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Austin Debuts Brand New Park

Named for Austin’s first black police officer, the John Gaines Park is Austin’s newest public green space. Located in the Mueller Development between Sorin and Tilley streets, the 3.6 acre park features a picnic area, swimming pool and a community garden. The garden has 130 plots designed with input from the Sustainable Food Center and […]

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Get the Scoop!

Austin’s 10th Annual Ice Cream Festival is Saturday, August 13th at Fiesta Gardens, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Enjoy ice cream and other frozen treats from local favorites like Amy’s Ice Cream, Austin Scoops, Good Pops, and even dairy-free NadaMoo! Feeling competitive? Enter the ice cream eating contest! Or get creative and become the “Popsicle Stick […]

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Austin Area Home Sales On Record Breaking Pace

Single-family home sales and prices showed strong gains throughout the Central Texas region in the first half of 2016, according to the June & Mid-Year 2016 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Despite the ongoing housing shortage and affordability challenges impacting our region, population growth and housing demand […]

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Is Austin Heading for a Real Estate Bubble?

Realtor.com recently reported the Austin housing marketing is starting to overheat. According to the online real estate resource, a housing market overheats when housing prices skyrocket, often pushed even higher by ultra-competitive bidding wars, but are ultimately unsustainable. Naturally, what heats up must eventually cool down. But is Austin headed for a cool down or […]