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Austin Based Real Estate Company Southwest Realty Advisors, LLC Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Under the leadership of business owner Reed Coleman, Southwest Realty Advisors, LLC, an Austin-based virtual real estate company, announced today that it has chosen to affiliate with the CENTURY 21 [®] System and will now conduct business as CENTURY 21 Realty Advisors. The company will be setting up a home base company office in Austin and will continue to provide full-service brokerage real estate services to buyers and sellers throughout the state of Texas. The company will now benefit from the world-class marketing, agent learning, and educational resources, technology and productivity tools provided by the iconic CENTURY 21 brand, allowing its agents to deliver a much better customer experience.

"We are looking forward to partnering with the ...

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Sprawling Fort Worth Estate Includes Massive Swimming Pool

FORT WORTH, TX — A game room, giant kitchen, and 3,600 square foot workshop are just some of the features included in this must-see home listing in Fort Worth. The property was built in 1990 and is on the market for a tad over $1 million. Learn more about the listing below.

Price: $1,099,900 Square Feet: 6,050 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 full and 3 half baths Features: Ten acre country estate in Aledo ISD, Builder’s personal home and every room has been refurbished. Incredible workmanship for a horse farm or just enjoy your 10 ac with saltwater pool, 3600 sq ft workshop, park your RV in workshop. Concrete driveway from gate to the stunning home awaits the new buyer...

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HAVE YOUR HEARD? Halston House finds a buyer; Former Yankee to auction off his home

After four years on the market, Engel & Völkers New York City announced the brokerage has found a buyer for the iconic Halston House at 101 East 63rd Street (pictured top).

Howard Morrel and Leslie Hirsch listed the former home of Roy Halston Frowick for $24 million.

Known simply as Halston, the American fashion designer rose to international fame after the pillbox hat Jacqueline Kennedy wore to her husband’s presidential inauguration in 1961 caught the eye of glamorous women around the world.
The home is just one of three in Manhattan designed by architect Paul Rudolph. In its heyday, the Halston House was a home-away-from-home for the likes of Andy Warhol, Liza Minelli and the Studio 54 jet set crowd.
The home was sold to German celebrity photographer Gunter Sachs in 1990, and his fami...

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Praedium acquires Texas multifamily property

The Praedium Group, a real estate investment firm, has acquired North Arlington, Texas-based Arlington Commons, a multi-family community. No financial terms were disclosed.


NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Praedium Group, a New York City-based national real estate investment firm, today announced the acquisition of Arlington Commons in North Arlington, TX. Peter Calatozzo, Managing Director of The Praedium Group, made the announcement of the investment firm’s most recent acquisition.

Constructed in 2018, Arlington Commons consists of a 4-story elevatored building with an attached structured parking garage, 10′-12′ ceilings, and views of the adjacent Rolling Hills Country Club golf course, Downtown Fort Worth, and Downtown Dallas...

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Dallas is failing to build enough affordable housing and decent, working people are hurting

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There’s a sweet, somewhat obscure holiday movie, It Happened on Fifth Avenue, that’s worth watching any time of year...

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How To Find A Good Babysitter In Texas

When you hire a babysitter, you are hiring someone to protect the well-being of your child. That is a lot of responsibility. You need to be sure that you can trust the person that you hire and that they are responsible enough to keep your child safe and happy while you are away. There are a lot of great babysitters located all throughout Texas. With a little bit of searching, you should be able to find one that is available when you need them and that has incredible childcare skills.

One of the best ways to find a babysitter is by talking to people that you know. Personal referrals are ideal because you know that you can trust the word of the person who is recommending a particular babysitter...

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How to Install Wainscoting: A DIY Project With Major Results


If you’re looking to jazz up your walls, here’s a handy guide on how to install wainscoting—a fine alternative to a new paint job or an expensive redesign.

Wainscoting is the term for decorative wood paneling that lines the lower portion of interior walls. You can use wainscoting in just about any room, whether it’s to make a drab dining room pop, improve the look of a hallway, or create a classy study or library. There are multiple styles at varying price points, so there’s plenty of flexibility.

One word of caution: Installing wainscoting isn’t a DIY task for total beginners. Richard McMurray at DFW Crown Moulding in Fort Worth, TX, says that “unexpected things” can crop up, and that you may need expensive tools for the project...

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Kentucky private NPOs applying for physical damage disaster loans face June 11 deadline from SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible private nonprofit organizations in Kentucky of the June 11 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by a severe storm, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred between Feb. 9-14, 2018.

Private nonprofit organizations located in the following counties are eligible to apply: Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Metcalfe, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Whitley and Wolfe in Kentucky.

Certain private nonprofit organizations that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans...

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Hunt Mortgage Group Finances the Acquisition of Student Housing Property Located in Waco, Texas

NEW YORK, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today it provided a first mortgage bridge loan in the amount of $9.1 million to enable the acquisition of a student housing property located in Waco, Texas.

The loan was provided to California Private Capital Group, LLC to finance the acquisition and complete the lease-up of West Campus Lofts, a 72-unit/180-bed student housing complex. The loan is structured as a 24-month floating rate loan with three options to extend the loan term for a period of 12 months each.

Located at 805 South 8th Street, the property consists of two, three and four-story apartment buildings and a single story leasing office situated on a 3.162-acre site...

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This is how much you need to make an hour to afford a 2-bedroom rental in Central Texas

Looking to rent a two-bedroom apartment in Waco? How about Killeen or Temple? You’re going to need to make at least $15.60 per hour in Waco and $15.17 per hour in Killeen-Temple to afford it, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

The coalition’s Out of Reach 2017 report looked at the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing. The study defines affordability as spending no more than 30 percent of your gross income on rent.

Housing wages, or what a renter would need to earn hourly to afford housing, varied widely across Texas. While you need to make at least $19.83 per hour to afford a two-bedroom in Dallas, renters in Austin-Round Rock would have to make $22.98 per hour, Fort Worth- Arlington $18...

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