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By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Are you familiar with Canyon Creek ? It’s one of the most desired neighborhoods in NW Austin. It’s a prestigious master planned community that contains two parks (Canyon Creek Park and Trailhead Park), a Junior Olympic pool, tennis courts, nature trails, close proximity to extensive entertainment...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Austin is blessed with many Farmers Markets to visit to find the freshest produce and other organic items. Residents want to shop local and support the area farmers. Most markets are open on Saturdays from 9-12 or 1 pm but check the times because some markets vary like Texas Farmers Market at Mue...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Football is over and its time to get back to spending time with friends and family in a fun relaxed atmosphere. How about heading downtown for a little of "authentic" Austin  this weekend at the last of the great Biergartens in Texas? Put your boots on and enjoy some good food and beer!   SCHOLZ ...

By Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert, Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction
(E*Rae Real Estate Group- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
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In real estate, a right of first refusal is a contractual right that gives the holder the option to purchase a specified property when the owner decides to sell.  This right of first refusal is usually written up by a lawyer, and the terms are agreed upon by the owner of the property and the hold...

By George Kiefer, Broker, GRI, CDPE, CLHMS in Austin Texas
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Austin Texas - Bank Owned Foreclosure being sold As-Is with a $200,000 minimum bank bid in Austin Texas in Vintage Hills subdivision in high demand East Austin in the 78723 zip code. Similar homes in this area have recently sold as high as $371,000. The 2017 Tax Value was $321,034. This is a 4 be...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Fusebox Festival was created in 2005 as Austin’s one of a kind platform for ground breaking performances, installations, events and workshops featuring artists from across the globe. They’ve come a long way with performances, parties, meals, discussions etc. celebrating the potential of the live ...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Good evening..... a little late with my restaurant recommendation for this week-end but I've got a good one for you. Looking for a taste of Southern California cuisine?  Love the technology they have integrated..only in Austin! You'll have to check this experience and you'll find it right here in...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Did you know Austin is considered a destination city by travel and tourist companies? Austin has even become known as the Bachelorette Party Capital!   The Austin vibe offers a unique culture, art, diversity and plenty of music venues. Austin restaurant...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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February 2019 Austin Texas Events ~ Here’s what’s going on!Our weather has been crazy..one day warm and sunny and the next cold, rainy and dreary...at least it looks like February is going to even out to mild temperatures with sun and clear blue skies!Don’t miss Disney’s DCappella at Austin City ...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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The Austin Board of Realtors® just released December of 2018 market stats which showed a decrease in the median price for single family homes in the Austin-Round Rock MSA (metropolitan statistical area) by .8%. Kevin P. Scanlan the 2019 Austin Board of Realtors® stated “2018 was the highest gross...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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There's a new kid in the hood at the Arboretum at Great Hills shopping center and its right close to my office! Its a wonderful spot to meet friends, colleagues and family for a bite to eat. If you love cheese like I do you're going to enjoy this wonderful addition to to our shops and other resta...

By Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert, Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction
(E*Rae Real Estate Group- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
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If you’re planning to sell your home in Texas, you almost always need to provide a seller’s disclosure form.  This form is provided to buyers informing them of any known defects to the property, previous repairs, and general property conditions.  There are a few exceptions for the mandate to prov...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Austin enjoys an $8 billion tourism industry and a growing share is coming from our recent positioning as a top bachelorette party destination! According to Texas Monthly Austin consistently ranks among the top bachelorette spots in the nation. Why? According to Ivy Jacobson, senior digital edito...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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I love this time of year and make it a practice to attend as many economic forecasts as I can for the year. I like to hear all the perspectives and always learn something. Recently I attended the Home Builders Association Greater Austin 2019 Housing forecast at the AT & T Center. HBA President Be...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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This little immaculate gem single story, located in the gated Enclave section in the master planned community of Canyon Creek on Hwy. 620 between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy. 2222 is now under contract.I took over this listing after another agent priced this home too high and wasted precious market...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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I always enjoy walking through Zilker Park. Right by Barton Springs there is a statue called Philosopher’s Rock that I just love!  What a wonderful local attraction. The first time I noticed it, I was taken with the laid back way these three men were deep in conversation and knew I had to learn m...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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I love my referral this week on a place to meet friends and family and enjoy good food in a charming neighborhood. You can even meet for afternoon tea with all the trimmings! It's just down the street from my son's new office building in the family friendly Crestview/Brentwood neighborhood. If yo...

By Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert, Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction
(E*Rae Real Estate Group- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
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  If you’re considering buying a home in Austin, it’s a smart idea to consider the property tax rate of prospective houses.  Property tax rates can vary significantly throughout central Texas, and oftentimes your property taxes are going to make up a significant portion of your monthly mortgage ...

By Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert, Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction
(E*Rae Real Estate Group- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
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When you are buying a property, it’s always a good idea to obtain a home inspection.  A home inspector will test all of your major home systems, assess the home’s condition, and point out any areas of concern.  A great home inspector will make all of this information easy to understand, and give ...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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I love the holiday season! So many fun traditions to follow and one I especially like is “Random acts of Christmas” the "Keep Austin Weird way." As you drive along many of our highways or into our communities you will see families claiming a tree and decorating it…why? Because it makes people smi...

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