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All Blog Entries by Kent Redding

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The city of Austin is alive with captivating entertainment, scrumptious cuisine, and exciting outdoor dining options. Home to more than 250 arts scenery and music venues, it’s not called the “Live Music Capital of the World” for nothing. As you may already know, the streets of Austin are also bustling with hundreds of food trucks ready to satisfy any mobile craving.

Breaking the stereotype, the Austin street food scene offers way more than Mexican delicacies. In fact, the city of Austin has a lot to offer, whether you’re craving for Greek Gyros or Asian cuisines, you’ll can find food that satisfies your craving.

In today’s post, we run down the top 50 best food trucks the city of Austin has to offer in 2019. In this guide you’ll find

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Multiple key mortgage rates moved higher today. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage trended upward, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed was down. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, the most popular type of variable rate mortgage, trended upward.

Mortgage rates are in a constant state of flux, but overall, they are very low by historical standards. If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it could make sense to go ahead and lock if you see a rate you like. Just be sure to shop around.

Click here to view current mortgage interest rates!

Search For Homes In Austin Texas

Ready to start searching for a home in the Austin Texas area? Contact the Kent Redding Group today by calling us at (512) 306-1001

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A spokesperson with the Austin Chamber of Commerce said Central Texas still has a big Amazon footprint.

"Amazon already calls the Austin area home. We have Amazon web services, Whole Foods and a fulfillment center in San Marcos, accounting for more than 7,000 jobs," Danielle Trevino said. "If Amazon chooses to bring more jobs to Central Texas that means more jobs for Central Texas families, more opportunities for these families to pay their bills, put food on their tables, provide for their families."

Amazon has not announced how many new jobs will come to Austin.

Buy Or Sell An Austin Home

Planning on buying or selling a home in Austin Texas? Contact the Kent Redding Group today by calling us at (512) 306-1001 or click here to

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Are you planning on renovating the bathroom in your home? If so, although a bathroom renovation is one of the smartest investments that you can make (especially if you plan on selling your home), the reality is that as with any renovation there are a variety of mistakes that you don’t want to make.

1. Forgetting ventilation

While focusing on your sleek, new programmable shower, don’t forget about the bathroom’s less glamorous needs—like how fresh air will enter the room.

“The biggest mistake is underestimating the needed ventilation,” says Heather Carbone, a real estate agent in Boston. “The bathroom is the dampest room in the house and can be a breeding ground for mold."

“The classic ‘bad bathroom remodel’ story centers on a poorly

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There's no doubt that it's been a cold, wet winter for Austin but what if you don't have a home with working heating to keep you warm on those cold winter days? That's exactly what happened to Louis Hicks, a 92 year old WWII Veteran who found himself having to use his stove to heat his home.

Still, living in a house built in the 1930's means sometimes things slip through the cracks. For Hicks that includes repairing walls, ceilings and floors.

After members of the community saw the story on FOX 7 Austin News, they realized they could help the veteran live more comfortably, they immediately started showing up for him. “We want to try to coordinate as much as we can getting the public's help, coming over giving back to a veteran,” said Jared

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Valentines Day is almost here and if you haven't planned for this day yet, this article will provide you with destinations for where you can celebrate this day in the ATX area.

APIS RESTAURANT & APIARY

23526 TX-71, Spicewood, TX 78669

Celebrate a romantic Valentine's Day in THE Hill Country at renowned, relaxed fine dining restaurant, Apis. Those making reservations starting at 5 p.m. will feast on culinary creations of Chef Taylor Hall and his talented team in the form of a three-course prix fixe menu with optional snack starters such as Market Oysters and the famous Egg Toast. Appetizers include Truffle Pasta, Osetra Caviar and Dry aged Beef Tartare with multiple entrée options such as the Six-day Aged Rohan Duck and a Terrapurezza Red

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Are you planning on selling your Austin Texas home but you’re concerned about its small closets?

The good news is that even though the closets in your home may be small you can make them look big by following these simple tips.

Declutter

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been living in your home for one year, or 50 years, every Austin home has some clutter in the closets so the first thing you should do is work on decluttering on closet at a time. Create piles for things that you want to keep, donate and throw away then take action because the whole decluttering process won’t take as long as you think!

Paint

After decluttering your closet, the next thing that you want to do is grab a can of neutral paint and start painting the inside of

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Searching for things to do in Austin Texas this weekend? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

There’s never a shortage of things to do in Austin, even during January! In this article, I will list for you several things to do in Austin this weekend.

Doom Forge Day at Jester King Brewery

12 to 10 p.m. Jan. 26. Free. 13187 Fitzhugh Rd. 

Celebrate the magic of metal music with Jester King. The farmhouse brewery has collaborated with Evil Twin Brewing to produce the Even More Metal, a bourbon barrel-aged farmhouse-style imperial stout with smoked Ugandan vanilla beans, and will release it in bottles. The day will also have a lineup of local doom metal bands, a live metal-working demonstration from Fearghal Blades and a beer foam mustache

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Are you planning for the concerts that you want to see in 2019? If so, you don’t want to miss Carlos Santana, he’s going to be performing in Austin Texas on July 9th.

The music icon will be performing at the Circuit of the Americas on July 9th. Tickets go on sale on January 25th and will be sure to go fast since his stop in Austin will be part of a three-month tour which commemorates the 20th anniversary of his Supernatural Album and the 50th anniversary of his performance at Woodstock.

An Ageless Rock Music Icon

Now 71, Carlos Santana doesn’t show any sign of slowing down with age and that’s a good thing because he joins other musicians from his generation who continue performing well into their seventies when that was once considered the

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There’s no doubt that the Austin Texas real estate market has changed in the last 12 months and it’s gone from being a long-time sellers-market to a buyers market.

Regardless of the classification of this real estate market, the reality is that if you have to get your home sold your goal is to make it stand out from other ATX homes for sale and you can accomplish this goal by doing the following.

Tip #1 – De-Personalize Your Home

One of the very best things you can do to sell your Austin Texas Home is to remove all personalization from your house including wallpaper, family photos, artwork, and finishing touches that show you’ve left your personal stamp on the home over the years.

Tip #2 – Re-Paint Your Home

Another great thing you

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