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Quality of Life in 78746 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Bill Austin answered:
This is not a question a Realtor or for that matter anyone can answer for you.
Wish it was that easy.
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Claire McIntyre answered:
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. In the meantime, it's best to leave the material undisturbed. ... more
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Wed Sep 9, 2015
Alison Hillman answered:
Personally, it would make me muchhhhh happier! My atmosphere totally changes me mood :) Great question!
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Marilyn Glendenning answered:
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 farmers wanting to grow food without pesticides. We tolerate those who want to raise chickens in their backyards and encourage urban farms and community gardens. We have survived the economic downturn coming out on top of most of the rest of the US. Housing is quickly coming back and people are finding jobs - You can be yourself in Austin and realize your dreams, maintain a healthy lifestyle, enjoy the wild flowers, listen to music everywhere and dine on some of the best food served from our famous "food trailers". Austin offers almost anything you could ask for ... if you want to search for property and put down a stake in the Austin real estate market, just go to ... more
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Texas Real Estate Hunter answered:
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.

You can set limitations and type in the area code to the address on the map without having to sign up.
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Fri Feb 15, 2013
Bill Austin answered:
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 students IMO. Investing? Long term would be OK I suppose ~ as a rental I don't think it would cash flow. I"d need to know some specifics.

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Sat Oct 2, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
For accurate information regarding any crime statistics, consider contacting the local police department--they are your best source of information.
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Fri Feb 11, 2011
Bill Austin answered:
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 (subdivision)
If I can be of assistance to you feel free to call or email me directly.

Bill Austin
512-709-6343 ~
Prospect Real Estate Solutions
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Thu Apr 22, 2010
Thomas Griffin answered:

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:


Thomas Griffin
Keller Williams Realty
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Mon May 24, 2010
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Sun Sep 22, 2013
NonRealtor answered:
Did your company go bankrupt? Anyways, I bet Austin is a lot cheaper than San Francisco. Good Luck
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Wed Sep 10, 2014
Dallas Texas answered:
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. remember to purchase a home work with realtor you must be pre-approved to submit an offer. ... more
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Sun Feb 11, 2018
Janine Love answered:
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 home tested prior to purchasing it. You should watch for lead based paint to in homes built 1978 and before. ... more
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Wed Sep 10, 2014
Ki Gray answered:
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.
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Tue Apr 15, 2008
Tim D. Young answered:
Follow the link below. Hope this helps
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Thu Aug 7, 2008
Jason Heffron answered:
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.
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