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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Fall is a great time to live in Austin Texas especially since it’s also time once again for the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, this weekend, October 20-22 2017.

Are you looking forward to the attending F1? If so, there’s going to be lots of events happening this weekends besides auto racing and we’ve listed the best events to look forward to in this blog post.

2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix Events

Justin Timberlake will perform a full concert after the end of track activity on Saturday, October 21.

Stevie Wonder will perform a full concert after the end of track activity on Sunday, October 22.

The concerts will take place at COTA's Super Stage Festival Lawn, not

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Amazon has been in the news all year long with its recent acquisition of Whole Foods and it’s no surprise to anyone that the world’s leading e-commerce website is also branching out into physical storefronts by opening a brick and mortar location in Austin.

Coming Next Year

Publishers Weekly reports that the stores are scheduled to open next year and will be Amazon's first in the District of Columbia and in Texas.

The company previously announced plans to open two more stores in California, in addition to the San Diego and San Jose locations currently open. The two new California bookstores, in Los Angeles and Walnut Creek, are scheduled to open this year.

Amazon has been heavily

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During the process of buying a home in Austin Texas, or elsewhere in the United States, you may hear the terms “secured” or “unsecured” loan but is there a difference?

In this article, we will break down what both terms really mean and give you some insight into these loans.

Secured Vs. Unsecured Loans

Secured versus unsecured loan: If you're Googling this phrase, odds are you're immersed in the process of looking for a loan, and need some clarification on the difference between these two types. So, here's the deal: A secured loan means you put up something of value as a promise you’ll pay the loan back. An unsecured loan requires no such collateral. Now let's dive into the details.

When to get an unsecured loan

An unsecured loan, also

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Over the last five years more companies have chosen Austin Texas because startups have a chance of thriving here compared to the intense struggle of Silicon Valley.

In a recent interview with CNN Money, Whitney Wolfe talked about why she chose Austin TX to launce her new dating app.

Create Vs. Compete in Austin

When Whitney Wolfe was considering where to base her dating app company, she decided Austin would best allow "us to build what we wanted to build on our own terms," Wolfe told CNNMoney.

Unlike Silicon Valley, where the startup scene is more intense, "we weren't looking over our shoulder comparing ourselves to the next person, and often times the next guy," she said. "This allowed us to

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Fall is here and one of the best things to do in Austin Texas during the fall is to visit a pumpkin patch to get your pumpkins for Halloween or a harvest festival.

In this post we will share with you where all of the pumpkins are in the Austin Texas area:

Barton Hill Farms

Through Nov. 5
Although this farm may be a little outside of Austin, it is worth the drive. Known as one of the most scenic pumpkin patches in Texas, you can visit the small town of Bastrop and take home a stunning showpiece. In addition to pumpkin-picking, you can enjoy a 4-acre corn maze, yard games, live entertainment, and lots of other family fun. Tickets are $13 apiece. 

115 FM 969, Bastrop; Daily 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

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By the Kent Redding Group

 AUSTIN, TX. - Another high-profile development is coming to the Austin Texas area on the site of the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport.

 Austin Modern Lofts will be a for sale residential condo development project that will feature town home-style units. It will be built on the northwest corner of Berkman Drive and Tom Miller Street across the street from the former airport control tower, which is also a Historic Landmark from a bygone era.

About Austin Modern Lofts

There's no doubt that when this project is finished it will be right on time considering that Austin remains one of the top cities in the United States for relocation, and the growth of the real estate market doesn't show any sign of slowing

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By the Kent Redding Group

Are you searching for a home in the Austin Texas are? If so, don’t miss 103 Snipe Court!

Located in Lakeway, this home offers you 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,908 Square Feet of space.

This home was built in the 1970’s but it’s been recently updated and feels fresh when compared to all of the new homes on the market today. We love the unique character that this home has to offer including the recently updated wet bar and sunken living room but what’s also awesome about this house are the other recent upgrades including:

  •          New Roof – Updated 7/2017
  •          New pool plaster and pump equipment – Updated 8/2017
  •          New landscaping
  •          New paint
  •          New tile
  •          Brand
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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. - Thanks to recent data from the Austin Board of Realtors, we know that from May 2017 through August 2017 Austin experienced the highest grossing summer selling season ever.

What can we attribute this Summer’s awesome real estate market to? We can attribute the success of the real estate market to a variety of factors including steady mortgage interest rates, rising home prices and of course huge demand from buyers.

Not to mention the fact that Austin continues to be one of the top cities in the United States for relocation thanks to things like a higher quality of life than other cities in the United States, more recreation options and of course more opportunities for job growth, careers and so much

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By the Kent Redding Group

Are you planning on listing your home on the Austin TX Real Estate market? If so, now is a great time for you to sell your home because demand for properties in Austin is still high and that means you could have multiple offers on your house.

What Should You Do Before Listing Your House?

Before listing your house, there are a variety of things you should do which include the following:

  •          Clean Everything – Yes, it’s true, you should clean the inside and outside of your home because a buyer that’s presented with a dirty home on the Austin TX Real Estate market may wonder what else is wrong with that home.
  •          Don’t Forget Curb Appeal – After your home is clean and in presentable condition you
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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Want another reason to move to Austin TX? The answer is Google Fiber. It’s one of the fastest ways to connect to the Internet in the world and Google recently announced that they are expanding their network in Austin to include many Southeast Austin neighborhoods.

About Google Fiber

Google Fiber is part of the Access division of Alphabet Inc.[2] It provides fiber-to-the-premises service in the United States, providing broadband Internet and IPTV to a small and slowly increasing number of locations.I n mid-2016, Google Fiber had 68,715 television subscribers and was estimated to have about 453,000 broadband customers.

The service was first introduced to the Kansas City metropolitan

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