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- 08/22/14--11:11: Austin Real Estate Market Update July 2014
- 08/25/14--12:34: Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover
- 08/27/14--18:53: Things To Do In Austin in September 2014
- 08/27/14--19:24: Things To Do In Houston In September 2014
- 09/09/14--12:44: Top Apps for Your Phone or Tablet
ShareAustin Real Estate Market Update July 2014 According to the latest MLS report from the Austin Board of REALTORS®, monthly housing inventory in July increased on a year-over-year basis for the first time in three years as more listings entered the market. Residential single-family home sales did dip in July, dropping 3 percent compared with the same month last year. However, the median and average prices for homes sold increased and Austin continues to be one of the top real estate markets in the country. July 2014 Austin Area Market Statistics 2,944 – Single-family homes sold, three percent less than July 2013. $250,000 – Median price for single-family homes, nine percent more than July 2013. $318,854 – Average price for single-family homes, seven percent more than July 2013. 39 - Average number of days single-family homes spent on the market, two days fewer than July 2013. 3,788 – New single-family home listings on the market, eight percent more than July 2013. 6,859 – Active single-family home listings on the market, 12 percent more than July 2013. 2,660 – Pending sales for single-family homes, four percent less than July 2013. 3.0 – Months of inventory* of single-family homes, 0.2 months more than July 2013. $938,706,176 – Total dollar volume of single-family properties sold, four percent more than July 2013. ABOR… >>
ShareBudget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover If you’re looking for a kitchen remodel that can increase the quality of life for the cook in your life while still be budget friendly, consider updating your kitchen cabinetry. It’s usually the most expensive part of a kitchen remodel, often eating up about half of the total budget but if done right you can do a budget-friendly kitchen makeover the right way! To overcome this, one of my favorite options for quality, affordable kitchen cabinets is Craig’s List! Believe it or not, there are almost always good quality kitchen cabinets for sale on Craig’s List at a fraction of what it would cost to buy new. People often remodel simply for a new look. The cabinets they are getting rid of can be in excellent condition and still incredibly valuable. I’ve done four full-scale kitchen remodels using solid wood (no particle board!) cabinets found on Craig’s List. It is my experience that if you’re patient and you check Craig’s List daily, within a month (and usually sooner) you’ll come across a steal on some really great cabinets. But be discriminating – there are cruddy cabinets for sale on Craig’s List as well. There are a few caveats: The layout of your kitchen is never the same exact… >>
ShareThings To Do In Austin In September 2014 School is back in session but that doesn’t have to stop you from going out and enjoying all that Austin has to offer. Football season is upon us, but if you can’t make it to the game, here are some great activities in Austin and The Hill Country you could check out! TRI-ROCK AUSTIN TRIATALON September 1, 2014 In the heart of downtown Austin this urban setting provides a swim start at the Stevie Ray Vaughn statue with a swim course in Lady Bird Lake, fast and closed bike course with stunning views over the Congress Street Bridge and finishes with a run along the Auditorium Shores running path. This is a destination event with a triathlon scene that rocks like no other. FREE DAY OF YOGA September 1, 2014 All day long, participating studios across the Austin area offer free classes as an opportunity for people of every age and fitness level. ULTIMATE FIELD DAY September 6, 2014 Bring your A-game to Mueller Lake Park on Saturday, September 6th for a day of challenges in basketball, football, soccer, rock climbing, and much, much more! The evening will round out with live music from some of your local favorites with food and… >>
ShareThings To Do In Houston in September 2014 School is back in session and football season is upon us, but that doesn’t have to stop you from going out and enjoying all that Houston has to offer! There are some fun activities taking place this month, check one out, it’s a great way to take your mind off the heat! HOUSTON BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL September 6, 2014 Every September the Brazilian Arts Foundation organizes and hosts the Houston Brazilian Festival. With live music, performances, food and more, bringing visitors from around the world. All shows are family-friendly, and kids can stay busy with educational booths, games and interactive demonstrations. BIG TEXAS TRAIN SHOW September 6-7, 2014 Over 100,000 sq. ft. of model trains, railroad museum and club exhibits, and vendors over two big days at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Family fun for all ages! OKTOBERFEST HOUSTON September 13, 2014 Oktoberfest Houston is a celebration of German food, music, dancing, games and, of course, beer. HOUSTON GUN COLLECTORS & ANTIQUES SHOW September 20-21, 2014 Public gun show with exhibits, including modern rifles, pistols, shot guns, gun cases, U bags, gun sights, scopes, stocks, finishing materials and parts. ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL September 20, 2014 At the Woodlands Pavilion. With… >>
Top Apps for Your Phone or Tablet
If you have a smart phone or tablet, you probably use it to play games, browse websites, look up the weather, and more! Apps are easy to download and often FREE! We’ve compiled a list of some top apps for your phone …