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This will come as no surprise to anyone that has been stuck on MoPac in the morning, but Austin was recently recognized as the Second Best Real Estate Investment Market in the country by Realtor.com - Just behind Tucson, Az., and seriously, who wants to live in the desert?  With plenty of open green areas, an influx of high tech jobs (Welcome New Apple Campus!) and no state income tax, it is easy to see why people are flocking to our fair city.  Additionally, Austin's potential for price growth is one of the best in the nation  - and the median list price of $229,500 is about 12 percent higher than just one year ago. 

With all this attention, many investors are taking this opportunity to cash out.  Unfortunately, I'm seeing a lot of sellers making the

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One of the aspects of Austin living that I am most proud of is the community's focus on green living.  The Mueller project is the perfect example.  Originally conceived of in 1984 as an attempt to increase the sustainability of urban living, it has taken almost thirty years for the dream to come to fruition.  Now green living is red hot and the East Side of 35 is a target for smart investors.  A mixed living development that boasts 1 tree for every 4 parking spots, encourages walking - not driving, built to increase water and energy efficiency and revels in the preservation of green spaces - only a stones throw from downtown?  What's not to love? 

A rising tide lifts all boats and the influx of technology, business and residents in the Mueller area has

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