Helpful Services


Home  Warranty

Homeowner's  Insurance

Other Home Services

General Contractors / Pest Control

Real  Estate Attorneys


City  of Austin Utilities
(Electricity, Water, Wastewater, Trash)
(888) 340-6465
(512) 494-9400

As a City of Austin utility customer, you can now go on line to the  address above to set up, stop or transfer electric and water services. The new online features also allow you to view your:
**current utility bill
**past 24 months of electric and  water usage at your current address
**past 18 months of utility bill payments at your current address.

Texas Gas Service (TX Gas)

City of Cedar Park Utilities
(Water & Wastewater)
(512) 258-6651

Atmos Energy 
(800) 460-3030

Pedernales Electric Coop, Inc.
(Cedar Park/Lake Travis)
(888) 554-4732
(512) 331-8883

City of Georgetown Utilities
(Electricity, Water, Wastewater, Trash)
(512) 930-3640

City  of Round Rock Utilities
(512) 218-5460

TXU Electric
(800) 242-9113

Time Warner Cable
(512) 485-5555
(800) 418-8848

Home Warranty

American Home Shield Warranty
Customer Service - (800) 776-4663

BFS  Home Warranty
Customer Service - (800) 237-9910

2/10  Home Warranty
Customer Service - (800) 775-4736

First  American Home Warranty
Customer Service - (800) 992-3400

Old Republic Home Warranty
Customer Service - (800) 445-6999


Change of Address:
Visitwww.usps.com for a hassle free way to change your address without having to stand in line! ($1.00 online fee).

Free Credit Report:
You can obtain your free credit report at www.AnnualCreditReport.com

City of Pflugerville Utilities
(Electricity, Water, Wastewater, Trash)
(888) 340-6465
(512) 476-7721

TXU Electric
(800) 242-9113

ECO Resources
(Water, Wastewater)
(512) 335-7580

Cox Communication (Cable)
(512) 930-3085

Other Home Services

Home and Hearth Realty recommends these companies, but you must decide for yourself whether they merit your praise!

Austin Title
Stonebridge Plaza II
9600 N. MoPac Expressway, Ste. 125
Austin, TX 78759-6507
(512) 459-7222
Closer: Amy Weaver
Map to Austin Title

Egon Stockenbojer, CPA
Serving Individuals & Businesses
Accounting Services, Tax Prep,
Business Planning & Corporate Set Up
1511 W. Koenig Lane
Austin, Tx. 78756
(512) 450-0344
fax: (512)292-4596

Research Pest Control
(512) 258-5228

Air Conditioning Specialists
(512) 458-1175

Westmoreland Plumbing
(512) 288-7590

Texas Re-key
(512) 929-5397

Alamo Glass, Inc.
7123 N. Lamar Blvd.
(512) 452-5731

Malachi Roof Specialist
Zach Hargraves
(512) 626-1201
all for free estimates! Member BBB
"Where Quality Comes First"

Household  Hazardous Waste
2514 Business Center Drive
South of Ben White off Burleson Road
noon - 7 p.m. Tues & Wed
(512) 462-4343

Automotive  Waste
(512) 462-4343
(800) 64-TEXAS

Austin Tenants' Council
1619 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, Tx. 78702
(512) 474-7007
fax: (512) 474-0197

Vehicle Requirements for New Residents

  • License Plates
  • Titles
  • Insurance
  • Vehicle safety inspection
  • Driver License

State law requires you to register and title your vehicle in Texas if you establish residence or you become gainfully employed.

Your vehicle may be operated with current out-of-state license plates for 30 days. Immediate registration is required at the end of such 30 day period.

8868 Research Blvd. Ste 108
Austin, Tx. 78758
(512) 465-7445

Free Credit Report:
You can obtain your free credit report at

General Contractors

We provide these companies as a service to our clients... check them out!

Repairs or Remodel: contact one of the companies below for free estimates!

Milt Clark Design Consultant
(512) 636-6458 
Complementary initial one hour consultation
in the greater Austin area.

Painting and Sheetrock services available; Complementary Color Selection Consultation when you have us give you a bid.

Quality Interior Design, Redesign, and Staging services provided for any budget

Energy Audit Masters
Fax 512-686-5758


Sherry Cornwell

Well Inspector
Mike Marx

(512) 255-3788

Rainbow Septic Inc.
Septic Inspection Pumping:
Repairs; Site Evaluation & Installation
Jan Witt
(512) 380-9024
Toll free: (866) 380-9024
fax: (512) 453-8910

Ways to Protect Your Privacy
You can reduce the amount of marketing material and credit applications you receive via mail, telephone or e-mail by writing the Direct Marketing Association at the addresses listed below. You must provide your name, address and telephone number with your request.

Mail Preference Service
c/o Direct Marketing Assn.
P.O. Box 9008
Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008
Telephone Preference Service

c/o Direct Marketing Assn.
P.O. Box 9014
Farmingdale, NY 11735-9014
E-mail Preference Service

Home Owner's Insurance

*Texas Dept. of Insurance*
(866) 695-6873
Web site for consumers to locate insurance providers in Texas

Allstate Insurance
"Your In Good Hands with Allstate"
Jimmy Smith
2909 FM 620N
Suite #103
Austin, TX, 78734
(512) 266-2463
(512) 266-2879 Fax

Real Estate Attorneys

Hancock and McGill, LLP
John McGill, Attorney
Don Hancock, Attorney
Office: (512) 459-6010
6010 Balcones Dr.
Austin, Tx. 78731

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