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Austin Economy Growing

Austin’s Gross Metropolitan Product grew 6.97% in 2010 — impressive performance, placing Austin 2nd among the 50 largest local economies. Continue reading

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Austin vs. Clear Capital Market Report

Clear Capital recently issued its latest report on the residential real estate market in the United States, including lists of the highest and lowest performing major metropolitan areas. Here’s how Austin compares. Continue reading

Beautiful Wells Branch Home

If you like Wells Branch, you’ll love this property! Have a look. Continue reading

Remembering, and moving forward …

Today is an occasion to pray for those who were lost on 9/11/11, to thank those here and abroad who have sacrificed so much since then, and to look forward calmly and resolutely to the many bright days ahead. Continue reading

Central Texas fires … pray for all who are affected

More than 3 1/2 million acres have burned in Texas this year, and just in the Austin area something more than 800 homes have been destroyed in the past few days! There’s also plenty of hurricane damage and flooding for others to deal with. Let’s all pray and keep those affected in our thoughts! Continue reading

Texas Homestead — new rules

In case you missed it, the Texas Legislature enacted new rules in this year’s session aimed at making sure that property owners claiming the Homestead Exemption from a portion of their property taxes are legitimately using the home as their primary residence.  That law took effect on September 1, 2011.  If you already own your … Continue reading

Downtown developers show confidence

Investors and developers are considering significant projects in Downtown Austin … a great demonstration of their confidence in Austin’s future. Continue reading

Great work by my client

Despite personal adversity, my friend and client keeps moving forward, and now he’s building a house for free to help a neighbor! A great story. Continue reading