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Burnet Road Austin

Austin Grown - Austin Known

Austin use to be the best kept secret in the country. Well word has gotten out and now Austin ranks top in just about every national poll and report. Yet we are going to let you in on a few things that you can only know if you live in Austin.

Austin Speaks

There are several words that are a tell-tale sign that you are not from Austin. You need to be able to speak and understand Austin dialect if you are going to be an Austinite, so let us help you translate:

  • Burnet Road is pronounce “BURN-it” not “Ber-NET” – make sure you place the accent on the first syllable
  • Gruene, TX – one of the oldest dancehalls and most charming towns you will ever want to visit - is pronounced...

Austin Senior Living

Why Choose Austin

People are moving to Austin, Texas. Families are relocating for jobs, students are coming to attend Texas universities, and seniors are deciding that Austin is the right place to retire. Austin is well known for many things - a thriving economy, a strong job market, a good cost of living and now the capital of Texas is becoming known for the amenities offered to the senior population.

The website Senior Advice just published the “10 Best Cities in America for Seniors.” They ranked Austin number two on the list. Austin scored higher than both state and national averages due to our:

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What is TREC?

The Texas Real Estate Commission, also known as TREC, is the governing body over all Texas real estate agents, brokers, inspectors and even home warranty companies.  Since Texas law requires that the following information be readily available to all prospective buyers, tenants, sellers and landlords, we are posting to our blog so you can easily find it.

The purpose of this information is to assist homebuyers and sellers in understanding the terminology and rules that govern the industry. It is a code of ethics, if you will, and it is always advisable to familiarize yourself with the industry-specific rules and terms before entering into any transaction. The Gene Arant Team takes this code quite literally and we see this as the very basis of our duty to our clients. Our goal is to exceed our clients’ expectations and to ensure that each...