Finding your mailbox and how to get access to the mailbox is not the most self explanatory thing in Austin. When we bought our duplex, we had no idea how to get our mail. If you’re one of the lucky homeowners who have a mailbox at the edge of their driveway, this doesn’t apply to […]
Tips for After You Move
Just purchased a home in Austin? Curious about things like where to find your mailbox, how to register your car or how to get a license? Find out all that, and more, on our Tips for After You Move Blog.
The majority of homeowner maintenance issues can be monitored with a simple visual inspection. But, there’s one homeowner maintenance item that you can’t see and, if ignored, might cause a fire. If you’re concerned about home safety, this is one you’ll want to pay attention to and complete on a regular basis. Here we’ll reveal […]
When relocating to Austin, residents have 90 days to after entry to obtain a Texas driver’s license. Luckily, the process is pretty easy if you have a valid out of state license or a valid driver’s license in Canada, Germany or France. Here’s how to get a new driver’s license after moving to Austin. Here’s […]
When relocating to Austin, new residents have 30 days to get a vehicle inspection and register their vehicle. Your car must pass inspection before it can be registered. Here’s how to register a car in Austin. Step 1: Get a Vehicle Inspection Inspecting your car is pretty easy. Simply take it to any service station […]
Effective September 1, 2011, House Bill 252 changed the proof of residency requirements for those filing for a homestead exemption in Austin. The law only affects NEW applicants for the following exemptions: General Homestead Exemption Over-65 Exemption Disability Exemption Disabled Veteran’s Exemption Extended Exemption for Homeowner’s Surviving Spouse Manufactured (Mobile) Home Exemption New Proof of […]