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2013 

     Thankful for opportunities to stay healthy beautiful parks, running and biking paths 5 and 10k races and food that keeps you energetic and lean.     Thankful for family and wonderful friends who keep us grounded day by day and are always there to help when we need them.   Thankful for my bea...
11/21/2013
\   2013 has been a great year for sellers. Most of my listings have gotten full price or above offers. Why? Two words..."Low Inventory". When it comes to selling a home you can't beat those two words. It appears that situation will remain through early 2014 but by spring things are changing.  Bu...
11/19/2013
  Fall is one of the best times of the year to visit. Austin has also been named among the top U.S. destinations for lovers of the outdoors and fall is a great season to explore it. So take a look around, and put Live Music Capital of the World® on your play-list.     What you hear is true.  Wit...
11/18/2013
GRACE PLACE AUSTIN Are you up for some fun! We have all the decorations and the creative design we just need some man and woman power. December 8th we start our series on "Enlarging your Heart". Join us each weekend Sat. 6pm or Sun. 10:30am as we prepare our HEARTS for this Christmas season.   1...
11/18/2013
I had the opportunity to go back to where I grew up recently. It was a surreal experience to a certain extent in that much of the town and landmarks I remembered are untouched by time. There was the YMCA where I learned to swim, played basketball and made new friends. There were the schools I at...
11/17/2013
One of the real treats of Austin are the many food trailers and trucks that help add charm to the city. Flip Happy Crepes is a popular stop for hundreds each day. In 2006, young Moms Nessa Higgins  and Andrea Day Boykin met when their kids started kindergarten at Zilker elementary. They got to k...
11/14/2013
The season started off very poor for the Longhorns. A loss to BYU followed with a Loss to MSU. This weekend however the Longhorns will play Oklahoma State. Both teams are undefeated in conference. Texas has won 6 conference games in a row including a decisive victory over rival Oklahoma Universi...
11/13/2013
Please take a moment to celebrate my greatness....I thank you.    Wow! 600000 points and 1391 blog posts...92 with this post. Feels like just yesteryear when I joined AR at the encouragement of my Broker Jason Crouch. Made some great friends here and learned a great deal from each of the members...
11/13/2013
  In today's sea of Real Estate Marketing how can you stand out? Many are attempting to stand out by mass marketing that often takes the a form of spamming and over hype. Think for a moment about the kind of marketing that gets your attention.  Let's talk about the beauty of simplicity. Keeping ...
11/11/2013
  Light at the end of the tunnel is a welcome site. A couple of decades ago I entered a cave to explore. Having ignored a key safety consideration...namely notify someone where I was. Thirty minutes into the journey it was apparent I was disoriented or as my wife would say "Lost". Fortunately th...
11/11/2013
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