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Questions to Ask Your Home Builder Before Getting Started

Choosing a home builder can be overwhelming. The questions below will help determine if the builder you’re considering is right for you. Are you a certified and insured builder? If the answer is no, move on to your next option. Can you...

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10 Must-Do’s in East Austin

East Austin is a gentrifying, hip, and growing area of our vibrant city. There is no shortage of both indoor and outdoor, year-round activities. East Austin is home to numerous music venues, bars, and restaurants as well as a growing brewery sc...

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Scenic Point Neighborhood Guide

Head east from Interstate 35, past the hustle and bustle of the Mueller neighborhood and Highway 183. There you’ll find a quiet, beautiful developing neighborhood called Scenic Point, where there is something for everyone. Outdoor Amenitie...

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What Does a Custom Home Builder Do?

Building a custom home is a great way to bring your vision of a perfect home to life. A good builder will work to maximize timeliness, remain communicative, and ensure quality throughout the build. They’ll be your guide through each phase of ...

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Weighing Costs: Custom and Traditional Home Builders

Whether you are transitioning from renting to owning, acquiring additional real estate, or relocating, once you decide to purchase a new house, it is time to decide what type of build you want. There are advantages and disadvantages to purchasi...

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What Is a Spec Home Builder?

A spec home is a newly constructed home with no particular buyer in mind. It differs from a traditional new construction or custom home in that the buyer does not select the finishes, such as countertops, paint colors, or light fixtures, becaus...

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8 Great Outdoor Activities in East Austin

1. Walk, jog, or bike along the Boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake. The boardwalk was completed in 2014 and meanders along the south shore of the lake. The 1.3-mile boardwalk features beautiful views of downtown Austin and completes the 10-mile loop o...

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Tacos, Houses & Mimosas: Scenic Point Grand Opening Event

We are having a party at our house and you are invited! Come tour 12 model Paradisa homes in our 50-home Scenic Point subdivision, while the DJ plays house music and you enjoy tacos and mimosas on the house . . . are you catching a trend her...

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12 Tips to Decorate Your New Home on a Budget

Your wallet may take some time to recover after you purchase a new home in Austin, but you don’t have to wait to decorate and furnish your space. Here are 12 ways to get more with less for your house. 1. Upgrade your lighting. Replacing l...

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Key Facts About Austin School Districts

Austin has been called the live music capital of the world and the “city of eternal boom” (Texas Monthly), and it continues to top lists of fastest growing and best cities in the United States. Austin’s population grows year after year, b...

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