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Fixing Credit for an Austin Home Loan

Know your Credit Score before Applying for an Austin Home Loan A low credit score can make it more difficult to get an Austin home loan. Generally, Austin mortgage lenders are looking for credit scores in the upper 600s and … Continue reading

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Austin Neighborhood Highlight: Mueller

The Mueller neighborhood is an attractive development on the site of the old Austin airport. This planned little village in the midst of east Austin has homes of all kinds, along with shops and parks.
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Nice Things to Do for Your Austin Home

Give Your Austin Home Some TLC Your home is your greatest asset, and giving it a little TLC from time to time will not only protect your Austin home, but could also lower your monthly bills. Keep Your Austin Home … Continue reading

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Austin Families have it Good!

Austin Families Love Their Town Austin made another top ten list: Yahoo’s 10 Best Cities for Families.  From the climate to the job market, Austin made the number two spot for load-up-the-kids and move here.  Some of the criteria cited … Continue reading

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Financial Benefits of Living in Austin

Living in Austin has its Benefits! I know that everyone breathes a sigh of relief when tax season ends, if for no other reason than not to have to hear about taxes all the time! So bear with me one … Continue reading

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Austin Homeowners and Taxes, Part 4

Subscribe to our RSS feed! It’s time for Austin homeowners to breathe a sigh of relief. Hopefully, you got your taxes done by yesterday’s deadline. You probably don’t want anything to do with taxes at the moment, but it’s never … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Refinance and Mortgage Terms

Getting A Mortgage Is a Big Decision As if deciding to get a mortgage or even refinance a mortgage wasn’t a big enough decision, there are many things to consider when it comes to the length of the mortgage loan, … Continue reading

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Balancing a Budget

Subscribe to our RSS feed! As the country wrestles with balancing budgets, both federal and states, it makes us stop and think: How balanced is my budget?  A budget is not simply a spreadsheet that tracks how much was spent … Continue reading

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Being Smart About Credit

Subscribe to our RSS feed! Credit cards have been around since the 1920s, right about the time Americans started their love affair with automobiles.  Service stations, hotels and restaurants began offering credit cards when Americans began venturing out to a … Continue reading

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Austin Things to Do: Watching the Super Bowl

Subscribe to our RSS feed! Even with the Super Bowl in our neck of the woods this year, most of us will be watching it from our living rooms.  The cheap seats at the Super Bowl are $2,827 and the … Continue reading

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