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South First Named One of the Best Places to Visit in the US

Lonely Planet named the South First Street area in Austin one of the ten best places in the country to go right now, Austin 360 reports. Lonely...

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New Restaurants in Austin

The restaurant landscape in Austin is constantly changing.  Why not start 2017 off with some new dining experiences at one of these new establishments? Tillery is a brand spanking new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant on the banks of the Colorado River.  Located on...

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Austin Named Top City for Small Businesses

Austin took a huge leap forward on the list of top cities for small businesses, the Austin Business Journal reports.   Austin comes in at the ninth spot on the list, up from sixteenth a year ago, for how it supports its small businesses.  The study, conducted by the...

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5 Awesome Neighborhoods To Consider In Austin Texas

One of the many reasons we love Austin is that it has something for everyone. As apartment locators who strive to find the perfect home for our clients, this makes our job easy and fun! Another reason we love what we do, is that apartment living helps the good...

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Austin Tops Forbes’ List for High Tech Job Creation

Austin Tops Forbes’ List for High Tech Job Creation

Forbes ranked #Austin as the number one city in the country for job creation in the technology field over the last ten years, the Austin Business Journal reports. Forbes analyzed the changes in employment between 2004 and 2014 for tech-related fields like computer...

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Ample Seating in a Small Apartment

Ample Seating in a Small Apartment

When you live in a small #apartment, it can be tricky to have enough seating for guests without having your space feel crowded when it's just you. Check out our #pinterest board for lots of innovative ideas for having seating in a small space. Need help finding...

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Window Treatments

Window Treatments

#WindowTreatments can add a lot of style to your #apartment.  In addition to adding color and texture, they can protect against heat in the summer and cold in the winter.  Check our our #pinterest board for lots of ideas on window treatments for your rental! Need help...

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Dressing up your Front Door

Dressing up your Front Door

Dress up your the front door and make sure your guests have a great first impression of your #apartment.  Not sure where to start?  Check out our #pinterest board full of ideas! Need help finding an apartment that gives you a great first impression? Give A Plus...

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Pets in Apartments

Pets in Apartments

If you have pets in your #apartment, you know how hard it can be to find storage for all their stuff, not to mention things like the litter box.  Check out our #pinterest board for lots of ideas on storing all the things our little furry friends come with! Need help...

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Privacy on Balconies

Privacy on Balconies

Creating privacy on your #ApartmentBalcony will make it a lot easier to enjoy.  After all, who wants to hang out in a space where you feel like your neighbors are watching your every move?  Check out our #Pinterest board full of creative ideas for shielding your slice...

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Exposed Storage

Exposed Storage

If your #apartment doesn't have enough #storage, don't think you have to find a way to hide all your belongings away. #ExposedStorage is a great way to turn your stuff into home decor!  Check out our #Pinterest Board for lots of ideas. Need help finding...

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Home Bar Spaces

Home Bar Spaces

By creating a home #BarSpace in your #apartment, you can save money on going out, plus be safer because you don't have to drive anywhere after imbibing.  Check out our #Pinterest Board on creating a swanky bar space in your pad! Looking for an apartment where you'll...

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Bringing in Color without Painting

Bringing in Color without Painting

If you live in an #apartment, odds are your landlord won't let you paint.  That's why we've created a #PinterestBoard full of lots of creative ideas for adding color to your apartment without painting. Looking for an apartment you can make your own?  Call A Plus...

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Hiding Toys

Hiding Toys

Hiding kids toys in an #apartment is absolutely necessary if you want to avoid having your home look like a preschool.  Check out our #PinterestBoard for lots of ideas for #HidingToys. Looking for the perfect apartment for your family?  Call A Plus Apartments today...

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Hiding Flaws in an Apartment

Hiding Flaws in an Apartment

Every #apartment comes with a few decorating secrets you'd rather hide.  From stains on the carpet, to imperfections in the wall, to outdated tile, our #PinterestBoard on #HidingFlaws is full of great ideas for how to camouflage or cover what you'd rather not see in...

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Small Closets

Small Closets

Many #apartments come with #SmallClosets and it can be difficult to find a home for all your stuff.  That's why we've created a #PinterestBoard full of great ideas for organizing, storing and making the most of your small closets.   Looking for an apartment with...

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Kids Rooms in Apartments

Kids Rooms in Apartments

Just because you live in an #apartment, doesn't mean you can't have amazing kids rooms.  Check out our #PinterestBoard full of lots of great ideas for making rooms for your children that are every bit as magical as any found not in a #rental. Ready to find the...

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Ad-Hoc Closet Spaces

Ad-Hoc Closet Spaces

Creating an ad-hoc closet space can be helpful in small apartments where there isn't enough storage.  Take a look at our Pinterest Board where we've compiled lots of great ideas for creating a closet where you need it! Looking for an apartment with lots of closets?...

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Housing Guests in a One Bedroom Apartment

Housing Guests in a One Bedroom Apartment

Housing guests in a one bedroom apartment can be difficult.  After all, where do you put visitors if you don't have a guest room?  You think outside the box, of course, by checking out our Pinterest Board full of creative ways to keep company comfortable. Looking for...

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Balcony Seating

Balcony Seating

If your apartment has a balcony, you definitely want to make sure you have a lot of seating so you can enjoy the outdoors.  From a tiny Juliet balcony to a huge veranda, our Pinterest Board has lots of ideas for making sure everyone has a place to take a seat!  ...

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WTA has Gone Pink!

WTA has Gone Pink!

WTA is dedicated to using our resources to better our community.  With so many of our friends and neighbors affected by breast cancer, we felt it only right to join with Passionately Pink in their fundraising efforts.  October is breast cancer awareness month.  Over...

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Balcony Garden

Balcony Garden

A balcony garden is great for apartment dwellers to bring a little bit of nature to their slice of the outdoors. With our Pinterest Board full of great ideas, you'll be turning that brown thumb green in no time! Looking for an apartment with a balcony where you can...

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Repurposing Objects

Repurposing Objects

Repurposing objects is a green and cheap way of sprucing up your apartment.  Our Pinterest Board is filled with lots of great ideas that will get you looking at the stuff around your apartment in a whole new way!   Looking for a great apartment you can use your...

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Small Bathrooms

Small Bathrooms

Small bathrooms can be difficult to work with, and are prevalent in many apartments.  Don't throw the bathroom out with the bathwater, though, we've got tons of great storage and design solutions on our Pinterest Board, Small Bathrooms.  Check it out and turn your...

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Small Kitchens

Small Kitchens

It can be difficult to work with the small kitchens that come with many apartments, but if you use your space efficiently, you may really grow to enjoy cooking in a diminutive space.  We've created a Pinterest Board full of great ideas for maximizing every corner of a...

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Creating an Office Nook in Your Apartment

Creating an Office Nook in Your Apartment

C reating an office nook in your apartment can sometimes seem challenging, especially if your apartment is short on extra space.  We've created a Pinterest Board called Creating an Office Nook in Your Apartment to help you carve out a space for your office no matter...

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Helping Your Pet Adjust to a New Home

Helping Your Pet Adjust to a New Home

Pets need help adjusting to a new home, just like people do, especially since your four-legged friend doesn't understand what's going on.  Use Apartment Therapy's tips to help your best friend adjust nicely to his new digs.   If it's an option, visit your new home and...

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Lakeway Schools and Employers

Lakeway Schools and Employers

This month, we’re spotlighting the Lakeway neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and employers in this suburb west of Austin on the shores of Lake Travis. Children attend schools in the prestigious Lake Travis Independent...

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Lakeway Dining and Entertainment

Lakeway Dining and Entertainment

This month, we’re spotlighting the Lakeway neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be exploring some of the dining and entertainment options in this suburb West of Austin. Hudson’s on the Bend is a Lakeway institution.  They are famous for their unique takes...

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Lakeway

Lakeway

This month, we’re spotlighting Lakeway, a suburb of Austin, Texas.  Lakeway is about twenty-four miles west of Downtown Austin, west of 620, north of highway 71, on the eastern shore of Lake Travis.  It’s popular with those looking to live in area that feels like the...

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Great Hills Apartments

Great Hills Apartments

This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This week, we’re taking a look at some of the apartments in this Northwest Austin area. Great Hills Apartment is a gorgeous respite surrounded by lots of trees to make you feel like you are...

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Great Hills Schools and Employers

Great Hills Schools and Employers

This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and some of the employers in this Northwest Austin enclave. Students in Great Hills attend either Round Rock or Austin ISD schools.  Hill...

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Great Hills Dining and Entertainment

Great Hills Dining and Entertainment

This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week we’ll be taking a look at the dining and entertainment options in this popular Northwest Austin enclave.   North By Northwest Restaurant and Brewery is a great choice for those...

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Great Hills

Great Hills

This month, we will be spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This Northwest Neighborhood is located North of 360 and West of Highway 183 and was first established in the mid-1970’s.  Great Hills is a popular location because of its proximity to...

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Balcones Woods Schools and Employers

Balcones Woods Schools and Employers

This month, we’re spotlighting the Balcones Woods Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and employers in this North Austin Neighborhood. Children in Balcones Woods attend Austin ISD schools.  Students in grades Kindergarten...

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Balcones Woods Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

Balcones Woods Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

This month, we’re spotlighting the Balcones Woods neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be exploring the dining, shopping and entertainments options available in this convenient North Austin Neighborhood.  For shopping and dining, both the Arboretum and the...

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Balcones Woods

Balcones Woods

This month, we’ll be spotlighting the Balcones Woods neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  Balcones Woods is a North Austin neighborhood located East of 183 between Braker and Duval off Balcones Woods Drive.  This small community is coveted for its location, which is...

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Demand to Live Downtown Still Outweighs Supply

Demand to Live Downtown Still Outweighs Supply

Downtown Austin continues to be a popular place to live.  Despite the fact that thousands of units are being built, it's still not enough to keep up with demand, so rental rates should continue to be high.  I was interviewed by KVUE for their story on Demand for...

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Steiner Ranch Apartments

Steiner Ranch Apartments

This month, we’re spotlighting the Steiner Ranch neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the apartments in this Northwest Austin community. Monterone Steiner Ranch offers attached garages, townhomes, a spa resort, lake views, and is...

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Steiner Ranch Schools and Employers

Steiner Ranch Schools and Employers

This month, we’re spotlighting the Steiner Ranch Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and some of the employers in this Northwest Austin Community. Steiner Ranch is located in the Leander School District, which is ranked...

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