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Two Top 10 lists in one: Top 10 New Year’s resolutions and the Top 10 cities for job seekers

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 12:00pm

A new year is full of potential – the promise of what is to come. People make resolutions and promises to themselves on what they want to accomplish or how they will improve in the year to come. Curiosity has gotten me when it comes to the resolutions people make, especially as we enter into the post-New Year’s Day weeks where these promises to ourselves begin to become less of a priority.

According to Inc.com the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions are:

The proof is in the patents

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 12:00pm

So, we know that Austin is the Silicon Hills of the South and leads the tech corridor in microchip development, tech startups and venture capital funding, outside of cities like San Francisco. I recently received the Patent Activity Report produced by Beverly Kerr, VP, Research at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, and it became ever more evident to me why we are the incubator of tech development and why inventors, developers and top technology companies flock to our great city.

Title agents take note – it’s no longer “e-closing or bust” to improve the consumer experience

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:00pm

Industries from music to telecommunications have been completely revolutionized by innovative new advancements in technology. Consumers can now buy almost anything online – from cookies to cars. Information is available on-demand via search and our colleagues, friends and family are just an email or text away. But what about the start-to-finish homebuying process?

Austin ranked number 4 in economic expansion for 2015

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 12:00pm

Austin ranked number 4 in economic expansion for 2015 with 5.0% growth rate and number 2 with an amazing 28.1% growth over the last 5 years.  According to new data on gross domestic product (GDP) by metro released late last month by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), in 2015, Austin grew 5.0%, San Antonio grew 5.9%, Houston grew 4.6% for a ranking of number 6 in the nation and Dallas was ranked 16 with 3.6% growth.

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