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Keep Your Lawn Healthy This Summer Tips from a Professional Landscaper

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Independence Day Events In Austin Texas!

Jul 3, 2019 
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Join Conductor Peter Bay at the Vic Macias Shores for a night of fireworks and sweet string melodies at the H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks. Go early in all of your red-white-and-blue gear to snag a spot on the grassy grounds to celebrate America’s independence with 100,000 of your fellow Austin friends. Patriotic classics, pyrotechnics, eating, and shopping make this event the perfect Independence Day spot. Can’t make it? No worries. Majic 95.5 will be simulcasting the music to the fireworks.

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From Racing to Relaxing and Everything in Between in Austin This July

Jun 27, 2019 
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The Brick Fiesta Public Exhibition is a massive display of custom LEGO creations by LEGO Enthusiasts, along with LEGO related activities and vendors. At the Public Exhibition, you can view (and photograph!) the hundreds of unique LEGO creations on display, attend LEGO-themed sessions and events, learn building tips and tricks. You can also shop vendors that have current, past and custom LEGO sets, parts, and hard-to-find minifigs. Play with LEGO bricks in the play area and find your LEGO family right here in Austin!

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The Austin Market Sets a New Record This May

Jun 20, 2019 
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The median price of a single-family home reached an all-time high of $407,400 in the city of Austin—setting a new record for the Austin Board of REALTORS®’s monthly housing reports. But at the same time, the May 2019 Central Texas Housing Market report shows declines in the city of Austin for both new and active listings, as well as a 3.4% drop in home sales. The same wasn’t true, however, for the surrounding areas, which all experienced strong gains.

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Fun June Events with Unique Austin Flair

May 31, 2019 
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The St. Stephen’s Summer Creative Writing Workshop is a week-long course of study designed to give young writers an opportunity to acquire and develop skills in the craft of fiction writing. Each day, campers will engage in lessons on subjects like plot, style, point-of-view, and character development; listen to craft-talks and lectures given by visiting authors from the Austin area; participate in guided writing time aimed to help them generate and revise content; and share their written work with other campers and instructors.

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Austin Listings Expected to Increase During the Summer

May 16, 2019 
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Austin remained busy after strong first-quarter sales, with the number of April home sales skyrocketing almost 15% in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) over the same period last year. However, because the median sales price increased by a much narrower margin, results signal market prices stabilizing, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® April 2019 Central Texas Housing Market Report.

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Spring into the Season at these Austin Events in May

May 6, 2019 Alyssa Smith
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Head to the Barr Mansion so you can taste the best of the best local food this city has to offer at the Sustainable Food Center’s 12th Annual Farm to Plate event. This sip and stroll event features 30+ local chefs representing the best Austin restaurants, serving up seasonal, locally sourced, sustainably-grown food, plus artisan cocktails and local wine, beer, and spirits. This is the perfect event to slough off any remaining winter blues.

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5 April Events in Austin

Apr 3, 2019 
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For the 42nd year, The Statesman Capitol 10K Race boasts being the largest 10K in Texas, and one of the top 10 in the whole nation! With 23,265 in attendance in 2018, event planners expect 2019’s outcome to be even larger. Participate in the race, (or cheer on the runners!) all while benefiting the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM).

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The Cheapest and Most Expensive Austin Zip Codes

Jul 13, 2017 
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Austin’s healthy job market, booming economy, and plethora of activities make it the perfect place to settle down – if you can afford it. Planning to live in a neighborhood that is not only great for you but falls within your budget can be tricky. Re

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How to Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan

Oct 11, 2016 
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It can seem daunting to consider all of these things before setting foot in your first open house, but we promise, it’s important. To make things easier, we caught up with Jason Lewis from Supreme Lending to help walk us through the steps necessary t

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Hays County Leads the Metro in Home Sales!

Sep 22, 2016 
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Hays County is growing faster than the surrounding areas, with single-family home sales jumping 23.2 percent year-over-year to 377 homes for the month of August 2016. The rest of the metro remains competitive as the summer season comes to a close.

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Growth in Leander is Booming

Dec 7, 2015 
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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.

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The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

Sep 30, 2015 
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You’ll want to make the most you can off of your sale, however, you and your agent must be wary of the pitfalls involved in pricing your home too high. What many people don’t realize is that pricing your home too high initially may end up getting you

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Social Media Basics for Newbies

Aug 21, 2015 
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Social media marketing is all about developing relationships with your followers while adding value to the conversations relevant to your industry. You want to become known as an expert in your field who should be referenced whenever questions arise,

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Tips for Young Homebuyers

Aug 13, 2015 
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While planning the purchase of a home as a young person many be intimidating, there are many ways to tell if you are financially and emotionally stable enough to begin the process. Once you decide that it’s time for you to take the plunge, consider t

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Austin’s Fastest Moving Neighborhoods

Dec 16, 2014 
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HomeCity compiled data on the five MLS areas that had the lowest average days on market (DOM) in November 2014. We’ve listed each neighborhood in order from most affordable to most expensive, and explained why they are so desirable.

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The Most Expensive Austin Zip Codes in 2019

Jul 16, 2019 
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As we see continued growth in the Austin area, we’ve seen more and more interest in rental data as of mid-2019. Consumers have seen the growth in the area and are now making plans to relocate to the city. Whether that’s jobs or access to venues and entertainment, Austin is growing, and consumers want to know more.

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