Monthly Archives: March 2011

EBay Adding 1000 Jobs in Austin

Online auction giant EBay is planning to add 1,000 jobs to the Austin area over the next 10 years and plans to take advantage of $1.2 million in incentives offered by the city. Documents released by the City of Austin indicate that … Continue reading

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Samsung Keeps Growing – Now Hiring 300

Samsung is hiring again. After hiring more than 600 employees for their Austin facilities last year, they announced efforts to bring on another 300, raising their total local employment number to roughly 2,000 employees. According to a story in today’s … Continue reading

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Austin Polo Club – An Austin Gem

Here is another recommendation in our “Austin Gems” category  (see the side bar on the right for a link to past posts). In this category, we feature activities that you might not find in the tourist guides that are suitable for visitors and long-time residents alike. … Continue reading

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Casino Night – Keller Williams Japan Earthquake Fundraiser

Our friends at Keller Williams are hosting a Casino Night Fundraiser to gather donations for earthquake relief for Japan.  Play Texas Hold ‘Em, Craps, Roulette, Black Jack, and more while supporting a good cause. The buy-in for the evening is … 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. Kevin Nealon, of Saturday Night Live fame, brings his comedy … Continue reading

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Travis County Property Tax Meetings

For the next few weeks, Travis County will be hosting a series of free town hall meetings with county officials who will provide information and field questions regarding property taxes. Continue reading

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Artist Reception for Sonja Kever

The Gallery at Mission Mortgage recently hosted a wonderful event to celebrate the artwork of Sonja Kever, whose work is currently on display. Guests enjoyed the opportunity to meet the artist, mingle with the other guests, and partake in a … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Myths and Misconceptions

Foreclosure concerns dominate the headlines. Statistics and reports continue to illustrate the impact foreclosures are having on the real estate market. The number of homes under foreclosure, the number of homes facing potential foreclosure, and the influence foreclosures have on … Continue reading

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Gen X to Boost Homebuying

While smaller than the generations before and after them, those who belong to Generation X appear to be the next wave of homebuyers, according to information presented by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB).  Generation X is roughly defined as … Continue reading

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Four Things To Do In Austin This Week

See Mission Mortgage’s recommendations for things to do in Austin this week. Continue reading

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