By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. - Are you planning on buying a home in Austin Texas? If so, there's never been a better time than right now to buy a home especially thanks to the fact that home ownership offers so many tax breaks. 

To learn more about the tax breaks you can enjoy as a homeowner, especially when you file next year, this article will break down those tax breaks and the financial advantages of home ownership.

Tax break 1: Mortgage interest

This continues to be the biggie benefit of owning a home for tax year 2017: the ability to deduct the interest on a mortgage of up to $1 million. And the more recent your mortgage, the greater your tax savings.

"The way mortgage payments are amortized, the first ones are almost…

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. - There's no doubt that the world has been slowly getting prepared for the concept of driverless vehicles over the last 30 years thanks to sci-fi movies like Knight Rider, Bladerunner and Minority Report, television shows and movies which feature the use of driverless vehicles.

Although the concept of driverless vehicles once seemed far off, thanks to a recent report from U.S. News we know that driverless vehicles could soon become a normal sight especially on the roads of Austin and across the great state of Texas.

Coming To Texas Soon

If you think your car will be driving you anytime in the near future, think again.

Known as driverless or self-driving vehicles, autonomous vehicles are in the…

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By the Kent Redding Group

Andrew Zimmern has been one of the leading foodies in recent years thanks to his hit show Bizarre Foods.

The chef and food critic recently launched a new travel show called The Zimmern List where he visits top restaurants and eateries across the United States.

Zimmern recently visited Austin for the 2nd episode of his show and visited some of the most well-known restaurants in the area including: Franklin Barbecue, Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon and he also visited several food trucks in the ATX area including The Big Kahuna.

About Andrew Zimmerman

Thanks to his parents who had him traveling around the world mouth first, Andrew knew from a young age he wanted a career in food. As a teenager, Andrew spent his days…

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Looking for something fun to do this Valentine's Day? We've complied a list of 10 fun ideas that won't cost you an arm and a leg. Check it out...

#1  Valentine's Day at The Drive-In 

The BlueStarLite Drive-In presents... The Princess Bride | February 14, 2018 @ 6:30 PM 

 Tickets here: | 4411 Russell Dr. Austin, TX  78745


#2 Wine & Dine at The Aviary 

The wine bar and bistro will serve a five-course menu for $60 per person, with wine pairings for an additional $35. Make your reservations today, or 512.916.4445


#3 Get your groove on to some LIVE Music

Don't miss The Night Owls perform Al Green's classic album, LOVE and HAPPINESS at 3Ten ACL. Get your…

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By The Kent Redding Group

Austin has continued to be one the top relocation destinations in the United States over the last two years and that trend is only continuing in 2018 thanks to companies like Hyliion who recently announced that they are moving their headquarters to the Austin area.

200 New Jobs

Hyliion, the company who is bringing intelligent electric hybrid technology to the trucking industry, today announced the company is moving its corporate headquarters to the greater Austin, Texas area. Their new, over 80,000 sq. foot, custom designed office is being built in Cedar Park to support Hyliion's rapid growth. The facility will house all departments from research & development, to sales, marketing, IT and administration. The move…

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Searching for information on the Austin Texas real estate market? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article we will provide you with in depth statistics for the local real estate market.

Units Sold

The year started off strong for Austin as there were 1,814 units sold (up 2.20% from January 2017) and an average sales price of $351,898.

Days on Market

As of January 2018, the average days on market for a home in Austin is about 78 days. This is up 11.2 days from the same period last year but the median sales price is also up by 5.56% as well so it’s safe to say that the local real estate market remains very strong as we move forward into the new year.

- Source Austin TItle


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By the Kent Redding Group

Are you searching for the perfect home in the Austin Texas area? If so, you don’t want to miss 1704 Snyder Trail.

This gorgeous 4-bedroom, 3.5 bath home features plenty of space including a formal dining room, office, separate kitchen dining area and so much more.

About 1704 Snyder Trail

Built in 2014, this $475,000 home offers something for everyone including a 3-car garage, large backyard with excellent landscaping and many upgrades throughout the home like custom draperies, built-in’s, covered patio and many other custom details which make this a home you don’t want to pass up.

Open House This Weekend 2/10 and 2/11

If you’re house hunting in the Austin Texas real estate market you don’t want to…

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By the Kent Redding Group

Are you planning on buying or selling a home in Austin Texas during 2018? If so, thanks to recent data from the Home Builders Association of Austin we know that the local housing market is predicted to continue growing in 2018.

Low Supply, Rising Interest Rates

Austin’s appeal to the tech sector is critical to its growth, much of which is driven by the flow of tech workers to the city, said Eldon Rude, principal of 360 Real Estate Analytics.

“Austin is so much a part of the national and global economy because of what it sells [tech services],” Rude said.

Despite uncertainty about the impact of the new tax plan and concerns about possible rising interest rates, Greg Hallman, a senior lecturer in real…

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Valentine’s Day 2018 is around the corner, are you ready? If not, right now is the perfect time for you to start planning for one of the most important days of the year to show love to your significant other by adding one of these Austin area Valentine’s Day events.

Date Night – The VDay Experience

Time - 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST


Art For The People

1711 South 1st Street
Austin, TX 78704

Valentine's Day Little Library Crawl

Time - 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST


Whimsical Little Library
12514 Eagle Nest Drive
Buda, TX 78610

Valentine's Day Parent's Night Out

Time - 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

1033 East Howard Lane
Suite E
Austin, TX 78753

Romantic Things To Do In Austin

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