Category Archives: Northwest Hills | 78731

Info about the Northwest Hills neighborhood

Our favorite homes for sale in Northwest Hills (May 2017)

There's a lot to love about Northwest Hills. Here are our favorite homes for sale as of May 2017.

We’ve helped four families find homes in Northwest Hills since the beginning of 2017, and we continue to see the demand for homes in this area rise.  Recently I’ve been searching for some higher end homes in the neighborhood for a family moving to Austin from Chicago.  While my client hasn’t found the right home…

1st Quarter Home Sales in the Doss Elementary Attendance Zone (Jan – Mar 2017)

Homesville Real Estate's report on 1st quarter home sales in Doss

While I publish an annual report for Northwest Hills each January, there was a recent inquiry on the Northwest Austin Civic Association Facebook page asking whether the number of homes for sale in Northwest Hills was higher than in the past.  As a neighborhood homeowner myself, I thought it was a great question so I…

Our 3 favorite luxury homes for sale in 78731

These are our 3 favorite luxury homes currently on the market in Austin's 78731 zip code

Austin is a beautiful city with a diverse range of homes to choose from.  Recently I’ve been searching for some higher end homes for a medical professional, and I wanted to share my three favorite Central Austin luxury listings that are currently on the market for sale by other Austin Realtors.  These are all between…

Home Values in the Doss Elementary Attendance Zone

A remodeled home in Northwest Hills, Austin, Tx

  Curious about the value of homes in the Doss Elementary attendance zone?  A total of 105 Doss Owl homes changed hands in 2016, and we’ve got the scoop. Here are some of the highlights, with more details below: 31 of all homes in the Doss Elementary attendance zone sold in 7 days or less…

JUST LISTED: 8101 Cardin

This comfortable family home offers a wonderful opportunity to live in the sought-after Northwest Hills neighborhood.

                 This approximately 2973 square foot home has a functional and flexible layout with 4 bedrooms, plus an office, and 2.5 baths.  Numerous upgrades throughout the home include new engineered wood floors in the downstairs living areas, garden tub, decorator paint selections, and skylights. The great room is the heart of the downstairs…

COMING SOON: 8101 Cardin

This approximately 2973 square foot home has a functional and flexible layout with 4 bedrooms, plus an office, and 2.5 baths. Numerous upgrades throughout the home include new engineered wood floors in the downstairs living areas, garden tub, decorator paint selections, and skylights.

This approximately 2973 square foot home has a functional and flexible layout with 4 bedrooms, plus an office, and 2.5 baths.  Numerous upgrades throughout the home include new engineered wood floors in the downstairs living areas, garden tub, decorator paint selections, and skylights. The great room is the heart of the downstairs with its vaulted…

Top 10 Austin Neighborhoods for Families in 2016

Austin neighborhoods for families

Families often ask me what parts of town they should live in so that their kids can go to good schools.  As a father of two, I understand the desire to give your children the best possible education.  Fortunately, we have a lot of great schools in the Austin area in a variety of neighborhoods….

Turquoise Tables are the Modern Day Front Porch

Have you noticed a proliferation of turquoise yard furniture around Austin?  Drive through the Northwest Hills neighborhood, and you can’t help but notice turquoise picnic tables, chairs, and more.   At first I thought it was some new design trend, but then one of my friends and neighbors told me he was getting his wife…

Where are the cool hangouts in Northwest Hills?

I had a client ask me where people hang out in Northwest Hills. As in, if you work from home where do you go when you want to get out of the house to work? There are a lot of great choices to choose from, but right now I have 3 spots that I rotate through regularly….

What a million + buys you in Austin’s Northwest Hills Neighborhood

In the last year our Northwest Hills has had 13 sales over 1M. The highest was 1.35. Thought it might be fun to take a look at some pictures to give you a sense of how far your money goes here. Of course, I live here so I am biased but there is much more to…

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…

Highlights for the 3rd quarter for Northwest Hills (Doss Elementary)

In the last three months of home for sale that feed to Doss Elementary – there have been some pretty exciting events.  Below you’ll find year over year statistics (written in english) followed by some neighborhood highlights… Statistics  In the last 90 days there have been 31 sales with the average home being 2883 feet…

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…

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…

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…