Why Aren’t More Renters Becoming Homeowners?

May 25, 2017 / by Paul Vastag

This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Home ownership has long been considered part of the American Dream. While many young couples and families still aspire to become homeowners, an increasing number are opting to remain renters, either short-term or permanently. What's behind this shift in attitude?

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How Austin’s Cost of Living Compares to Other Cities

May 23, 2017 / by Jenny Parker

"Cost of living" refers to how expensive it is to cover basic expenses in one area versus another locale. In other words, your dollar will go a lot further in rural Idaho than in New York City! If you're planning a move to Austin, it's important to consider the local cost of living and how it compares to that of your current town.

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5 Apartment Decorating Books That Should Be in Your Collection

May 18, 2017 / by Jean Jones

This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Do you have an instinctive knack for creating stylish decors in your Springs Apartments home? Or are you all thumbs when it comes to interior design? Whichever side of the fence you fall on, there are several apartment decorating books on the market to provide help and inspiration. Here are some great resources to have on hand whenever the design bug bites.

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4 Ways to Show Your Support on Armed Forces Day Around Austin

May 16, 2017 / by Prince Solomon

Armed Forces Day is coming up on Saturday, May 20, 2017. This is the perfect opportunity to show your support for the many men and women who work hard to defend our country. Here are some unique ways to show support in the Austin area.

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Indoor Gardening for Apartment Homes

May 11, 2017 / by Jean Jones

This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

April marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Month. Why not celebrate by renewing your commitment to green living? Starting a vegetable and herb garden is an eco-friendly practice that benefits your health as well as that of the planet.

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5 Great Ways to Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day in Austin

May 09, 2017 / by Prince Solomon

Any day is a good day to honor mom, but Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to show just how much you care and celebrate all she’s done for you. Wondering what to do for her on this special day? Here are five great ideas.

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Looking at an Apartment

May 04, 2017 / by Jean Jones

This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

When you decide on an apartment home, you're selecting more than just a residence: you're choosing a lifestyle. You become a member of a unique community with its own "personality.” The more compatible it is with your needs and wants, the more satisfying a long-term relationship will be.

As you view different apartments, there are a number of telltale signs you should look for that are solid indicators of a community's identity. Determine the answers to these questions to see if the community makes the grade.

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5 Reasons Why Austin is a Dream City for Renters

May 02, 2017 / by Jenny Parker

According to the U.S. News and World Report, Austin has a desirability index of 8.4 out of 10. It's no secret that Austin is a great place to live, and more and more people are moving here each day. Here are the top five reasons we think Austin is a dream city for renters.

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LED vs. CFL: Which is Better For Your Apartment?

April 27, 2017 / by Jean Jones

This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Light bulbs are a common part of every household, but you probably don't give them much thought until it's time to replace them. The continuing move to a "green" lifestyle is eliminating traditional incandescent bulbs in favor of more energy-efficient styles. You will now need to select between light-emitting diode (LED) or compact fluorescent (CFL) options.

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Where’s the Beef? Top 4 Steakhouses in Austin

April 25, 2017 / by Mark Lee

Order a big slice of prime rib, cooked perfectly to your liking. Add some au jus and a baked potato, and you have the makings for the perfect National Prime Rib Day. It’s coming up on Thursday, April 27, and there are plenty of great steakhouses in the Austin area where you can celebrate to the fullest!

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