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I’m so excited! Ballard Designs, a home furnishings and décor store, opened January 21, 2023, at the Arboretum (right around the corner from my office). It’s located where the previous Gap store was in the center, right across the street from Juliet Italian Kitchen and almost next door to Chico’s...
01/31/2023
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    It’s been 40 months (3 years and 4 months) today, since my Geno slipped away. This past week there have been several reminders how fleeting life can be. Grant Schneider left this earth, his family and friends as well as some local, Austin family members. Those left behind are dealing with gr...
01/30/2023
I don’t know if you know about Maria Shriver’s Sunday paper but I’ve subscribed for a couple of months now and Sunday January 29th her Essay really struck a chord with me. She talked about the past weeks horrific 2 different CA shootings and the Memphis police savage beating of 29 year old Tyre N...
01/30/2023
Beautiful Beckett and Handsome Hudson are athletes and trying out different sports to see where their passion lies. This January Hudson is playing basketball and flag football and Beckett is playing basketball. Saturdays are a medley of games!              Saturday I made Hudson’s basketball at 9...
01/29/2023
A friend, colleague and local musician John Lockhart passed away March 30, 2020. I’ve been mentoring his sister, in my office for 4 years now, Laurie Lockhart West.  A board was set up called the John Lockhart Foundation established to serve the Austin community with charitable donations.     Thi...
01/29/2023
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Yesterday I was in the office when my cell phone rang. I didn’t recognize the number, but it showed a name I thought I recognized.Just like Hannah Williams, I had a real estate instructor, when I first started, tell us: “always answer your phone and smile, as it can be heard on the other end.” Wh...
01/28/2023
El Arroyo is an iconic local spot in Austin. They make the best hand-squeezed margaritas and serve Black Angus beef tacos (along with many other Tex- Mex offerings) and have since 1975!A quirky marquee is out front on the corner of West 5th and Campbell. Every day they change their bill board wit...
01/27/2023
Chinese New Year has begun and will culminate February 5th! Its fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!u 2010: On Jan 25, "Avatar" becomes the highest grossing film of all time.u 2009: Amid financial collapse, Iceland's Prime Minister ...
01/26/2023
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We leave a lot of money lying around. In case you don’t know according to Great American Coin Company, airline passengers leave $58 million of loose change on planes worldwide. That is a lot of money and so many coins! Just think if the $58 million were in pennies, than the stack of pennies would...
01/25/2023
Testimonials are the lifeblood of my business. Robert Kaufman says it best: “Testimonials describe what has been, and a promise of what is to come.” I had the good fortune to represent some really, wonderful folks in securing their dream home. It was one of the most gratifying transactions I’ve c...
01/24/2023
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NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
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Welcome to my ActiveRain real estate blog and profile. I'm a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty and specialize in NW Austin. Once a school teacher I still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them. Call me at 512.750.6899

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