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Staying close in with good schools and swimming pools!

With Summer kicking off thought it might be a good idea for us to take a look at Austin homes under 2 million, with a few good choices just shy of 700k that are VERY close to downtown, have refreshing swimming pools and offer excellent public schools. If you see anything you like, want more…

Austin Highschools as ranked by US News and World Report

A report from US News and World Report came out featuring the best high schools in the country. Several of Austin’s high schools were ranked well. For me there were a few surprises here. These rankings are NOT national – they are out of 1,492 high schools in the great state of Texas. If good…

New Beginnings This Spring. Austin’s median price is up 76%

I hope all of you are doing great and enjoying our spring weather.   There’s something about this time of year that speaks of new beginnings, and I personally had a significant new beginning in my own life. Marquette and I welcomed our beautiful daughter into the world in early April, and she is amazing. If…

Austin’s home market up 20% in the last 6 months

Last month I wrote about the number of available homes being at an all time low. Well, that’s still the case but even lower and as expected price has increased dramatically. According to the data in front of me from October of 2013 to now we have gone from a median price of 390k to…

Almost 1/2 acre in Northwest Hills, Walk to schools, Flat yard

4203 Venado presents a pretty unique deal, especially at 749,900 This is some great Northwest Hills real estate it’s in one of my favorite interior sections of Northwest Hills and feeds to Doss Elementary comes with 2 lots that could be easily divided for development now or in the future. is in walking distance of…

Central Austin homes under 300k

If you’re looking a home in Austin under 3ook and want to stay close in. There are 3 basic directions you can go. North, up the 183 corridor from Lamar to 620 (or just North) South Austin (south of Ben White aka 290 or 71) East Austin Each has it’s pro’s and con’s The 183…

10 things to keep in mind about buying a new home from a production builder

This process for buying a new home is totally different than buying a resale home. I’ll try to walk you through it – although each builder does it a little differently. ! 10 points to consider below this picture of the Mueller neighborhood in Central Austin. Negotiations.  Most likely the builder will have his own…

Fewer Austin homes for sale this year than last

Austin, #1 on Forbes list again. This is the abbreviated version of why we are on top, again. 2.5% population growth – highest in the country our economy expanded 5.88% last year 307 companies move here in the last 9 years (about 100 from California) To make sure we continue growing Austin has collected over…

Field notes 1705 Richcreek Rd in Crestview/ Brentwood

The home at 1705 Richcreek came on the market hours ago. It sits on a nice street in Crestview/ Brentwood neighborhood in Austin, Tx. It’s nice but as you might imagine in this hot market, it’s expensive. The sellers are asking top dollar. Reasons to buy this Crestview home for sale It’s been completely remodeled…

Real estate listing coming soon – not in MLS yet

These are a few real estate listings that we will have coming to market soon. If you want more information about these – let me know. Coming soon, Austin home for sale in Westlake Hills 78746 +/- 2,000 square foot single story home in the hills of Westlake. The house is built into a hill…