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Austin Bergstrom Rated as one of the Best Airports in the U.S. and Canada

Austin Bergstrom Airport pretty pleasant, per BloombergTravel-happy residents of Austin can take some added pride in their city now that Austin-Bergstrom International has been deemed one of the least-frustrating airports in the U.S and Canada. Bloomberg, a major global provider of 24-hour financial news and information, recently published “The Airport Frustration Index,” which is a list of the country’s airports that ranks on how frustrating it is to utilizing each one. The capital city airport fared well and ranked highly for features that made for a pleasant airport experience.

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TRAVIS COUNTRY HOME FOR SALE | 4608 VIEW WEST | MLS# 9258215

4608 View West MLS#9258215Enjoy Greenbelt access from the backyard of this well maintained gem! Located on a cul-de-sac on one of the most coveted streets in the heart of Travis Country. Great floorplan with a large kitchen, sunroom off the family room, beamed ceilings, floor to ceiling stone fireplace & dual dining areas. Enjoy the fantastic yard & greenbelt views from the huge wrap around deck off the kitchen or the deck located off master bedroom. Award winning schools, close to shopping & dining and just minutes from Downtown.

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Central Texas Loves Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Austin real estate strengthened by Hispanic businessFor business-owners, there’s no better way to show support than to contribute to the businesses that you love.  A recent study reveals that in Central Texas, Hispanic-owned business are being showered with love, which is showing up in their revenues. Austin-area Hispanic-owned businesses saw their total revenue numbers increase 90 percent from 2007-2013, according to research by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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Record Set for Austin Home Sales and Prices for the Month of October

 According to the October 2014 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), Austin-area home sales soared 16 percent year-over year to 2,403 single-family home sales, the largest year-over-year increase in home sales to date this year and an all-time high for the month of October. Single-family home prices for the Austin area also set a record for the month of October. 

October 2014 Statistics

    • 2,403 – Single-family homes sold, 16 percent more than October 2013.
    • $240,000 – Median price for single-family homes, 11 percent more than October 2013.
    • $311,028 – Average price for single-family...

Milken Institute Reveals Best Cities for Successful Aging: Austin Makes the Top 10

Austin scored highly for healthy eating habits of older AmericansA brand new study on the best U.S. cities in which to age successfully was released by the Milken Institute this week. Austin made the top 10 rankings based on a broad set of factors. Unlike lists that name the best cities in which to retire, the new list includes cities that offer an aging population social engagement as well as continued employment or volunteer opportunities for the aging adult who chooses to work into their later years. Although the list did consider factors...

Austin Named Among the Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Austin made the list of top 10 cities for young entrepreneurs.Millennials have been characterized for their idealism, optimism and innovation. The qualities that make them a unique generation also inspire many of them to become business owners. In fact, in 2011 alone, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation statistics shows that there were almost 160,000 startups launched every month. Recently, NerdWallet created a list of the best cities for young entrepreneurs to start small businesses. Austin ranked in the top 10 based on factors that are considered ideal for the success of a fledgling concern.

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The Cain Team Participates in Food Drive

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One of the core values at Cain Realty Group is to give where you live. Each year in Austin, Keller Williams Realty hosts a food drive for all their Real Estate agents to participate in and of course the Cain Realty Group team got in on the action! On October 16th, our team passed out bags to over 500 homes in Travis Country, asking each home to fill the bag with can goods that could be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Two days later, we went back out to collect the filled bags. With the help of Travis Country residents, our team contributed toward a total of 25,500lbs of food donated in the Austin area! Thanks to those of you whose participation made this happen!

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