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Austin’s Most Dog-Friendly Neighborhoods

Here in Austin, we’ve been named one of the best music cities. Then we were nominated the best place to live in the US. Then we were the second most exciting food city. And most recently, we’ve topped the chart of most pet-friendly cities....

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7 Activities to Help You Beat the Austin Heat

As proud Austinites, we never question why we live in the capital of Texas. With an abundant job market, endless recreational fun, and 228 days of sunshine a year, who would? But there’s a certain part of the year where we find ourselves ...

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The back patio at 5010 Highland

4 Questions to Ask During an Open House

An open house is a perfect way to view a new home and find out all about it before you make your final decision. Sometimes an on-site visit can reveal problematic issues you hadn’t noticed from the listing description and photos. Other times...

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Welcome to Austin

The Insider’s Guide to Living in SoCo

If it’s quirky Austin charm and city convenience you’re looking for in a neighborhood, SoCo might just be the place for you. After all, where else can you scoot boots at a landmark country and blues club, jog a leisurely nature trail, and ...

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Blond Child with Flowers

5 Tips for Picture-Perfect Landscaping in Austin

Landscaping, like painting or interior design or knitting, is a visual art form. And just like other art forms, landscaping involves the principles of smart design for an interesting and visual feast for the eyes. Whether you’re going for a ...

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7105 Boyle Kitchen View

4 Luxury Appliances You Need in Your New Home

When it comes to home design, we often think of appliances last. Compared with choosing a comfy leather couch or beautiful wallpaper, shopping for dishwashers and toasters is pretty humdrum. But just because appliances serve a utilitarian purp...

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900 Cypress Grove Breakfast Area Closeup

5 Housewarming Party Ideas That Will Wow Your New Neighbors

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of moving into a new home. As a fresh start full of new opportunities and the future ahead, it’s so exciting that you can’t help but want to celebrate — and share it with your loved ones, too. Onc...

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How to Choose a Neighborhood

How to Choose a Neighborhood That Suits You

As custom homebuilders, we believe that everyone deserves to live in a space they love — in an inspiring home that’s also a safe and relaxing retreat from the chaos of the outside world. But it’s not just your physical house that matters...

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