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Entries from March 2009

Extra $7M to Austin for Energy Projects

March 27th, 2009

Austin, TX has already been promised $20 million as part of a federal stimulus package. Now another $7 million is being granted for use in energy efficiency projects. While it is still up in the air as to how the city will allocate the money, it is very possible that some of it will go […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Real Estate

Austin Brings in ‘South By South West’

March 23rd, 2009

South By South West, SXSW, recently wrapped up in Austin. It is considered one of the most influential media festivals in America.  One of the side effects of the festival is that it gets many people travel to Austin for the first time.  Many artists, celebrities, and entertainment industry workers get the Austin experience for […]

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Tags: Austin lofts · Austin Real Estate

U.S. Existing Home Sales Rise for February

March 23rd, 2009

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes have risen for the first time in a long time.  Sales were up 5.1% for the month of February,  which is a 4.72 million annual rate.  This has been the largest gain for these types of sales since 2003. This  is seen by many as one of the first […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Texas Home Value Down But Better Than National Scene

March 18th, 2009

The value of homes are down overall in Texas and in the United States as the economy continues to be hit by the recession.  It is important though to realize that Texas is doing better though than the  United States as whole. The median home value for a Texas home is $131,000.  This is down […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Buyers Need Help

March 13th, 2009

New home buyers are looking at one of the most difficult market times in American history.  There is so much going on in the housing market that requires experience to understand the ins and outs of the situation. One of the agents at the Carvajal Group can help you out in navigating this interesting period. […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent