15 Gorgeous Dry Gardens That Don’t Waste Water
Dry Gardens, (also known as Xeriscaping) are really great alternatives to gardens that require extensive watering during sweltering summer months. Cactuses and succulents thrive in environments like Texas because they are drought tolerant and can withstand extreme heat. Succulents make
Sustainable Volunteer Opportunities This Holiday Season
Hey Friends, Give the gift of giving back to your community this Holiday Season! The Shapiro Real Estate Group wants to share a few of our favorite volunteer opportunities for this year. Zilker Park Christmas Tree Recycling Don’t throw away your Christmas tree;
Why Is Austin’s Economic Forecast so Strong?
Friends! I keep getting asked, "What's going to happen with the real estate market!?" There's sentiment that the market has been going up for so long, and we all know, "What goes up, must come down." Are we in for
Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide for 2019
Hey Friends, The Holidays are upon us and 2020 is right around the corner! As we embark upon this new decade together The Shapiro Real Estate Group wants to give you our sustainable and eco friendly gift guide for 2019. 1.
A 13-Step Guide to Renting Out Your Property (Without a Management Company)
You don’t need to hire a property management company to rent out your property. Today I’d like to share how you can rent out your property on your own in just 13 simple steps. Renting out your second (or third or
How Recent Tax Changes Affect Your Standard Deduction
Taxes have changed, and you’ll likely be affected come tax season. I’m joined today by Justin Boyd of JVM Lending, and we’ll be discussing how recent tax changes will affect the standard deduction. For your convenience, I’ve included timestamps for today’s topic.
How Does Our 2019 Market Compare to Last Year?
The market stats are out for the month of February of this year—let’s take a look at a look at what’s going on in the market. The first stat to look at in today’s market update for February 2019 concerns home