Austin Texas Real Estate Blog (and other stuff)

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This blog is about the Austin real estate market, along with tips for agents and other funny stuff that I deem fit to include.

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2009 

Here in the Austin area, there are 220 minutes left until 2010 begins.  I realize that there's already been a lot of talk about this next fact, but I still find it amazing that ten years have passed since the Y2K scare.  My wife was a computer programmer at the time, so she was utterly unconcerne...
12/31/2009
Help spread the word about this terrific event being held online on Monday! Our goal is to reach 3000 registered attendees to VirtualReBarcamp.com! The event is free being presented by 28 of the top minds in RE technology and social networking. Currently we have 1500+ registered attendee.  To rea...
12/31/2009
I think I've mentioned here a few times just how much I like to read.  In fact, if you were to visit our home and look around, you might be struck by the sheer number of books that we have here.  My wife is also a reader, as are our kids.  I have no idea how many books we have, but it's definitel...
12/30/2009
In case you missed it, our guest today on Social Media Edge was Jeff Turner, president of Real Estate Shows, serial entrepreneur, and Renaissance man.  Jeff also reigns in my mind as the most active listener I have met in person to date. Much of our talk today revolved around effective ways to bu...
12/29/2009
I have seen so many Christmas posts and Christmas emails this week that I figured I should throw my hat in the ring as well.  :) But seriously, I wanted to take a minute to wish each of you a terrific and Merry Christmas.  I also hope you have a happy, safe, and healthy 2010.  Over the past day o...
12/24/2009
Located near the intersection of Steck and Mesa in the Northwest Hills area, this condo listing is very affordable and convenient.  Mesa Village is a well-maintained, established complex with lots of trees, and a community pool, tennis courts, and a clubhouse.   Other features: Just over 1000 squ...
12/21/2009
We recently listed a home in the Stone Canyon subdivision that features some phenomenal amenities for the price.  It was built by David Weekley Homes in 2000 (I sold it when it was brand-new), and it's had only one owner. Offered at $314,000, this large one-story home backs to a densely wooded gr...
12/21/2009
My mom, Margie Wright, is the director of the Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas, which is located near downtown Dallas.  She's been working there for just over a decade, as part of a long career in social work and public service for those who really need help.  I just wanted to help get he...
12/17/2009
I am in the midst of developing a new Wordpress blog that I intend to use to write about marketing, social media (or "new media", if you prefer to be really cutting edge about it), and some of the random business ideas that I seem to have floating around in my head these days.  I have already pai...
12/15/2009
I read a comment responding to one of Jeremy Blanton's posts, and it struck me as old-fashioned in the era of social media.  In a nutshell, this member stated that they didn't have any interest in sharing ActiveRain with others in their office, since it was too valuable a tool, and they wanted to...
12/08/2009
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