By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX – Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that easily sneak up on you every year because it comes right as we’re getting ready for summer and most people are planning vacations or for other things to do.

Thankfully, Mother’s Day 2018 is still over one week away (May 13th) and you can make your wife, mom, or the mother in your life feel special on this day by taking them to a special Mother’s Day brunch in Austin TX.

Mother’s Day Brunches


12800 Hill Country Blvd. Suite G-115, Bee Cave, TX 78738

Treat mom to brunch and a show at Café Blue at the Galleria, where staff will be offering their popular Mother's Day brunch from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The brunch…

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By the Kent Redding Group

Searching for a free, family-friendly event to attend in Austin? If so, don’t miss the Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival on May 5th and 6th in Austin.

This annual event is one of the oldest art festivals in the United States. You can expect to find delicious food, music vendors, artists and so much more.

About the Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival

The 2018 Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival will be happening on 6th street in Austin. You can expect something fun here for people of all ages so bring your kids, come early and stay hydrated because it’s not uncommon to have temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s during the month of May in Austin.

This free, two-day arts festival held twice yearly in downtown…

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By the Kent Redding Group

Austin continues to be an ideal location to open a new business or new office in the United States and Pacific Management Investment Company (PIMCO) is one of the latest companies to a new office in Austin.


PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers.

 With their launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, Pimco introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing.

 In the 45+ years since they started, the company has continued to bring innovation and expertise to their partnership with clients seeking the best investment solutions.

 Today they4 have offices across the globe and 2,200 professionals united by a single purpose: creating…

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you planning on buying a home in 2018? If so, one of the many things that you will have to present to the buyer is a proof of funds letter.

A proof of funds letter verifies that you indeed have the funds or “liquid cash” to purchase the home that you’re interested in buying.

In today’s competitive real estate market every home buyer must present a proof of funds letter to the seller because this letter will give the seller confidence that you are able to afford the home.

All Buyers Need A Proof Of Funds Letter

Regardless if you’re paying cash or financing an Austin Texas Home, you’re going to need a proof of funds letter.

While lenders will delve deep into your finances to ensure…

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no doubt that the 2018 Real Estate market continues to be one the toughest ever, especially in Austin where inventory remains low and competition among buyers remains high.

Thankfully, even though it may be difficult to buy a home in Austin for some buyers in 2018 it’s not impossible especially if you follow these tips.

Hunt hard

It's not a market for the faint of heart.

The median home price right now is up 7.6 percent from last year and up 15 percent compared to the year before that, according to Zillow. And compared to three years ago? Up nearly 22 percent.

These price hikes, more than higher rates, make the costs prohibitive for some buyers.

And inventory is tight because…

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Are you searching for fun events in Austin to add to your calendar? If so, don’t miss Eeyore’s birthday on Saturday, April 28th at Pease Park.

About Eeyore’s Birthday

For 55 years this annual event has been a great way for Winnie The Pooh fans to get together to celebrate their beloved characters “birthday” while using the birthday as their opportunity to raise money for local charities.

Eeyore’s Birthday has always been free while helping to raise money for local non-profits. Austin non-profit Friends of the Forest Foundation (an organization which distributes funds to local non-profit charities) donate their earnings from Eeyore’s Birthday to organizations who support our beautiful city, so your purchases of drinks, food, etc. on-site…

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to a recent article in the Statesman we know that Austin has once again been named the best city to live in America.

There are a variety of reasons to love living in Austin including a wide variety of things to do, great events, awesome live music, fantastic food and so much more.

There Are So Many Reasons To Live In Austin

Austin continues to beat out other top cities like Colorado Springs and Portland Oregon every year because the city also benefits from great home prices (when compared to the rest of the country), low taxes and high job growth.

Last year, Austin knocked Denver from the No. 1 spot on U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Places to Live in the U.S.” And this year, it…

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By the Kent Redding Group

April is a wonderful time of year to be in Austin Texas because there are still plenty of cool days mixed in with warmer weather and we also have annual events to plan for including the Eat, Drink, & Be Merry at the Austin Food + Wine Festival, April 27-29.

About the Eat, Drink, & Be Merry at the Austin Food + Wine Festival

If you enjoy good food just as much as we do, the Eat, Drink, & Be Merry at the Austin Food + Wine Festival will have just about every type of food you can imagine. From tacos and tequila to grilling and grapes, you can find all of your favorite foods at this festival including foods that are signature foods you can find in town on a daily basis.

For 2018, they’ve packed the festival itinerary…

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Besides being the “music capital of the world” Austin is also an excellent place to enjoy a great meal and there are a wide variety of excellent restaurants that you can enjoy a meal on a regular basis including the following NEW restaurants which are set to open in the coming weeks.


Location: 2115 South Lamar Boulevard, South Austin

Key Players: chef/owner Tyson Cole, pitmaster Aaron Franklin, chef James Dumapit, chef Jack Yoss, pitmaster Bram Tripp, Hai Hospitality

It’s finally here: Texas barbecue meets Asian-influenced smoked dishes from two of Austin’s best chefs, Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin. The restaurant is a new approach for both Cole and Franklin: this is the former’s first foray into casual service (people will…

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