Taylor Shults Philley's (taylorshults) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Austin Realty Firm
Volunteer Opportunities in Austin, Texas: Where to Volunteer on Thanksgiving in Austin! Do you have extravagant plans this year for Thanksgiving? Maybe you have a festive lunch or dinner that is planned but have some time to yourself around the big meal? I am always looking for ways to volunteer,...
Are you interested in buying your first home but don't know where to get started? Come to a free home buyer's seminar and learn all about the home buying process from a licensed Realtor and licensed Mortgage Professional. We will also have an insurance agent as well as a financial advisor to help...
There are so many fun activities going on around Austin this month. I have to admit: November is my absolute most favorite month of the entire year, with December coming in a close second! The specific events I was looking forward to seeing was Jay-Z in concert which I was not able to go to. :( W...
Two nights ago I was sitting in my fairly newly purchased condo with my room mate when she decided that we just HAD to have a mantle to add Christmas decorations to. Granted, we had a mantel on our list of things to do within the two year time frame we are trying to fix this place up, rent it, an...
I hope we are all aware that today is US Veteran's Day. This is the day that we go out of our way to show support to all the men and women who are fighting, and have fought, for independence here in the United States, as well as around the world.   I personally know many people that have fought i...
Are you looking for a place to lease in Austin and you want to be close to downtown? How about in the highly desired 78704 area off South Congress? I currently have two active lease listings available in this area at a GREAT price! The first is a loft apartment with two bedrooms and one large bat...
Did the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Get Extended?? Yes!!!   The 2009 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit has now officially been extended!! Yay! For a while, many people kept saying it had been passed when it was approved by the Senate, and then again when it was approved by the House. However,...
What better way to spend a Saturday than relaxing with your loved ones. For me; that consisted of football, playing with the dogs, cooking, eating, and . . . repeat. Of course, I did a bit of real estate as well (I'm blogging aren't I?). I posted my listings on craigslist, replied to emails from ...
I first heard about the shootings at Ft. Hood yesterday in the early afternoon. My first thought was for my client (we bought her a beautiful new home in Georgetown last May only 20 minutes away from Ft.Hood), whom is a dear family friend that is very close to two of my loved ones. She is a psych...
I keep hearing numerous people say that the tax credit has been extended; not to mention how many blogs on ActiveRain I have read writing similar findings, that the tax credit has in fact, been extended. But hold on one minute . . .it has not been extended!  Yet. Where is the discrepancy here? Ha...

Taylor Shults Philley

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