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Japan's famous bullet train

 

AUSTIN, TX – This week it was announced that research is now underway regarding the possibility of building a bullet train from San Antonio to Austin Texas.

If this project does get developed it will be HUGE since you could have the ability to travel between both cities within 15 minutes because, the bullet train would travel at speeds of 600 miles an hour, and best of all travel on the bullet train would be affordable and cost you only about $10 or less per ride.

First of Its Kind in Texas

Bullet trains are nothing new in the world, Japan has had one for decades and other states in the USA have been talking about developing their own bullet trains. It’s looking like now is the right time for Texas to have its own bullet train since not

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AUSTIN, TX – There’s no denying that it gets hot during the summer in Austin Texas and although many people will run their air conditioners non-stop, some people can’t run their AC all the time because prolonged exposure to air conditioning can cause headaches and sinus problems but thankfully you can keep your house cool this summer, without always using AC, if you follow these simple tips.

Tip #1 – Keep Your Drapes Closed During the Day

This tip is especially important if you work all day because leaving your drapes open literally “cooks” your house so it feels like an oven inside when you get back from work while closing your drapes will keep your house cool until you get home.

If your curtains are not lined with the reflective fabric you

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Are you searching for an apartment For Rent in Austin? If so, you should consider renting an apartment at Millennium Apartments on Rainey Street because they are also offering one-month free rent to new renters.

Millennium Rainey Street is the hottest new apartment building in Austin Texas because not only is it located in an awesome, ultra-hip location right in the middle of the best bars and restaurants, Millennium also has lots of fantastic green features too like EnergyStar windows (perfect for summer), energy efficient lighting, programmable thermostats and more!

About Millennium Rainey Street

There’s no denying that Millennium Rainey Street is one of the coolest apartment complexes in Austin Texas because not only were the builders

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Are you searching for Dripping Springs Real Estate? If so, you don’t want to miss this beautiful home located at 18117 Vistancia Drive in Dripping Springs.

Built in 2016 this 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom home features 4,419 square feet of space and many awesome features including: built in book cases, high ceilings, recessed lighting, two fireplaces, central heating/air and so much more!

About 18117 Vistancia Drive in Dripping Springs.

Listed for $1,180,774, on 1 acre in Northwest Travis County, this home also features a wonderful master bedroom complete with a sitting area and a bathroom that has a soaking tub, walk in shower, jack and Jill sinks and plenty of space for any couple to get ready for work or play in the morning.

Downstairs you

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AUSTIN, TX. – If you don’t like going to the grocery store you’re not alone, many people are not fans of grocery shopping but they do it anyway because we all need to eat right? Thankfully, there’s a new app called Shipt which is launching today and will make the process of getting groceries a lot easier.

Shipt is an app that makes it possible for you to order groceries right from your phone and have them delivered to your house and the cool thing is that your groceries will be sourced from local stores across the Austin area so you’re still supporting local businesses without having to go through the hassle like everyone else of driving to the grocery store, looking for parking, fighting lines and searching for the food or items that you need for

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AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no denying that its summer time in Austin Texas and with temperatures averaging in the 100’s for the coming weeks you probably are wondering if there are things to do in Austin, especially on warm nights. Thankfully, there’s lots of fun thing to do in Austin during the summer nights and we have a lot to choose from including outdoor events and BBQ’s, to awesome live events like FREE Concerts in the Park at the Long Center.

About Concerts in the Park at the Long Center

Running all summer long (until August 28th), Concerts in the Park at the Long Center is a great way to get out of the house, especially with your kids, and enjoy some family time in Hartman Park as you listen to beautiful music from the Austin Symphony

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What is Pokémon Go? It’s the latest mobile app game that’s been taking the world by storm in recent weeks since this free-to-play game uses your device to make Pokémon appear as if they are in the real world.

To play Pokémon Go all you need is a fairly recent mobile phone with a camera and GPS then you can find Pokémon all over Austin and the world.

There’s no denying that this game is a HUGE hit especially with Millennials who may have collected Pokémon cards in the 90’s but how has it affected local real estate?

Augmented Reality

The most interesting thing about Pokémon Go is that this game is the first real example of augmented reality, or combining a virtual character with the real world, so if you ever dreamed of collecting real

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On June 23rd, 2016 BREXIT rocked the world when a referendum passed which will break all ties that the UK has with the EU, but since BREXIT the big question that many people have is how BREXIT has effected Austin Texas Real Estate.

The good news is that BREXIT has affected the U.S. Real Estate market positively because following the UK referendum to leave the EU, mortgage interest rates dropped once again to about 3.50% for a 30-year fixed mortgage loan, and this historically low mortgage interest rate has made it possible for more people to get a great mortgage loan, or refinance their existing mortgages.

How BREXIT Benefits the United States

There’s no denying that Britain has been one of the safe havens for investors for decades and

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AUSTIN, TX – When it comes to Austin Texas good BBQ is something that locals have come to expect but what about wine? There are some great vineyards in the Austin area, including Spicewood Vineyards, where the 2nd annual BBQ & Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, July 23rd.

About The 2nd Annual BBQ & Wine Festival

Located at 1419 County Road 409 in Spicewood TX, 78669, the 2nd Annual BBQ & Wine Festival will be the perfect place for you to sample excellent BBQ, sip some fine wine, and enjoy live music from well-known bands like the Mace Garret Band and Fred Andrews of Honey Brown.

Buy Your Tickets Online

Like other Austin Texas area live events the 2nd Annual BBQ & Wine Festival is sure to sell out fast and you can save $10 by

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AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no denying that Uber and Lyft’s departure from Austin a few months ago left a major hole in the ride-hailing business here but with that hole also opened up tons of new opportunities for companies that might not have been able to compete against Uber including companies like iCars.

iCars is different from Uber because it’s a ride-hailing service that offers executive level service for people who are traveling here on business or for the individual who loves the finer things in life and wants a luxurious ride.

About iCars

Launched this year in San Francisco, CA, iCars is an innovative service that allows users to book immediate rides and future rides right from the comfort of their smart phone plus third parties can also

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