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According to a recent report released by Forbes, Austin has the third best employment opportunities in the nation. The capital city earned this distinction for a multitude of reasons, with the primary reasons cited by the publication being:

  • The city’s relatively low unemployment rate, which is currently sitting at about 7.0 percent
  • The relatively low job-seekers to employment openings ratio, which is currently at about 2.39 to 1

According to Forbes, there are many reasons why Austin has managed to maintain a low unemployment rate. Aside from being a state capital, Austin is also a major convention center. As such, Austin plays an integral role in the music industry. Other aspects that have helped the city thrive include the fact that a number of

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Cantera Real Estate Team member James Brinkman is an active member of North Hills Community Church and has traveled to Haiti on missionary trips in the past year. He has been planning a return trip to the country and was set to leave again next week. James was interviewed on KEYE-CBS News today about the situation in Haiti.

Here is a link to the video and text: http://weareaustin.com/content/news/story/?cid=45691

And you can donate here: http://www.rminet.org/

Text from the Keye news story:

Central Texans want to get involved to help Haitians affected by the massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday.

"We do various projects there," said James Brinkman, a member of North Hills Community Church in Northwest Austin, speaking of his

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Austin real estate broker James Brinkman has joined the Cantera Real Estate team!

James Brinkman

James Brinkman has lived in Austin since 1976.  He received a BBA in Finance specializing in Real Estate from The University of Texas at Austin in 1994 and has been in the real estate business since 1992.  He is a REALTOR® and has been licensed since 1995 and in 2002 James earned his Broker's License and his Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation.  In 2005 James earned the Certified Residential Specialist  (CRS®)  designation, awarded to only 4% of Realtors.  James can be reached at 512-344-6000.
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Our company has just sold a wonderful hilltop home in Northwest Austin.  The property sold for over 1.8 million which is the highest sales price ever in MLS area "1A"!!  Crystal Guthrie handled the transaction and represented the builder.

The beautiful new home features breathtaking panoramic views.  The 3 story home has 6 bedrooms and 6.5 baths and includes an elevator!  Crystal sold the property in only 86 days, well below the market average for this type of home.
















  
            Crystal Guthrie





Crystal Guthrie is a top producer at Cantera Real Estate, Inc., and she would love to help you sell your luxury property.  Give her a call at (512) 422-3452














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Cantera Real Estate, Inc. has moved into our new offices!  The Northpointe Center is located near the intersection of Far West Blvd and Mopac Expressway.

Our new address is - 6836 Austin Center Blvd, Suite 120, Austin, TX  78731


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We have opened our new brokerage, Cantera Real Estate, Inc.!

My name is Jim Olenbush, and I am the broker and owner of Cantera Real Estate, Inc. This is my 12th year in real estate and I was previously the broker of another firm. Our new company has 6 experienced agents and we are just moving into our new offices. 2007 is shaping up to be a great year - check back soon for company updates!
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