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First-time Austin homebuyer's guide leads this week's top stories

First-time Austin homebuyer's guide leads this week's top stories

Home for sale in Milwood neighborhood Austin
We have the scoop on the best neighborhoods for newbies. Photo courtesy of Reilly Realtors
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What makes Austin one of the best places to live? Wikimedia Commons
Holy Roller honey cake
Holy Roller is now serving all-day brunch in downtown Austin. Photo courtesy of Holy Roller
Hancock Springs pool
Hancock Springs is worth a day trip this summer. Photo courtesy of Lampasas
Austin aerial view downtown skyline
Unfortunately Austin is one of the most overvalued housing markets in the U.S. Austin, Texas - Your City Government/Facebook
Home for sale in Milwood neighborhood Austin
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Holy Roller honey cake
Hancock Springs pool
Austin aerial view downtown skyline

Editor's note: A homebuyer's guide and all-day brunch lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.

1. These are the best Austin neighborhoods for first-time homebuyers. To help quell any anxiety you may have about purchasing your first home, we got the inside scoop from local real estate experts on which Austin neighborhoods are ideal for newbies.

2. Austin slips from No. 1 spot on new list of America's best places to live. WalletHub's new report names Austin the No. 6 best big city to live in the country, which means we've tumbled from our No. 1 ranking in 2015.

4. Sparkling spring-fed pool makes for an ideal day trip from Austin. An expedition to Hancock Springs Pool, a mere 69 miles from Austin, includes swimming at a landmark pool and dining at a four-star resort. The price isn't bad, and you can do it all in a day.