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We’ve Been Hacked- NOW WHAT?

Life After the Equifax Data Breach    Stricter government supervision is set to begin after the exposure. For the 143-million people affected the by the massive hack of sensitive data, what can be done?  My take is the odd number of $143-million is not the real number of people affected, it’s probably more than that,…

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IN WAKE OF HARVEY WE ARE THANKFUL

Houston people deserve better. In Central Texas, we give thanks for the beneficial rains over our area from what was Hurricane Harvey. Certainly, we pray for those along the gulf coast.  And, hope those survivors who suffered loss will gain back what they can and take pause that their lives were spared. For families who lost…

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HOME WARRANTIES – DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS

While Home Warranties or Residential Service Contracts are a great idea, choosing the best one for the lowest price can be a challenge. The answer is in the details and the questions you ask. In this part of the world, the central air conditioner in your home is the most important system and most of…

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WANT TO FIRE YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT?

NOT HAPPY WITH YOUR TEXAS REALTOR, AGENT or BROKER? In this hot and busy real estate market there are some agent/REALTOR®’s that sometimes take on more business than they can handle. Details are not disclosed, maybe you’re not feeling the agent is performing as promised or you’re not getting the anticipated attention or  think you…

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AFRAID OUR AUSTIN HOT HOUSING MARKET WILL END?

After meeting with a group of very active Top Producer Agents, Realtors and Brokers recently,  the takeaway knowledge is our Housing Market in the Austin area and surrounding towns in Central Texas is healthy and robust with the foundation based on the growing employment figures. Any doubt about the housing market is hinged to the employment…

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FIVE STAR AWARD GOES TO HAHN REAL ESTATE

  RATED THE BEST OF THE BEST We have just been included in an elite group of Real Estate Professionals in the Greater Austin area and Central Texas as a  Five Star Professional.      This is not a pay-a-fee and you’re included type of professional recognition.   Fivestarprofessional.com researchers contact clients and determine if…

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TIME TO BUY TEXAS

  HOME BUYER 5 MISTAKES TO AVOID   Even if you’re not purchasing your first home, there are many changes in housing markets and mortgage lender requirements. Many buyers of new construction and previously owned homes make costly mistakes that can easily be avoided. Below are the more common missteps – contact us for a…

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AUSTIN IS BEST PLACE TO LIVE IN USA

  AUSTIN #1 “BEST PLACE TO LIVE”         For those of us who have lived in cities like Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, the Austin traffic, denser population and cost of living are pale by comparison.   We love Austin for our own personal reasons and now we can add…

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CHECK SCHOOL AND NEIGHBORHOOD RATINGS

VALUALBE FREE NEIGHBORHOOD AND SCHOOL INFORMATION If you are in the market to buy a home there’s free information available about the schools, their ratings and the communities, their population and demographics. Perhaps the profiles of schools where your students attend now have changed. If you’re thinking about selling your house you want to tout…

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