Monthly Archives: October 2010

Four Things To Do In Austin This Week

This feature highlights four events or activities in Austin and the surrounding area every week.  If you have suggestions for events to be mentioned, please email them to info@missionmortgage.com. 1.  It’s Halloween weekend, so we’ve got to recommend a haunted … Continue reading

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More Job News and More Hiring Announcements

POSITIVE JOB GROWTH We’ll never get tired of sharing this type of information with you.  Once again, Austin has experienced year-over-year job growth.  In fact, September was a good month all around with Texas and the U.S. also showing year-over-year … Continue reading

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More Jobs for Austin Announced

Interactions Corp., based in Franklin, Mass., announced yesterday that they plan to expand their existing operations in Austin and Carmel, Indiana starting this quarter and completed by first quarter of 2011.  They plan to hire 250 new employees, with about … Continue reading

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Spillar Ranch Sold – Plans Now Changed

According to a recent story in the Austin American-Statesman, the 255 acre Spillar Ranch property has changed hands.  Dallas-based Liberty Bankers Life Insurance Co. has purchased the property for an undisclosed price.  The property, a large undeveloped tract south of … Continue reading

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Realty Round Up This Wednesday

Mission Mortgage will have a booth at Realty Round Up, an annual trade show for people in the real estate industry. The event will take place at the Austin Convention Center starting at 10:00 am and lasting until 4:00 pm.  … Continue reading

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Existing Homes Sales Rise in September

According to the most recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing homes sales were up nationally in September from the month before.  Sales in September came in at an annualized rate of 4.53 million, up from 4.12 in … Continue reading

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Four Things To Do In Austin This Week

This feature highlights four events or activities in Austin and the surrounding area every week.  If you have suggestions for events to be mentioned, please email them to info@missionmortgage.com.       1. The Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest is … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes This Weekend

The 2010 Parade of Homes continues this weekend at the Rough Hollow development in Lakeway.  This year’s Parade features seven gorgeous, luxury homes built by some of Austin’s finest custom home builders.  Mission Mortgage is a proud sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Good Burger – Good Cause

While you are out and about this Saturday, October 23 and you find yourself getting hungry, stop by any P.Terry’s in Austin for a good, fresh burger.  Why?  Because all profits for the day will be donated to Austin Habitat … Continue reading

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Employment Increases in Travis County

Unemployment headlines dominate the news. Yet, here in Travis County, employment has increased. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, a part of the U.S. Department of Labor, recently released year-over-year numbers comparing March 2010 to March 2009 and found that Travis County had … Continue reading

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