Tag: ATX

What to expect from the Austin Texas real estate market this summer

Coronavirus has been on the minds of just about everyone these days, especially when it comes to the local real estate market. Buyers want to know if now is the right time to buy a home while sellers also want to know if now is the right time for them to sell. Reversing a decade-long…


Will mortgage interest rates hit 0%?

One of the top questions that buyers and sellers have been asking in recent weeks is “are mortgage interest rates going to hit 0%”? The answer this question is no. Most economic analysts predict that mortgage interest rates will never go as low as 0% but it’s possible that we could see them dip down…


Austin-area gas prices keep plunging

Austin-area gas prices continued to drop this week, driven by a sharp decline in both oil prices and consumer demand, according to new data from industry tracking firm GasBuddy.com. The price for regular unleaded gasoline is currently $1.56 per gallon in the Austin metro area, according to GasBuddy, which surveys prices at 830 Austin-area gasoline…


Mortgage rates today, April 7, 2020 | Rates retreat

Multiple key mortgage rates dropped today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, ticked up. Mortgage rates change daily, but, overall, they are very low by historical standards. If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it could make sense to go…


Best Lockdown Live Music On YouTube

There’s no doubt that most people who live in the Austin Texas area enjoy live music and have their favorite bands, concerts or events that they like attending every year. Sadly, live music in Austin has been put on hold as the city grapples with coronavirus and all live events have been canceled, music venues…


Drive-thru coronavirus testing in Austin area

AUSTIN, Texas — As Texas continues to ramp up its COVID-19 testing capabilities, more and more drive-thru testing sites are starting to pop up. Here are some of the groups doing drive-thru testing in the Austin area: Austin Emergency Center Austin Emergency Center (AEC) announced that it was offering drive-thru or drive-up testing on March 30….


Coronavirus: Texas Governor Orders Bars, Eateries, Schools Closed

AUSTIN, TX — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Thursday prohibiting dine-in eating at restaurants as well as gatherings of more than 10 people, a public health disaster declaration amid the new coronavirus outbreak. In addition, he ordered schools and gyms to close by noon Friday through at least April 3. The order…


Downtown Austin TX Is Booming – 37 Towers Are Planned For Development

If you live or work in the downtown Austin area you know that it’s booming because it’s easy to see evidence of the growth on a daily basis because almost everywhere you look, it’s easy to spot a construction crane. How fast is the downtown ATX area growing though? Thanks to recent stats from bizjournals.com…


Should You Add USB Electrical Outlets to Your Home? The Answer is Yes!

Are you searching for information on which improvements you should make to your home? If so, you come to the right place! One of the very best improvements that you should consider making to your home in 2020 is adding USB electrical outlets in each room. This is a smart Improvement to make because, in…


What Is South by Southwest Like? Learn More About SXSW Here!

Are you searching for information on South by Southwest? If so, you’ve come to the right place! SXSW 2020 It’s going to be huge this year and since it’s only a few weeks away there’s no better time than right now to start learning about what this annual Austin Texas event it’s about so you…