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Austin Events - Week of April 14th 2014 | Austin Real Estate | Austin Homes for Sale

Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 2:17pm. 343 Views, 0 Comments.

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SXSWCares Big Benefit

The SXSW Big Benefit continues all this week until this Sunday, the 20th. Organized by Austin Music People, Transmission Events and the Red River Cultural District, the Big Benefit by SXSWCares is a series of music showcases meant to raise money for the SXSWCares Fund through the power of live music. Since this takes place at many venues all over town, there are many opportunities to show your support all week! For more information on individual events, showtimes, and how to get involved, visit their event page.

 

2014 Austin Reggae Festival

The Austin Reggae Festival is an annual event that celebrates all things reggae and dub! Held Friday (April 18) - Sunday (April

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Dallas/Fort Worth Events - Week of April 8, 2014 | Plano Real Estate | Plano Homes for Sale

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 3:35pm. 191 Views, 0 Comments.

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2014 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Fort Worth will hold it’s 29th annual the MAIN ST. Arts Festival in Downtown Fort Worth this weekend. Texas’s largest arts festival is free, runs four-days, and spans more than 27 blocks from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center while showcasing 213 hand-selected juried artists.

It's also Fort Worth’s largest, free music festival, with more than 120 performances throughout the weekend, including local and national entertainment acts and musicians, performance artists, dancers and street performers. Culinary options from local restaurants, beer and wine tastings, family-friendly arts-and-crafts activities and more complete the scene.

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Austin Events - Week of April 8th 2014 | Austin Real Estate | Austin Homes for Sale

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1:16pm. 318 Views, 0 Comments.

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Old Settler's Music Festival 2014

woman hooping at old settlers music festival

Held outside of Austin in beautiful Dripping Springs, Old Settler's invites fans of Americana and roots music to come out to soak in the beauty of the country and to enjoy some friendly Texas charm. The festival, held this weekend starting Thursday, is for folks who would rather kick it than crowd surf, and is known for it’s laid back vibe and amazing music. Acts for 2014 include Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Big Head Todd and the Monsters,  Bob Schneider, North Mississippi Allstars, Elephant Revival and many more. For more information on schedule and ticketing, visit their website.

 

Fourth Annual Texas Young Composers Competition and Concert

The

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Dallas/Fort Worth Events - Week of April 1, 2014 | Plano Real Estate | Plano Homes for Sale

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 10:34am. 223 Views, 0 Comments.

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2014 Deep Ellum Arts Festival

This free annual festival will be held on April 4 - 6 on Main Street, and will showcase hundreds of musical performances, works of art, and delicious food and drink from Dallas' most popular restaurants. Traditionally a playground for grown-ups, attendees can stroll through displays of cutting-edge decorative arts and admire, commission, and purchase the art of sculptors, muralists, jewelers, painters, and fine artists, some of whom will be creating pieces on the spot. Restaurants, galleries, and breweries alike will come together to offer their favorite items to festival attendees. Come out and have some fun in Deep Ellum! Click here for details!

 

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Austin Events - Week of April 1st 2014 | Austin Real Estate | Austin Homes for Sale

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 4:48pm. 307 Views, 0 Comments.

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Sesame Street Live: "Make a New Friend"

Who doesn’t love Sesame Street? Join Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends in welcoming Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies. The live show runs at the Frank Erwin Center from April 3 - 6th and tickets range from $13 to $65. For showtimes and more detailed information, visit the Erwin Centers website HERE.

 

Preservation Austin Presents: "Austin 1964!" Homes Tour

Preservation Austin’s “Austin 1964!” Homes Tour will offer a snapshot of a transforming Austin, when Austin’s first

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Dallas Events - Week of Mar 24, 2014 | Plano Real Estate | Plano Homes for Sale

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 12:24pm. 91 Views, 0 Comments.

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2014 DFW Fiber Fest

The 9th annual DFW Fiber Fest will be held at the Irving Convention Center on March 28 - 30th.  This festival will feature the best of the knitting, crochet, spinning and other fiber arts craft community. The fest will offer workshops and other educational opportunities to further your knowledge of all things fiber art! The featured teachers will be Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Melissa Leapman, Abby Franquemont, Galina Khmeleva, Myra Wood and Patty Lyons. This year's Keynote Speaker will be The Yarn Harlot, internationally known knitter and blogger. Come celebrate your art for 5 dollars a day ($10 for weekend passes). For more information click here. 


2014 Fort Worth Food and

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Housing Market Update for March 2014 - Dallas/Fort Worth, TX | Dallas Real Estate

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 4:06pm. 355 Views, 0 Comments.

Spring time is upon us here in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The weather is warming up, and the city is bustling again! The housing market continues to be extremely competitive, and is definitely a sellers market. The housing market data for February was just released by North Texas Real Estate Information Systems. 

In February 2014, we saw 5,393 closed sales in the DFW area, which is 6.7% less than this time last year. The median home price for the DFW-area was $174,000, an 12.3% gain from February 2013. As new and active listings decreased, home prices continue to rise. The housing affordability index dropped to 166 from 193, a -14% change from last year. Inventory remained at extremely low levels of 3.1 months, compared to 4.1 months in

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Austin Events - Week of Mar 24, 2014 | Austin Real Estate | Austin Homes for Sale

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 12:57pm. 441 Views, 0 Comments.

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9th Annual Austin Urban Music Festival

On Friday, March 28th and Saturday March 29th, Austin will host it’s 9th annual Urban Music Festival. The festival, an outdoor family oriented event held in Butler Park at Town Lake, will feature national, regional and local acts. Headlining the fest is Morris Day & The Time, SWV, Kool & The Gang, Larry Braggs and Cupid. Proceeds are benefiting the Soul Tree Collective, a Texas company that supports young Texan music students and is dedicated to keeping the R&B music genre alive in Texas. For tickets and more information, visit HERE. 

 

Ballet Austin Presents: 5th Biennial New American Talent/Dance Competition

From March 28th to March 30th, The

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Housing Market Update for March 2014 - Austin, TX | Austin Real Estate

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 10:41am. 723 Views, 1 Comments.

It’s officially springtime in Austin, TX. The weather is warming up, and the city is bustling again! The housing market continues to be extremely competitive, with Austin’s exponential growth, the market is definitely a sellers market. The data for February was just released by the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR), and we hit an all-time high for February, both in home sales and home prices.

In February 2014, we saw 1,761 single-family homes sell in the Austin area, which is 9% more than this time last year. The median home price for the Austin-area was at $230,500, an 11% gain from February 2013. As new and active listings decreased, home prices continue to rise. The average price also saw a double-digit increase, increasing 12% from February 2013

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Austin Events - Week of Mar 16, 2014 | Austin Real Estate | Austin Homes for Sale

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 3:37pm. 303 Views, 0 Comments.

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The 2014 Ride • Drive • Give charity dining event benefitting the Center for Child Protection will be at the Circuit of the Americas Saturday, March 22nd beginning at 9am. Ride Drive Give is the ultimate experience for diehard gearheads. Donors and participants can enjoy a day of racing and driving right on the word-class Circuit of the Americas track, whether you're taking your own car for a spin, driving the track in other available exotic cars such as a McLaren MP12, or testing your skills in a wet and dry timed autocross program. But the real highlight will be taking a ride in a modified Formula 1 race car with a professional Grand Prix driver. You haven't experienced driving until you experience the

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