April 2017

Found 6 blog entries for April 2017.

With spring already here, the time has arrived for that all too familiar spring cleaning! There’s so much to be done, and it doesn’t seem like there will ever be enough time to finish projects, clean equipment, and get everything ready for the summer.

From cleaning the air conditioning to outdoor maintenance, the following tips and tricks will make the upkeep of your home smooth and simple.

Air Conditioning, Gutters, and Roofs

Depending on where you live, it’s possible that the air conditioning hasn’t been used since last summer. Because of this, most units will likely need their air filters replaced. The drains, too, will need to be flushed if they haven’t been done regularly (every four or five months). For those wondering where and what

719 Views, 0 Comments

Backyard Chickens Austin


 Have you been wanting your own chickens and coop but didn’t know where to start or what the rules might be for where you live ?

Ready for new morning traditions of enjoying your coffee while you collect freshly laid eggs? 

Austin Resource Recovery hes begun offering  free chicken keeping classes and a $75 rebate on a coop.

Keeping chickens is a great way to help reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill. In keeping with the quirky and independent spirit of many of our Austin neighborhoods, backyard coops are becoming more and more common. Chickens recycle food scraps while provdiing you fresh eggs and creating healthy soil. ( Not to mention they can be pretty cute and fluffy! ) 

The classes are part of Austin

762 Views, 0 Comments


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Marketing Agreement with Juwai.com, China’s Largest International Property Portal

All network listings to appear on search site, which attracts two million Chinese consumers monthly; advertising will make Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices a dominant brand on Juwai.com

IRVINE, CA (April 17, 2017) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced a marketing
agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees’ residential listings to the China-based international property portal that attracts roughly two million visitors monthly.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai.com to promote its brand, home page and listings to Juwai.com’s audience. The alliance

935 Views, 0 Comments

buying a new home vs a resale in austin

With Austin real estate in such high demand in recent years, developers have had their hands full building new homes to keep up with the booming market. For home buyers, this begs the question: Should you buy a newly built home or a resale?

Both types of homes have their advantages, so part of your decision may certainly come down to personal preference. However, you'll need to consider which of the benefits you value more when you're weighing the advantages of buying a new home vs. a resale home in Austin.

Advantages of New Homes in Austin


New homes in many cases allow you to select your own siding, flooring, countertops, appliances, and even floor plans. With new homes, you can design the home your way, as opposed to

1,326 Views, 0 Comments

8 upcoming austin spring fetivals worth checking out

Spring might be the best time of the year to get out and do something fun in Austin. Not only is the weather ideal to enjoy a number of outdoor activities, but it's also when the local festival scene really picks up. From music in the park to many types of street food to all sorts of arts & crafts, Austin has a plethora of great events to check out in the Spring of 2017. There are literally hundreds of festivals over the course of April and May to discover, but we've narrowed it down to eight events that we feel cover a variety of interests and appeal to a range of demographics.


The hottest outdoor music festival in Austin is fast approaching, with over 80 artists performing over four days at the beautiful Carson Creek Ranch (20 minutes

760 Views, 0 Comments