Things Austin, TX could learn from California :)

A Reflection of my Recent visit to Northern California {San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay and Los Gatos} Recently I went on a semi-last minute trip to Northern California with a good friend while she was there for a conference. Definitely not my first trip (nor my last) to Northern California. The… Continue Reading

Summer time in Austin, Tx from Food Trailers to Watering Holes

As an Austinite I enjoy the outdoors. I support local as much as I can. But one thing I do a little too much? The same thing. As a creature of habit I find myself resorting to the things I already know and love about this town, such as: Alamo Drafthouse. (Once you watch a… Continue Reading

Austin Real Estate Market Update

Austin is heating up…literally and figuratively. While we are now in June (May figures still being accounted for) you can see that Austin has increased from the 2011 year for its 5th straight quarter. The amount of listings is down, sales volume and sales prices have increased from previous year. Everyone seems to be moving… Continue Reading

My Weight Loss Struggles–{why is change so hard?}

Ah where to begin? The title of this post says it all. Like most people I know–I constantly am working on changing something about myself. Is it bad that I am never happy with certain things about myself? Probably, but does it  stop me from complaining or blaming genetics–not quite. ha. When I was at… Continue Reading

My Trip To Orlando for the Prudential Real Estate Convention

Last week I went to Orlando, Florida for the Prudential Real Estate Sales Convention. While there is a convention every year, this one was my first, and I am so happy I went! I registered Sunday and then went out with co-workers from the office for a nice dinner at Roy’s (Hawaiian fusion). (Sadly, the… Continue Reading

South Austin:78704 Condo Projects to Check Out

I am super happy to report that my 2012 is off to a fantastic start. I feel like I am not the only one busy either, every time I turn around a condo project has another unit under contract, a beautiful central Austin bungalow goes under contract after only one day on the market or… Continue Reading


Well, facebook has officially taken over the World…and our time. Crazy. While I usually try to blog about the Austin Real Estate market, home prices, new projects, properties I have viewed recently and all that jazz. I decided to write one of my pure observations of Facebook World. A good amount of my “free” time,… Continue Reading

How to buy your first home: A Breakdown of the Process of becoming a Home Owner

Even though these steps are already listed on another tab on my website, I thought it couldn’t hurt to also blog about the steps since I seem to be working with so many buyers right now, which is great because it is only January, interest rates are still low and Austin is still doing great!… Continue Reading

Looking forward to 2012: Goals, Speculations and non-Resolutions

With the holidays ending in hopefully merriment, cheer, full bellies and celebrations; the end of the year  also brings the thoughts of what is in store for 2012. I know, personally, I am constantly looking forward to “the next thing in life.” I do try to appreciate everything I have now, and enjoy “the now,”… Continue Reading

Austin’s Economic Forecast 2012

I am no economist, however if you know me at all, you know I carry a spiral with me just about everywhere (I know it’s no iPad) and inside that trusty spiral are some notes. I take notes when on the phone, when I randomly think of something while driving (I mean while stopped at… Continue Reading