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Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
My home was built in 1976 & the contractor used ceiling tiles through the house do these contain asbestos?
Reba,
This is not a question a Realtor or for that matter anyone can answer for you.
Wish it was that easy.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Claire Mcint…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Claire Mcintyre answered:
My home was built in 1976 & the contractor used ceiling tiles through the house do these contain asbestos?
The ceiling tile could possibly contain asbestos. To know for sure you will need to have them tested. Use an asbestos inspector licensed by Texas Department of State Health Services. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Do your living situations affect your work life?
Personally, it would make me muchhhhh happier! My atmosphere totally changes me mood :) Great question!
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Marilyn Wald…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Marilyn Waldrop Glendenning answered:
How would you describe life as a local in Austin now that SXSW is finally over?
The world is discovering Austin as a place to be ... Austinites are, for the most part, casual, laid back, music and art lovers, in tune with high-tech, world travelers or simply urban ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Texas Real E…, Both Buyer and Seller in 78757
Texas Real Estate Hunter answered:
Is the Wooten area considered safe?
Depends on the area. There are a greater number of registered criminals in our area than I liked knowing about.

If you're keen on knowing this is the site I used.
http://spotcrime.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Quality of Life in Austin
Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
what do folks think about Mueller in Austin as a place to live and for investment?
Arn,
Mueller developement built out quickly. People seem to likke it a lot. It is located just N. E of downtown & U of TX campus. The price range is a little high for the college s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How do I find crime statistics for Austin, TX 78734 by street for the year 2009?
For accurate information regarding any crime statistics, consider contacting the local police department--they are your best source of information.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 2, 2010 Quality of Life in 78734
Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
We are trying to decide where to relocate. I want to eventually buy a 4/3 with a pool in a good school district. We want to rent until our house
Hello,
I think you'll find Austin to be a good place to live. Both areas you mentioned are very good. I'd add Dripping Springs (area & ISD) & Steiner Ranch (subdivis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 11, 2011 Quality of Life in Austin
Thomas Griff…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Thomas Griffin answered:
Since all the recent rains, can we again operate our recirculating water fountains? billbrewer@austin.rr.com
Bill,

It looks like the stage 2 restrictions are still in force in the City of Austin. Here is the City's web page on this subject: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/watercon/default. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 22, 2010 Quality of Life in 78759
J R, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
J R answered:
Houseguest not on the lease and now wants to come back to take more stuff
You need to consult an attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 24, 2010 Quality of Life in Austin
NonRealtor, Other/Just Looking in 23456
NonRealtor answered:
My wife and I are thinking about leaving San Francisco for Austin. Quality of life and cost of living is a
Did your company go bankrupt? Anyways, I bet Austin is a lot cheaper than San Francisco. Good Luck
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 22, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Do freight trains run on the tracks next to Woodrow in the Crestview area?
Can you see the tracks or is there a retainer wall, or greenbelt with trees? If so you should be fine. Since it's only a freight train runs several times a day for a few minutes. remem ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Quality of Life in 78757
Janine Love, Real Estate Pro in 92590
Janine Love answered:
what year was asbestos banned for use in homes built in TX?
It hasn't been banned but they no longer use it in building of homes or insulation of homes. The last year was 1950. If the home was built between 1930 and 1950 you should have the ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Quality of Life in Austin
Ki Gray, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Ki Gray answered:
How safe /annoying to live near rail tracks in North Central Austin?
I would call the city and ask. I have heard that more trains will run but they will cause less noise. But I would call the city and get it straight from the source.

www.escapesomew ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Quality of Life in 78757
Tim D. Young, Real Estate Pro in 76109
Tim D. Young answered:
where can I find information about yearly humidity levels for Austin?
Pat,
Follow the link below. Hope this helps
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2008 Quality of Life in Austin, TX
Jason Heffron, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jason Heffron answered:
Anybody care to offer an architect advice about marketing my services?
I'd say start taking realtors to lunch and showing them your portfolio. We have clients frequently asking us for referrals to architects and builders.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 7, 2008 Quality of Life in Austin, TX
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