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Jethro Cairn: 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Discovered in Israel

What’s longer than a football field and probably older than much of Stonehenge as well as the Egyptian pyramids? According to scientists, an ancient stone monument recently identified in Israel, LiveScience reports. The crescent-shaped structure just a few miles away from the Sea of Galilee is about 492 feet long and 23 feet high and—based […]


The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

The long-awaited news arrived to the world yesterday when Apple unveiled their latest technology release: The iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch. First up was the new larger, thinner iPhone 6, which features an aluminum body and glass front that curves around the sides. The base model comes with a 4.7-inch screen and the […]


Forbes list of America’s coolest cities

Here is Forbes list of America’s coolest cities – Austin comes in at No. 3!     Elias & Associates Realty Trustworthy, High Quality Real Estate Services in the Greater Austin Area


Monday is here…and maybe some rain

Good morning! Monday is here and we may also get some light rain later this evening: The Weather Channel Reports a 40% chance of rain along with thunder showers this evening around 11pm. The forecast for the rest of the week is a sunny 100, 99, 100, 99, 100, 101, 100! Here is a quote […]


What does “pre-qual” mean?

What is the “Pre-Qualification” step of a home loan and what is it’s significance? It is a preliminary assessment by a lender of the amount it will lend to a potential home buyer. The process of determining how much money a prospective home buyer may be eligible to borrow before he or she applies for […]


Zillow to acquire Trulia

Zillow has announced they will be acquiring Trulia for an estimated 3.5 billion dollars. Zillow plans to maintain both consumer-facing brands, which offer online access to information about homes and real estate for free, as well as advertising and software solutions for real estate professionals. “It’s still early days in the world of real estate […]


Violet Crown Trail in the works

A multi-use hike and bike trail in southwest Austin is currently in the planning stages. It is to be named the Violet Crown Trail and will start in Zilker park, wind through southwest Austin and end in Onion Creek – a total of 30 miles of trail. One can view the full information on planning […]


Austin area homes sales increased a record 13% for June

The Austin-area real estate market continues to outpace last year’s success as single-family home sales increased 13 percent in June compared to 2013. A record 2,997 homes were sold in June to conclude a strong first half of 2014 in the Austin area, where home sales are up 3 percent overall this year, according to […]


Forbes’ 10 highest-paid actors 2014

Forbes released a countdown of the 10 highest paid actors of 2014 and here is a link to Austin 360′s article on it! Have a great Tuesday!   Elias & Associates Realty  Trustworthy, High Quality Real Estate Services in the Greater Austin Area


Central Texas bar named best among the world

Vogue Australia did a piece on the top 20 bar around the world and the Gruene Hall bar came in 8th with the following: “This honky-tonk dance hall in a ghost town in middle-of-nowhere Texas is where Texans come from far and wide to throw back a few and quite literally kick up their heels. […]


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