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"From Pre-K to PhD", The University of Texas Elementary School is a Model for the East Austin Community

UT-Elementary-Front-entrance1University of Texas Elementary School – a Model for East Austin? It is now a series of interconnected portable buildings, with a lattice-work of wooden decking between them.  In April of 2012, however, they will be breaking ground on the permanent structure.  Currently serving 260 students, this East Austin School is looking forward to a [...]
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Hot Mama’s, a Cafe-Icon and Middle-Eastern Destination in East Austin

Hot Mama's coffeeI walked into Hot Mama’s Espresso to meet with Kelly Abshire, the owner and proprietor. She immediately offered me a beverage- my suggestion, try the Lavender Lemonade, it’s tremendous! I simply asked her, “Tell me your story.” She replied, “This spot chose me”.         It did. Kelly was the owner and primary [...]
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The Austin Modern Home Tour comes to East Austin!

1400 Holly Street in Austin, Modern Home for Sale! on Prezi
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Happy New Year East Austin, a Year in Review

Year in ReviewAs the New Year begins, it seems a good time to catch up on the market happenings of the past year in our neighborhood.  Just a quick recap, how does East Austin compare to the rest of Austin, TX? Short answer: Home sales in East Austin are lagging behind the rest of Austin. What does [...]
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The East Austin Studio Tour 2010, the first weekend.

East Austin First WeekendI spent two solid days exploring East Austin this past weekend, and there are A LOT more artists who call 78702 home than I realized!  I am glad there is one more weekend to the event, because I really need more time to see everything. Let’s start off with a contest!  My wife noticed something [...]
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A Good Life Team Guide to the East Austin Studio Tour, 2010

Guide to studio tourWhat is it? Over the course of two weekends, East Austin opens the doors to its many art studios to let everyone know where and how these artists work.  It is a great community event to get to know the neighborhood, and to take part in all the activities that spring up around it.  The actual studios and associated activities are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Nov 13-14 and 20-21, between the hours of 11 am and 6 pm each day.
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Local Happenings to Watch in East Austin!

Put these events on your calendar!      Here are some useful dates and great events to keep in mind.  Many things to do in East Austin and surrounding neighborhoods, so take advantage and make some plans!    Festivals and Events 11/2, 6:30 pm – 10 pm 11/16, 6:30 pm – 10 pm Texas Hill [...]
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What You Should Know About Your East Austin Condo

Before you make an offer on a condo, take a look at the “Covenant, Conditions, and Restrictions” document (CCR’s for short) for the condominium community.  It will spell out exactly what you need to know as a potential buyer and resident of the property.  I suggest being able to answer these questions: What do you [...]
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East Austin Condos, Simply, A Lifestyle Choice

When a buyer asks me, “Should I buy a condo?” Or, “Why should I buy a condo?”  I ask them, “What is your lifestyle?”  In East Austin, condos are the urban choice, the downtown lifestyle.  They have convenience, location, and amenities, all at an affordable price, and with very little maintenance.  Sure, but a house [...]
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GoodLife Team Rolls Out Interactive Condo Maps

On May 12th, 2008 the GoodLife Team proudly rolled out the latest edition of GoodLifeTeam.com – Interactive Maps for buyers specifically looking for urban Austin real estate, specifically East Austin condos or Downtown Austin condos, lofts or high-rises. While several sites exist for Downtown Austin condos, most are static and cumbersome and require a significant [...]
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