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2011 Austin Area Public School Rankings

February 6th, 2012

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 district below. To find Austin real estate that feeds into a particular school or district […]

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Gaston-Sheldon Austin Neighborhood

January 23rd, 2012

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 into Pflugerville ISD and more specifically Dessau Elementary, Dessau Middle School and John Connally High […]

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

March 3rd, 2011

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 calls for slashing athletic programs and other extracurricular activities.  Read the Austin American Statesman article […]

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