Determining when to buy a home can be challenging especially for first time home buyers. There is plenty of competition that can drive the cost of a home to thousands of dollars above the listed price. You might be spending some time looking at the listings and thinking if today is the best time to buy a home in Austin.

Most folks know that spring is the hottest time in real estate, especially the first month of it. More homes are being listed during the season although it can still be a tricky process. Look out for the pros and cons you should weigh when it comes to purchasing your new home during spring. When the spring season ends, buyers might be missing out on some of the newly listed properties. 

Since spring has ended months ago and not…

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Radio Coffee and Beer is one of the highly-rated shops in South Austin when it comes to coffee and beer. Fresh and delicious food is served as well as cold and clean beer. When it comes to their coffee, if it doesn’t meet their standards, then it will be remade. The service is also exceptional. These are some aspects that make Radio a one of a kind coffee shop in Austin.

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The place has also become one of the favorite hangout spots in South Austin for those that are looking for a quick bite or a chill beer to drink. Radio has an open space that caters to the best parts of your local South Austin coffee shop and beer garden. Great atmosphere and nice oak trees surround the place. Plenty of seating are available indoor and outdoors. There is…

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We are doing the best coffee shop in the south Austin segment and this place is definitely a contender. I am going to cosmic coffee right now and there's a Crux Climb and Jump and The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery. So I come here a lot the mostly drink iced coffee and I think it is a good way to tell if the coffee is really good. So also the atmosphere, this place is up for atmosphere and coffee.

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Cosmic Coffee and Beer is established by Austin native, Paul Oveisi. He was the owner of Momo's, a music venue that was located at Sixth Street that closed in 2011. As he returned to Austin from New York, he decided to combine his passion for sustainability, permaculture, and his hospitality background. Along with his friend and Cosmic…

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Nothing tastes better in cool or warm weather than coffee. When it comes to really good coffee, we know that finding the right cup of joe can make anyone's day a lot better! With plenty of coffee shops within 78704 - South Austin, it can be a challenge to choose your favorite!

We gathered a list of our best 78704 coffee shops that you should visit for your next cup!


1. Cosmic Coffee and Beer

Price Range: $$

121 Pickle Rd

Austin, TX 78704

Located near St. Edwards University and across the parking of Infinite Monkey Theorem is one of our favorites, Cosmic Coffee and Beer Garden. They offer specialty coffee, cocktails, locally brewed draft beer, and more. The ambiance of the shop is unlike any other you might have encountered.

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78704 is more than just a zip code of South Austin, it is a neighborhood that has an eclectic mix of trendy, hip, and unique vibes. 78704 is one of the best areas to live and experience Austin living. And oh, don’t forget about the food scene in the area! If you’re lost on where to begin your trip the best places to eat in 78704, we got something for you!

Austin is known for its delicious homegrown dishes and its mouthwatering barbecue restaurants that will definitely keep you wanting more. Here is our list of the best places to eat in 78704 in no particular order.


1. Eberly

$$$

615 S Lamar Blvd

Austin, TX 78704

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Photo from Eberly Austin's website.

Eberly is Austin’s must-try restaurants owned by Eddy Paterson and John…

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Austin is named as the #1 place to start a business in America by CNBC. In 2016, the Texas capital was leading at number one for the best cities in the U.S. for launching startup technology. Small businesses are growing and there are numerous opportunities for each individual in the City. A recent study by Fit Small Business stated that Texas is the best place to start a business.

There is a diverse mix of government employees, tech workers, blue-collar workers, and corporate and business people in the area. If you live within the area and are interested to start a business, here are some ideas for new business opportunities in Austin. Texas.

1. Day Care

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Most parents in Austin are full-time employers that work within offices with tight…

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Think you’re going to miss the fun in summer? It’s not too late to have fun! We prepared a list for you to enjoy the last few weeks or days before summer ends. When it comes to live music, green spaces, delicious meals, and a vibrant nightlife, Austin surely tops the lists amongst other cities in Texas!

 

You might be overwhelmed with the countless things you can do here whether you are a tourist or someone who lives in the beautiful Bat City. We made things easier for you so we made a simple yet cool guide to fun things to do before summer ends in Austin!

 

1. Cool Off in Hamilton Pool Preserve

A beautiful and historic swimming hole within the Dripping Springs area. Water from the Hamilton Creek flows down to the limestone outcroppings…

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Summer is about to come to an end soon, so let's wrap it up with a nice, juicy, and delicious barbecue feast! Recipes and flavors are truly important when it comes to grilling, but what makes them work are the techniques used. Here are some grilling tips you can take notes from for a successful grilling feast with your friends and family!

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1. Preheat the Grill


Preheat your grill for 10-20 minutes to make sure that it reaches the right temperature and to kill any bacteria in the grill grate. Your grill should reach 500°F with its lid closed. For high heat, it will range from 400-450°F and 250-300°F for low heat.


Heat helps loosens bits of food left on the grill grate and makes it easier to brush them…

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The battle for the best smart speakers for homes is tough; with recent developments between Google Home vs. Amazon Echo, it might be a challenge in choosing which is better for your home. In this blog, we’ll lay out a comparison guide between Google Home and Amazon Echo, also known as Amazon Alexa, to help you figure out which is best for your home, needs, and budget!

Thanks to technology, artificial intelligence can now transform your home. Both smart speakers are booming in the market. Obviously, it does make it easier and convenient for consumers to have these gadgets at home. From news, weather, conversion, facts, controlling the lights and devices in your home, and more; everything is just a “Hey Google...” or “Alexa...” away with these…

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Are you visiting Austin for a business trip, seeing a friend, or planning on a vacation in ATX? From vibrant music scenes to mouthwatering culinary delights, Austin offers a blend of culture, history, and innovation that leaves an indelible mark on all who visit.

Here are things to expect when visiting Austin, Texas! If you are not sure where to begin, let us lead you the way to the quirky, hip, and beautiful city of Austin!

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Austin's claim to fame as the "Live Music Capital of the World" is well-deserved. Its vibrant music scene caters to all tastes, from blues and rock to country and indie. The heart of this musical prowess lies on Sixth Street, where iconic venues showcase both local talents and international sensations. The…

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