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Elon Musk’s Tesla plugs into solar-powered neighborhood in Austin

Elon Musk's Tesla Plugs Into Solar-Powered Neighbourhood in Austin Tesla is adding fuel to the Austin economy with its $1 billion automotive factory being built near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Now, it’s also powering a new neighborhood not far from the manufacturing site.A project tentatively named SunHouse at Easton Park will b...

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Guide To The Best Golf Courses in Austin Texas

GUIDE TO BEST GOLF COURSES IN AUSTIN Austin has been named one of the best cities in the US, boasting new restaurants, a thriving job market, shopping, and sports. With the city growing, this can only mean golf course options are expanding as well. Austin’s diverse and unique landscape offers rolling hills, lakes, limestone cliffs and cave...

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Austin’s Water Park Guide in Central Texas

The Best Water Parks in Central Texas The Texas summer temperatures can be unbearable, and we understand the importance of beating the heat, so we compiled this list of water parks in Central Texas that will keep you cool.If you are interested in more ways to stay cool this summer, check out the best swimming holes, summer water activities, ...

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Data shows Austin is indeed affordable — with a huge, scary exception

Data says gas, groceries cheap and apartment rents are actually down — so what's the problem? Austin is often touted as the dream alternative to high-cost coastal cities, but steeply rising housing prices — and pretty much only that — are threatening the city's reputation as an affordable place to land. Earlier this week, U.S. News an...

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Texas State Parks Near Texas

Down in Central Texas, we have an extensive network of parks to explore the broad range of wildlife and enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Many of these parks are located less than 70 miles from Austin, making them great for a weekend camping trip or a day of! All of the state parks have unique qualities and histories, whether it’s stargazing pa...

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Austin’s Local Guide – January

Things To Do in Austin, Texas.Austin's Local Guide Photographer Credit Welcome to Austin's Local Guide for High Performance individuals in ATX. This guide will show you the top local business in the community. From drive-in movies to live music and art shows, January has a lot of ...

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Things To Do In Austin – August

Things To Do In Austin, Texas.Austin's Local Guide - AugustAustin Pride Parade – August 142101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702Free.Celebrate Austin Pride month at the parade and festival! Watch shows, see giant parade floats, and attend the festival during the day. Parking is limited, so plan accordingly.See more Austin pride events and g...

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These booming Austin ZIP codes have seen home prices grow the most, study shows

These booming Austin ZIP codes have seen home prices grow the most, study shows KVUE — Central Texas real estate is booming at a rapid pace, but exactly how much has it grown since before the COVID-19 pandemic?A new study released by Orchard looked at all real estate transactions for each ZIP code in the Austin area from January to Marc...

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Asian-Owned Restaurants Near Austin

Austin, TX – You will find a variety of Austin’s Asian-Owned restaurants in Austin. From all-you-can-eat sushi to delicious ramen, find what you’re craving and visit a local Asian-owned restaurant today.NORTHNg Cafe (Asian Cafe) Zavia Grill (Indo-Pak Cuisine)Bodhi Viet Vegan (Vegan Cuisine)Little Mama’s Authentic Filipino Food (Filipin...

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Things To Do In Austin – February

Things To Do in Austin, Texas.Austin's Local Guide - February Valentine’s at Blue Starlite Drive-In – February 1 – 15Multiple Locations Head to Blue Starlite Drive-in and check out their curated list of classic Valentine’s Day films. See movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Notebook, Love and Basketball, Casablanca, and more. Enjoy...

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What ClientsAre Saying

Jennifer Goodman and the coordinated team at Realty Austin were amazing. We had a particularly complicated sale, and they kept us on track every step of the way to make it as painless a process as possible. They are a top-notch team that works with the best people and won't disappoint! Dr. Christen Gumbs
Jennifer helped us sell our home in Austin and went above and beyond what other Realtors normally do. Her knowledge of the Austin market, extensive network of home and real estate professionals, and creative marketing make her a true professional. She kept us informed throughout the process. Highly recommended. Gary C.

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