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Realtor Shay Hargus specializes in the sale of Homes, Condos, Luxury Homes, Investment Properties in Austin Texas real estate. Working extensively with with both local buyers, investors and buyers relocating to Austin. View all homes currently For Sale In & Around Austin. One Stop Home Buying Resource.
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The City of Austin has taken its commitment to going green seriously.  Recently, they were honored with the 2013 Climate Leadership Award from the EPA in recognition of its dedication and efforts of reducing greenhouse emissions produced through municipal sources.  Austin is the first city to eve...
03/01/2013
The city and people of Austin are well known for their love of everything artistic.  Whether that be music, theater, dance or food, this city is a mecca for artists of all kinds.  One way to encourage a love of the arts in the younger generation is to see their work in person.  Beginning today, V...
02/13/2013
You don't have to travel to Rio to enjoy the sights and sounds of Carnaval.  You just have to travel as far as the Palmer Event Center here in town for the 36th Annual Carnaval Brasilerio...Austin style!  And you don't even have to wait either.  You can get your party on the Brazil way tomorrow, ...
02/01/2013
Are you or someone you know living in an Austin home that was built prior to 1978?  There is a high probability that lead-based paint was used in its construction.  Analysis and repairs can be costly.  Thanks to Austin's LeadSmart Program, homeowners may be eligible to receive money to take care ...
01/18/2013
In an effort to attain their Zero Waste goal, the City of Austin has begun a pilot program with their curbside pickup.  Beginning this week, Austin has begun picking up organic waste from residents along with their regular curbside trash.  Currently, the program is only available to 7900 Austin r...
01/04/2013
Do you remember the Christmas story "The Polar Express"?  This classic holiday tale was turned into an animated movie starring Tom Hanks in 2004 and quickly became a holiday staple.  Now, it's Austin's turn to take The Polar Express.  "The Polar Express" is the story of a doubting young boy's jou...
12/21/2012
I hope you made it to the Zilker Tree Lighting Ceremony last week.  If you didn't, you still have plenty of time to visit, since it will be lit up every night until the end of the year.  You have to remember that this is Austin.  We don't do anything on a small scale.  One metal tree standing ove...
12/07/2012
It's that time of year again, folks.  It's time to light the holiday tree in Austin.  Of course, a simple tree would never do.  We have to put our own Austin spin on things.  That's why the Zilker Park holiday tree is the only way to go. At 6pm on Sunday, December 2nd, the 155 foot tall metal "tr...
11/30/2012
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Unless you've been living under a large, soundproof rock the last few weeks, you know that Formula 1 racing has made its way to Austin this weekend.  City officials are recommending you arrive at least two hours early if you are taking a plane trip due to the heavy influx of traffic for the races...
11/16/2012
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last several months, you probably already know that next Tuesday, November 6th, is Election Day.  While today is the last day to cast your vote early in the general election as well as the Austin special election, Travis County voters still have time...
11/02/2012
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Realtor Shay Hargus specializes in the sale of Homes, Condos, Luxury Homes, Investment Properties in Austin Texas real estate. Working extensively with with both local buyers, investors and buyers relocating to Austin. View all homes currently For Sale In & Around Austin. One Stop Home Buying Resource.


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