September 2017

Found 5 blog entries for September 2017.

5 things to do in austing, fall 2017

As the days start to get shorter, the heat of summer abates, the kids return back to school, and pumpkin spice lattes hit Starbucks, it becomes clearer and clearer that fall is here. However, instead of missing long, lazy summer days, residents of Austin can delight in the fact that their city has plenty to offer in every season of the year.

Here are 5 things to do in Austin this fall.

1. Harvest Produce At U-Pick Farms

Austin enjoys a fantastic location surrounded by acres and acres of farmland. Located in the heart of the state, this region of Texas enjoys a long growing season that extends past the official end of summer and well into the fall. A broad range of u-pick farms provide the perfect opportunity for those interested in local,

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Dating is all about location, location, location! Have you ever wondered which Austin neighborhoods are the best places for singles to live? Certain parts of Austin rank higher for eligible bachelors looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right. Here's a list of Austin neighborhoods we've ranked as the best places for singles to live based on nightlife, amenities, dining, and entertainment.

Good luck!

1. Downtown Austin

Downtown is an integral part of what keeps Austin "weird" and trendy, attracting all types of people. Single men outnumber single women in this town, but what keeps Austin a hot spot for connections is its scene. Some of the best entertainment can be found here in all of Texas, making it number one in nightlife. With more restaurants to

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Gearing up to buy your first home? Searching and shopping for a house can be thrilling, tiresome, and somewhat frightening. At the end of the journey, your aim is to end up with a property you enjoy at a price you can afford. Simple? Unfortunately, some people make mistakes that keep them from this humble dream. Check your home buying process with these 7 industry-related solutions for the mistakes that many first-time home buyers experience.

1. Pre-approval Early On

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is a common oversight for many first-time home buyers. The excitement of searching for your perfect place can be distracting. By the time you find a suitable property, making an offer without a pre-approved mortgage could lessen your chances

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top 5 movies filmed in austin, texas

Often referred to as the place of all things "cool" and "weird", Austin over the years has played host to filming many iconic indie films starting in the 70s and into the early 90s. These days, Austin is at the head of the industry, working alongside the main focal point of Los Angeles. For many profound producers, Austin has served as the perfect background character to their films for its light, landscape, and overall unique vibe. So, not only is Austin real estate impressive but so is its backdrop! Below we honor films that have played an integral piece in the making of Austin's buzzing film industry.

Dazed & Confused - 1993

Coming out of nowhere, this classic was what put director Richard Linklater on the map. For many, the brilliance of

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The little reed, bending to the force of the wind,
soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. - Aesop
We had a pretty rough weekend here in Central Texas. There were some tense moments as the news of the hurricane growing in intensity kept coming in more dire by the hour. And there were some scary moments during our hours under this terrible storm. But the tremendous devastation in Houston, Rockport, and the hard hit coastline, is truly heartbreaking. I am a former resident of Katy, and it is shocking to see the immensity of the destruction still developing and the flooding still happening. I think the majority of us have friends and family in the affected areas, and have spent many, many hours the last several days in…
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