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Trends in Appliance Colors – Is Stainless Out?

stainless steel appliances

  Our dishwasher needs replacing. It is old and worn out and as I am choosing appliances, it seems stainless steel is still the color of choice. What is the next big color in appliances? … I wonder? I Googled this and came up with a few answers, but nothing that seems to dominate the […]

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Posted by Sylvia
7 years ago

Austin Xeriscaping – Someday Mandatory like El Paso?

Austin Xeriscaping

Steve and I took a GRI class last week in pursuit of more knowledge about current real estate trends and practices. I always find these educational courses to be informative and helpful. My biggest “take away” from this class was when one of my fellow classmates, who drove over 900 miles from El Paso for […]

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Posted by Sylvia
7 years ago

Are Austin Real Estate Buyers Too Picky?

Picky Home Buyers

One of my favorite pastimes while driving in Austin is listening to Bloomberg News on my XM Radio. More specifically, I enjoy hearing interviews and discussions with people who explain and justify the positions they take on a wide range of (mostly) business topics. This includes small business, the economy, politics, real estate, etc., but also […]

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Austin Realtors: To Whom Are You Addressing That E-mail?

As a general rule, I don’t forward emails from other agents to my clients. Instead, I filter the communication and distill it into what my client needs to know. I rephrase, reframe, boil down and summarize. This benefits my clients by keeping them focused on the relevant information and protecting them from irrelevant, irrational and emotional dialogs that can derail […]

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