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Today I felt it....that stuffy oven feeling in my car that reminds me of the long hot days of summer in Austin, TX. It's still Spring time now. Most days offer the perfect climate for a hip Austin patio and a margarita (try the Cedar Door for a Mexican Martini on your next outing). Yet today, my ...
04/12/2010
Just a reminder that the deadline for the tax credit is April 30, 2010. You must be under contract to buy a home by this time, and closed on the home by June 30, 2010. Please call me if you have any questions.  Activity has picked up in Austin, TX and first time home buyers are coming out of the ...
04/06/2010
Austin is host to one of the largest music festivals in the world called SXSW (another reason Austin is the live music capitol of the world). Every year during spring break, the city is alive with world-wide film and music culture. Every bar, restaurant, and even sidewalks will offer a nightly sh...
03/18/2010
There are lots of rules and stipulations regarding the City of Austin Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure (ECAD) Ordinance. Bottom line is if your home is built in 2000 or earlier, you need to check and see if your home is required to provide an audit disclosure or not (audit disclosure shou...
03/10/2010
Yesterday I sold one of the units at SoLa City Homes, a new condominium development in the 78704-Ever district.  One of my favorite features of these homes is the location, the SoLa or South Lamar area is starting to become as popular as the SoCo (South Congress area) with great restaurants and s...
03/06/2010
Looking for something great to do in Austin, TX?  Today I will start adding this woman's perspective of the best of Austin. Of course, I start with my favorite obsession...FOOD! #1  Eat Tortilla Soup at Baby Acapulco Ok, I can guess what you are thinking now. Eat soup?  That doesn't sound that ex...
03/01/2010
  When Buyers ask me, "How safe is this area?" I send them these two websites and ask them to research the crime statistics and national sex offender registry and then...tell me how they measure the safeness of the area.  An area's level of "safeness" will be different for every person. So, it's...
02/26/2010
If you are moving to the Austin or Cedar Park area, it's very important to know where you can find the best margarita in town! (For Texans, this quest is as important as the pursuit for the perfect key lime pie). So today I decided to blog about one of my favorite places to grab a frosty adult be...
02/10/2010
I always encourage my buyers to try and spend as much time as possible at the home they have under contract. I think the average amount of time that a buyer spends in a home before they purchase is 30 minutes. In my opinion, a buyer should try to spend more physical time in the home before they b...
02/07/2010
Just wanted to congratulate the volleyball team that I coach, AJV 13 Red, on their big win last Saturday! I am so proud of this team of 13 year-olds for their enthusiasm for the sport of volleyball and competitive spirit! This is the first of many wins for us ladies! I coach for a select club org...
02/03/2010
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