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The Island Condos on Lake Travis 78645 The Island Condominiums on Lake Travis offer a relaxing resort style living with Lake Travis views and hill country views. The Island is located on the North Shore of Lake Travis approximately 40-50 minute from downtown Austin, 60 minutes to Bergstrom Intern...
Georgetown Animal Shelter and friends will hold “Antiques for Animals” today. The antique fair featuring antiques and vintage treasurers from dealers and collectors throughout Texas, Concessions and lunch are available for purchase, and all of the proceeds benefit the Georgetown Animal Shelter. G...
Is Jibo Robot the next new home trend for homeowners? JIBO's is a unique robot engaging in casual conversation and completing daily tasks, like taking family photos, recording stories and conversations, notifying of messages and emails.   Jibo robot can interact and react with its human counter-p...
What is a Spice Kitchen? A Spice Kitchen is a secondary kitchen usually adjacent to a main kitchen in many homes, primarily used by ethnic cultures. Spice Kitchen is a separate room from main kitchen but often found outside in many cultures, keeping the aroma of spices, oils and steam contained a...
Austin Real Estate Market Update September 18, 2014   Austin area home sales dip for second consecutive month in August  The Austin Board of REALTORS® released today that home sales decreased 4% year-to-year to 2,836 single family home sales in August 2014. With rising home prices and affordabili...
This afternoon in Lago Vista mother-nature gifted us with her beautiful rainbow.  It's small and not complete but one can still find beauty in the way she painted it across the blue sky and hillside. Did you know that a rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by both re...
Cedar Park is known for its many neighborhoods and subdivisions located in 78613 zip codes. Cedar Park wasn’t always called Cedar Park, in the mid 1900’s it was known as Running Brushy, named after a spring on the upper Brushy Creek headwaters. George and Harriet Cluck ran their cattle up the “Ch...
Round Rock Texas was named from a famous rock used by Indians and early settlers to mark the low river crossing. Located in the river stream of Brushy Creek this table shaped stone once marked an important low-water crossing. You can still see the old wagon wheel ruts in the creek bottom. The Bru...
We Can’t Preach Something We Don’t Practice in Real Estate!   The majority of us in our real estate career preach what we practice, right?   Having my morning coffee I began to think “do I practice what I preach”, “or do I preach what I practice”?   We read blogs daily in the RAIN about our indus...
Giving Tenants Notice to Show A Lease Property Tenants lease is ending in two months, and their landlord puts the property on the market. Can a tenant ask the landlord to give a one days notice before agents show the property? Tenants should read and understand their lease agreements which outlin...

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