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Northwest Hills field notes – 6825 Cougar Run

6825 Cougar Run in Northwest Hills just came on the market and it’s made my phone ring a couple of times. Thought I might share my thoughts here. Turns out – folks get excited about a home for sale in Northwest Hills under 500k. It’s a nice place for what it is BUT from my…

Hello 2014! Price appreciation continues in Austin

Happy New Year! I hope it’s off to a great start for you and yours. In the world of Central Austin real estate we picked up right where we left off with homes selling quickly with multiple offers etc. From what I’m seeing, my expectation is that 2014 will be a year of continued price appreciation…

New homes for sale on Bull Creek Road

I’ve been watching these two new construction homes on Bull Creek Rd ( A few blocks West of Rosedale) for a while. The second one is almost complete and they are a bit of a puzzle for me. The homes themselves are nice but – let’s not kid ourselves Bull Creek is a busy street….

Update for Northwest Hills homes feeding to Doss

Highlights of the 4th quarter for homes in Northwest Hills that feed to Doss Elementary. 20 homes feeding to Doss Elementary sold through the MLS in the last 3 months. The least expensive sold for 445,000 and the most was 1,175,000. Sold price per foot ranged from 155 a foot to almost 274 with two homes…

Why buyers picked Austin in 2013

Hello 2014! What’s new?  Not much.  It’s been the same story all year long. The Central Austin market continues to have more sales and fewer available homes. It’s still a super competitive market with most buyers sitting on the sidelines hoping for the right home to come available. We simply have more buyers than we have…

Often asked after a home inspection in Central Austin

Often asked after a home inspection in Central Austin – How much longer will my hot water heater work efficiently? Will the air conditioner make it a few more years? Is the roof about to start leaking? And so on… Of course it depends on how items were used and maintained but these are some…

Flat lot in Northwest Hills, walking distance to Doss

My sellers are letting go of a wonderful lot in Northwest Hills & it comes with a pool. Originally when the home was built these two adjoining lots were sold together. One on Venado and the other on Far West. The Far West lot (which has a nice pool on it) is for sale and…

Notes – 7634 Parkview Circle in Northwest Hills

7634 Parkview Cir I really want to like this one. The way it sits on the street and the general curb appeal makes this home very interesting. It’s been off and on the market for a while. I think because – the downstairs is tough to figure out. Walking in you are immediately greeted by stairs…

Northwest Hills – My thoughts 4017 Far West 78731

This is the lowest priced kinda nice house in Northwest Hills and has been for a while. Everyone of my buyers is rightfully worried about resale on this one. It’s sat on the market for quite a while now. In this hot market, it’s hard to make since of what’s going on here. – I’m…

Active search for homes that feed to Doss Elementary

Below are homes in Northwest Hills that feed to Doss Elementary. Please don’t rely on this search for home buying decisions in regards to Doss Elementary. I had to redraw the map above using third party software to create this search. Pretty sure what I’ve done is mostly accurate but would like to verify for…