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Great Austin Neighborhoods wit...

For many home buyers, HOAs (homeowners associations) play a big role when it comes to buying a new house. Ask two different homeowners what they think about living in a community with a HOA and you are likely...
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6 Hottest Austin Neighborhoods...

Looking to buy a new home and not sure where to start? These 6 neighborhoods should definitely be on your radar. Circle C Ranch: 78739, 78749 Coming from someone who just moved out if this neighborhood less than...
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Five Sites That Are Better Tha...

If Craigslist is your go-to online source for amazing furniture deals and second-hand steals, there's a good chance you are going to love these sites even more. They are game changers in the world of online shopping for secondhand home...
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What You Need to Know About Pr...

Every year about this time, property owners receive their property tax valuation notices and decide whether or not they should appeal the assessed value. The process involves a little bit of leg work and some preparation, but for many property...
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Closing Gifts That Give Back

Giving clients a closing gift after the sale and/or purchase of a home is standard practice for most realtors. It’s a nice touch and a wonderful way to make a lasting impression with your clients, but we wanted...
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The Oldham Group Awarded at Ke...

The Oldham Group recently attended the annual Keller Williams Realty Award Ceremony in Austin, TX. The team received several awards, including Top Closed Volume, Top Closed Units and Platinum Medal. It was a phenomenal 2014 for the Oldham Group, as well as for many other...
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Alamodraft House Movies Under ...

Spring has sprung! Grab your lawn chairs, blankets & snacks and head over to Metz Park this Friday to enjoy an outdoor movie. Metz Movies Under the Stars is kicking off the season this Friday, March 27 with...
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There's More to St. Patty's Da...

How much do you really know about St. Patrick's Day? Turns out I don't know much. This morning my 8 year old asked, "Who is Patrick and why do people wear green for this holiday?" Um, well...I believe Patrick was...
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Think You Should For Sale By O...

Have you ever considered trying to sell your own home? Many homeowners do, especially if the real estate market is "hot" and homes nearby are selling quickly. However, there are several reasons a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) might...
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Marathon Confirms Austin is Gr...

I often catch myself thinking about how lucky I am to be able to call Austin home. The thought is usually triggered by something I've recently seen or heard, or possibly a new restaurant or venue that has just opened up. Rarely...
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Marathon Party and Open House ...

We are hosting a double header this Sunday at 5105 Shoal Creek Blvd and you're invited! The Marathon Party will kick off at 10 AM and will follow with an Open House from 1-4 PM. Although we may not be...
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Coming Soon Listing Featured o...

This Dripping Springs equestrian property, featured on the home design website Houzz, will be making its debut in the marketplace this Spring. With 5+ acres and stunning panoramic hill country views, some would say it's more like a...
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The Selling Circus

When does the spring selling season start? February! Yes, that’s right. In Austin, where our weather tends to warm up quickly, most sellers are ready to get their homes on the market in February.  Most sellers know that...
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Alamodraft House Movie Night -...

The Oldham Group had a great turn out this past Tuesday night at the Alamo Drafthouse Village location. We truly cherish the relationship side of our business and this is one of our many events we host for...
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