Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 4:41pm. 1,092 Views, 0 Comments.
Platinum Top 50 just announced their finalists for the 2012 Platinum Top 50 Award and thirty-two Realty Austin agents were recognized! The Platinum Top 50 Awards Program annually recognizes fifty residential REALTORS® for their outstanding achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Platinum Top 50 Winners exemplify initiative, involvement, success, and philanthropy through their work as Austin, TX Realtors.
Please help us congratulate our Realty Austin agents who made the Platinum Top 50 finalists cut this year.
2012 Platinum Top 50 Finalists
- Alicia Kelley
- Allison Olson
- Brandi McDaniel
- Bryan Greenleaf
- Cara & Joe Keenan
- Carla Umlauf
- Colette Fitzgerald
- Cynthia Mattiza
- Denise Bodman
Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 4:36pm. 1,671 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to transition into Fall! The weather is cooling down, but that doesn't stop us outdoor lovers and event seekers this November. Annual events such as East Austin Studio Tour, Turkey Trot and A Christmas Affair are some favorite events to attend before the holidays. There are plenty of things to do, like attending Wurstfest or catching the Formula Oneraces, to make this November in Austin one to remember!
|First Thursday||November 1
|Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it's a great event for|
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 11:50am. 843 Views, 0 Comments.
Realty Austin is giving away two 3-day passes to ACL this Thursday on our Facebook Fan Page!
One of the best weekends for live music in Austin is right around the corner. ACL will hold its 11th 3-day music festival this year at Zilker Park. The first ever Austin City Limits music festival took place in September 2002 and included a wide range of regional, national and international artists and included headliners such as Ryan Adams, Pat Green, and Wilco. It was a huge success, drawing almost 75,000 attendees!
Today it is one of the most popular music festivals in the nation, attracting attendees from around the world each year. The event has actually become so popular that tickets often sell out within a few days of being announced on the
Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 9:19am. 5,259 Views, 0 Comments.
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It's pumpkin season in Austin which means churches, grocery stores and farms display hundreds of pumpkins – big and small, orange and yellow – making the perfect backdrop for a family photo! While a landscape of orange pumpkins is a sight to see, spotting the pumpkin patches can get tricky if you don't live nearby one. So for your benefit, we've compiled a list of our favorite pumpkin patches in Austin. Use our comprehensive list of Austin's pumpkin patches to find the perfect pumpkin patch for you and your little monsters. We've included a map of locations and hours of operation of the best pumpkin patches in Austin, so all you need to worry about is finding the perfect pumpkin lantern to…
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 9:55am. 2,199 Views, 0 Comments.
Built on the site of an old dairy farm, the Crestview neighborhood in Central Austin is described by most Austinites as a time capsule from the city’s post-WWII years. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, developer A.B. Beddow built Crestview to accommodate the post-war population boom. this delightful neighborhood prides itself on its peaceful, low-key vibe and friendly environment. Although Crestview was once considered isolated from the lively streets of downtown Austin, today it is a centrally located neighborhood consisting of charming bungalows and elegant, mid-century homes. In fact, you may even spot a “Close In and Far Out” bumper sticker while passing through the neighborhood. While Crestview is home to numerous long-time…
Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 9:15am. 2,149 Views, 0 Comments.
Whether you’re in the process of a move, remodeling, staging your home, or cutting down on clutter, when you’re looking for a storage unit there are two primary concerns: how to best keep your belongings safe, and how to do that while making the most efficient use of your money. One of the most common amenities in demand at storage facilities is climate control—indeed; many facilities even include it in their name. There’s really no question whether or not climate control will keep your belongings safer—the question is whether or not climate control is necessary or important enough to justify the extra cost in comparison to normal storage units.
The answer depends on two things: what you intend to store and the climate where you plan…
Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 10:16pm. 3,148 Views, 0 Comments.
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In the blink of an eye, East Austin has immensely grown to be a very popular area. The always diverse East side of Austin has recently become home to many new residents and amenities and is flourishing as the new "cool place to be" in Austin. So much so that Forbes magazine has just ranked East Austin as one of America's Top Hipster Neighborhoods.
Ranked at Number 7 on Forbes' Hippest Hipster Neighborhood list, East Austin has surpassed even the likes of areas such as South Congress and Travis Heights. The research done by Forbes, with the help of Nextdoor.com and Walkscore.com, compared 250 neighborhoods in the country. But how does one classify an area as a "hipster" neighborhood? The rankings were based
Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 9:59pm. 2,272 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to transition into Fall! Spend some money to help benefit musicians, get some peace and exercise at a yoga festival, and check out the rest of our fun, family-friendly events in Austin this October. Austin offers plenty of kayaking, hike and bike trails, and disc golf for you to enjoy before the weather gets cooler. There are plenty of things to do, like attending ACL Festival or shopping in the 2nd Street District, to make this fall in Austin one to remember!
|HAAM Benefit Day||
|Today businesses will donate at least 5% of their proceeds to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Performances at select|
Friday, September 21st, 2012 at 1:13pm. 1,316 Views, 0 Comments.
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Realty Austin Announces Sponsorship for Annual Austin Institute of Architecture Home Tour 2012 to be Held October 6-7, 2012
AUSTIN, TX--September 4, 2012--Press Coverage
Realty Austin is pleased to announce that it will be the exclusive Realtor Underwriting Sponsor for the Austin Institute of Architecture's 2012 Home Tour. On October 6-7, AIA returns with its one-of-a-kind event that grosses over 5,000 visitors each year.
This is the first year Realty Austin has supported the tour as a sponsor. Co-owners Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright believe in the annual event which is well known as a high profile home tour that delivers one-on-one access to architects, homebuilders and contractors.
"Since 1987 AIA Austin’s
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 3:00pm. 2,219 Views, 2 Comments.
Local Brokerage Partners with AHFH to Break Ground on New Home for Local East Austin Family this Fall
AUSTIN, TX--September 10, 2012--Press Coverage
Leading real estate firm Realty Austin is lending a hand to support the mission of the Austin Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Together with its team of agents, the company donated $65,000 for a Habitat House home build.
The Realty Austin group will volunteer alongside the future homeowners at the home in East Austin. A special “9/11 Day of Remembrance: A Tribute to Service” ceremony kicks off the new home build on Tuesday, September 11th. Habitat Board Members and Texas State Representative Eddie Rodriguez, will honor Soldiers, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, AmeriCorps, Habitat Board