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Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 9:15am. 2,285 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 9:59pm. 2,407 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|
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 11:46am. 3,832 Views, 1 Comments.
Getting the prices and rates right when moving is crucial to a financially bearable relocation. Moving expenses vary depending on whether your move is local or out of state, what kinds of furniture you’re moving and the speed at which you want it done. Each move has specific details that are important to consider when relocating. They influence the quality and cost of your move.
What is the Cost of Moving?
Before getting down to establishing the expenses you need to consider if you are going to do a self-move or if you will hire a professional moving company for a full move. If you decide for a do-it-yourself move, you will most likely hire two men and a truck. The going rates on average are about $90 to $120 per hour. Hiring the moving…
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 8:27pm. 7,590 Views, 0 Comments.
Do you love activities, local food, and kid-friendly fun? Austin has numerous fun festivals for all three! With so much to do, it can be overwhelming sorting through the best things to do in town. Luckily, Realty Austin, your top source for Austin activities and real estate, has the scoop on Austin’s top festivals.
|Republic of Texas Biker Rally
|Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K
|Bastille Day Festival
|Ice Cream Festival
|Austin Fashion Week
|Austin Chronicle's Hot Sauce Fest
|Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
August 28 – September 3
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 8:26pm. 9,711 Views, 0 Comments.
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Austin, TX is one of the fittest cities in the country, and lives up to its reputation by hosting numerous fun runs and marathons throughout the year. Always in support of a great cause, these marathons in Austin are a great way to get exercise and have fun with all of the wonderful people of Austin. Whether you like to be dressed to the “T” in a funny costume, get covered in “magical color dust”, or support local charities or fundraisers, Austin has the right fun run for participants of all ages, size, shapes and species (dogs can participate in some, too!)
Here is the list that Realty Austin has compiled for you with the dates of each fun run in Austin:
|Keep Austin Weird 5K
Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 10:27am. 3,076 Views, 0 Comments.
Farmers markets occur almost every day somewhere in the Austin area, full of the freshest fruits, vegetables and homemade foods from local growers. Other delicious foods are available for purchase such as meats, cheeses, baked goods, artisan wares and crafts. However, Austin Farmers Markets aren't only for food. Most Farmers Markets in Austin provide entertainment such as live music and activites for kids. Many Austin Farmers Markets also allow dogs to join you on your shopping trip. Unlike going to a grocery store, Austin Farmers Market trips can be fun for everyone in the family!
There are almost thirty Austin-area Farmers Markets waiting for you to dig into their finest produce and homemade goodies. Here is a list of the farmers'…
Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 3:26pm. 1,276 Views, 0 Comments.
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As summer comes to an end we must prepare for the upcoming fall, which is why we have brought you a complete list of academic calendars and supply lists for every school district in the greater Austin area. And don't forget that August 17th-19th is Sales Tax Free Weekend in Texas! The tax exemption applies to clothing, footwear, backpacks and school supplies that are under $100 (per item, not in total) which can save you around $8 for every $100 spent. We hope you all had a good summer and that you enjoy getting back to school in Austin!
Is your child new to school or are you new to the Austin area and not sure which district you are in? Click here to find out.
Check out our list of calendar…
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 11:20am. 1,293 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to enjoy as we move into fall! Enjoy nature at the Zilker Botanical Garderns and check out the rest of our fun, family-friendly events in Austin this September. Austin offers plenty of kayaking, hike and bike trails, and disc golf to take advantage of before it gets cooler. There are plenty of things to do, like attend a film festival or a free concert, to make this September in Austin one-of-a-kind!
|Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
August 28–September 3
|Showcasing the best of improv, sketch, and stand-up, this festival (and miniature golf tournament) brings to Austin hundreds of comedians from around the country.|
Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 11:13am. 3,353 Views, 0 Comments.
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Austin's population is expected to double by 2050 with several new residential towers going up and roads expanding in the process. Many of those moving here are 20-somethings looking for a new place to live their lives, make friends, and get jobs. As a city, Austin has a lot to offer folks of all ages, however, something about the city's economy and lifestyle seems to appeal to the country's displaced 20-somethings.
Austin is a growing economy. But with a glut of college students and young professionals, the city has managed to keep their costs of living relatively low. In fact, Austin recently made the top 10 list for affordable metropolitan areas in a study conducted by Forbes.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 2:44pm. 1,260 Views, 0 Comments.
Clear Water Irrigation Services of Austin
Water conservation will not only reduce the cost of your utility bill, but it will also extend the life of your septic system and help to prevent water pollution in nearby lakes and rivers. Below are a few tips to help you conserve water and save on your Austin water costs this summer.
Be mindful of water consumption
The first step to water conservation in your Austin home is to stay mindful about your daily water usage. One way to cut back is to simply take shorter showers. A 15-minute shower uses, on average, 75 gallons of water. If taking shorter showers is out of the question for you, then look into installing water-saving showerheads and low-flow faucet aerators. These are easy