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Frost Bank Tower receivies LEED-Gold certification

January 5th, 2011

The Frost Bank Tower has recently become the first highrise building in downtown Austin to receive a LEED-Gold certification. The LEED certification, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is a third-party verification that recognizes structures and communities that were designed and constructed to improve efficiency and decrease environmental impact. LEED provides a flexible framework […]

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Austin foreclosures up 10 percent

November 24th, 2010

According to a Foreclosure Listing Service Inc. report from last week, Austin area homeowners received 15,622 foreclosure notices since the beginning of the year. This number marks a 10 percent increase from the number of foreclosure notices this time last year. It is also a record high for the last nine years, topping last year’s […]

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Austin home prices rise compared to 2007

November 16th, 2010

According to Fiserv Inc., Austin area home prices rose 3.9 percent this year as compared to the same time period in 2007. The Brookfield, Wisconsin-based data compiling company compared home prices in 375 cities, and Austin posted a higher than average increase from 2007 to 2010. In the 2nd quarter this year alone, US single-family […]

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New complex to go up in Marble Falls

November 6th, 2010

Plans for a 1,030 acre mixed-use development at the corner of Highway 71 and US 281 were approved on Thursday by the Marble Falls Planning and Zoning commission. The Flatrock Springs’ Planned Development District only needs the city council’s final approval now. The project includes plans for 700,000 square feet of retail, office, and commercial […]

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Bank of America resumes some foreclosures

October 19th, 2010

Bank of America is ready to resume foreclosure proceedings, but not in Texas. It is now two weeks since BofA suspended foreclosure filings at the request of the government in the wake of a national mortgage mess. Now the bank is ready to refile foreclosures on more than 100,000 homes in 23 different states. BofA […]

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