Best Fall Activities in Austin – Austin Fall Activities 2012

Best Fall Activities in Austin  – Austin Fall Activities 2012

In Texas, we have some of the most beautiful weather during the fall and winter months. What we lack in beautiful crimson foliage, we more than make up in cool breezes, temperate climates, a little bit of rain, a lot of sun and plenty of Fall activities to make the most of the season.         Downtown   Downtown Austin undergoes a transformation during the cooler months....

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Why Pecan Trees are Dying and How You Can Save Them

2011 brought a serious drought to the Central Texas region. It was one of the worst on record. Many creeks and streams dried up and Lake Travis dipped to record low lake levels. The drought had negative affects on many aspects of Central Texas life, but one serious problem it created was serious stress on pecan trees. As a result of low water in the ground, pecan trees have been drying up and...

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Transform Your Balcony Into a Haven

Transform Your Balcony Into a Haven

A dying fern accompanied by a faded towel and a bike with flat tires – ever seen a balcony like this? Sound a little close to home, perhaps? If what you’re really looking for is a fun spot to barbeque or a captivating retreat, no need to worry. You can convert your piece of concrete into just about anything with a little attention and effort. Our team of Austin mortgage experts has created a...

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Austin’s Bulletproof Economy

Austin’s Bulletproof Economy

There’s no doubt that Austin has quickly risen to the top as one of the most successful economic centers in the U.S. On top of a wide variety of thriving local businesses, national companies like Whole Foods Market, Dell Computers, Freescale Semiconductor, and HomeAway call Austin their home base. As the city’s economy continues to grow, new nationwide companies have begun to set their sites...

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Creative Ways to Display Artwork in Your Home

Creative Ways to Display Artwork in Your Home

When it comes to home decorating, your style and personality are key. The way in which you choose to decorate your home says a lot about your unique taste and individuality. Therefore, the artwork you choose to display in your home as well as the way in which you display it can also make a bold statement. If decorating is something that doesn’t come easy to you, do not fear. Our Austin Mortgage...

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Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe

Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe

Texas summers are something the majority of us look forward to every year. While the months June, July and August indicate to us a time for vacation and camping trips, it also is the time of year that burglars thrive. Unfortunately many homeowners get caught up in the excitement of their upcoming vacation plans and forget the simple procedures needed to keep their homes safe. According to FBI...

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