ARE YOU REALLY READY TO SELL?
Feb03

ARE YOU REALLY READY TO SELL?

Written by Blanche Evans When you put your home on the market, you may think you're really ready to sell, but if you're throwing roadblocks in front of buyers, you're really not ready at all. When you're not really ready to sell, you tend to be unrealistic and say things to your friends, family and your real estate agent like this: "I can sell it myself." "My home is worth more than that."...

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Poll: Will Texas be more business friendly under Gov. Greg Abbott?

Abbott succeeds Rick Perry, who had a 12-year term. Will the state be more or less business friendly with this handover of power?   Will Texas be more business friendly under Gov. Greg Abbott? Yes, Texas will be more business friendly under Abbott No, it won't be as business friendly It will be about the same as it was under Perry Other (please comment)  ...

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Mapping America’s Futures

Mapping America’s Futures Test possible scenarios for how the US population might change by 2020 and 2030. The results will change depending on whether you choose low, average, or high rates for future births, deaths, or migration. See full report here: http://datatools.urban.org/features/mapping-americas-futures/#map              ...

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The Most and Least Diverse Cities in America
Dec18

The Most and Least Diverse Cities in America

Priceonomics; data via American Community Survey 2013 Last week we published a series of charts showing which racial and ethnic groups were best represented in which major American cities. But while some cities were overwhelmingly Hispanic, black or white, other cities seemed exceptionally demographically balanced — and there had to be a way to quantify and highlight that diversity. Economists use the above...

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Here’s the one list Austin should be on — but isn’t
Nov25

Here’s the one list Austin should be on — but isn’t

Greg Barr Managing Editor-Austin Business Journal   Austin ranked No. 1 again the other day in yet another study. This time, it was a projected ranking of U.S. metro economies, showing that Austin would make thebiggest percentage gain in gross metropolitan product in 2014. However, what also caught my eye this week was a ranking of another kind of economic indicator, in which Austin failed to muster a mention. Movoto, a real estate...

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