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Save Our Springs Alliance. Help SOS Keep Barton Springs Booze Free. Keep that Springs Natural Hippie Aura alive!

Dear Austin City Council Members and Planning Commissioners, As a local who was born and raised in Austin, I love Barton Springs! It along with the Hike and Bike Trail are the 2 Jewells of Austin. I am also 2x season pass Austin Recreation swimmer Buyer. I really enjoy this Season Pass option, as I get to skip to lines. I also love Deep Eddy Pool and all the City of Austin's public Pools. I love the fact that NO dogs are allowed inside of Barton Springs Pool! I was attacked by a dog as an infant child and have a so/so relationship with dogs to this day. One of the JOYS of Barton Springs is its "peaceful serenity" in the middle of a bustling city. No dogs No Alcohol. It is a peaceful, Zen-vibe, and heck I even enjoy the freedom "clothes" optional elements as well. It is easy enough to get FOOD and DRINKS and alcohol on Barton Springs Road, for example Barton Springs Saloon, Baby A's restaurant and their Purple Margaritas, Austin EastCiders, etc. so I feel

Per The Austin Monitor, Austin City Planning Commissioners Blast Crestview Single Family Home-Owners for Unequal treatment of Renters

  Friday, June 11, 2021 by  Jonathan Lee  ZONING Planning Commissioners blast unequal treatment of renters A rezoning case at Tuesday’s Planning Commission meeting sparked a conversation among commissioners over the disparate treatment between renters and single-family homeowners in the rezoning process.  A 330-unit multifamily project with 33 income restricted units is slated for a long, narrow, 4-acre lot at 7113 Burnet Road that abuts several single-family homes. The developer of the project requests Multifamily Residence-Highest Density (MF-6) zoning. Various types of commercial zoning are currently in place on different parts of the lot.  The developer has made concessions to neighbors who are against the project. Both parties have agreed to a conditional overlay that provides 20 feet between the proposed building and the adjacent homes. A restrictive covenant limits the building’s height to 75 feet and requires the developer to plant mature trees to screen the building, among oth

It actually happened, GVM Quoted with Color Photo in June 2021 TEXAS REALTOR MAGAZINE...check it out!


From REALTOR Magazine. 5 APPRASIAL Topics Every Realtor should know

  5 Appraisal Topics Every Agent Should Know Share Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Print   May 11, 2021   Erica Christoffer Appraisers are an integral part of the real estate sales process. It’s imperative that agents not only understand the fundamentals of the appraisal system but also follow the best practices for communicating with appraisers, especially while navigating today’s market. At an interactive session Thursday called “Ask an Appraiser” during the 2021 virtual  REALTORS® Legislative Meetings , panelists shared best tactics for working with appraisers and making the process as smooth as possible for all parties involved in a transaction. Here are five of the most pressing points discussed. Interacting With an Appraiser at a Property Michelle Bradley, a certified general appraiser, instructor, and founder of Bradley Consultants LLC, recommended that agents bring a packet of information about their listing for the appraiser. Making face-to-face contact will help build rapport

Austin Board of Realtors NW Hills and South Austin Offices now OPEN for in person visitors

    ABoR Headquarters & ABoR South Now Open for In-Person Service.     Dear George-vance,   The day is finally here! Beginning today,  ABoR Headquarters and ABoR South are open for in-person service.  Here's what you need to know: ABoR office hours are the following: ABoR HQ :  Monday-Friday ,  9:00 a.m.  to  5:00 p.m.  ABoR South :  Monday-Friday ,  9:00 a.m.  to  12:00 p.m.  and  1:00-4:00 p.m.  (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 p.m.). Saturday Service :  9:00 a.m.  to  4:30 p.m.  for  email support  and chat support on . ABoR North  will be opening very soon! Both ABoR HQ and ABoR South will offer in-person REALTOR® Store service and member services support. Psst!  You can now find our Member Success Team on the 1st floor of ABoR HQ in the REALTOR® Store. In addition, ABoR HQ will offer: Curbside pickup for online REALTOR® Store orders. The REALTOR® Store and curbside pickup close at  4:00 p.m. Co-working space on the second floor, Member Lounge, and Closing Room. To re