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April 2018

Found 4 blog entries for April 2018.

With summer time now on the horizon and temperatures heading North, Austin becomes a hotbed for events, concerts and a lot of family friendly activities!  Below we have put together a list of some of our favorites like the Pecan Street Festival an biannual Austin tradition and much more.


MAY 2018

Latino Music Month
Various Venues
The many Latino music genres are showcased during performances on the Plaza at Austin City Hall each Friday at noon. Other special events throughout the month are presented as well.

5/2/18 - 5/6/18
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
Various Locations
The festival showcases contemporary films and videos from Latin America (North, Central, South America and the Caribbean) and the Iberian Peninsula. Films and

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What I Love About Austin ~ Tex-Mex Food!

Since the beginning of time...well since the beginning of Tejas (Texas), Mexican food has been a staple and is Texan as the Alamo.  Over the years Texas has branded its own Mexican food, known the world over as Tex-Mex.  If you are from Texas and you find a Mexican restaurant in Michigan, New York or California, just to name a few, it is a completely different meal than you will find at a restaurant, at home.  It's a way of life in Texas.

Tex-Mex is a tradition with simplicity in preparation and the way it's served.  Refried beans, Mexican rice, enchiladas, fajitas, guacamole, soft and hard tacos, chiles rellenos, and sopapilla are some of the staples served up, hundreds of times daily around Austin.  And of course cerveza and margaritas are the

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March was another historic month in the Austin housing market as 2,714 homes were sold during the month which marked the most ever recorded!  The Austin housing market continues to show increased demand, with double-digit percent increases in sales in March 2018 according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR). The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced a 10.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same time last year, the March 2018 Central Texas Housing Market Report found.

In the Austin-Round Rock MSA, the median price of single-family homes increased 3.5 percent to $305,233. Housing inventory levels decreased 0.2 months from March 2017 to 2.2 months of inventory.

In the Austin-Round Rock MSA, homes priced between

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This may not come as a surprise to many living in Austin, but once again we sit atop the best American cities according to a poll and analysis from U.S. News and World Report.  This is the second year in a row Austin landed the top spot and shows no signs of slowing down!  

For the second year in a row, U.S. News ranked Austin No. 1 in its annual list of the country’s Best Places to Live. According to a Tuesday press release, rankings were determined partly by a public survey of thousands of people across the United States to determine what they consider important in a home town. “The methodology also factors in data from the United States Census Bureau, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News

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