Archive for January, 2011

LISD sees academic success and middle-of-the-road spending

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Recent data released by the Texas Comptroller compares spending of tax dollors in Texas schools verses academic success for schools. The report “Financial Allocation Study for Texas” looks at how well districts are using their resources in relation to acadmic success. LISD is in the 92nd percentile, receiveing 4 out of 5 stars. Click to […]

Austin MLS Statistics – December 2010

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Similar trend to what we’ve seen in the last couple of months in Austin. List/Sales prices are increasing, days on market are increasing but # of sales compared month to month are down 2.1%, Austin is still strong in the housing market but with a steady unemployment rate nationwide we are seeing a slow recover.

Kennedy Ridge Estates – Water Fraud

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

In an American Statesman article, State investigators launched an investigation into the water supply corporation to explain water rates increases in Kennedy Ridge, residents struggle to pay the hefty bills. A former HOA president, his wife and sister are accused of collecting thousand of dollars in water payments from residents, deposited in accounts under fake […]