May 2017

Found 6 blog entries for May 2017.

10 reasons why austin is the best city for new grads

Graduating from college is a massive accomplishment no matter where you went to school. It takes dedication, hard work, and an impressive amount of study hours. Exams are tough, and competition can be fierce when it comes to finding work once you’re done college.

Although there is always going to be challenges in both finding a place to live and a stable job, the city of Austin ranks as one of the best cities in the United States for new grads, according to a ranking. Location, business opportunities, and weather are just three of the top ten reasons why Austin is such an incredible place for those just coming out of the college system.

Location, Location, Location!

Since Austin is such a massive city, there are countless

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5 tips for moving with young kids

Let’s face it: Moving under any circumstances is stressful, time consuming, and difficult. Add in kids, and it can become even harder, regardless of whether you’re moving next door or across the country. Luckily for you, there are some great ways to make the move go smoothly even with kids involved. Here are 5 great tips for making moving with kids easier:

  • Talk to your children and include them in what’s happening.
  • Listen to your kids if they have concerns.
  • Make the moving process fun.
  • Don’t rush anything.
  • Make the new place feel like home.

Communicate with your Children

Naturally, your children are a particularly impressionable part of your family. If the moving process is stressful on you, then it’s surely just as

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Tony and I love our home and active lifestyle in beautiful Sun City, TX. We left the hustle and bustle of Houston and have new friends and fun in this great community! 

Here is some info from the Sun City TX website: 

"Located in historic Georgetown, Sun City Texas has become known for its natural beauty with breathtaking sunsets, endless Hill Country vistas, and luxurious amenities. This stunning community offers the charm of small-town living, yet, is just minutes from the culture and excitement of Austin, the State Capitol. Its Texas locale also boasts an extremely affordable cost of living, favorable tax advantages, and beautiful climate year-round. 

As the first Del Webb community in Texas, Sun City has become a destination for active adults

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focus on: tarrytown

Welcome to Tarrytown, Texas. Located just west of downtown Austin, this little neighborhood is bordered by several lakes and boulevards, making it a prime hotspot for tourists and locals alike. The neighborhood is conveniently located, with fantastic amenities, schools, and emergency services located nearby. In addition, it has a rich history full of intrigue and mystery!

The History of Tarrytown in Austin, TX

Tarrytown was officially established in 1915. Because of its central location, very close to downtown Austin, it quickly grew in popularity. In fact, it grew so prominent that business owners flocked to the neighborhood and area, setting up shops and businesses such as museums, bakeries, and retail stores.

Eventually, the neighborhood

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4 benefits of hiring a property management company

Making the leap to purchase an investment property isn’t an easy one, and there are a number of very important factors to consider before making such a decision. One such factor is whether or not to hire a property management company. In this day and age, there are a myriad of different laws and regulations determining how a property should be managed.

Sometimes these laws can be overwhelming, even if you understand what you’re doing. Using a property manager to help manage a rental property could mean the difference between having a life and stumbling through a nightmare. Finances, dealing with problem tenants and tax advantages are just a few of the ways a property manager can make you and your tenant’s life so much easier!

Here just a few of

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