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  Did you know? Chuck Norris sleeps with a pillow under his GUN.   How many Realtors does it take to sell a Gnome?                                                 A three legged dog in the old west walks into a salloon filled with cowboys. He hops up on the bar and announces. "I am looking for t...
  NEED HELP IN NAVIGATING THAT PROMOTIONAL LANGUAGE IN THE LISTING... Since listing agents represent the seller, they sometimes tend to be a little... "creative" in the wording of home descriptions they are selling. We thought it would be helpful to include our interpretation of alternative possi...
   These three have been most searched in the MLS in the month of June. They look like great bargains. If you want to know more contact me at: Count: 2 1101 Sheltie Ln, Round Rock, TX 78664 MLS Number: 8785478 Price: $149,000 Total SQFT: 2,351 Bedrooms: 3 Year Built: 2001...
NOW is an excellent time to be buying property! We have not seen market discounts like this maybe ever at least since mankind moved from a cave to a log cabin. Ha. If you are renting but want to buy before the November deadline on the government 8000 tax credit expires, there is still time but yo...
Hope you had a Great Fathers Day! I know I am a little behind in wishing it for you. Over the years I have gotten my fair share of ugly ties for Fathers day but never from my kids or wife. As many of you know I was in full time ministry for 26 years. You guessed it my congregation members were th...
Eric Bakos Sidelined: Eric Bakos, who suffered burns on 65 percent of his body in December, joins his former Stony Point teammates at the spring football game. Bakos had hoped to play football and basketball as a senior but can't do either.             "The heat was just so intense. Everything wa...
TEXAS (Austin Business Journal)Texas stands out as the top state for business, according to Directorship magazine.Texas "has a pro-business tax climate that ranks third, a low cost of living, a relatively solid economy and a litigation environment that ranks tenth on our list," the magazine repor...
THE PEOPLE: are so warm and friendly. It is easy to make friends in Round Rock!                                                  THE LOCATION! Just 15 to 20 minutes from Downtown Austin. There is plenty to do in Round Rock, great shopping, food, or recreation of all kinds and it is a short distan...
  What fun! I am burnt to a crisp. It was me who suggested that we take the 4 hour trip rather than the two hour one but no regrets it was a blast. We went to the Guadalupe River near San Marcos Texas. We took our niece who is visiting from out of state. The kids all had a great time. There were ...
   A PICTURE IS WORTH MORE...   Click on the Airplane to see more!                                                                                   Check your calnedor for May of 2010! If you are thinking about a big move and Austin is on your short list you will want to be on this trip. fOR DET...

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