Texas Articles

Building a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Home in Texas

The decision to build a home is a long and somewhat difficult process, but it can also be fun and exciting as well.  Once you have a decided where to build and have received a loan from the bank, you can then start deciding on a builder.  You know you need a builder that is [...]

How Do You Save Money When Building a Home?

Are you thinking about building the house that you’ve been dreaming of all these years? Nothing is impossible, and with a bit of creativity and careful planning, you can save money on the main construction of your house so tha1t you’ll have more for the finishing works. Here are some ways to consider. 1. Use [...]

Take the Plunge: Home Buying is Cheaper Than Renting

The real estate market and the financial sector have combined in recent years to produce a situation where it is now less expensive to buy a home than it is to rent an apartment. One reason for this is the large number of foreclosed homes that are currently being offered for rent in the major [...]

Austin: One of the Best Places to Live in Texas

According to CNN, the Lone Star State has five small towns considered some of the best places to live in the United States. The people are friendly, there’s a slower pace of living, and the weather can be very nice, depending upon the location and the season. However, even the bigger cities here are nice [...]

Rio South Texas Enjoys Job Growth

Throughout the recession, Texas has made news for its ability to create jobs. While most people are aware that Texas enjoys the benefit of being home to many companies involved in the oil and power industry, less known is the state’s robust customer service industry, particularly the communities that make up the growing Rio South [...]