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By The Kent Redding Team

AUSTIN, TX. – It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived in Austin your whole life, or you recently moved to the area to buy a home here, the Austin Texas Real Estate Market can be complicated especially for first time home buyers, but buying first Austin House will be easy if you follow these 3 tips.

Tip #1 – Choose an Experienced Realtor® To Help You Buy an Austin House

In the 2016-2017 Real Estate market, it’s not uncommon for first time home buyers to encounter many challenges when buying an Austin House, this is why it pays off to hire an experienced Austin Realtor® because a seasoned Realtor® will help the first time buyer navigate a complicated Austin TX. Real Estate market and buy the home of their dreams.

Tip #2 –

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AUSTIN, TX. – Did you know that the Austin Texas Real Estate market was just ranked as the most attractive market for real estate investment and development in 2017?

Thanks to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 survey by PwC, and the Urban Land Institute, we know that Austin ranks #1 for Real Estate nationwide followed by the Dallas/Fort Worth market and Portland Oregon.

Austin Has Long-Term Appeal

Although the Austin Texas Real Estate market was once viewed as a “fluke” when it was first listed as one of the top emerging markets in the United States, Austin has remained one of the top cities for Real Estate in the United State since we have a diverse economy, vibrant culture, great neighborhoods and plenty of things to do in the area.

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for fun things to do in Austin Texas? If so, there’s a wide variety of fun things to do that anyone can enjoy all year long including the following.

#1 – Swim in Barton Springs Pool

Open most days from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, but closed on Thursdays for cleaning, Barton Springs Pool is a three-acre pool that’s located within Zilker Park. What’s great about this pool is that it’s perfect for year-round swimming since the average water temperature is 70 degrees.

#2 – Go Hike the Barton Creek Green Belt

It’s considered to be the 7th best hiking trail in Texas, and it’s easy to see why, because, the Barton Creek Greenbelt offers close to 8 miles of trails that stretch from Zilker Park

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If you love watching HGTV’s Fixer Upper you will be familiar with shiplap, it’s one of the top design choices of Joanna Gaines because it gives any interior wall a clean look while giving you plenty of decorating options because you can use shiplap to give your Austin home the look you’ve always wanted without having to spend a ton of money redecorating.

Why Shiplap?

Unlike other interior design trends, shiplap is very easy to install since all you have to do is start at the bottom and you keep screwing in new boards all the way to the top of the wall.

What’s cool about shiplap is that it can be painted a variety of colors and can make even the smallest of rooms look bigger, inviting, and shiplap can really help a home to stand out since it’s

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Halloween 2016 is right around the corner and with this fun time of year many people are searching for pumpkin patches in Austin Texas. If you’ve been thinking about buying a pumpkin for yourself or the kids in your family here is a listing of pumpkin patches in Austin.

Elgin Christmas tree Farm

Location - 120 Natures Way, Elgin, TX 78621

Don’t miss their pumpkin festival! They offer great fun for the whole family

Click here to learn more.

Sweet Berry Farm

Location - 1801 FM1980, Marble Falls, TX 78654

This Marble Falls farm offers the Fall Fun Harvest, open from September 24 – November 6, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., except for Sundays when the hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and take

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX – Thanks to a report from KUT 90.5, our local NPR station, we know that all new homes or apartments built in Austin Texas must be equipped with an energy efficient thermostat like Nest or any other comparable smart thermostat that you can buy locally or online.

The news didn’t creation much commotion in Austin because most builders have been offering smart thermostats in their homes already so it’s a trend that locals are already growing accustomed to since more homeowners than ever before are becoming aware of the savings and versatility that smart thermostats offer them.

About Smart Thermostats

Today’s smart thermostats connect to the network in your home and give you the ability to control the

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AUSTIN, TX. – Are you planning on adding energy efficient upgrades to your Austin Texas home? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article we will provide you with a list of energy efficient upgrades that you should make to your home so you will know exactly which upgrades you should be spending your money on.

Upgrade #1 – Seal Your House

Sealing your older Austin Texas home is by far one of the most important things you should get done in your home because you may be spending more money than you think heating or cooling your home, and sealing the home is one of the best ways to reduce energy costs.

To get your home completely sealed you should first hire a reputable contractor to make sure that your house is sealed from the ground

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for fun things to do in Austin Texas this weekend? October is a great month to be in Austin since there’s always plenty of festivals and events including the following:

Things to Do In Austin – Festivals

Austin Polish Film Festival

Oct 13-16, 2016

Austin, TX

Kyle Fair & Music Festival

Oct 13-15, 2016

Kyle, TX

Austin Film Festival

Oct 13 - Nov 20, 2016

Austin, TX

Texas Firearms Festival

Oct 14-16, 2016

Liberty Hill, TX

Click here to learn more!

Oktoberfest @ Bangers Smoke Out Saturday

Day – Saturday 10/15

Time – 11:00 am

Location - 79 &

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AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for the perfect Austin Texas Home For Sale? If so, don’t miss 9304 Hunters Trce.

This cute Austin home offers you 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,230 square feet of space. What’s best of all about 9304 Hunters Trce is that it has plenty of character, charm and excellent features like central heating and air, a sunken living room, custom fireplace, and a gorgeous kitchen with stainless steel appliances, butcher block counter tops, new flooring, new backsplash and more!

Huge Back Yard

If you’re looking for an Austin Texas Home for sale with plenty of yard space for your pets or children, 9304 Hunters Trce is the home that you’ve been searching for because this house has a huge backyard with a huge tree and

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AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to a recent article from U.S. News & World Report we know that Austin is the second most popular city in the United States for relocation.

Their report confirms what Austin residents have already known, especially since the city continues to have roughly 100 people move here every day.

Population Increased To 1.8 Million during 5 Year Period

If you’re a longtime Austin Texas local you know that the city has seen huge population growth over the last 10 years.

For example: during the period of 2010 to 2014 Austin Texas had 8.86 net migration, and our population expanded to 1.8 million.

Some of the reasons for Austin becoming a huge destination for relocation include a blossoming tech community which has had many

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