Austin real estate news

What Do You Do When the Buyer or Seller Doesn't Show at Closing?

By Candy Evans / March 18, 2014 / 4 Comments

Years ago, I sold my home on Park Lane after living there for more than ten years. We agreed on a sales price and yes, like most home sellers, it was less than what I wanted, less than what I thought my home was worth. But I agreed to the sales price and the terms […]

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Austin’s Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 3 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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Austin's Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 6 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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Romance Week: Give Your Valentine a 9700 Square Foot Sanctuary on Five Acres, in Austin

By Candy Evans / February 11, 2014 / 4 Comments

Just two days before Valentine’s Day, on February 12, Casa Santuario, a 9,700 square foot creature of retreat perfection in San Antonio’s Austin’s Tarrytown neighborhood, goes to auction without reserve. That’s — yikes! — tomorrow! (Biting my red fingernails!) That’s right, this carefully constructed, tough-as-the-Alamo, Spanish Colonial -style home will be auctioned to the highest bidder. […]

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Can The Big D Live Small? Austin's Popularity Forces Rents up, Apartment Sizes Down

By Joanna England / January 27, 2014 / 4 Comments

I’ve tried time and again to find tiny, cute apartments in Dallas. Let’s just say that our fair burg hasn’t jumped on the “living small” trend nearly as eagerly as Austin, where home prices and rents are sky high. But young folks are finding a way to live close to downtown, and it’s tiny. Micro, […]

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Can The Big D Live Small? Austin’s Popularity Forces Rents up, Apartment Sizes Down

By Joanna England / January 27, 2014 / 2 Comments

I’ve tried time and again to find tiny, cute apartments in Dallas. Let’s just say that our fair burg hasn’t jumped on the “living small” trend nearly as eagerly as Austin, where home prices and rents are sky high. But young folks are finding a way to live close to downtown, and it’s tiny. Micro, […]

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