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Austin Affortable For Millenials

September 24, 2014

RISMedia recently listed Austin, Texas as one of the 5 most affordable cities for Millennial’s to become homeowners. Perhaps Austin’s appeal to millennials isn’t just in the culture of music festivals, green living and “Keep Austin Weird” bumper stickers.  According to the National Association of Realtors part of Austin’s appeal is the low unemployment rate […]

San Antonio Is The Place To Be For Millennials

July 31, 2014

San Antonio has been ranked #1 on Forbes.com’s list of top cities for millennials. Because of its continuous growth, job opportunities and affordable living millennials are making it home.  The top ten list also included Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth and Houston. Read the article here: Why The Southwest Is The New Capital Of Influence 

Retail Sales Flourish in the Lone Star State

July 10, 2014

Texas has become a center of economic development and growth. According to the Texas Retail Outlook Survey on May 28, 2014 retail sales have increased the past 11 months in comparison to last year’s numbers. Across the board Texas continues to see an overall improvement in business issues compared to May 2013. For more visit […]

Texas #8 in GDP Growth

July 1, 2014

Once again Texas ranks as an economic power house. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis ranked Texas #8 for gross domestic product growth in 2013. Many companies and people are relocating to Texas adding to the growth. One of the business fields with the most expansion is the electronics industry adding much […]

San Antonio #4 in U.S. Population Growth

June 17, 2014

Builders are building, businesses are moving and San Antonio is buzzing. San Antonio ranked #4 in population growth according to the SA Business Journal. The year ending July 1, 2013 San Antonio experienced a population gain of 25,378 in people relocation.  Texas cities Houston and Austin also ranked in the top 9. San Antonio Among […]

Cell Phone Theft At All Time High

June 12, 2014

According to Consumer Reports.org smart phone theft almost doubled from 1.6 million in 2012 to 3.1 million in 2013. People are becoming more aware that losing or having a $500 device stolen can cost them a lot more than the cost to replace the device. As our dependency and the capability of these devices grows […]

A Note to Our Readers

February 21, 2014

Since December 2013’s Target security breach there seems to be a new report every week of a popular company having their information systems hacked. Criminals are looking for any and every way to access your private information. Investment Realty Company wanted to remind you that you are entitled to one free credit report a year. […]

San Antonio’s Answer to Population Boom’s Traffic Increase

January 14, 2014

During 2013, the Raub Blog shared a number of reports on how fast San Antonio is growing. The city was ranked in many categories including Milken Institute’s Top Performing sites, Forbes’ Top Cities for Business and Careers and Forbes’ list of Cities Creating the Most Middle Class Jobs. It comes as no surprise that San […]

More Jobs Coming to San Antonio Area

July 23, 2013

Texas continues to boom! Amazon has announced that they will start hiring full-time employees for the 1 million square foot fulfillment center they are opening in Schertz. In addition  Wal-Mart is expected to hire approximately 1200 people for the four new stores opening in the Northeast Side (Foster Poad and Binz Engleman), the West Side […]

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