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Sweet September

Posted on September 6, 2023
And how sweet it is! We're not back sitting outdoors in our chairs yet but we are toasting our upcoming trip to the Pacific Northwest for our daughter's wedding. A joyous occasion plus a welcome break from the heat. Bob's working on his speech, while I'm just working... Read on for more sweet news. Sweet mother-daughter clients who both found their dream homes, a sweet street festival, sweet ideas for your backyard (which hopefully you'll


Posted on August 11, 2023
  It's too HOT to sit outside... August is here and we're INSIDE, counting the days over 100 degrees! What's HOT besides the weather? Read on to find out. (We'll be back in our chairs in September)   HOT Real Estate News Our Company Crushes It! What's HOT in real estate? We are! Despite the challenges of the current real estate market – one of the most challenging in history – we’ve achieved our goal

July Fun

Posted on July 7, 2023
Happy July! Wow! It's the start of the second half of 2023. Are you asking yourself where did those first 6 months go? Hoping the start of the next 6 months begins with FUN. Austin Monthly just came out with 101 Fun Things to Do This Summer so grab a copy when you can. And, you can read on for my own list of FUN things! Fun Facts About Austin Fun facts about Austin that

June is a Good Month

Posted on June 15, 2023
I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S THE MIDDLE OF JUNE ALREADY! As the days get longer, so does the list of things to do around our house. I consider this a good month to take on inside projects, especially when the thermometer hits 100. June is a good month for so many things, so let me count the ways. (And be sure to scroll down to the end for some Father's Day Fun.) June is a good

I Love May!

Posted on May 10, 2023
I must admit that May is my favorite month. It was kicked off with sweet clients delivering me flowers on May Day. Next comes Mother's Day with a special visit from our daughter and then it's our wedding anniversary. This year, it's our 40th so we're off on a "Tour de Texas" to hit those West Texas places we haven't seen yet in our 31 years of living here. Real estate is steady, the temperatures

Spring Into April

Posted on April 13, 2023
April showers bring – flowers and tax returns! As we say goodbye to the madness of March, we say hello to a month filled with new opportunities. Buyers are coming out of the woodwork and sellers have finally adjusted to the new "normal" market. SO NOW IS THE TIME TO SPRING INTO... Real Estate! Austin is settling into the ranks of Texas cities selling homes over $10M. Affluent areas in Austin have landed increasingly in
Spring time is in the air! March welcomes us with Rodeo Austin, SXSW, St. Patrick's Day, Dell Match Play and College Basketball’s Big Dance. And everything is starting to turn green, have you noticed? Read on and March on! Local Happenings Worth Checking Out? MARCH 13TH - 18TH SXSW 2023 An indispensable destination for global professionals, SXSW features sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities. >

It’s February!

Posted on February 12, 2023
This month's newsletter is going to be short, but sweet, just like the month of February! Sweet Local Happenings FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 5 Austin Open Secure your spot at one of the most popular professional tennis tournaments in the country. This year’s event will be held at the Westwood Country Club.   > Purchase tickets here!   FEBRUARY 25 - FEBRUARY 26 Austin Modern Home Tour The annual Austin Modern Home Tour gives local