Community Involvement

HomeCity Real Estate Community Events

We’ve got a complete list of all the best parties to ring in 2016 across Dallas. From masquerade balls and casino parties in historical Downtown Dallas to Roaring 20’s themed and fun concerts to see across Addison and lower Greenville. There is definitely a New Year’s Eve Party you won’t want to miss on our list!

13th Annual, “A Fashionable New Years Eve” at F.I.G.  

Get dressed up and head to the Fashion Industry Gallery with Dallas’ finest. The theme “A Fashionable New Year’s Eve” will be sure to bring out the best-looking crowd in Dallas for a night full of dancing, cocktails, and unparalleled elegance. Premium open bar included in the ticket prices. Grab your tickets HERE, and don't miss out on this special event!

5th Annual NYE Ball at

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Leander, a suburb north of Cedar Park, has experienced record-breaking growth over the last few years. Recently named the fourth fastest growing city in Texas by the U.S. Census Report, Leander is showing no signs of slowing its growth anytime soon. Areas like Cedar Park and Georgetown are also booming, but Leander is ­–predicted to be the leader in this arena. 

Capitalizing on the cities 62 square miles of buildable space, the city shows more than 20 new developments being built around the city. That’s around 14,000 homes! They’ll be needed to accommodate the predicted extreme population growth over the next 20 to 25 years. The population currently sits at 35,000 but is projected to soar to over 250,000 by 2037.

Why are people choosing to flock

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HomeCity Real Estate sent a team of volunteers to the Zilker Park on February 11th, 2015 to plant trees in support of Treefolks. Treefolks, established in 1989, empowers Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees. Over the years, Treefolks volunteers have planted 1 million trees in Central Texas at schools, parks, in medians, right of ways, community gardens, greenbelts, and on private lands in fire ravaged Bastrop County. They preserve the quality of life for Central Texans by cooling the air, cleaning precious water, sheltering us from the hot Texas sun, and keeping our city green!

After attending a short orientation, the team split into groups and volunteers planted over 1,000 trees in Zilker Park.  They dug

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HomeCity realtors and staff worked together with Supreme Lending on Wednesday, October 8th, to help build a house for Austin Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity’s mission is anchored around their dedication to ending the cycle of poverty housing. They bring together volunteers to help build homes for families earning less than 60 percent of Median Family Income. The families then purchase the home from Austin Habitat and continue to pay an affordable, no profit, 30-year mortgage (which goes right back into the program).  

After attending an orientation, the team of volunteers was allowed to work on the house. The team broke off into smaller groups that were trained to use individual tools and perform specialized tasks. They worked from 9am to 4pm

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HomeCity Real Estate sent a team of volunteers to the Austin Animal Center on July 24th 2014. The Austin Animal Center, the largest municipal animal shelter in Central Texas, provides care to over 20,000 animals annually. Focused on placing all adoptable pets in “forever homes” through adoptions, foster care or reuse partner groups, this facility helps to nurture and rehabilitate abandoned dogs, cats, and other animals. In fact, the Austin Animal Center accepts most stray and owned animals regardless of age, health, species or breed.

After attending a short orientation, the team of volunteers began choosing large dogs to walk, pet, and play with. The facilities are equipped with private caged play areas, grassy, shaded leash-walking areas, and small

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HomeCity Real Estate sent two teams to spend some time volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House of Austin on June 5th and 9th, 2014.  The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas’s mission is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families.  One of the ways they do this is through the Ronald McDonald House. The House aims to provide a safe and affordable place for families to stay while their child is in the hospital with a serious illness. Realtors and management provided and prepared two separate meals, a lunch and a dinner, for the families staying at the house. 

When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, families face emotional distress, financial strains and many

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HomeCity supports Umlauf gardens

HomeCity Real Estate sent a team to spend the morning volunteering at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, on March 7th, 2014.  Umlauf Gardens is an Austin treasure, offering patrons a shady garden of native Texas plants and a natural oasis near Barton Springs that features sculptures given to the city of Austin by noted American sculptor Charles Umlauf. Realtors and management pulled weeds, cleared brush, and clipped berries of an invasive species in order to help keep the gardens beautiful for all Austinites to enjoy. 

Located just blocks from Downtown Austin, the Umlauf Sculpture Gardens are a local favorite. Originally, the gardens contained small ponds used by soldiers to practice flycasting during the late1930’s and 1940’s. After that, the

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AUSTIN, TX - January 17, 2014 - HomeCity Real Estate partnered with Foundation Communities Friday, January 17th to plant trees at two communities in South Austin under the Green Building Initiatives. HomeCity worked with Michael Harris and Charlotte Bumbulis from Foundation Communities' Sustainable Projects department. It was a bright, beautiful, slightly chilly day, perfect for working outdoors in Austin, Texas!

HomeCity Real Estate agents that participated met at Cherry Creek Duplexes and then traveled to the Buckingham Duplexes to complete the project. After a brief training session on planting trees, agents planted 10 trees throughout the Cherry Creek Duplex community and and 21 trees throughout the Buckingham Duplex community.

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AUSTIN, TX - December 13, 2013 - HomeCity Real Estate took to the mall Friday to help adopt many of the unadopted Salvation Army Angels. After hearing on the radio that over 1,000 angels remained unadopted on the eve of the deadline for donations, the real estate agents and employees headed over to the nearest tree and adopted angels.

The Angel Tree is one of The Salvation Army's most prominent Christmas programs. Angel Tree was created in 1979 by The Salvation Army's Majors Charles and Shirley White when they worked in a Lynchburg, Virginia shopping mall to provide clothing and toys for children at Christmas time. The name came from the Whites writing the childrens' gift wishes on Hallmark cards with angels that were then placed on a Christmas tree at

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We're in week two of "Movember", and the guys are doing great!  For those of you who haven't heard, November is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, also know as "Movember". Men all over the world vow to grow moustaches or avoid shaving all of their facial hair to raise awarness for mens health. The Movember Foundation runs the Movember charity event, housed at The goal of this event is to, "change the face of men's health."

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Since we're in week two, here is some history on the origins of Movember. In 2004, the Movember Foundation started hosting Movember events to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues in Australia and New Zealand. In 2007, events were launched in Ireland, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador,

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