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Keep Your Cool During the Long Hot Austin Summer

Summer is right around the corner, when average Austin area temperatures can soar to over 100 degrees. Be prepared for Texas’ most challenging season by making sure your air conditioning system is tuned up and ready to go. Consider some of these easy do-it-yourself AC maintenance tips: 1. Clean area around the system: an outdoor […]

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Park It at Zilker

Austin is known for being the “Live Music Capital of the World”, which by the way includes all kinds of music, including orchestral!  Annual Austin classic, the Zilker Pops Concert, is set for Friday June 10 and Saturday June 11 at Zilker Park, 2301 Barton Springs Rd. The free, family-friendly concert will be presented by […]

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Memorize Your Flash (Flood) Cards

Thanks to El Nino (a weather pattern producing wetter-than-average conditions), meteorologists say the Austin metro area can expect an above normal amount of rainfall to continue through the rest of the spring. Even though the vegetation around town looks great and everyone is saving money by not having to water their lawns, continuing heavy rainfall […]

Austin Real Estate Housing

Austin Area Home Prices Continue to Rise

In April 2016, single-family home sales increased 12.5 percent year-over-year to 3,863 home sales in the Central Texas region. Nearly 80 percent of those homes were sold outside of Austin’s city limits. Hays County experienced the largest annual gain in home sales in April 2016, with single-family home sales jumping 17.8 percent year-over-year to 338 […]