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Interview with Broker and Owner, Chris Beer

  How does Austin real estate compare to the national market? Austin is continually ranked one of the fastest growing cities in the country, so it’s exceeding the national market. The average sales price in Austin has grown 7.2 percent this past year, whereas the...

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Spotlight on: The City Theatre in East Austin by Kathy Sokolic I recently had the pleasure of meeting Andy Berkovsky, the Company Director and Manager of City Theatre Austin. I popped into the theatre before the Sunday matinee production of the currently...

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Alamo Drafthouse Arrives at Mueller

By Kathy Sokolic An Alamo Drafthouse has finally made it over to east Austin! A 6-screen theater with a family focus, the Mueller neighborhood petitioned Alamo to open a theater for years, including a “sit in” at another Alamo location. Neighbors bought...

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Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House

We, at Green City Realty, love donating our time to worthy causes and one of our favorites is the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House "Home for Dinner" program provides delicious homemade meals to families staying at the House. It's a perfect opportunity...

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Cooking at the Ronald McDonald House

We had an awesome evening volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House.  We prepared a taco bar, full of meat, toppings, rice and beans and chocolate chip cookies!  Great teamwork for a great cause.   [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium"...

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Client Appreciation Table Tennis & BBQ

We hosted a Client Appreciation Party at the Austin Table Tennis Club.  It was a great night, full of ping pong, Franklin's Barbecue and Cake Balls.  We thank all our clients for the great turnout and incredible year.  We look forward to 2017 being the best one yet!...

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Lights of Love 5k 2015

Team Green City Realty participated in this year's Lights of Love 5k to support Ronald McDonald House of Central Texas. It was perfect weather for a run and we had 7 team members take home medals! Congratulations to our Medal Winners from left to right: Dave Tobin...

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Lights of Love 5K 2014

What a great evening for a run! Lots of lights, lots of runners, and lots of fun! Green City Realty sponsored a team for The Ronald McDonald House Lights of Love 5K, held this past Friday at the Mueller neighborhood in central Austin. Our team raised over $3,500 to...

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Trash talk – A day at the dumps

This month I had the opportunity to take a guided bus tour of Texas Disposal Systems. Yes, I visited the place where our garbage ends up! This was a field trip organized by SXSW Eco, a conference I was attending, which was held at the Austin Convention Center. The...

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The Austin Real Estate Bubble – Buzz vs. Fact

Released by Austin Board Board of Realtors 10/14/14 There’s been some buzz about Austin being in a “housing bubble” and poised for a crash, but we want to give you the facts. Is the Austin real estate market in a bubble? The economic experts say, “no,” and here’s why....

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Soup Kitchen Experience at Caritas

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to volunteer at Caritas, a downtown soup kitchen in Austin, on the corner of 7th and Neches. The expectation for the day was to feed approximately 250 people who are experiencing poverty and homelessness. With a kitchen staff...

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I love my Yeti

I love my new Yeti tumbler. Yeti is a local, Austin based company. Their primary product is an indestructible, efficient ice cooler, but I was introduced to the brand when I purchased one of their tumblers. The claim on the label is that the Yeti tumbler keeps your...

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Join us next Saturday for a tour of Overture, a new 55+ community in the heart of Austin! ... See MoreSee Less

Overture Mueller Open House co-hosted with Green City Realty

October 28, 2017, 10:00am - October 28, 2017, 12:00pm

Join Kathy, Chris and the Overture Mueller Team for a tour and learn what this active 55+ community is all about! Complimentary mimosas and pastries. www.GreenCityATX.com/TourOverture

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Come join us for a complementary appetizer and conversation with a panel of local real estate agents.

Learn about:

* green upgrades that add value to your home

* how green homes impact the community

* how to identify and highlight green features when buying or selling.

Guests will arrive starting at 6:30pm, panel starts at 7pm followed by an open discussion.
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Green, Its In More Than Your Salad

October 24, 2017, 6:30pm - October 24, 2017, 8:00pm

Come join us for a complementary appetizer and conversation with a panel of local real estate agents.Learn about:* green upgrades that add value to your home * how green homes impact the community* how to identify and highlight green features when buying or selling.Guests will arrive starting at 6:30pm, panel starts at 7pm followed by an open discussion.

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Chris is being interviewed LIVE right now. ... See MoreSee Less

Today we are interviewing Chris Beer of Green City RealtyWhat makes a home green?How to make your home more energy efficient?Austin EcoNetwork Citizen Eatery

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the city of Las Vegas today. ... See MoreSee Less

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First time home buyers? Next month is your month to buy! 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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If you're looking to stage your home - or just decorate - you might locate some good finds here! ... See MoreSee Less

Vintage Market Days® Greater Austin - "Hello, Fall"

October 27, 2017, 10:00am - October 29, 2017, 4:00pm

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage and vintage inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings & a little more.

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Austin! Today's the day to drop off cleaning supplies for Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Austin, I've got one more way you can help with Harvey relief. This Monday is 9/11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance, and we are going to come together as a community to help our fellow Texans.As our guests start making their way home they will need NEW cleaning supplies to begin the recovery process. So I want you to clear out the store shelves this weekend and bring the supplies down to the Austin Convention Center on Monday, September 11th.Let’s pay tribute to our country thr...

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Great message from Austin's Mayor Steve Adler. ... See MoreSee Less

Austin, I love you. You have made enough welcome kits for all of the guests we expect to shelter in Austin.The response to this call of action has been overwhelming. We've heard reports of stores running low on blankets, towels, and pillows. So many people made welcome kits for our guests that the Austin Disaster Relief Network had to expand the dropoff locations from one to four. This kind of response really makes our guests feel at home here in Austin.If you have made welcome kits and not...

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Chris, our broker, met Austin's Mayor Steve Adler, while volunteering for the Red Cross! ... See MoreSee Less

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