Natural light allows homeowners to save energy by reducing the use of artificial light in their homes. Natural light also has different benefits such as increased productivity, beats the blues -- making people happier and calm, plus it reduces the mold and mildew growth in your home keeping your space healthy. Unfortunately, there homes that are built with not much natural light coming in. From DIYs to professional remodeling projects, here are 8 ways to maximize natural light in your Austin home.

1. Lighter Wall and Ceiling Paint

Your interior wall colors are one of the first things you might want to change when it comes to increasing natural lighting in your Austin home. Choose a lighter color such as pure white which has a 100% Light…

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Sunny: Okay, so this presentation actually did, I think, last summer or maybe the summer, I think last summer about the appraisal addendum but it's, one of the four written addendums that we have, I feel like it's kind of written backward. For you to understand it is important to us, but you'll find that it's even, it's equally as important to understand how to explain it to listing agents, because a lot of times they don't understand it. But what you're dealing with is the part of the third party financing addendum that reads if the buyer's lender that makes the property contingent upon appraisal, basically. This slideshow is available on Workplace so it's always out there and it's a quick reference whenever you're writing one of these up if you need…

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Ryan: I am here, live with my good friend and consultant, Lee Adkins with Amplified Solutions. And we're going to go over the efficiency tools for Austin real estate agents. And to give you a little bit of background, I have been working with Lee for several years, he's a consultant of mine. He helps top team leaders and brokers basically organize their business in more of a structural model. Well, you could explain it way.

Lee: Yeah, so really focus on the operations. I like to say all the things that aren't selling real estate, running a company. And that's all things from just being organized and your email to recruiting strategy and ten-year strategy, growth strategy, and exit plan. So it's all the little things and all the big things really,

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Searching for the right urban Austin Neighborhood that is within walking distance to all of the amenities is someone would want, but without the need for a car is a goal for many Americans these days. In the last ten years, Austin has become much more of an urban core and currently ranks as 33rd in the country on the walk score. This is in part due to the actions of the city to bring more businesses into downtown Austin.  Austin has also worked to adapt its streets to become more bike-friendly, adding biking lanes on many of the central Austin neighborhoods. The best walkable neighborhoods in Austin are the areas surrounding the University of Texas and Downtown Austin.

best walkable neighborhoods in austin

In this blog, we've listed down the Walk Score and Bike Score of each…

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4th of july austin

Fourth of July celebrations this 2020 may be different than how we used to celebrate it. Some events have been canceled and modified due to the current situation where everyone’s well-being is vital. Despite that, here are some events and activities you can do to celebrate the Fourth of July in Austin, social distancing style.

1. 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION AT BLUE STARLITE MINI DRIVE-IN

For a one of a kind Fourth of July celebration in Austin, Blue Starlite will be playing different movies such as Independence Day, Cabin in the Woods, Dirty Dancing, and Jaws. A fireworks show will then be held after on their screen. Bring some goods from home so you don’t have to leave your car once you’re in the grounds.

2. RED, WHITE, BUDA FIREWORKS SHOW

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