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Remodel Your Way Into Central Austin

remodel your way into central austin

You’ve heard me say repeatedly that Austin’s market is hot, hot, hot.  If you want to get into a Central Austin home but you can’t afford new construction, there are still plenty of “diamonds in the rough” that can be modernized with some simple remodeling.  Today I want to share with you an example of…

JUST LISTED: 5100 Ridgemoor

Just listed -- 5100 Ridgemoor

Located in the heart of the popular Highland Park West neighborhood with easy access to Mopac, this home is just minutes from downtown, the Domain, and the Arboretum with the added convenience of being in close proximity to award-winning Highland Park Elementary, Bright Leaf Park, Chez Zee, Russell’s Bakery, and the grocery store. Even though…

NEW PRICE: 3103 Carlisle

New price -- 3103 Carlisle

Now offered at $649,900, this home in the popular Allandale neighborhood is easily walkable to the award-winning Gullet Elementary School and the pool, tennis courts, pond, and playscape at Northwest District Park, as well as the nearby baseball fields.  Only 1.6 miles from the restaurants and other activities along Burnet Road and Anderson Lane with easy access…

Temperatures & the Austin Housing Market are Hot

Austin-housing-market-is-hot

Tonight I take my son for his first swim lesson of the year. Soon it will be warmer, and he just might be able to do a little swimming on his own. If any of you need a referral to an amazing private swim coach for children, just ask; we are happy to share.  And…

JUST LISTED: 11901 Swearingen #5

Just listed home in N Austin

This spacious 2 story, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo in the Reflections community features wood floors in the living room with a cozy gas fireplace, tile in the dining and kitchen areas, and carpet in the bedrooms.  The large windows and natural light coupled with the vaulted ceilings make this home seem larger than its 1,042 square feet. The…

JUST LISTED: 2520 Bluebonnet, Unit #2

Just listed 2520 bluebonnet

Walk to restaurants  — Check Views of downtown — Check Part of the hip 78704 zip — Check  This three story condo in South Austin gets top marks across the board. Not only is it within walking distance from Maria’s, Black Sheep, and ABGB, but it has its own great spaces for entertaining with three…

Annual Real Estate Report for Homeowners Living in 78703

2015 annual report 78703

  2015 was a significant year of growth and high demand for homes in all of Austin’s 78703 zip code.  This part of town consists of several micro neighborhoods, but if you look at the entire area, including all of the various micro ‘hoods combined, 217 homes were sold in 2015.  While that’s 13 fewer…

Austin’s Market is Hopping

market is hoppin

  Hope all of you had a fantastic month with SXSW, Spring Break, and Easter. It’s a beautiful (and busy) time of year. Our real estate market is really hopping along!  So far this year seems to be unfolding in a manner similar to the last four years: Very few homes are available + a…

JUST LISTED: 1507 Grayford

just listed -- 1507 Grayford

Located in the hip 78704 zip, this home’s ideal location between S. Manchaca and S. 1st means you can leave your car in the carport and walk to Radio, El Chilito, Phil’s Icehouse, Amy’s Ice Cream and more.  The home has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath in its 816 square feet. With a small patio in…

JUST LISTED: 3103 Carlisle

Social media pic -- 3103 Carlisle

  Located in the heart of the popular Allandale neighborhood, this home is easily walkable to the award-winning Gullet Elementary School and the pool, tennis courts, pond, and playscape at Northwest District Park, as well as the nearby baseball fields.  Only 1.6 miles from the restaurants and other activities along Anderson Lane with easy access to…

JUST LISTED: 8408 Millway Drive

Just listed 8408 Millway

Are you ready to fall in love?  This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is ideally located in the popular Allandale neighborhood just a short walk to Trudy’s Tex Mex (mexican martinis anyone?), Waterloo Ice House, and more.  Pillow Elementary is also nearby.  The open floor plan is light and bright with lots of windows.  This ranch-style…

JUST LISTED: 4004-A Shoal Creek

4004-A Shoal Creek

This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhome is a great opportunity to be part of the desirable Rosedale neighborhood in Central Austin.  Backing to Shoal Creek, this is an idyllic setting for anyone who loves the outdoors with close proximity to hike and bike trails and within walking distance of shopping centers, restaurants, and coffee shops….

JUST LISTED: 17700 Great Basin, Pflugerville Tx

just listed 17700 Great Basin

  I’m excited to put this neat property on the market. It’s a charmer. This is a bright, comfortable home on large corner lot in the desirable Highland Park neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas.  It is ideally located in a park-like setting across from a city-maintained green space.  You can relax on your back patio or greet…

The Awards Keep Coming for Austin, Tx

awards keep coming

 Those of us here know Austin’s a great place to live, but it seems like other folks are starting to catch on.  Indeed, in February 2016 Austin earned more awards for being a great place to live. First off, financial website Wallethub recently ranked all 50 state capitals to determine which has the best of…

Austin Real Estate: A Highly Competitive Market

Highly competitive real estate market in Austin

We love the winter holidays, but there is something refreshing about packing the decorations away and starting the year anew.   So far 2016 is definitely proving to be “anew.” Professionally we are off to an unusually fast start.  Normally we don’t see this kind of brisk activity until the end of February, sometimes even as…