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Entries from October 2008

Forbes.com and Local Realtors Recommend Austin

October 23rd, 2008

At a time when national real estate market is suffering, Austin real estate appears to be doing well. Forbes.com recently recommended Austin and San Antonio as the two cities where your dollar can go farthest. Austin realtors point to changes going on around the city that may appeal to home buyers. For example, the lowered […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Austin Ranked 13th Most Sustainable City

October 9th, 2008

In sustainlane.com’s survey of the United States’ fifty most populous cities, Austin TX has ranked #13 for long-term environmental sustainability, by far the highest ranking among Texan cities. The survey included many different factors such as traffic congestion, water cleanliness, emphasis on green policies, and use of public transportation. Portland, OR, was determined to be […]

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Tags: Austin environment · Austin Home Search · Austin Real Estate Agent

Texas Remains Most Stable Economy in Country

October 2nd, 2008

While nationwide foreclosures and job loss contribute to dropping home prices nearly everywhere else in the country, the Texas economy holds steady. A newly released report from PMI Mortgage Insurance Co states there is less than a 1% chances that overall housing costs will decline in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, or the Dallas/Fort Worth area. […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent · Buying homes in Austin