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2013-08-30 23:01:48

Always Best Care, the leading provider of home care services in Austin, TX, was recently honored with a Small Business Skills Development Award from the City of Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 As part of the City of Austin’s partnership with the University of Texas at Austin’s Professional Development Center, the city and the university have been making efforts to offer small business owners the opportunity to develop valuable skills that will give them an edge in their...

2013-08-29 23:03:09

Home security giant and Austin American Statesman "Top Work Place" Protect America, Inc. takes a creative approach to corporate culture by emphasizing a lively and engaging workplace—experiences a 22 percent workforce growth. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Protect America, Inc., a forerunner in wireless home security, has experienced a 22 percent workforce growth in less than two years. The Austin Company, also selected as one of the Austin American Statesman's...

2013-08-29 23:00:52

Austin luxury homes have an average 2013 sold price of just over $1.5 million, according to premier brokerage Regent Property Group. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Over 300 homes above a $1 million closing price have sold in Austin, Texas thus far in 2013, according to Austin luxury homes brokerage Regent Property Group. Of those homes, from a Multiple Listing Service analysis, the high sold price was $5,860,000 (about $755.12 per square foot), the average sold price was $1,589,292...

2013-08-27 23:28:13

Rosedale Village is a collection of locally owned, eclectic destinations and falls in the vibrant cosmopolitan heart of “Lo-Burn.” Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Rosedale Village, an old-fashioned mercantile-style Shopping Center, is an inner-urban redevelopment project that initiated a surge of redevelopment along lower Burnet Road in Austin, Texas. Rosedale Village is a collection of locally owned, eclectic destinations and falls in the vibrant cosmopolitan heart of...

2013-08-27 23:01:45

Leading Austin, Texas real estate brokerage Regent Property Group announced the addition of agent Travis Westover to the boutique Austin luxury homes firm as part of its residential real estate services and portfolio strategy. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Regent Property Group announced the acquisition of real estate agent Travis Westover to its boutique luxury real estate firm in the Westlake area of Austin, Texas. Westover’s addition to the team will support Regent’s Austin...

2013-08-21 23:00:49

Regent Property Group releases its August 2013 Austin real estate market report, to reveal even higher prices and volume in the strong central Texas market where buyers continue their avid searches for Austin homes. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Austin home search brokerage Regent Property Group announces median year to date sold home prices are over $28,000 higher in Austin, Texas than this time in 2012, with over 700 more homes selling in this time period compared to last year....

Latest Austin, Texas Reference Libraries

The Impact Of Growing Degree Days For The Austin Texas Area
2012-08-22 13:25:00

Growing Degree days are another huge part of our lives even though we may not deal with them directly. Growing degree days deal with the growing of fruits and vegetables along with other various crops that are grown throughout the United States for our personal uses. As we examine the Austin Texas area we can see how the impacts of normal, El-Nino and La-Nina cycles have an impact on just the month of March. These numbers are based on 50F which is the base number used for determining when...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

Weather Reference Library
2012-06-18 22:12:26

El-Nino is marked with having warmer waters in the Pacific Ocean, so how can it have impacts on Austin Texas. This is a look at what occurred during an EL-Nino event as we evaluate three months of the cycle. January 2012- March 2012 La-Nina Impacts on Austin TX Climate January 2012 Normal temperatures for the month are usually around 40-60F. Examining what occurred during the month of January during an EL-Nino event the temps where average 40% of the month. While, 21% of the month...

2012-06-18 08:49:21

Symbol: BRTE7 Group: Moss Family: Bruchiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Dicranales Family   Bruchiaceae Genus   Bruchia Schwägr. – bruchia moss Species   Bruchia texana Austin...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.