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East Austin Charmer for Sale - 06/30/11 11:51 AM
2535 Sol Wilson, Austin Texas 78702. In up and coming east Austin is a charmer. This 3 bedroom, one and a half bath home was built in 2003 and sits on a .14 acre lot at the end of the street. There is tile all downstairs and tile on the kitchen counters, updated light fixtures, indoor utility, plenty of storage, fenced backyard, security system and the refrigerator conveys. 1160 sq.ft. Quick access to downtown. Community garden. Only $230,000 Call Robin at 512.589.7988 for more information or to tour this property.
Leasing is HOT in Austin - 06/29/11 05:43 PM
3577 Rock Shelf in the Stone Oak neighborhood of Round Rock. This charming home is a short walk to the community park and pool and elementary school. It's easy access to I-35 and close to the outlet mall, Ikea, Seton hospital and Texas State University. Featuring a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car-garage at 1525 sq.ft. built in 2000. Well-cared for with tile in entry, kitchen and master bath plus laminate in living area. It's an open floorplan with a separate formal dining/study area, indoor utility room and covered patio. Wired for security and the washer, dryer and refrigerator are included. (0 comments)
Crime Statistics in Your Area - 06/20/11 01:18 PM
Have you wondered about the crime in your area or the area in which you intend to purchase a home? Spotcrime.com is a great source. All you do is enter an address and it identifies crime within a 5 mile radius. The program will even identify the type of crime with the address and weather there was an arrest made. I'm happy to report that there has been no crime in my immediate vicinity and very little in surrounding areas. (2 comments)
Protesting Property Tax Success - It's Your Money - 06/20/11 01:06 PM
If you haven't sent in your property tax protest form for this year, it's too late. But it's your money and you need to protect it. Every year, the tax appraiser sends out an appraised value for your property. You may return the enclosed form protesting the assigned value. In the Austin area that happens in April. You have a deadline in which to return the protest form and then you are assigned an appointment time for an informal hearing with a county tax appraiser. If you are not satisfied with the results from the informal meeting, you then proceed (1 comments)
Another REALTOR in the Family - 06/20/11 12:30 PM
About 15 years ago, my cousin Vicki Westapher from Colorado Springs became a REALTOR. She is my inspiration behind becoming a REALTOR and Broker myself. Somehow, interest in real estate has spread through my family. My grandfather was a real estate investor, owning apartment complexes, my father was a real estate investor owning apartment complexes, my aunt was a REALTOR with investment properties, her daughter Vicki became a REALTOR, another cousin and her daughter are REALTORS and now my daughter, Elle has just passed her licensing exam. I'm so proud of her. Elle is planning to specialize in leasing. If you (0 comments)
Milwood/Rattan Creek 4th of July - 06/15/11 09:53 AM
When we first moved to the area over 20 years ago, it was legal to set off fireworks. Being in a MUD (municipal utility district) put us outside the city limits and inside Williamson County. There was a lot of open and undeveloped areas we would go to with neighbors for a 4th of July celebration. The neighborhood has been built out for many years and just a few years ago an ordinance was passed prohibiting fireworks in our neighborhood. In recent years, the HOA has set off fireworks at the park with the fire department present but given our current (0 comments)
Rattan Creek Summer Watering Schedule - 06/13/11 06:22 PM
As a member of North Austin MUD #1, Rattan Creek is currently part of a voluntary water conservation schedule and if everyone complies, we may not have to go to a mandatory schedule. It's really hot and dry out there so help by sticking to your schedule. Hand held watering is allowed anytime but is most effective when the sun isn't at it's hottest. No watering with automatic systems between 10am and 7pm. Odd numbered addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday. Even numbered addresses may water on Thursday and Sunday. Effective May 1 - September 30. Hopefully we will (0 comments)
Milwood/Rattan Creek Summer Watering Schedule - 06/13/11 06:18 PM
As a member of North Austin MUD #1, Rattan Creek is currently part of a voluntary water conservation schedule and if everyone complies, we may not have to go to a mandatory schedule. It's really hot and dry out there so help by sticking to your schedule. Hand held watering is allowed anytime but is most effective when the sun isn't at it's hottest. No watering with automatic systems between 10am and 7pm. Odd numbered addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday. Even numbered addresses may water on Thursday and Sunday. Effective May 1 - September 30. Hopefully we will get (0 comments)
Definintion of a Duplex - According to Freddie Mac - 06/10/11 01:52 PM
It's not the same as mine. When I hear the term duplex, I envision a single building that looks like a house with 2 front doors and 2 garages - basically a house divided down the middle to create 2 dwellings. They share a common wall. Sometimes they are the same on each side and sometimes one side is smaller than the other. When I was in college, I lived in a duplex that was 2 stories with one apartment on the ground floor and one on the second floor but often they are single story side-by-side. Some buyers like the (2 comments)
Sold - Another Successful Closing - 06/04/11 04:05 PM
Congratulations to Dana and Kenley for the purchase of their first house in the Rosedale neighborhood of Austin. It was just what they were looking for and everything went very smoothly through the process. If you are relocating to Austin, give me a call. I want to be your REALTOR. (3 comments)
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