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!



As As a 5th generation native Texan and over 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 ...
As a Austinite for well over 20 years, I have spent more than my fair share of time at Barton Springs and Town Lake (now known as Lake Ladybird). I am saddened and angered that the city of Austin has decided that 30 of the huge and stately trees around Barton Springs Pool and the Sunken Gardens n...
Want to get something for free in Austin? Austin has been working to be the Greenest City in America, now they are saving its residents some green. The regular local one way fare is .75. Or you can buy a round trip ticket for $1.50. You can even call the GO Line at 474-1200, to get help planning ...
I just took a MCE course on Social Media and was very impressed with the instructor. He came all the way from Denver Colorado to teach this course at the Austin Board of Realtors. His name is Brad Hanks and he has been at this for a few years and has built a huge network of people. His course rec...
For a limited time Wilshire Homes is offering a free pool with your new home. If you buy a new home from Wilshire Homes between April 1, 2009 and July 31, 2009 using the "Build on Your Lot Signature Program" you qualify to get a free pool from Sylvan Pools. If you would like to see some Wilshire ...
You often hear about people suffering from Buyers Remorse. Perhaps the home purchased was on a street that was too busy? or the house needed more repairs than initially thought? The school district was not all it was reported to be? The HOA is too restrictive? So I ask you does Sellers remorse ex...
If your looking for your own piece of Texas, look no further. I have 11.51 acres listed for sale in the beautiful hill country of Dripping Springs. The locals just call it Drippin. There is a huge flurry of construction happening in Drippin because its only about 20-30 minutes from Austin. The 29...
Recently I had a visit with John Roop the Shady Hollow Home Owners Association Manager. I went for a quick visit as I had questions about the new water main covers installed on my street. I noticed the shiny covers had "City of Austin" stamped on them. I am a mile and a half south of the Austin C...
I know the jury is out on if Trulia helps or hurts Realtors. Check this out. They are asking for "How to blogs" from Realtors. They are billing it as a way to reach more consumers for free. At the moment I have not decided if I will contribute, as the number of clients I have received from Truli...

Betina Foreman

Realtor, C.N.E. Selling Homes in Lake Travis & Central Austin!
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