Posts Tagged: austin

Wendi Slaton Anderson – Gay Friendly Austin Real Estate Agent

Wendi Slaton Anderson is committed to helping educate her clients to make the right decisions, at the right time, on the right property. As an Austin Gay Friendly Realtor, she works hard to ensure the process of buying or selling a home is a smooth, exciting, positive experience for all parties involved. Wendi greets all… Read more »

Wendi Slaton Anderson – Austin Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent

Wendi Slaton Anderson is committed to helping educate her clients to make the right decisions, at the right time, on the right property. As an Austin Gay Friendly Realtor, she works hard to ensure the process of buying or selling a home is a smooth, exciting, positive experience for all parties involved. Wendi greets all… Read more »

Julie Nelson – Lesbian Austin Real Estate Agent

Julie Nelson - Austin Lesbian Realtor

We think you need “smart” real estate … smart buying strategies, smart offers, smart pricing, smart relocation and just simply an attentive and intelligent focus on the market, its intricacies, its changes and trends. A former business analyst and in the real estate business since 1999, Julie is an Austin lesbian Realtor, top performer and… Read more »

Gregg Klar – Austin Gay Realtor

Gregg Klar - Austin Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m an Austin gay Realtor and one resident who considers myself fortunate to be a part of the Austin lifestyle. Combining a passion for my work with love for… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Austin’s East Side

As with Portland, you could make the case that fast-growing Austin is one big cluster of post-gay culture, with several neighborhoods that fit the bill as mixed LGBTQ-straight enclaves of the creative class, including South Congress, Clarksville, Zilker, Hyde Park, and the area surrounded University of Texas. But Austin’s East Side — starting just across… Read more »

Debbie Barrera, Lesbian Austin Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Debbie is a fun, friendly, professional Austin Realtor with over 10 years real estate experience. Austin is a Blue dot in a Red State, very LGBT friendly! See Debbie’s… Read more »

Rainbow Crosswalks for Austin?

LGBT advocates in America’s third-gayest city have renewed their push to install rainbow-colored crosswalks on a downtown street. Austin Pride wants two rainbow-colored crosswalks on Bettie Naylor Street — named for a pioneering Texas LGBT activist — in the city’s warehouse district, which is home to its largest gay nightclubs. The rainbow crosswalks received initial… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Robbie English, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Robbie typically works by referral and has enjoyed a life-long career in the real estate industry. He started at 15 working for his father’s law office and property management… Read more »

San Francisco, Portland, and Austin Top Metro Areas With Most LGBT Residents

The San Francisco metropolitan area has the highest percentage of the adult population who identify as LGBT of any of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas, followed by Portland, Oregon, and Austin, Texas. Variation in the percentage who identify as LGBT across the largest metro areas is relatively narrow, with San Francisco’s percentage just 2.6… Read more »

Austin Businesses Oppose Rainbow Crosswalks

The proposal to install rainbow colored crosswalks on Bettie Naylor Street at the Lavaca and Colorado intersections entered one of its final stages – but not without some friction from local business owners. Passed by City Council on Sept. 25, the plan would cement the area as a historic Austin “gayborhood” and showcase the City’s… Read more »

Why Doesn’t Austin Have a Gayborhood?

Taken from my story in the Statesman: “You might have heard that Austin could soon join San Francisco, Vancouver, British Columbia, and other cities with a set of rainbow crosswalks. At first, some business owners in the Warehouse District frowned on the idea, put forth by Austin Pride, to paint the intersection of West Fourth… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Ron Redder, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I am a Real Estate professional – Broker/Owner of mid-size brokerage with 18 years experience in the Austin area. Austin is a progressive arts-driven city on many Top 10… Read more »

Rainbow Crosswalk Plan in Austin Gayborhood Gets Pushback

West Hollywood, Calif., started a phenomenon in 2012 when they painted the gayborhood’s crosswalks with the colors of the freedom flag. Cities such as London, San Francisco, Toronto, and Vancouver have since followed suit, most without controversy. However, a request to paint rainbows on Bettie Naylor Street (W. Fourth) here in Austin is getting some… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Julie Nelson, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Julie is a Top 5% performer in the largest office in the country, faculty, trainer, smart, techy, trustworthy, efficient, involved, nice. Austin, Texas has an open, integrated and inclusive… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Gregg Klar, Austin, texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Greg was chosen for the 2006 Agent Leadership Council, is a Top 10% Keller Williams Agents, has 8 years experience, and is an Austin native. See Gregg’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bob Sedlor, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Bob is dedicated to finding you the house that feels like home. Georgetown and the surrounding area: Texas hill country living at it’s best and just a few minutes… Read more »

Austin’s Top Ten Gayborhoods

Austin is one of the most progressive, liberal, and gay-friendly places in America. If you ask a gay person in Austin where the gay neighborhood is, you’ll most likely get the response “We don’t have a gay neighborhood, the whole city is gay friendly.” That’s pretty accurate. Austin is one of the most friendly cities… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Doug Jacobs, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Doug is a professional Real Estate Broker with over 12 years experience in the greater Austin area working with Gay & Lesbian clients! Austin is rated one of the… Read more »

Austin Home Sales Up Again in October

Home prices in Austin continue to improve, according to data released today by CoreLogic. Prices rose 0.5 percent from September to October. Compared with October 2011, prices rose 6.7 percent in October 2012, including distressed sales, which are homes in some stage of delinquency or foreclosure. With distressed sales removed from the equation, home prices… Read more »

Austin Home Sales Down in October From 2011

Austin single-family home sales dropped 23 percent in October compared to a year earlier, but they’re still up 4.2 percent year-to-date. For October, there were 30 home sales, down from 39 last year, according to newly released statistics from the Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors. Year-to-date there were 323 sales, up from 310 in the… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Julie Nelson, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. We think you need “smart” real estate … smart buying strategies, smart offers, smart pricing, smart relocation and just simply an attentive and intelligent focus on the market, its… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Gregg Klar, Austin, Texas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gregg is always available to give you personal, one-on-one help with the biggest decision you’ll make in your life. If you have any questions, please call! e-mail me! Buying… Read more »

Best Places in the US to Buy a Home

Buying a home is not a decision to be taken lightly. Personal finance gurus warn against purchasing unless you plan to keep it for a minimum of five years and, since the housing bubble burst, many say it’s best to buy only if it fits your lifestyle – not your investing portfolio. For first-time home… Read more »

Austin Real Estate Market Improves in February

Real estate sales in Austin continued their revival in February with 24 sales, increasing 14.3 percent from a year ago, according to newly released numbers from the Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors. Pending sales were up 27 percent to 33. “Both pending and sold listings are up for the month of February,” said Winona Realtor… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Jeff Nazzaro, Austin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Whether you are buying, selling or relocating, I am an out of the box Austin Realtor who goes the extra mile to create a memorable and positive experience for… Read more »

The Advocate’s 13th Gayest City: Austin, Texas

No amount of backwoodsiness from previous and current statehouse residents George W. Bush or Rick Perry can taint the cosmopolitan, countercultural, and friendly nature of this capital city. Bands, barhopping, and barbecue feature prominently here, for queers and others. The lesbian-owned Hotel San Jose (SanJoseHotel.com) is a minimalist oasis; no fewer than 16 bars offer… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Austin, Texas

With its low cost of living, a young, highly educated, bilingual workforce, vast land for expansion, and employment growth, Austin, Texas continues to be an economic beacon during rough economic times. The state of Texas is considered to have one of the most favorable business climates in the country. Like the rest of Texas, Austin… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Gerald Gafford, Austin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Austin Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Gerald Gafford heads a group of Austin real estate professionals that comprise the gamut of real estate sub-markets. Our staff has… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Janie Hunter, Austin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Austin Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Janie is the Broker/Owner of a full service real estate brokerage that takes pride in “Putting Family First!” Austin is diverse,… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Doug Jacobs, Austin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Austin Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Doug is a Real Estate Broker with Jacobs & Mikeska Realtors in Austin, Texas. Jacobs & Mikeska has worked in the… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Julie Nelson, Austin, TX

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Austin Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Led by Julie Nelson, The Nelson Project is a team of 4 real estate professionals with Keller Williams Realty serving Austin,… Read more »

Where are the Gay Neighborhoods in Austin?

Periodically, we’ll run guest columns from our member realtors on their areas, and issues that affect gay and lesbian buyers.  We’ll kick it off with a great column from Julie Nelson about Austin’s gay neighborhoods.  (click here to see Gay Realty network’s Austin, Texas real estate page): As real estate professionals, we get the question… Read more »