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Austin Area is The Fastest Growing City in Texas

According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the U.S. population growth rate was the lowest since the Great Depression. This can be linked to the Great Recession in 2008 and the Covid-19 pandemic this year since it slowed immigration. But it didn’t affect Austin!  24/7 Wall St reviewed the population data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population and Housing Estimates Program to find the fastest growing...

Texas Alcohol Sales Laws

A new booze law passed this summer. The new Texas alcohol sales law allows Texans to buy beer and wine at 10 a.m. on Sundays from their local grocery or convenience stores. In May, Governor Abbott signed in HB 1518, but it didn’t go into effect until September 1st. The new law covers the sale of alcohol at hotels and also expanding alcohol sales on Sundays.  Texas Alcohol Sales History This is...

Austin’s Best of Awards

Austin is one of the best places to live, but don’t take our word for it! Check out the "Best of" awards our wonderful city has won over the past couple of years.  Best of 2021 #5 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report#29 in Best Places to Retire by U.S. News & World Report#1 in Best Places to Live in Texas by U.S. News & World Report #13 in Fastest Growing Places by...

Austin, Texas Makes Top “10 Most Popular Metros for Millennial Homeowners”

Earlier this year, LendingTree published its findings on the most popular cities for millennial homebuyers. They found these ten cities by analyzing the mortgage requests made on their platform across the nation’s 50 largest metros from January 1st to December 15th, 2020. They define millennials homeowners as individuals born between 1981 and 1996.  Top 3 Best and Worst Metros for Millennial...

Moving to Austin: What You Need to Know Before

If you’re thinking of moving to the Texas state capitol, the “Silicon Hills,” the Live Music Capital of the World, here’s what you need to know before moving to Austin. Moving to Austin Tip #1. Locals will complain about transplants While most of the people you’ll meet in Austin used to be transplants themselves, they will continue to complain about the influx of new out-of-state residents...

4 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a Home

Becoming a homeowner is a milestone many aspire to reach, and it’s an exciting goal! But it can be hard to decide if you’re ready for the commitment of being a homeowner or should renew your lease for another year. Here are some signs that you’re prepared to buy a home! 1. You Have Money for a Down Payment to Buy a Home This first step is one of the most challenging obstacles homebuyers face...

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Top Agent Insights Report Predictions for Summer 2021

HomeLight released their Top Agent Insights Spring 2021 Report! Homelight polled almost 1,400 from February to March to hear their thoughts about the real estate market. Here are some key trends that are or can influence the summer 2021 housing market.  Seller’s market continues to intensify and spread. The market is still hot everywhere, giving sellers the upper hand. In Q1 2021, 97% of agents...

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How Texas Taxes Attract New Residents

Besides the almost constant sunshine, Texas appeals to new residents for low taxes. According to a new report, for everyone who left low-tax states in the past eight years, an average of four people moved to those same states.  Nevada, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas are at the top of the low-tax states attracting new residents. Texas ranks as the eighth-lowest tax rate in the county. Our...

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