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How to Prepare Your Home for Sale With Pets

Today, I'd like to show you a few steps you can take to help sell your home if you are a pet owner.


If you have a pet and you're looking to sell your home, then read on for some helpful advice. 

The good news is, many homebuyers are looking for a pet-friendly home.

Two...

Top San Antonio Developments You Need to Know About

San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire United States. It's estimated to attract an addition one million residents by 2040.

This type of growth has caused many developments to start to pop up and go into the planning stages. The city has executed a long-term plan for the growth and about 30 new developments have been added to the plans. Here's a look at some of the new developments in San Antonio.

Sprucing Up the Alamodome

The Alamodome is one of the most important venues in the city. It's currently receiving a $50 million upgrade to help meet the demands of the growing city. Some of the upgrades include:

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Things Buyers Regret During a Home Search

When you enter into the home search phase, there are many things you can do and you might regret them later. Making some of these mistakes could be a big problem and you don't want to go down that road. Whether you've already made these mistakes or you just want to avoid them, it's a good idea to be aware of what most home buyers regret during a home search.

Getting Mortgage Rates Online

It's useless to shop for mortgage rates before you have a contract to purchase a home. They can change at any moment and you will likely not get...

Are You Ready for Your Own Home?

Renting a house or apartment provides plenty of perks. You get to try different neighborhoods, you don't have to worry about maintenance and you can move every year, if you want. If you live in the right building, you may even gain access to a gym or a pool.

However, owning your house comes with plenty of perks you cannot get from renting. It's very desirable to own your home, but are you ready to make the leap? Going from renter to owner comes with all kinds of new responsibilities and you will need to start putting money away for a down payment. Here are a few signs you're truly ready to own a house.

You Start to Care About Knowing Your Neighbors

Renters don't stick around for very long in apartments and...

Master-Planned Communities Found Throughout the Austin Area

With Austin becoming a hot bed for growth and new residents, many master-planned communities have become a part of the area. These are some of the best communities for home buyers seeking a suburban feel with plenty of community amenities. Many feature new construction homes, as well.

Austin has many master-planned communities to choose from. Here's a look at some of the best you will find throughout the city.

Northwest Austin Master-Planned Communities

If you want to live in the northwestern area of Austin, ...

Most Affordable Neighborhoods With Great Schools in Cedar Park

When you're shopping for the right home in Austin, the neighborhood you choose make a huge difference. If you have school aged children, you're probably looking for a home in the right school district. While most of the schools in Cedar Park are good choices, some are better than others.

It can be overwhelming to figure out where to call home when you want the best schools for your children. Here's a look at some of the most affordable neighborhoods in Cedar Park with great schools for your kids.

Quest Village

Found in the Leander ISD, this neighborhood is one of the best you will find for great value in Cedar Park. The homes were built in the 1990s...

Top Neighborhoods Found in the 78730 Zip Code

Located in Northwest Austin, the 78730 zip code is an ideal choice for those looking for a home in the hills. There are several great neighborhoods sharing this zip code with views of Lake Austin and a great location.

The 78730 zip code is found about 20 minutes from Downtown Austin and includes a removed suburb type of feel with plenty of access to big city amenities. Here's a look at some of the top neighborhoods found in the 78730 zip code.

Oak Shores on Lake Austin

Found on the shores of Lake Austin, Oaks Shores on Lake Austin provides a great location with plenty...

Texas Named Top State for Corporate Expansion

Jobs are a necessary part of live for most people. Paying bills, providing a home and putting food on the table matters to most people.

In Texas, it may be easier to find a job than any other state in the country. This is because of the top ranking the state received, once again from Site Selection Magazine. For 2016, Texas became the Governor's Cup winner when it came to corporate expansion with the largest number of qualified projects for any state in the country. The award started in 1988 and has been given out every year since using three criteria for qualified projects:

  • Adds 20,000 or more square feet
  • Creates at least 20 jobs
  • Involves at least a $1 million capital investment...

What's Available in Austin for Under $300K?

If you're ready to start shopping for a home and your budget is lower than $300K, you're in luck. Even with the median home price in Austin flirting with the $300K mark, there are still some great options available throughout the city for under $300K. Here are some of the best homes available right now for less than $300K in Austin, Texas.

11432 BRISTLE OAK TRL, AUSTIN - $300K

A four-bedroom property with two full bathrooms and over 1,700 square feet of living space, this home provides a great choice for $300K. It's found in the Anderson Mills neighborhood in Northwest...

Guide to Summer Camp Options in Austin, TX

School is going to be out very soon and the kids will be home for the summer. You may not know what to do to keep them busy when you're at work or just need a break. There are several great summer camps in all different categories throughout Austin. Here's a look at some of the best summer camps you can get your children involved in this year.

Art Camps

If your children love to paint, draw, sculpt or work with any other type of art, let them enjoy one of the art summer camps in Austin. Some of the top choices include:

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