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Info about the Brentwood & Crestview neighborhoods

JUST LISTED: 2103 Pasadena in Crestview

An urban retreat in the heart of Crestview The classic home at 2103 Pasadena has been superbly remodeled to reflect a modern aesthetic while still retaining the charm of the 1950s style bungalows common to Austin’s popular Crestview neighborhood. It’s the perfect balance of timeless and sophisticated style with a big dose of fun. The…

COMING SOON: 2103 Pasadena

A pool, hot tub, palapa, and washer court make 2013 Pasadena a home for entertaining.

  An urban retreat in the heart of Crestview The classic home at 2103 Pasadena has been superbly remodeled to reflect a modern aesthetic while still retaining the charm of the 1950s style bungalows common to Austin’s popular Crestview neighborhood. It’s the perfect balance of timeless and sophisticated style with a big dose of fun….

Central Austin Neighborhoods with Greatest Rates of Appreciation

Central Austin neighborhoods with the greatest rates of appreciation between 2013-2016

    It’s been a fantastic month.  My son started Kindergarten.  He is doing so great, and I’m so freaking proud of him that I AM BEAMING with pride from my proverbial hilltop! Okay, okay.  Thanks for indulging my proud father moment.  Now, for interesting stuff about Austin real estate… We recently looked at how different…

Stylish new construction homes in Central Austin

Paul previews stylish new construction homes in Central Austin. Check out his tour.

I went previewing last week for a couple of clients that both wanted new construction homes in Central Austin.  Fortunately, or maybe unfortunately depending on your viewpoint, tear downs are happening with greater frequency and paving the way for new homes with a more modern aesthetic.  I focused on homes in the 78731 and 78757…

2015 Annual Real Estate Report for Austin’s Crestview & Brentwood Neighborhoods

  Looking back at the 2015 real estate sales for the Crestview and Brentwood neighborhoods revealed some interesting statistics.  Overall approximately 156 (+/-) properties sold through the year, and at the time of writing, another 14 were pending sale.   The sales price per foot was erratic.  For large fixer-uppers, three homes sold for under $200/foot, but on the small end…

What’s for dinner around Crestview and Brentwood?

Buyers these days are looking around at what’s to eat and drink near the neighborhoods they are considering living in. This is by no means an all inclusive list but really just meant to give you a feel for the restaurants close by. For BBQ you might consider Stiles Switch BBQ on N Lamar (On…

Crestview & Brentwood Real Estate Highlights in the last 30 days

As I’m taking a look at what’s happened real estate wise in Crestview & Brentwood over the last 30 days, I thought I might share some notes with you guys. Active Homes – I see 11 homes available to sell. They have been on market an average of 42 days. the freshest is 6 days…

Want to know how much per day your home is appreciating?

The Austin real estate market is still red hot, we have more buyers than we have homes for. In fact all but one listing we have had this year had multiple offers – with each listing we have been using “go for it” pricing, getting it and using our now fine tuned multiple offer process…

The sellers sweet spot…What it takes to win

I was discussing with a seller the relationship between days on market and a home’s ultimate sold price, and talking about how long a home should be on the market before accepting an offer.  The conversation prompted a theory, so I did a small study. I looked at a 90-day history of homes that went pending…

Field notes 3/2’s under 500k in Central, North Austin

I went out today and saw most everything that was a 3/2 under 500k in Central, North Austin. These are my field notes. Hope you enjoy. The ones with stars next to them are properties that I thought might be worth you taking a look at. 4605 Beechwood – small lot, needs updating. Wall paper,…

8 Central Austin homes under 650k

Was surfing the MLS searching for 3/2’s and better under 650k in Allandale, Crestview and Northwest Hills. These 8 jumped out at me as some of the better offerings. These will sell but thought you guys might like the intel.

My field notes of homes currently on the market in Allandale and Crestview

Coming soon. A 3/2 in Crestview with a 2 car garage that is set to go on the market next week. In the process of doing my pricing homework I developed these field notes. Hope they are helpful. My field notes on 3/2’s under 500k in Crestview, Brentwood and Allandale… 1208 Romeria $409,900 3/2 nice…

Central Austin Homes 280 to 500k

Some of my favorite neighborhoods are Allandale, Crestview and the Wooten area. For those of you looking to stay close in –  and to have a nice home, it can be had just check these out. I have them sorted by time on market because as you know the good ones don’t always last. If…

Want to know how much over list price homes are selling for in Crestview?

One of my clients recently needed a quick education on how much more homes are selling for in Crestview/ Brentwood. So, I pulled all the 3/2’s and better that have sold in Crestview/ Brentwood in the last 90 days with less than 5 days on the market. Here you can see the list price (what…

Zillow reports on Negative Equity in Austin

This month I came across an article from the Austin business Journal that you can read about it here with a link under the title “Homeowners underwater in the strong Austin maker? Yep- a lot of them” This article raises some valid points but what it failed to point out is that we have the…