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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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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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This year, Austin, Texas has received the honor of being ranked as No. 6 best big city to live in the US according to a national survey performed by WalletHub. The metrics used to accumulate this impressive ranking were broken into 6 categories evaluated by affordability, economy, education and health, quality of life, and safety. Here's a closer look at why nearly 50 people a day are moving to Austin, TX.

Low Cost of Living

Austin is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the nation, which is fantastic for the local economy but can be a slight challenge for anyone investing in real estate due to a shortage of houses available. The average cost of a single-family home in Austin is close to $40,000 under the national average. Austinite's

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Dog days of Summer!

It's that time of year again. Store shelves are displaying shiny new school supplies, signaling the beginning of the end of summer. The first day of school is fast approaching! But before you dust off the backpacks and lunchboxes, take some time to get the most out of what's left of summer with a few last minute summer fun destinations to beat the heat. Make the most of the dog days with concerts, water parks, and even a solar eclipse viewing party!  And if you are in the market for a new home, I am here to supply you with all your real estate needs! 

Hugs, Jan XXOX     Late Summer Fun Even though it's almost time to get back to a school routine, there is still time to enjoy the last…
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If you've landed on this page it's because you are looking for the Best Austin Neighborhoods for New Grads!

Austin's vibrant entertainment scene, trendy vibe, growing job market, and high quality of life places this city among the highest ranking in economic growth, real estate prospects, and millennial favorability.

Potential home owners everywhere, especially new grads, are trying to get the most for their money! With so many great neighborhoods to choose from in the Austin real estate market that means looking for homes in neighborhoods that will suit your specific needs.

Start your search by browsing our Austin real estate listings, or read more about Austin homes and the variety of sizes, styles and options available.

We based our

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Austin, Texas is a dynamic and energetic city, and like the city, its housing market has a robust selection of home styles for the discerning home buyer to choose from. Few things in life offer an all-encompassing range of emotion such as buying a new home. When the REALTORS at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices ask which home style you desire, you may not have an answer for them.

Choosing the right home in the Austin real estate market is important, and buyers tend to have many different considerations like pricing, size, location, school districts, and more. One of the most important decisions has to be choosing the right style of home for you and your family. Are you after a Mediterranean-style, do you need a rambling Rancher-style, or are you

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I believe the time it takes to identify what type of principal you represent is as necessary as finding the exact floor plan that he/she desires

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