Category Archives: Hyde Park | 78751

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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…

JUST LISTED: 409 East 38th Street

              Tucked away from the street for maximum privacy and quiet, this updated Hyde Park condo features spacious rooms and an open floor plan with abundant natural light with full length windows and glass doors throughout the home.  With three separate balconies, including private balcony access in each of…

COMING SOON: 409 East 38th Street

This updated Hyde Park condo is tucked away from the street for maximum privacy and quiet. Featuring spacious rooms and an open floor plan, there is abundant natural light with full length windows and glass doors throughout the home. With three separate balconies, including private balcony access in each of the two bedrooms, the home…

New ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) regulations in the City of Austin

If you follow Austin neighborhood politics like I do – you know there is a lot of debate surrounding the little garage apartments a lot of us lived when we went to UT. They are technically called ADU’s (Accessory Dwelling Units) but more commonly garage apartments and granny flats. I had one of these behind…

FOR SALE: Hyde Park Home with Vintage Charm — 1001 E 38th 1/2 Street, Austin 78751

Hyde Park Austin Front Porch

I am pleased to present 1001 East 38th 1/2 Street for sale with a fresh new price of 374,900! This charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath home is a great opportunity to be part of the Hyde Park neighborhood.  Great architectural interest with original shiplap ceilings, fireplace surround, and dining room built-ins.  Abundant natural light, wood floors, and a…

Classic Hyde Park Architecture and Restorations

We thought it would be fun to post some photos of Hyde Park homes that have our classic Hyde Park architecture.   Jennifer Berbas  |  June 23, 2015

Classic Hyde Park Austin Porches

Summer is best tolerated in Austin, Texas under a nice front porch with shade. It also helps to be in a walkable neighborhood like Hyde Park where almost all your neighbors hang out on them and really get to know one another. We think these homes and porches are really cool. (no summer pun intended but…

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…

Coming soon Classic Hyde Park Bungalow

  Coming soon-  Classic Hyde Park Bungalow with original Long Leaf pine floors. Updated home with recessed lighting, high ceilings, amazing kitchen update complete with granite counter tops and custom wood cabinets.  Huge front porch that is just begging for a porch swing! Kitchen has a great breakfast bar and a beautiful sunny area with…

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,…

Bungalow in Hyde Park sold for over asking price in 4 days!

This great bungalow in Hyde Park Recently sold over asking price in 4 days! This house was a remarkable story from start to finish. We were able to get the house listed within 9 days when the sellers gave us the green light. Executing our three preparatory steps in record time, we were able to get the seller’s a…

Just listed! Beautiful 3 bedroom home in Hyde Park 449,000

  We just listed this great house. Classic Hyde Park Bungalow! Long Leaf pine floors, high ceilings, original built in book shelves around the fire place and original french doors.  Huge front porch that is just begging for a porch swing or two! Kitchen is big enough for a kitchen table. Original details through out house. About 1350…

Coming soon in Hyde Park + Field notes on the competition

Coming soon: 3/1 Hyde Park Bungalow with a second large living area, small 1 car garage and alley access. It is set to go on the market soon in the mid 400’s. In the process of doing my pricing homework I developed these field notes. Hope they are helpful. My field notes on homes on the…

How much remodeling should I do before selling my Central Austin home?

I recently decided to sell my Hyde Park investment property and have to make some decisions about how much remodeling/restoring to do before it goes on the market. It’s a tricky problem – you can’t sell the house in it’s current state and sell it again after you fix it and see how much more you get….