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The GoodLife Recognized: Meet Amy and Ryan Hayes!

hayes-ftimgEach month, GoodLife Team recognizes clients who exemplify “Living the Good Life.” We are proud to recognize Amy and Ryan Hayes as June’s GoodLifers! They took the big step this year to purchase their first home with the help of their friend and GoodLife Team Senior Agent, Carlos Reina.   The Hayes’ made an offer [...]
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Market Moves Interest Rates Down

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GoodLife Now – The $250,000 Question

GhostRolls Royce is rolling into Austin!  The luxury car company is opening a dealership right here in Central Texas, and everyone is talking about The Ghost.  It’s a $250,000 car that provides the ultimate in luxury, but what else could you buy with that kind of coin?  Carlos Reina and Gena Caudle explore the options [...]
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GoodLife Now: Down Payment Registry For Your Wedding

Getting married can be a loophole to the rules that normally don’t let you use gifts from friends as downpayment money on a new house. Gena Caudle explain how in this week’s edition of GoodLife Now. Carlos Reina also has an update on the real estate market that shows sales are heating up early this [...]
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Getting Married? Pass on the toaster and get a house instead.

ToasterSo spring has nearly sprung and love is in the air.  You’ve decided to get married and along with the wedding will come an assault of toasters, silverware, candles and the likes. Why not let the guests and those that love you most help you buy your first home.  With so many challenges facing first [...]
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GoodLife Now – Modern Home Tour

Gena Caudle and Carlos Reina preview the Austin Modern Home Tour and give us information about getting tickets.
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GoodLife Now – This Week's Recipe: Interest Rate Pie

In this week’s edition of GoodLife Now, Gena Caudle and Carlos Reina discuss a recent dip in interest rates, the overall trend of rates going up and what that means for potential home buyers.
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This week’s recipe: Interest Rate Pie

Well it just wouldn’t be winter without a nice hearty piece of Interest Rate Pie.  So I met with Aunt Bessie and persuaded her to reveal her recipe.  I promised not to reveal the ingredients but ultimately decided it was a secret that just shouldn’t be kept.  So here it goes …
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Grandma got run over by the tax man! Who will pay the bill?

Tax ManWith more than $30 billion of estimated tax defaults across the US and agencies at every level in desperate need of those monies, can Grandma expect to get run over by the tax man?
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GoodLife Now – Grandma Got Run Over By Tax Man

What if you could decide to stop paying your property taxes for the rest of your life, and get away with it legally? Welcome to this week’s edition of GoodLife Now.
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