Bob’s Tip: Add Fencing

One of the ways you can really improve the value of your home is with an attractive fence. It not only defines your property but also improves security. I built a “hog wire” fence at our rental house. I chose the open wire design to retain the open view of the yard and house but it still separates the property from the street and neighbor. And it’s affordable. The project cost around $1000 for the…

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DOWNSIZING: Cathy Featured in Better Homes and Gardens

Thinking of downsizing can be stressful. Better Homes & Gardens recently published and article featuring several realtors who specialize in helping homeowners make the transition to a smaller home. I was excited to be one of those who shared their thoughts. Here’s what Itold them. Giving yourself more time can also help you make more informed decisions. You can check out new neighborhoods, states, and even countries. “I recommend to my clients that perhaps they…

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Ho, ho, ho! Playing Santa this year and struggling to think of the perfect gifts for family and friends? Not to fear… Architectural Digest has rounded up their favorite ideas for everyone, from jet setters to fitness buffs and beyond. Check out their full list here. Goof luck finding the perfects gift that you are looking for.

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Local Events: Holiday Fun for All

  Austin is well-know for its many unique events and activities throughout the year. December is no exception. Trail of Lights and Fun Run Jingle, jog & jive your way through the iconic Austin Trail of Lights in your best holiday costume, then stick around for the ultimate after party celebration – the Finish Line Festival – located in the heart of Zilker Park. Armadillo Christmas Bazaar The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is a 12-day fine…

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DOWNSIZING: What Size Home Do You Need?

  ~Ask Cathy~ Q. I am interested in downsizing but how do I decide what size home I really need?  A. One of the best ways to decide how much space you’ll really need in your next home is by assessing how you are using your current home. Take an honest look at how many rooms you really use now. I’ll bet many of the “must have” rooms aren’t used that much.  Formal dining rooms…

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