Category Archives: Austin Schools and Universities

2011 Austin Area Public School Rankings

One of the best things about living in Austin is the good schools.  In most Austin neighborhoods the public schools are sufficient, preventing parents from having to pay private school tuition.  The most recent 2011 school rankings are listed by … Continue reading

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Gaston-Sheldon Austin Neighborhood

Have you stumbled on the Gaston-Sheldon neighborhood in your Austin Home Search? Gaston-Sheldon is a wonderful neighborhood in Pflugerville just east of IH-35.  This Austin community consists of a number of track built homes, completed in 2002.  The neighborhood feeds … Continue reading

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A.I.S.D financial crisis and what it could mean for Austin Real Estate Values

On Febrary 28th, 2011 the Austin independent School District declared a state of “financial exigency,” essentially financial emergency.  The declaration  allows them to terminate up to 1,153 teaching and other positions which are under contract.  The 2011-2012 proposed budget also … Continue reading

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