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Always Wanted to Own Prime Real Estate in Austin Near the Broken Spoke? Now You Can!

New upscale townhouses are set to be built behind Austin’s iconic Broken Spoke music venue. Tom Terkel and Taylor Terkel Sneed, a father-daughter development team, announced plans to build 53 townhomes on a 3-acre tract of land at 3100 Manchaca Road.  The project will be called “The Laan”, which is Dutch for “lane”. The townhomes […]


Austin Single Family Home Sales Up in March

An MLS report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS® shows Austin-area single-family home sales increased 9.3 percent to 2,552 home sales in March 2016 compared to the same month the year prior. Median single-family home price also increased 7.8 percent year-over-year, reaching $278,000 in March 2016.  See all of Austin’s March housing stats below. March 2016 […]

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Mother’s Day Austin Style

Let your Mom know how much you love her by treating her to a uniquely Austin experience. For a change of pace, you could try the Mother’s Day Whisky & Chocolate Tasting at Backbeat on South Lamar. Instead of taking her out on the town, take her out on the water with a Mother’s Day […]

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Save Money and Energy During Texas Tax Free Appliance Weekend

The 2016 ENERGY STAR sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. (after midnight) on Saturday, May 28, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day).  The sales tax holiday will give shoppers a break on certain energy efficient appliances and products. According to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ website, the products […]