Austin’s Best Neighborhoods for Retirees

Austin’s charm lies in its ability to appeal to residents of all ages. With so many unique neighborhoods and levels of activity to choose from, it is easy to find an area of the city that matches your lifestyle and needs. As children begin to fly the coop, the hunt for the perfect neighborhood for […]

Everything You Need To Know About HOA’s

The concept of an HOA (Homeowner’s Association) can seem a bit foreign if you’ve never lived in an established neighborhood community before. An HOA fee can range from a relatively small monthly amount to a substantial quarterly payment which is important to consider when purchasing a home or condo. This cost can seem a bit […]

Austin Highrise Living

Austin is rapidly growing, and it seems to be in one direction – up. On almost every corner you’ll find a new luxury highrise condo building towering over the city while offering elite views and amenities. As property prices continue to increase, these vertical living options are becoming more appealing to buyers. With so much […]

Home Inspection Benefits

Whether purchasing new construction or an older home, an inspection is an instrumental part of the home buying process. The small expense of a home inspection can save you time, money, and feelings of stress. Below are home inspection benefits and reasons you should always have one before purchasing. What’s Hiding Behind The Walls? Even […]

5 Ways to Go Green at Home

Going green can be difficult, especially if you lead a busy life and rely on modern one-use conveniences. In honor of Earth Day this month, we’re looking at simple changes you can make around the house to be a little kinder to our planet. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite eco-friendly swaps and conservation […]

3 Tips For Downsizing

At some point, a family reaches a time where they no longer need as much space as they once did. Children leave home, and with the exception of holidays, the guest rooms often go unused. Making the decision to downsize can be intimidating, especially when you’re accustomed to the extra storage a larger house supplies. […]

Spring Cleaning: Playroom Edition

As Spring nears, one begins to realize the amount of clutter the holidays and winter months have brought into our homes. Spring is the perfect time to purge unnecessary clutter, re-organize, and deep clean your home to for the new season. A room that often collects the most clutter is kids’ playrooms. Playrooms easily accumulate […]

Design Must-Haves When Remodeling or Building a Home

A move-in ready home can be hard to resist, however, there are many benefits associated with buying a fixer-upper or building a home. We’ve gathered some of the biggest perks of designing your own home that will forever change the way you look at fixer-uppers. Storage A common realization amongst homebuyers in metro-areas is, “where […]

Meet the Agent: Paula Duke

She has valuable experience in negotiation and sales and is known for her strong work ethic and dedication to clients.  Paula has been heavily involved in the Helping Hand Home for Children, the Junior League of Austin, and Tarrytown United Methodist Church.  She has also been an active volunteer in her kids’ schools for the […]

Meet The Agent: Marco Abdelnour

Marco comes to Austin by way of New York City and Toronto where he worked for years in luxury retail sales, owned and operated his own boutique, and became an expert in the cultural and economic aspects of each city. Marco is an active member of the Austin Board of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, […]