6 Reasons Your Rent Goes Up Each Year — And How a Lease Can Help

October 19, 2017 / by Jean Jones


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

Do you assume rent increases are simply a fact of life? The truth is that you're not wrong, but you might be surprised to learn it's not an arbitrary process.

Our Springs leasing team shares some of the more important reasons why yearly rent increases may be necessary.

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Get to Know the Texas Stars, Your Local Austin Hockey Team

October 17, 2017 / by Joe Antonino


While the arrival of fall may mean pumpkin spice lattes and meals in the crockpot for some, sports enthusiasts are welcoming the start of hockey season. The 2017-18 National Hockey League season officially began on October 4, which means hockey fans can now find a game on TV most nights of the week.

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5 Tips for Trailing Spouses to Turn a New City into a New Home

October 12, 2017 / by Justin Few


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

Have you found yourself in a new city because of an opportunity that was too good for your mate to pass up? In 1981 a journalist for the Wall Street Journal coined the term "trailing spouse" as an affectionate nickname for this increasingly common situation.

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Celebrate Fall at Austin’s Area Oktoberfest Events

October 10, 2017 / by Ronya Aigner


The tradition may have begun in Germany, but Oktoberfest has become a worldwide phenomenon and a great way to celebrate the coming of fall with friends and family. The Austin area is abuzz with various Oktoberfest activities and celebrations. Here are a few you won't want to miss.

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8 Apartment Interior Design Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

October 05, 2017 / by Jean Jones


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

At a recent outing to my local bookstore, I found no fewer than 15 home design magazines on the shelf. Pick one up and it’ll tell you the latest trend is European-inspired minimalist; another will tell you Mid-century Modern is the be-all, end-all. How are you supposed to know where to turn as you make interior design decisions about your apartment home?

We’ve scoured some resources and found a few immutable laws of design to help you out. Follow these basic “musts” and at the very least you can be sure you’re not making any big mistakes!

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5 Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Austin

October 03, 2017 / by Sandra Martinez


Each year, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. September 15 is significant as it marks the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The independence anniversaries for Mexico (September 16) and Chile (September 18) follow right behind.

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The Weekend Chef: A Handy Guide to Cook 'n' Freeze Meal Preparation

September 28, 2017 / by Sherry Cameron


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

Let's face it: You've thrown together a last-minute dinner more times than you'd care to admit. Afterward, you've probably made a vow to do a better job planning healthy meals, which lasted until the next day that you found yourself scrambling to get things done.

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What You Need to Know About Your Local Austin Football Team

September 26, 2017 / by Donna Johnson


When you move to Austin, one of the things you're just going to have to get used to is the raging Texas Longhorns fans. There's no way you'll ever beat them, so you might as well join them! Luckily, getting behind this great team is a lot of fun. Here's what you need to know about the Longhorns — and their fans — as a new recruit.

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6 Great Date Night Alternatives To Dinner And A Movie

September 21, 2017 / by Justin Few


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

Is dinner and a movie your default date night itinerary? While everyone has to eat, that plan is safe but not particularly exciting. Choosing an unexpected activity shows creativity and a willingness to step out of your comfort zone. When you're having fun, it's easier to be yourself and make a genuine connection. Try some of these suggestions and let them inspire you to come up with more!

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4 Best Places for Frozen Yogurt, Custard and Ice Cream Around Austin

September 19, 2017 / by Kellie Kingsbury


It's still warm and sunny in Austin, and sometimes it's nice to cool off with a bowl of frozen yogurt or custard. There are plenty of places to enjoy a refreshing bowl of your favorite frozen treat in the area; here's a look at some of the best.

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