November 2013

There are 4 blog entries for November 2013.

Obtaining In State Tuition

Attention UT Students and Parents

Did you know that you can save on average $75,000 over the course of 3 years on Tuition if you are a resident of Texas?

Save 75,000!!!

On average In State Tuition runs around $5,000 a semester while Out of Sate Tuition runs around $17,500 a semester.  Below is a current chart of the 2012 -2013 Tuition rates for Residents and Non Residents.

If you are looking to establish Residency with the University of Texas than you have come to the right place. Here is a quick overview on how the process works.

Residency by Establishing Domicile

This option for establishing Texas residency is available to

  • Citizens or permanent residents of the US (Non-citizens and non-permanent
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Characterized by its proximity to the UT campus and many conveniences, West Campus is one of the most popular — and expensive — living areas for UT students. According to Multiple Listing Service, a professional rent listing used by West Campus realtors, rent in the area has increased by about 15 percent since 2008.

At least three new apartment complexes will have their grand opening this year, including 2400 Nueces, Callaway House and 21 Pearl. West Campus has also caught the eye of some out-of-state and international investors, which increases the value of land.

The popularity of West Campus is driving up prices at older apartment complexes in the area, leading some UT students to share rooms or leave the neighborhood entirely. Apartments are also

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The huge space ­— some 25,000 square feet — that was occupied by the Cool River Cafe in Northwest Austin has reopened as Abel’s North Grill and Tap House.

Ellis and Austin Winstanley — 32-year-old twins — purchased the restaurant and about 8 acres of surrounding land at 4001 W. Parmer Lane, and are focusing on attracting banquet and special event business.

“This is a Class A building that cost $200 per square foot when it was originally built,” Ellis Winstanley said.

In addition to the spacious restaurant and bar area, there are eight rooms for private parties and wooded acreage surrounding the restaurant that will be groomed for outdoor events.

Ellis did not disclose the purchase price, but the Travis Central Appraisal District

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Austin is the priciest home market in Texas, according to a local Home Listing Report, even though Texas is one of the most affordable states for homebuyers.

According to the newest survey, the average list price for a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Austin is $304,585, way out in front of the next priciest market — Flower Mound, a Dallas suburb. There the average list price is $283,829.

Aledo, a tiny enclave southwest of Fort Worth, logs in third with an average list price of $276,652. The fourth spot is Grapevine, also a Dallas suburb, at $271,315 and The Woodlands, north of Houston, is fifth at $260,480.

The cheapest market in Texas is Glenn Heights, which is between Dallas and Waxahachie, with an average list price of $132,167. Other

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