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April 30, 2024

What You Need to Know When Building a House on a Lot with Matt Risinger Build

For many aspiring Austin homeowners, the dream of a custom-built residence isn't confined to a waterfront view. Building on a unique lot, brimming with potential, can be equally exciting. Robert Fischer with The Robert J Fischer Team (one of the top real estate teams in Austin) and Matt Risinger ...

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March 29, 2024

How to Paint Your Front Door Without Removing It

Picture on the left is of a brown, weathered, and old brown door before it has been repainted without removing it. The photo on the right is of the repainted door that is clean, fresh, and a beautiful blue color. The words before and after are on the corresponding photos and the Robert J Fischer Team logo is in the bottom right corner of the image.

They say first impressions are everything, and that goes for your home too. Your front door is the gateway to your haven, welcoming guests and setting the tone for your entire house. But a chipped, faded door can send the wrong message. The good news? A fresh coat of paint ...

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Feb. 28, 2024

Is Carpet Still In Style?

Two Carpet Now professionals in green company shirts with the Carpet Now Logo in the bottom left corner installing quality carpet inside of a homeowner's home in 2024 - sold by the Robert J Fischer Team.

Carpet Comfort: Why It's Still a Top Choice for Homeowners in 2024

Guest Post Contributed by: Carpet Now

In the fast-paced home décor and design world, trends come and go like the seasons. Yet, as we step into 2024, one trend remains steadfast and evolves to meet the modern ...

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Feb. 22, 2024

Affordable Ways to Increase Your Home's Value (While Interest Rates Rise)

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With the rise in interest rates, many buyers are getting priced out of their dream home while simultaneously becoming more particular about which home they buy. After all, buying a house is most people’s largest financial investment and you’d want to make sure when the time comes to sell, you’ll ...

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Feb. 20, 2024

11 Most Important Home Staging Tips for the Kitchen

11 Most Important Home Staging Tips For The Kitchen - Main Image

When it comes to home staging, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms to focus on. Often the heart of the home, and it's where you'll spend a lot of time cooking and relaxing, the kitchen can easily be the deciding factor between a buyer putting ...

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Feb. 19, 2024

Should I Worry About Corner Pops in the Foundation?

Should I Worry About Corner Pops in the Foundation?

You've found the perfect house: the right size, dream kitchen, and ideal neighborhood. It's everything you've been looking for! But wait, there's a crack in the foundation!  How could this be? On the perfect house? Should you walk away? Not necessarily. Let's explore what this ...

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Feb. 14, 2024

5 Affordable Curb Appeal Ideas for Round Rock-Austin, Texas Homeowners

5 Affordable Curb Appeal Ideas for Round Rock Homeowners

In today's competitive housing market, a strong first impression is key. The good news for Round Rock and Austin, Texas homeowners is that you can boost your curb appeal without a hefty budget. Here are some creative and affordable ideas to make your home shine and attract potential buyers ...

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Jan. 31, 2024

New or Moving to Texas? Here are 5 Tips For Maintaining Your Texas Lawn

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Texas Lawn

If you're new to Texas or planning a move to the Lone Star State, you'll quickly realize that maintaining a healthy and vibrant lawn can be a bit different from other regions. Texas' diverse climate and unique challenges require specific care to keep your lawn looking its best ...

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Jan. 24, 2024

Interior/Exterior Trends for 2024: Embrace Bold Colors, Sustainable Materials, and Nature-Inspired Designs

The Hottest Interior and Exterior Trends For 2024

As we usher in 2024, the winds of change are blowing through the world of interior and exterior design. This year, expect to see a shift away from minimalism and towards more vibrant, personality-driven spaces that reflect a strong connection to nature and prioritize sustainability.

Here are some of the ...

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Jan. 15, 2024

6 Tips to Take Care of Your Lawn During Winter

6 Tips to Take Care of Your Lawn During The Winter

You probably already removed the holiday decorations from your front yards, but what else should you be doing to prepare your lawn for the spring? Your lawn may have stopped growing when the cold weather set in, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t still need to be taken care of ...

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