homebuyers: How Much Home Can the Austin Home Buyer Afford? - 01/06/12 01:58 AM
My friend Garreth Wilcock wrote a good piece on how to determine what home buyers can afford. Its a nice short read, but gives insight on how to figure out what price home you can afford. Thanks Garreth!
While writing about the Affordability Gap for homes at Mueller Austin Texas, I realized it would be a good idea to recap on how much home a buyer can afford and relate this to the Austin Median Family Income (MFI).
MFI is measured by metropolitan area by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In Austin in 2011, the median family income for … (4 comments)

homebuyers: Austin's new Webberville Solar Power Project scheduled to be online by December 2011!! - 12/16/11 05:59 AM
Austin’s new Solar Power System is under construction and ahead of schedule!
Today I was lucky to be included on a private tour of the latest and greatest in solar power in Texas. The tour was for the commissioners that consult with the City of Austin Energy. So there were about 10 of us that got to see the vast progress made on this project. I was the only civilian participating in the tour.
 
This new facility is under construction and it is a joint venture between the City of Austin Energy and FRV-Fotowatio Renewable Ventures. They broke ground on … (0 comments)

homebuyers: Zinger Hardware is moving and having a huge sale in Austin! - 08/09/11 09:34 AM
As a lifetime avid gardener I shop at several hardware stores and nursery's around Austin Texas. I am always looking for Heirloom plants and unique items for the outdoor living area. Zinger Hardware is one of my favorites as they have such a wide variety of unusual products. So this is a once in a lifetime opportunity as its the first time they have moved. Join me at their moving sale!
After nine years at our West Anderson location, Zinger Hardware is moving to a new store at 4001 North Lamar Blvd.  Instead of making hundreds of trips in a moving … (1 comments)

homebuyers: Summer Fun In Austin 2011 - 06/29/11 10:02 AM
Are you looking for some summer fun in Austin Texas? If so I have the answers and a few of them allow you to beat the brutal Texas summer heat. These events all take place in central or south Austin. Some events are free while others have varying admission fees. Perhaps I will see you at some of these events? I plan to go see Bob Schneider as he gives a great "live" performance!
Sunset Valley Free Concert Series- Every other Sunday night you can hear a free concert at Sunset Valley City Hall. The music varies but it always starts … (0 comments)

homebuyers: Winterizing your home, the time is now! - 11/14/10 03:11 AM
Helpful and Quick Tips for Winterizing your homeIt's fall and that means it's time to get your home ready for the upcoming cold weather. While Austinites may wear shorts on Christmas, that is not always the case. Living in the  normally warm climate found in Austin Texas, does not mean you can avoid protecting your home from winters effects. Check out the tips below for ideas on how to keep your home more comfortable and efficient this winter.Seal Drafts- The most common areas of heat loss are: windows, electrical outlets and doorways. Add weatherstripping and caulk windows. Seal holes, cracks, and openings … (12 comments)

homebuyers: Home Mortgage Update for Fall 2010- quick overview of new mortgage requirements! - 10/05/10 02:16 AM
As you know the home mortgage industry is constantly changing. Right now we have historically low interest rates, so the time to buy a home is now if you want to take advantage of these fantastic rates. Here are a few changes I just received from one of my favorite lenders, Joseph Krupp. While they are not huge changes, they can impact you at closing. Closing day is stressfull enough for most first time homebuyers.  Here are some things to know before you go to closing. Be prepared!
 
-          October 15th is the last day a borrower can file his/her income … (9 comments)

 
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Betina Foreman

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