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Georgetown, Texas tops the list, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The estimates, which track growth from July 2014 to July 2015, show the most rapid growth was concentrated in Central Texas, the greater Houston area and near Dallas

Located just north of Austin, Georgetown ranked as the nation's fastest-growing city with a population larger than 50,000. Its population grew by 7.8 percent, from 59,105 in 2014 to 63,716 in 2015. Georgetown’s population was 47,400 in the 2010 decennial census. According to the current estimate, Georgetown added 16,316 residents with a growth rate of 34 percent from 2010 to 2015.

Georgetown is part of the Austin-Round Rock metro area, which crossed the 2 million population threshold

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Since pool time is now upon us, today is not too late to improve your waistline as well as your health. Listed below is a top ten healthy food list created by Texas A&M that has benefits you don't want to miss.

Almonds—antioxidants in almonds can lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes. Almonds can be a hassle-free snack to take to school or work. Drop some into a snack bag and leave them in plain view. Instead of going to the vending machine, nibble on your almonds instead.

Apples—apples are a great source of fiber, may help slow aging, and can lower your risk of stroke. In order to incorporate apples into your diet, try pre-slicing them. Sprinkling apples with a bit of lemon juice will keep them from browning. From there, you can make small

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Central Texas vegetable gardens can be quite challenging as well as rewarding. The Central Texas hill country has mild winters and hot, humid summers. Planting vegetables at the proper time is important. There's a small window of time in spring between the blazing heat of summer and freezing temps of winter. If you wait too long to get your spring garden planted your yields may be low and struggling in the heat. Planting too early and a late frost could ruin all your hard work.

To get a head start on lets say, tomatoes, and keep your plants safe from the unpredictable final frost one could consider planting in pots or milk jugs. In Central Texas you can plant tomatoes several weeks ahead of spring by potting them and keeping them in a bright window

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Homes and Land for Sale in Central TexasAfter a lot of blood, sweat and tears and most of 2013 Longhorn Realty is pleased to announce that our new website is live and we are proud of what we have to offer our clients. Our new site is one of the most advanced real estate websites out there and our clients will benefit from the state-of-the-art property search functions and the search engine marketing of their listings.  

For buyers our fully-integrated custom IDX allows our clients to search for listings on Austin MLS and inquire about properties right from our website. With clients having their own individual logins and dashboards it allows them to create and save searches, setup email notifications, save favorite properties, print flyers, schedule showings and more. With a Responsive Design

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Don Honeycutt has an e-PRO Designation Homes and Land for Sale in Central TexasAs an increasing amount of consumers begin their Austin area real estate search on the Internet, it is critical that real estate professionals stay on top of the latest technology for the benefit of consumers and REALTORS® alike.

Realizing the importance of technology training, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) created a comprehensive Technology Certification course in 2000. And now that course, e-PRO, has been completely updated to include information on Social Media and Web 2.0 aspects that is, and will continue, to change the real estate industry.

The e-PRO certification course - the only technology certification program offered by NAR - is designed to prepare real estate professionals to make the most of Internet technology and to

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Accredited Luxury Home SpecialistHomes and Land for Sale in Central TexasAccredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS) brokers and agents are members of an elite group of real estate professionals dedicated to servicing the luxury real estate market and Longhorn Realty, LLC services Austin and Central Texas. As a testament to their commitment, these devoted brokers and  agents subscribe to The Luxury Home Council's strict guidelines that demonstrate the agent's expertise in this highly demanding segment of the luxury real estate market. Whether you are buying or selling in the Austin area, when you retain a  ALHS real estate professional, you can be confident they have satisfied the following requirements:

  • Graduated from ALHS courses.
  • Passed the written exam.
  • Closed at least two luxury transactions.
  • A current member
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Don Honeycutt has an ABR DesignationHomes and Land for Sale in Central TexasThe Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer brokers and agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. ABR agents provide real estate buyers with very specific and valuable help in locating properties, negotiating offers, inspections and all the other activities involved in a real estate transaction and closing. The ABR Designation indicates that a real estate agent or broker has received education in areas specifically related to serving the needs of buyers. It is important that real estate agents adequately represent their buyers' interests.

In todays real estate market it's no longer okay for brokers and agents to just deliver documents, buyers have to be represented with great care. Careful

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Central Texas REALTORS at Longhorn Realty, LLCHomes and Land for Sale in Central TexasUnlike many Texas real estate agents who are simply licensed in Texas to do real estate business, REALTORS® have taken additional steps to become members of the Texas Association of REALTORS® (TAR)  and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and have agreed to follow a strict  Code of Ethics. Its these memberships in TAR and NAR that obligates REALTORS® to be fair to all parties involved in a real estate transaction, whether its a buyer, seller or cooperating agent or broker.

A Texas real estate transaction can be a complicated one that demands informed decisions with important deadlines. The knowledge, judgment and guidance of a real estate broker or agent — particularly one who is a REALTOR®, is essential in this process. Be sure your real

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