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Sales Tax Holiday For Emergency Supplies Texas

Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Supplies, April 28-30Don't forget to take advantage of the sales tax holiday!(AUSTIN) — With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas

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Saddletree Ranch Estates Dripping Springs O Build On

                                                      

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Buying A Foreclosure Property

Buying a Foreclosure PropertyI am asked quite often by other REALTORS®; "How do you find so many great deals in the foreclosure market". Honestly, the great deals are few and far between.

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Facing Foreclosure May I HELP YOU

Facing Foreclosure? May I HELP YOU?Getting a letter of inquiry or notice of audit from the IRA may be the worst letter you can get but getting a notice of foreclosurehas to be a

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Bitcoin Hype If The Century So Far

Bitcoin ~ Hype if the Century So Far I've had this debate with several associates recently. The last on was at our company Christmas party. As the event was winding down the subject of;

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Bitcoin Block Chain Cryptocurrencies

Buzz Words of 2017I have been listening to all the buzz about the cryptocurrencies lately. While I sat with some colleagues a few days ago this was a major topic. While it is true that Bitcoin

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Christmas Tradition Of Toasted Pecan Beer

Christmas Tradition - Toasted Pecan Ale For years I had talked about brewing my own beer. I never took it past the talking stage. That all changed about 5 years ago when my children gave me,

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Lease Home Kyle Texas Short Term Negotiable

151 Chickadee CV, Kyle Texas 78640 Check out this new lease listing goo.gl/cidUVZ (click).Make Ready in progress will be ready for 11/01/2017 move in. Will have fresh gray paint in

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Marketing Your Home

Bill Austin ~ Neighborhood REALTOR®I have been a full time REALTOR® since 2007. I’ve been an Central Texas resident since 1982 which helps me understand the market. Real Estate is my only job

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Whisper Valley Eco Friendly Subdivision Austin Texas Metro

                           Whisper Valley Neighborhood    Eco Friendly Construction ~ Solar & Geothermal Heat Built

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Bill Austin Marketing Plan For Your Home

Marketing Avenues All Included ~ No Extra Charges Listed in the Austin Metro MLS & DFW Metro MLS  as well as dozens of the major national websites. Professional Photographs Home

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Sales TAX Holidays In Texas

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13 (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This,

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Jul 26 2017 20648 1Texas Sales Tax Holiday Is Aug 1113

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13 (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This,

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Independence Day To Jump Or Not

Independence Day holds a special place in many of our hearts. Yes, it is the celebration of American's declaration of independence from the rule of the British. Brave Americans had the courage to

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Thinking Of Selling You Home

There are many reasons for thinking of selling your home. Just a few would be a job change, buying larger, buying smaller, life changing events or just general family reasons. Whatever your

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Do Not Be Fooled

 Over the last couple years a few Real Estate companies have bombarded the radio with ads that make some misleading claims. Claims that if you are honest with yourself sound too good to be.

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I Want To RENT For A YEAR Then BUY

                                                       

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Gateway To The Hill Country

When you head west of the Austin Texas Metro on Hwy 290 the first little town you come to is Dripping Springs. "Drip" or "Drippin'', as us locals call it, still has a small town charm but is

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Rain Water Harvesting

                                                       

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2017 Economic Forecast DR Ted Jones PHD

I recently received a power point that was presented by DR Ted Jones, PHDIf you'd like a copy let me know. I just need an email address.Morris "Bill" AustinTeam Price Inc ~ Realtor512-709-6343 or

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9013 Sommerland Way For Lease

9013 Sommerland Way, Austin, TX3/2 Single Story home.Well maintained ready for move inJust off Escparment & Davis LN.Morris "Bill" AustinTeam Price In, ~ Realtor512-709-6343 or bill@teamprice

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Statistics

Available Single Family Homes ~ 2575    Under Contract Single Family Homes ~  3,644     Sold Last 30 Days ~ 1,336A surge in the number of homes under contract is quite

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Martin Luther King Day January 16 2017

God Bless America ~ The Home of the free, Land of the brave and where all mankind are to be treated as equal. Over the years, decades and centuries unfortunately, honoring that all people

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What You See Is Not What You Get

What You See Is Not Always What You Get...When You Are 6 Years Old!Our family recently made a trip to Biloxi Mississippi to honor my mother in law on her 80th (surprise party) birthday. Our

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December 12 2016 Austin Texas Metro SFR Activity

December 12, 2016 Austin Texas Metro SFR Activity As 2016 comes to a close what are the numbers telling us? Available homes inventory has dropped from recent trends. The number of homes under

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Stats 11 28 2016

Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Stats 11/28/2016The market seems to have stabilized for the time being. It seems the "wiggle" we saw 3-4 weeks ago may have been related to the Presidential

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Market Trends 112116

Austin Texas and the surrounding Metro is well known around the world. Austin has the whole package when it comes to being desirable place to live, play and yes even work. Austin has a lot to

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Activity 11162016

                                               Thinking of today's reality or

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What Does A Market Shift Look Like

Check out this awesome home! Quiet Hill Country Living with views, acreage, wildlife, horses welcome all in a beautiful home. Click goo.gl/608Dv9What Does A Market Shift Look Like?I had the

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Welcome To Austin Texas Metro

Austin claims to be the live music capital of the world. We have two major events each year. Austin City Limits (ACL) and South by Southwest (SXSW)Plan a trip or just move on down! Check out this

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Austin Texas Metro Market Trends

Check out this Texas Hill Country Home.http://bill.buyinginaustin.com/property/105-1742998-144-W-Vista-Sierra-Ln-Sw-Driftwood-TX-78619              ;

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Austin Texas Metro Market Trend

Austin Texas Metro Market TrendMonitoring the Austin Texas Metro housing market trends is something I consider a critical part of my job. Providing my clients with the critical information

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Investing In Real Estate 101

                                                       

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How To Purchase A Home

                          144 Vista Sierra, Driftwood, TX ~ Texas Hill Country Living ~ 4/3 ~ 3.5 Acres ~ Views ~ Privacy ~

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Activity

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Texas Hill Country Living Made In The Shade

 It's that time of the year again. The fawns are at that age when Mommy let's the venture out on their own a bit and hang out with the other kids in the hood. Living in the Texas Hill

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Home Activity July 25 2016

BY MORRIS "BILL" AUSTIN Real Estate Agent with Team Price Real Estate 571864                               ;

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Villages Of Hidden Lake Recent Listings

Check out these recent listings in the Village of Hidden Lake. This neighborhood has many amenities and quick access to Lake Pflugerville. Near SH 130 & TOll 45 for easy access in all directions

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Single Family Homes By The Numbers Austin TX Metro

Single Family Homes By the Numbers ~ Austin TX Metro The one thing that is constant is change. The housing market is no different to be sure. Just a few short months ago I wrote about the first

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Am I Buying At The TOP Of The Market

                                                       

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My Flight Experience II

Hello Again,I thought I'd write about these events more quickly, but time slipped away. In the spring of 1987 two of my friends bought a small airplane, single prop with retractable landing.

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The Sleepy Little Town

Interesting article from the Wall Street Journal! The sleepy little town we decided to call home is growing up I guess. "A new wave of settlers has arrived in remote central Texas...(click to

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Austin Texas Metro Among TOP 10 Dog Friendly

No surprise to me. Lots of dog parks, hiking trails, restaurants that ar dog friendly. Morris "Bill" Austin ~ REALTOR® ~ Team Price Real EstateServing Sellers and Buyers in the Austin

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Realtor Property Tour Wimberley And Driftwood Texas

After a couple postponements due to rain we finaly made the Wimberley Texas Property Tour. My listingat 144 Vista Sierra DRMy listing got a lot of praise from the group. Check it out by clicking

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AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATS June 7 2016

AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATS June 7, 2016 Another week is in the books and the school year is ending across Texas. This is usually a sign that real estate activity will pick

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Statistics May 30 2016

Austin Texas Metro ~ Single Family Homes ~ Statistics May 30, 2016Another week in the books and another week where more homes acepted a contract than the ones newly listed. I am often asked by

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Round Rock 1 Story Home Cambridge Heights

                                                       

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AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATISTICS MAY 23 2016

AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATISTICS MAY 23 2016 Hello All,Just a few months ago it looked like the single family homes market was tempering a bit, not now. The statistics show a

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OPEN HOUSE Saturday 11 To 4 May 21

OPEN HOUSE CAMBRIDGE HEIGHTS SATURDAY 11 TO 4Welcome All,This home is NOT LISTED ~ Pre Market Opportunity I will be holding an open house Saturday at 17710 Fort Leaton DR, Round Rock, TX

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OPEN HOUSE CAMBRIDGE HEIGHTS SATURDAY 11 TO 4

Welcome All,This home is NOT LISTED ~ Pre Market Opportunity I will be holding an open house Saturday at 17710 Fort Leaton DR, Round Rock, TX 78664Cambridge Heights Neighborhood just South

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Round Rock OPEN HOUSE Saturday 11 To 4

Welcome All,This home is NOT LISTED ~ Pre Market Opportunity I will be holding an open house Saturday at 17710 Fort Leaton DR, Round Rock, TX 78664Cambridge Heights Neighborhood just South 

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Statistics May 17 2016

                                     Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes StatisticsHello All

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Saddletree Ranch And Surrounding Area Horse Friendy

Hello,Saddletree Ranch Estates is a welcoming community that allows horses and a few other domestic animals. 4H animals are allowed during preparation and showing (except swine). The community

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Home Brewing Beer 2

Hello All,On to the second stage of making your own darn beer. After the fermentation process concludes you actually have beer. During fermentation the yeast reacts with the sugars to create

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Hill Country Retreat Horses Welcome Low Taxes

Check out this Texas Hill Country Home located in Driftwood Texas just past the world famous Salt Lick BBQ! Click http://goo.gl/mcsgQW for this and a couple other nearby listings that are

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AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATISTICS MAY 9 2016

AUSTIN TEXAS METRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME STATISTICS MAY 9, 2016 There are signs that the pace of homes uder contract are out pacing the number of new listings in the Austin Texas Metro. For most

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Check Out These Horse Friendly Homes

                                               Horse Friendly Homes around the

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Texas Sales Ta Collection April 2016

Hello,For over two decades I have monitored this report regarding the states sales tax collection. I believe it is a great way to monitor the economic health of not just Texas but individual cities.

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Dripping Springs Texas 78620 Recent Listings

                                           RECENT LISTINGS IN DRIPPING SPRINGS TEXAS

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Home Statistics May 2 2016

                                             Austin Texas Metro Single Family Home

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Home Brewing Beer

Have you ever brewed your own beer at home? I do! I had often considered trying to brew my own beer but was concerned about being able to dedicate a whole day to the process. After talking about it

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Millwood Lease Home Austin 78729

Hello,Check out this new lease listing at 7424 Tovar DR, Austin TX 78729. 2 story ~ 3/2.5 ~  Game Room ~ 2 Car GarageContact Bill Austin for a private showing. Updated about

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144 W Vista Sierra LN SW Driftwood Texas 78619 For Sale

Welcome home...to your Texas Hill Country Home! Located in Driftwood Texas near the world famous Salt Lick BBQ. This home has so much to offer it must be seen in person to truly appreciate it. 4

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Driftwood Texas Hill Country Views

How do you know you arrived at Driftwood Texas? When you smell the aroma from The Salt Lick a world famous Texas BBQ joint.  While there are a couple cookie cutter neighborhood that claim

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Austin Texas Metro Single Family Homes Statics April 25 2016

Hello Everyone...Here is one of the ways I like to keep up with the Austin Texas Metro Market Activity. Why wait until the middle of the next month to get an activity update?This weeks statistics

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Dripping Springs Founders Day BBQ Cookoff

The pit is hot the meats are smoking! Time to turn in the various entries. Good to see our many friends. Ribs, chicken, sausages, brats, brisket, pork loin, beans, poppers and a few additional.&

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My Flight Experiences Odd Funny Or Scary

Hello All,I'm sure many of you have had your own "flight experiences" worth sharing, I'd like to hear them.Dallas Fort Worth to Fayetville AR:This is a flight I took several times over the years. I

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My Flights Experiences Odd Or Scary

Welcome All,We've all had our share of airline/flight experiences that stood out. As I was recently taking a trip (flight) I started thinking about some of my odd and sometimes scary experiences. I

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Founders Days Celebration 2016 Dipping Springs Texas

Hello...Dripping Springs Texas Founders Day Celebration April 22.23 & 24If you've never experienced a Texas community celebration here is your chance!What to Expect?Friday features a parade with

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Mar 30 2016 20648 1

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 10-2 & SUNDAY 1-5 ~ 2507 Speidel DR, Pflugerville TX Welcome Home! This home is immaculately maintained with all the bells and whistles! Master Suite on main floor ~ Open

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