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Protest Your Property Taxes

Posted by on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Austin Statistics, Lifestyle, Market Reports

Why Protest Property Taxes?  To lower your tax bill and save you money!   How Do you Determine your Market Value to Protest Property Taxes? Contact your Sage Wilson Property Group agent if you need help understanding market information, collecting information from neighbors who have recently purchased their homes, or contracting a company who specializes […]

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11 Times Austin Has Been #1 in the News

Posted by on Friday, July 24th, 2015 in Lifestyle

  We’re taking a look at 11 of the best reasons that make Austin, TX one of the best places to live!   Fastest growing city in America for 4 years straight It’s no secret that Austin is growing. Fast. With more and more people joining the Austin community every day and contributing to the […]

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Posted by on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 in Lifestyle

A Jumbo or non-conforming loan is required for financing on a mortgage that is higher than the conforming ($417,000) loan limits set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Qualifying For A Jumbo Mortgage: Business/Employment– Whether you’re qualifying for a $500,000 mortgage, or a $5 million mortgage, there is obviously going to be sizable monthly mortgage […]

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The Latest Austin-Area School Ratings

Posted by on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in Austin Statistics, Lifestyle

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has published a comparison of Central Texas schools for the 2014 school year. The comparison looked at 24 school districts in the region, and every district met the Rating Standard. The Rating Standard is measured by up to 4 different indexes. For more information on those indexes, visit the TEA […]

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A Uniquely Austin Holiday Events Guide

Posted by on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle

Twas the week before Christmas and all through the town People were excited these events could be found From A to Z, Austin celebrates with passion In what is Uniquely Austin Holiday fashion. Armadillos are bizarre, no question of this But catching the last few days of the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is something not to […]

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Selling Your Home – Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by on Friday, November 21st, 2014 in Lifestyle

by Ashley Anderson NMLS#217467 Do I Need To Sell My Home Before I Can Qualify For A New Mortgage On Another Property? Although every situation is unique, it is not uncommon for homebuyers to qualify for a mortgage on a new home while still owning their current residence.  Perhaps you are outgrowing your current home […]

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Halloween in Texas

Posted by on Friday, October 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle

Summer is officially over. The days are getting shorter and somewhat cooler here in the capital city, but the fall in Austin is truly one of the most fun times to be living in Central Texas. There is so much going the list of events and festival seems almost endless. Here are just a sampling […]

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Your Guide to Short Term Rentals

Posted by on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle

As one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, Austin has become the place to be whether for a couple of days or for a lifetime. With all the growth, finding a place to hang one’s hat while taking in all the city has to offer has become a challenge. One solution is providing temporary […]

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2014 Austin After-School Programs

Posted by on Monday, August 11th, 2014 in Lifestyle

It is great to be a kid this fall as children, tweens, and teens from Austin  have oodles of opportunities to explore their interests in a variety of after-school programs. Whether it is becoming a mad scientist and conjuring up a new invention, a performer in a hit musical who gets discovered by a top […]

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Unique Afterschool Programs

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 in Lifestyle

If you’re looking for something more engaging that your normal run-of-the-mill childcare for those few hours at the end of the school day when junior is waiting for you to wrap up your workday, look no further! We have a great list of unique after school programs that will keep your children engaged, active and […]

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