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2017 

While many think of Rollingwood as a suburb of Austin, it is technically its own city.  Rollingwood is bordered by the City of Austin and the City of Westlake Hills. The rough boundaries are Mopac, Bee Cave Rd, and the Randall’s shopping center/ Las Lomas neighborhood.  Residents of Rollingwood e...
06/30/2017
The 4th of July is my personal favorite holiday!  What’s better than enjoying a day in the sun filled with good friends, family, and barbecue.  Of course let’s not forget the best part of this holiday- fireworks!  If you’re looking for a fun way to enjoy the 4th in Austin, there are a variety of...
06/30/2017
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  The term comps refers to comparable properties.  Whether you are buying or selling a property, you will want to know the sales price for similar properties. It's important to note I said sales price, NOT list price.  You may think that the pricing of nearby properties is the only factor when y...
06/28/2017
This year marks Zilker Park’s 100th anniversary.  If you’ve never been to Zilker, Austin’s 351 acre park, you are missing out.  Zilker is home to a number of festivals throughout the year, and offers ample space for sports, recreation and enjoying the beautiful Austin weather.  As we all know, su...
06/28/2017
Are you looking for something fun to do this summer.  Here are a few of my top Austin pics. Unplugged at the Grove:  This summer concert series at Shady Grove presents live music every Thursday this summer on Shady Grove’s front lawn.  For the full summer schedule, click here. Deep Eddy Movie Nig...
06/28/2017
This stunning two story home is conveniently located in the highly acclaimed Lake Travis ISD. It’s situated just off Lake Travis’s main transit corridor, 620, yet feels miles away. If you’re looking for the best bargain in the Lake Travis area, this is it! Juxtaposed to the Victorian exterior, th...
06/28/2017
A rainy day in Austin in generally quite rare; however, we've been having quite a few here in Austin lately.  Naturally, that spurs the question, what's one to do in Austin when the weather is less than superb?  Don't let the clouds put a damper on your day, the city still has plenty to offer whe...
06/28/2017
The neighborhood of Spyglass in Austin, TX is well positioned between Mopac and the Barton Creek Greenbelt.  It is located about 1 mile south of the downtown exits on Mopac, and about a mile south west of Barton Springs Pool.  Spyglass is probably best known as the home of the original Taco Deli....
06/27/2017
Are you thinking about selling your home and have no idea who the right agent for the job is?  Choosing the best agent to sell your home is not an easy decision.  I’m sure you are blown away by the pure number of agents working in your neighborhood.  After all there are a ton of people with a rea...
06/26/2017
I love all of the commercials that depict buying a house on T.V.  You know the ones where the husband and wife see the perfect house, then seconds later they are hugging inside of their dream home and their dog sits perfectly poised looking out through the windows.  I hate to break it to you, but...
06/26/2017
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