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If you are following TXDOT's plan to add toll lanes to Mopac Loop 1 Expressway from Parmer Ln. to Lady Bird Lake, then you might like to know that another open house is planned for December.  I attended the last open house and got lots of useful information.  TXDOT engineers and planners are avai...
11/15/2010
Sparkling Davenport Ranch Home Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Market Stats $559,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2720 sqftLot: 0.18 acre(s) Location 4009 Belmont Park DriveAustin, TX 78746USA To get updates on ope...
11/08/2010
  Because I live in Central Austin, my daily travels generally keep me    on city streets unless I am showing homes or listing elsewhere. Lately, I have been working on a new listing in Westlake's Davenport Ranch and have been enjoying the quick trip back to nature that the winding, hilly streets...
11/06/2010
Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m.  If you didn't vote early, Tuesday is the day to exercise your right to vote. A list of Travis County polling places is here:  http://www.co.travis.tx.us/county_clerk/election/20101102/eday_polls.pdf In Austin, in addition to state and national races, the $90 million ...
11/01/2010
This weekend, I was with a friend who had not been to Austin in the last 3 years.  He wanted to go up to Mt. Bonnell to shoot some pictures of an ever changing Austin.  If you have never ventured up the 100 steps to take in the view, it is well worth it.  The sky was clear, and as the sun set, Au...
11/01/2010
Located just west of the University of Texas and minutes to Downtown Austin, Pemberton Heights was originally farm land that was developed in the 1920's and 1930's as a "well balanced" community of varied architectural styles.  Many historic homes grace the tree lined streets of Pemberton and thi...
10/13/2010
Brykerwoods is a popular Central Austin neighborhood of mostly vintage cottages with new construction sprinkled in.  Many Brykerwoods homes have been renovated and expanded to meet today's standards without losing the charm of decades past.  Buyers like it here because they can get an appealing v...
10/13/2010
September 2010 MLS home sales in Central Austin neighborhoods were a mixed bag.  Overall, in the greater Austin metro area, home sales were down 33% compared to September 2009, but sales in West Austin and 78704 South Austin were basically unchanged. West Austin and South Austin 78704 home sales ...
10/12/2010
  Last night, I attended the TXDot open houseat O'Henry Middle School to look over the plans for proposed toll lanes that would widen Mopac Expressway through West Austin.  The toll lanes would run from Lady Bird Lake to Parmer Ln and essentially allow a fourth, limited access lane for the highwa...
10/08/2010
The annual Austin AIA Homes Tour continues this weekend October 2nd and 3rd.  12 local architects have opened project homes to the public for an exclusive viewing.  As a volunteer docent on Saturday at Hugh Randolph's Brykerwoods renovation and expansion, I enjoyed chatting with and meeting the ...
10/03/2010
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