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Found 12 entries for May, 2018.

By The Kent Redding Group

Are you searching for family-friendly things to do in Austin Texas? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

In this article, we will share you with several family-friendly things you can do in Austin this summer.

Peter Pan Mini Golf

Located at 1207 Barton Springs Rd in Austin, Peter Pan Mini Golf is one of the best family-friendly things to do in Austin since just about everyone can play mini golf and since prices are also affordable ($5 to $11 per person) this iconic Austin destination is a great place to get out and have fun with your family.

Marvel at the Central Library

Since opening last year, Austin’s flagship library branch has become a community hub, thanks to its impressive event space, a curated

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st but with the weather in Central Texas already passing the 100-degree mark on a regular basis, it’s likely that you may be searching for more things that you can do indoors.

Thankfully, there are a variety of fun things you can do indoors in the Austin area including bowling.

In this article, we will list the best places to go bowling in the Austin Texas area.

Union Underground

2247 Guadalupe St., Austin, Texas 78712

Relive the college days in the Texas Union building’s basement just steps away from the University of Texas Tower. Games are affordably priced and the alley offers “Glow Bowl” featuring black lights, lasers, and music on evenings

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for something fun to do this weekend? If so, don’t miss the Hot Luck Festival, May 24th-27th 2018.

Founded by Aaron Franklin, the annual hot luck festival combines two favorite passions of Austin locals: food and music.

A Texas-Sized Festival

There’s nothing better than combing food, music, and Austin because they all blend so perfectly together but what’s even better about the hot luck festival is that this festival is an easy-going festival that feels more like a family reunion or friendly tailgate than an actual festival.

At the Hot Luck Festival, you’ll meet other people who are passionate about music and food while you enjoy eating with your fingers the dozens of delicious

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to recent data from COMMERCIALCafé, an online real estate listing platform, we know that in spite of Austin’s growth over the last 5 years there’s still plenty of room left for growth downtown.

How much growth? Downtown Austin Texas still has about 70 acres left that are development ready in the central business district so even though the city has grown by about 2 million square feet in five years there’s still more room to grow.

A City with A Bright Future

Austin continues to attract people from across the United States thanks to affordable housing prices and all of the benefits of starting a new business or relocating a business to the area.

  • Though Austin has grown by more than 2
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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. - Are you planning on buying or selling a home in Austin? If so, now is the perfect time because mortgage interest rates have reached a 7 year high and with summer right around the corner it's likely that we're going to see more rate increases this year.

How far can interest rates increase? It's anyone's guess. Thankfully, mortgage interest rates haven't even come close to where they've been historically during the last 15-30 years but a rate increase of .5 or 1 percent can mean a higher monthly payment and more money paid overall during the term of a 30 year mortgage.

Buying Frenzy

The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage jumped to 4.61 percent, up from 4.55 percent last week and the highest

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to a recent report from kvue.com and U.S. News and World Report we know that Austin Texas Schools continue to rank among the top in the nation.

There are roughly 22 schools within the Austin Texas area, across 14 school districts, that are ranking high based on things like school performance, student performance and graduation rates that are 80 percent higher than the rest of the nation.

Where Are The Top Schools In Austin?

Meridian School in Round Rock, Texas ranks as the sixth best high school in the nation, with a score of 100 for college readiness.

Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) ranks as the 16 best high school in the nation, with a 100 percent graduation rate and a score of

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are 3D Printed homes coming soon to Austin? The answer is yes! At the 2018 South-By-Southwest (SXSW) Festival, 3D printing was on display for everyone to see when Icon, a local construction technologies company unveiled its plans for bringing 3D printed homes to the United States.

Thanks to recent reports we know that Icon can use their 3D printing technology to print a home in 24 hours for $10,000 although their goal is to eventually bring the cost of 3D printed homes down to $4,000.

1.2 Billion People Need Housing

There’s no denying that the cost of housing has increased in recent years, especially in the United States, and many people are unable to afford buying a home.

Thanks to companies like

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Are you planning on buying an Austin Texas home for sale and are wondering how long the average home closing takes?

If you’re paying cash for a house, it will take about 24 hours but if you’re buying a home with conventional financing you can expect your closing to take anywhere from 35 to 50 days.

What Can Delay Home Closings?

As with anything in life home closings can be delayed for a variety of reasons including:

  • Low appraisal.
  • Additional debt is found on the buyer’s report.
  • Mistakes are found on the buyer’s credit report that have to be corrected.
  • Liens or possible judgements that are filed against the seller.
  • Problems with the title.
  • The buyer or seller gets divorced before their home is bought or sold.
  • Required
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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – If you ask an Austin Texas local, the top food of choice for Austin over the years has always been delicious, mouth watering barbecue, Tex-Mex or Mexican food but times have changed and Japanese food is quickly becoming one of the top options that diners are searching for in the local area.

Where Are The Best Japanese Restaurants In Austin?

If you’re ready to try Japanese food for yourself there are a variety of wonderful Japanese food restaurants in the ATX area to choose from including the following restaurants which distinctively blend Texas and Japanese food together for many wonderful dishes:

Kemuri Tatsu-Ya

Address - 2713 E. SECOND ST.

You want a taste of eclectic Austin? You want to

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for more reasons to relocate to Austin Texas? Thanks to a Forbes article we know that Austin, along with Dallas, has been ranked as on of the best cities in the United States for jobs in 2018.

Why Austin?

It’s easy to see why Austin has been ranked again as one of the best cities for jobs in the United States because in the last 5 years more companies have relocated to Austin from California and other states in the effort to escape high taxes and legislation that’s been hurt business.

Austin has a growing population of younger who recently graduated college and want to continue living / working in an environment where there’s plenty of things to do on a regular basis.

Texas

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