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As predicted last year, Austin is likely to surpass 1 million residents in 2020. Now, the city demographer says it's just months away from hitting that mark. As of January 1, Austin was home to 996,369 people, according to a new estimate from Austin City Demographer Ryan Robinson. By now, that number has gone higher. But wherever the figure stands at this point, Robinson predicts Austin’s population will reach 1 million by June. That’s less than 4,000 people below the current level. “I’ve always thought we’d breach the 1 million mark as a city just prior to April 1, which is Census Day, but I’ve since cooled on making it by then — maybe I’m simply hedging my bet,” Robinson tells CultureMap. Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide…

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Winter is traditionally the toughest time of year to sell a home in colder climates. Potential buyers loathe to leave the warmth of their homes and deal with walking through inclement weather to view a home for sale. But if you take the time to put in some effort to create an inviting open house for people to tour, you're more likely to get people through the door and not wait until spring to find a buyer.

Here are some tips to help you create an inviting open house.

Keep the sidewalks and driveways free from snow and ice. Eliminating these hazards can make the home feel more inviting and welcoming.

Set the home's temperature slightly above average. Keep the space warm and hedge against heat loss from people coming and going through the doors.

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