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Things To Do Around Austin | December Events

Holiday cheer is here! Take on as much of the lights, glitter and holiday songs to your heart's content. The city of Austin is a winter wonderland waiting to be explored. Check out what fun, inexpensive and sometimes free activities are going on around town! Here’s our top picks of what to enjoy in Austin and beyond this December! 

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SAFE Youth Gift Drive for the Holidays

'Tis the season to give back. As such, the Gene Arant Team would like to open our doors as a drop-off location for holiday toys. SAFE, a merger of Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace, is an Austin nonprofit with a mission to stop abuse for everyone, and they hold an annual gift drive that we are proud to support. 

If you are able and feel so inclined, please drop off unwrapped, new items at our office by end of business day Friday, December 14. Below is a list of gift suggestions that are in high demand. Suzy Day of SAFE said, "We often have a need for teen and pre-teen gifts."

Also, if you'd prefer to donate from home, you can shop for items from SAFE's Amazon  and ...

Client Appreciation Pie Day 2018

We love our clients!

This November, we called over 1,000 former and current clients to see who would be in town to receive a little client appreciation gift as a sweet thank you for thinking of us for all things real estate.  

Although National Pi Day is on March 15th annually, we celebrate the holiday in a little different fashion, for a different reason and at a different time. On Tuesday, November 20th, the Gene Arant Team office smelled of pumpkin and apple pie—we wish there was smell-o-vision for you to delight in. Hundreds of our clients picked up their chosen pie from GAT just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.


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Meet Your Greater Austin Real Estate Team: GATeam Member Yvette Rios

Our GATeam members are the backbone of the business who implement our vision statement: Extraordinary customer service | Build wealth | Give back.

Meet Yvette, a bubbly yet determined GATeam member who goes above and beyond for every client to exceed their needs and expectations.

Yvette is one of our cherished client care managers! Want to know that every detail of your home buying process is taken care of? She is a dedicated resource for you. Once the contract is received, she will coordinate your contract paperwork, work with the lender and title company to ensure you have a timely and seamless home buying experience. Yvette will be in constant communication with you, updating you throughout every step of the process.

On a personal note, Yvette was raised in Chicago, lived in southern California for more than a decade and then...