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Take a look at this amazing video hosted by The Texas Archive of the Moving Image by Gordon Wilkison called “Our Town Austin”. In this film we find records of life as it was back in 1955 in Austin TX.

Austin is a pinnacle of modern and forward thinking minds, but we must look at our past to see what our future may be like. Our ever evolving Austin had great hopes for us in the fifties, hoping we could continue with the forward thinking minds from back then. The Texas Archive of the Moving Image is the host of a delightful short film by Gordon Wilkison called “Our Town Austin”. In this film we find records of life as it was back in 1955 in Austin TX.

It is very interesting to see the way real estate was advertised in the 1950’s and to know how much

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Austin suburbs are more popular than ever, according to Movot Real Estate Blog, Texas has 4 suburbs that made it into the top 10 best suburbs in America. Three of those are Austin suburbs which rank high amongst the top 10 suburbs to live in. All the suburbs were rigorously graded in terms of shopping areas, cost of living, crime, education and employment.

Plano TX comes in second place, this Dallas’ suburb is the best in Texas, and despite having a large population the crime rate is very low. Our very own Georgetown comes in third place due to its low crime rate and low cost of living as well as having a high rated student to teacher ratio. We are very proud of Round Rock which landed the number 4 spot on this list, thanks to the safety of this city,

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Responsive Design Upgrade

Check out the new improved Texas Property Shop website on your phone, tablet, or computer to see how our website molds itself to the device you are using. It's a technology that our web developers call "Responsive Design". So, rather than having a separate dedicated mobile site or tablet site, we can have one site and make it adaptable to the device you are using. Check it out by going to on your computer and resizing the browser from left to right to see how the site adjusts. It's very cool!

School Ratings Search

Don’t forget to use our School Ratings Search tool that allows you to check all sort of stats for any school in Texas. As a bonus, any property search you do automatically populates

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Round Rock has been named one of the healthiest places to live as well as the best place to invest in real estate.  According to RealtyTrac, health rates such as lifestyle, disease and environment are important when choosing a real estate market because such lifestyle factors from the community good or bad may rub off. Unemployment rates and foreclosure discounts have been taken into consideration to produce the top 10 cities to invest in real estate and your health. Runner ups were Fargo, North Dakota/Minnesota, and Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas/Missouri.

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Texas is well on the road to recovery. After the recession, most of the housing markets plunged. However, according to DSNews, our own state of Texas, along with other 39 markets, have regained at least half the value they lost during the recession.  Not only are we fully recovered but in fact, we have rebounded more than 200% since the recession.  Austin alone has recovered at a 214%. This is great news for our economy.

Texas also has 3 spots on the top 10 strong performance markets. Houston and Dallas claimed the 3rd and 4th spot with San Antonio taking the sixth spot. Thanks to the steady arrival of out of state newcomers, along with stronger than average employment growth, and low inventory and increase in sales year over year, Texas is proud to

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As Round Rock keeps expanding, new roads are being constructed which helps our city develop more and more. This includes the opening of Kenny Fort Boulevard which is the new road behind our office, that extends from Chandler Creek Blvd to Forest Creek Dr. KEYE News came out to cover the story and our own Broker, Chad Sellers, was able to weigh in on the issue and give his own opinion.

Please check out this link with the complete story. 

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We've constructed the most powerful school ratings search in Texas based on Texas Education Agency (TEA) data. Click the link below to start searching your children's schools right away.

Did you notice that when you do a property search, the results display the school information as well. We're pretty proud of this feature!


 School Ratings Search


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Website to feature free property search, advanced school searches and an updated blog of local real estate topic discussions. The fully redesigned and relaunched website aims to expand the company’s retail division.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2013

Monday, Austin real estate brokerage firm, Texas Property Shop (TPS) launched their new website in hopes to expand and amplify the company’s retail division while also aspiring to capture new leads. The website redesign comes on the heels of the company’s expansion to a new office space and desire to offer an exceptionally simple way for clients to conduct property searches.

Since 2007, Texas Property Shop’s primary focus has been on listing bank owned foreclosure properties for major bank clients.

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