Austin Texas has many great music festivals during the course of a normal year including the South by Southwest (SXSW) music Festival which just wrapped up a few weeks ago. Thankfully there are more music festivals to come including the Old Settlers Music Festival which will be held in Austin from April 14- April 17, 2006.

About The old Settlers Music Festival

The Old Settlers Music Festival is as much part of Austin music history as the South by Southwest Music Festival since it started back in 1987 and was first held at Old Settlers Park in Austin. Since the late 80’s it’s grown to a nationally known music festival which has attracted awesome bands from across the country who specialize in roots music, Americana and so much more.


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Don’t miss the 2016 Austin International Poetry Festival April 7-10 2016 right here in Austin Texas.

This event is a great opportunity for poets of all ages to have their poetry heard by other poets and poetry fans from around the world.

When you register for the 24th annual Austin international poetry Festival you will also enjoy the opportunity to read your poetry at two local city reads, admission for local workshops and so much more.

Registration for the Austin international poetry Festival is now open, this event is expected to unite poets and be a celebration of the diversity of poetry since poetry like music brings people together.

About The Austin International Poetry Festival

The Austin International Poetry Festival is also…

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AUSTIN, TX. – There are many cool things to love about Austin Texas including the world class music scene, art, culture and things to do but what about surfing? Yes, Austin will soon have its own wave park called NLand Surf Park that will be opening this spring and it will feature 160 acres of surfing paradise, a 13 acre lagoon as well plus tons of other cool stuff like retail, lodging, food and a top notch surf school.

“The Greenest Surf Park in the World”

In their recent press release CEO Kenan “Keno” Knieriem Jr. said that his goal wasn’t just to build the biggest surf park in the world but also the greenest surf park and an attraction that Texas would truly be proud of.

Without a doubt he’s accomplished his goal and then some plus NLand…

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AUSTIN, TX – If you’ve grown up in Austin you most likely will have heard the slogan “keep Austin weird” at least once over the years and that’s because it’s Austin’s unofficial motto but over the last two years as we’ve seen more companies relocate to here from California and other states many people are starting to wonder if Austin can still be considered to be “weird” like it was in the past and the answer is yes.

About Keep Austin Weird

Keep Austin Weird is the slogan adopted by the Austin Independent Business Alliance to promote small businesses in Austin, Texas. It is intended to promote local businesses and is inspired by comments made by Red Wassenich in 2000 while giving a pledge to an Austin radio station.

Source – Wikipedia

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AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no denying that buying a home can be a complicated process for anyone and when you add in the fact that there’s dozens of documents to be filled out it’s easy to get caught up in the closing process and not realize that you’ve been scammed by someone claiming to be a title insurance company and is asking you to pay closing costs.

Thanks to a recent notification by the Federal Trade Commission we know that more scammers are coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of home buyers via a new phishing scheme where they tell the home buyer that closing costs need to be paid.

How Does The Scam Work?

Sadly, this scam starts when the scammer hacks into a home buyer in Austin or their Realtor’s® email account and from there…

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AUSTIN, TX. – If you’ve been thinking about starting or relocating your company anywhere in the United States one of the best cites for you to get your company up and running is Austin Texas.

What makes Austin a thriving place for startup companies is that entrepreneualism really does thrive here and the passion for business can be seen 24-7 as Austin has thousands of residents living here who would classify themselves has being entrepreneurs.

Neck Ties Are Optional

One cool thing to get used to in Austin is that more companies like Capital Factory are embracing a laid back lifestyle and give their employees the option to work from home or in the office while traditional business attire like neck ties are optional.

The Next Silicon Valley

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AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no denying that the Austin Texas Real Estate market has a tight housing inventory right now and thanks to the lack of home inventory homebuyers in Austin are resorting to creative methods for finding the proverbial needle in a haystack, or homes for sale that might not be on the market yet.

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Austin Texas, this article will provide you with some of the tactics buyers are using to find homes for sale, beating out the competition and also the possibility of multiple offers from other buyers.

Door To Door Canvasing

One of the first methods that some buyers are turning to in 2016 to find homes for sale in Austin Texas is by going door-to-door in their neighborhoods of choice then…

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Thanks to a recent article by the website Tech.Co we know that Austin has been named #3 on a list of five emerging Real Estate markets in the United States.

It's no surprise that Austin Texas has been ranking high as a top destination for relocation across the United States in 2016 and this can be attributed to a variety of factors which make Austin an ideal city for relocation including our excellent restaurants, great night clubs, music scene, outdoor activities and plenty of things to see / do all year long.

Besides being a great relocation destination, Austin has also drawn the attention of tech companies around the world and has drawn comparisons to Silicon Valley in California in the late 90's because home prices are still affordable in…

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SXSW 2016 is officially here and besides being the perfect destination for music lovers you can also count on South by Southwest to have plenty of cool stuff for movie fans including a life sized replica of a TIE Fighter from the iconic Star Wars Movies.

There's no denying that the TIE Fighter will be the perfect photo opp for any Star Wars fan who happens to be in Austin for SXSW and it also represents an excellent branding opportunity for Disney to connect with movie fans who happen to be here for the wide variety of screenings and film events in Austin this week.

20 Feet Tall

The Force Awakens, which is coming to home video next month. (The behind-the-scenes documentary that's part of the release, humbly titled Secrets of The Force…

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At the Kent Redding Group were proud to work with a diverse group of Realtors® including agents who have relocated to Austin from locations around the world like Kym Martin, a native from Adelaide Australia,  (Austin’s sister city). Kym has also lived in Sydney, Seattle, Hong Kong and she is proud to call Austin home now for over a decade. 

Though her expertise lies in relocation, contract negotiation and investment work, Kym continues to serve all buyers, sellers, and investors with any and all Real Estate needs. Her infectious enthusiasm and knowledge for the Austin market sets her apart from other Realtors. If you have any questions or Real Estate needs please contact Kym via email, text or phone. 

In this Q&A article we would like you to get…

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