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It’s that time of year again! Spring cleaning can be such a chore, but you’ll feel refreshed and ready for the warmer, sunny months ahead once you take the time to give your home a good, deep cleaning - inside and out! Read on for room-by-room tips to help make your spring cleaning a breeze!


  1. Clean inside the fridge

Pull out any shelving that can be removed and wash with soap and water. Use a sponge and disinfectant spray to scrub the remaining surfaces. Don’t forget to wipe down the outside too!

  1. Clean inside of oven

Sure you can use the self-clean function on your oven for this, but there’s an even better way! Baking soda and white vinegar are the ingredients for a squeaky clean oven. First you’ll want to

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Whether you’re of Irish descent or just enjoy a good party, there are tons of great events happening in Austin to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. Here are our top picks!

  1. Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

With Fadó closing its doors this year, you definitely don’t want to miss their 20th and final St. Patrick’s Day Street Party. From 7:30am - 12:00am the 4th street pub will be celebrating all things Irish with a full Irish breakfast being served in the morning, music, and rugby and English Premier League on the big screens all day. Tickets are $10 from 9:00am - 2:00pm and then the price goes up to $20 after 2:00pm, so get there early! RSVP on Facebook and then purchase your tickets at the door! The event is kid friendly until

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When was the last time you made a visit to the dentist’s office? Maybe you’ve been avoiding it because all the poking and prodding freaks you out or you’re worried you’re going to end up spending your entire paycheck on cavity fillings. Whatever your reasoning, it’s time for a visit. You could probably use one after all the sugary treats you indulged in for Valentine’s Day! If you’re new to town or just not happy with your current office, here are the top five dentists in Cedar Park!

Cedar Park Premier Dentistry 
209 Denali Pass Drive, Suite B

We may be biased, because these guys happen to be our next door neighbors, but we think they’re some of the best in the biz, and so do all of their patients - they have a 4.9 rating on Google! Dr. Dale

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Who knew zebras could be a local gem? But it's true! You can find zebras and much more just by traveling 50 miles south of Downtown Austin. New Braunfels is located along the I-35 corridor, just north of San Antonio. The little city makes for the perfect day trip, especially in the coming weeks and months when the weather starts to warm up! It's a city rich in history, with German roots, and it has some of the best outdoor space in the hill country with not one, but two rivers running through the heart of the city. Check out our list of top spots and start planning your next visit to this little local gem! Thinking about making New Braunfels your permanent home? Contact one of our amazing agents and start your search today! 


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New Year's Eve Events in Austin

Whether you're celebrating with friends, family, or that special someone you plan to share a New Year's kiss with, Austin has something fun for everyone this New Year's Eve! 

City of Austin’s New Year 2018

This family-friendly event kicks off at 3pm on New Year’s Eve at Auditorium Shores and features live music, art, food trucks, and more! Headliners for the event include Brownout and Ian Moore Band. For the kiddos the “Kid’s Magic Forest” offers train rides, activity stations, a bike zoo, fairyland, a giant pinata, and more! To close out the night there will be a fireworks display starting at 10pm. You don’t even have to stay up until midnight to celebrate! Admission is free and pets are welcome (but alcohol

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Christmas is around the corner and if you’re scrambling to find last minute gifts for the special people in your life you’re not alone! What’s even more stress inducing than braving the lines with the other last minute shoppers is not knowing what to get for someone! That’s where we come in! Below is a list of some of the best gifts for all the people in your life, from the kiddos to the party animal in your friend group! And, all of these items can be found online so you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your couch to get your holiday shopping done. Turn on your favorite Hallmark movie, pour yourself a glass of wine, kick your feet up, and start shopping!

For the beauty queen:

We all know someone who hits up Sephora on pay day and spends

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Holiday Events in Austin

‘Tis the season! Don’t miss these spectacular events happening this holiday season in Austin! 


Trail of Lights

The Trail of Lights in Zilker Park has been one of the top 3 largest Austin events since 2012. The holiday event boasts 2 million dazzling holiday lights featured in over 40 different displays. The park is broken up into sections, each offering a host of different delights! In Candy Cane Lane feast on tasty treats from local food trucks, try a plum & sage gin fizz at Kringle’s Kantina, bust a move at Groovy Grove, and don’t forget to leave your letter for Santa! You’ll find Santa’s house and workshop, a ferris wheel and carousel, and even more delicious food at the North Pole. At the end of the trail in

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Situated less than two hours west of Downtown Austin, Fredericksburg offers a small town feel with plenty of attractions. Fredericksburg may be best known for its wineries that have helped put Central Texas on the map for exceptional wine tasting. The little city is also rich in history and maintains its German roots with places like the Marketplatz, the Verins Kirche, and the Pioneer Museum. Lots of local shops and restaurants also pay homage to the German immigrants who once founded the city. When you add on tons of great museums, fun festivals and events, and one of the best spots for Hill Country outdoor adventures, this place really does seem to have it all! One day is not enough to explore all that Fredericksburg has to offer, you’ll definitely

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Cedar Park, TX November 7, 2017  – RE/MAX 1 has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Austin American-Statesman. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “But

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With the weather cooling down and an extremely mild Texas winter ahead, it's the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy the fresh air! There are many parks and natural areas throughout the hill country, but few offer great hiking opportunities and mountain views like those of our distant neighbors to the west. There are a few little gems scattered throughout Central Texas though, and only the best made this list! In no particular order, here are some of the best parks and natural areas for great hiking and even better views of our beautiful hill country. They may not have towering mountain peaks and soaring cliffs, but these spots all offer both challenging and tranquil trails to satisfy your itch for some outdoor adventure, no matter your

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