Betina's Austin Texas Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - 512-771-6318 Austin Home Girls Realty
Experienced in high end custom construction and green building as well as architecturally unique homes. Are you looking for something special, call me! I am your best bet when looking for Austin real estate!



Like many Austinites I participated in the "Cool House Tour 2008". This is an event that allows the public to buy a ticket and see the most cutting edge innovations in Green Building. You can only buy tickets at Central Market.  This year the south location was sold out by 10:15 am, so this event...
I will be hosting an open house in the sought after Shady Hollow neighborhood on Sunday August 3rd from 1-4pm. Please bring your Buyers to see this great home on .55 acres. There are no city taxes in Shady Hollow!! The house is located at 3406 Split Rock Trail. Call me for details, 512-771-6318. ...
Spacious home in Shady Hollow now for sale. This lot has the most beautiful trees in all of Shady Hollow! There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms, two dining and a large family room. There are numerous built-ins and walk in closets. This home rests on a huge .55 acre cul de sac lot with mature ...
When is the appropriate time to broach the subject of Buyers Representation Forms? As a rule I try to treat people with respect and give them the information as soon as possible. I explain the process and why the forms are necessary. I want to make sure that I am covered and that the buyer is com...
The high price of gas is hurting everyone except the oil companies. Nobody wants to stay home all summer. This is high drive time and the chance for most families to get out on vacation. When I was a child, that meant road-trip! We drove everywhere: Florida, New Orleans, Kansas, New Mexico, Vermo...
As a native Texan and 20 year Austinite, I want to share some of my favorite Austin jewels. Our parks are one of our best assets. They are plentiful and loads of fun on a sunny day. Trust me we have plenty of sunny days in Texas! I have listed a few of my favorites, but I am sure to miss a few. W...
The Blanton Museum is holding an exhibition on prints, called The Language of Prints through August 17th, 2008. You can learn about this special means of expression. This display will be going on during the  annual meeting of the Print Council of America there will be about 100 of the most signif...
As a 20 year Austinite I have had the opportunity to dine out at variety of great restaurants. They run the gamut from fine dining to burgers and shakes. If you give me a minute I may be able to help you find some of the best meals in Austin. Evangeline Cafe - 8106 Brodie Lane- This is a great fa...
Some people find it odd in this day and age to have homes that rely on septic systems for wastewater removal. However a septic system is really the only way to be fully responsible for your own waste-water and water usage. Instead of paying someone else (the water utility) to remove the waste-wat...
Has anyone heard anything about the Home-buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs being in jeopardy? I heard that these programs may be shut down in the very near future. It would be a shame if one of the best tools to help first time home buyers was done away with. Please call 1-866-751-DREAM and ...

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