Category Archives: South Austin | 78704

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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: 4700 Lasso Path

Mid-Century gem just listed for sale in South Austin's popular Western Hills neighborhood

       Mid-century gem in the popular Western Trails neighborhood in South Austin has been lovingly updated while retaining classic period touches for a cool retro vibe.   Modern updates like new oak floors throughout, new light fixtures, and decorator paint strike a perfect balance with the vintage tile that was restored in the bathrooms and the…

NEW PRICE: 1605 Nash

1605 Nash now offered for $799,000

Looking for that hip South Austin vibe? Want to be able to walk to Uchi, Odd Duck,  Ramen Tatsu-Ya, Alamo Drafthouse, and more? Look no further than 1605 Nash Avenue, in the heart of 78704. This two story family home is move-in ready with a designer paint palette, high-end finishes, and a roomy floorplan.  Downstairs…

JUST LISTED: 1605 Nash Avenue

Looking for that hip South Austin vibe? Want to be able to walk to Uchi, Odd Duck,  Ramen Tatsu-Ya, Alamo Drafthouse, and more? Look no further than 1605 Nash Avenue, in the heart of 78704.   This two story family home is move-in ready with a designer paint palette, high-end finishes, and a roomy floorplan. …

Greenview Condos on Barton Creek

  South Austin is an interesting part of town to shop for homes because there is so much diversity in choices.  You can find old-school bungalows, new construction homes, modern duplexes, and high rise condos all within a few blocks of each other.  And most of the home choices are within walking distance to a…

COMING SOON: 1605 Nash Avenue

This 3 bedroom home in South Austin will be listed for sale in the coming weeks.

Looking for that hip South Austin vibe? Want to be able to walk to Olivia’s, Barley Swine, Maudie’s, Alamo Drafthouse, Austin Beer Garden, and more? Look no further than our upcoming listing at 1605 Nash Avenue. We are excited to offer an exclusive sneak peak at this two story family home in the heart of…

Newly constructed duplex in established south Austin neighborhood

Newly constructed duplex in an established South Austin neighborhood

Last month I was invited to attend an open house to preview a newly constructed duplex in South Austin.  The duplex was built by River City Homes and designed by Danze Davis.  I couldn’t go, so Marquette went in my place.  Here’s what she thought: I’m somewhat of a house junkie, so I was excited…

JUST LISTED: 2520 Bluebonnet, Unit #2

Walk to restaurants  — Check Views of downtown — Check Part of the hip 78704 zip — Check  This three story condo in South Austin gets top marks across the board. Not only is it within walking distance from Maria’s, Black Sheep, and ABGB, but it has its own great spaces for entertaining with three…

JUST LISTED: 1507 Grayford

Located in the hip 78704 zip, this home’s ideal location between S. Manchaca and S. 1st means you can leave your car in the carport and walk to Radio, El Chilito, Phil’s Icehouse, Amy’s Ice Cream and more.  The home has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath in its 816 square feet. With a small patio in…

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….

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…

First time home buyers ask what are the steps in buying a new home?

Just like there is a process for selling a home  buyers need to know what the process is when buying a home. Check our our seller FAQ’s for more specific questions about the homes selling process. If you are a first time home buyer in Austin Texas and you would like a map or where you…

J Bouldin Condos: fairly priced new construction in the heart of South Austin

  Great new condo project coming online in Bouldin Neighborhood. In general my advice up to this point in Austin is that you want to buy a house where you own the dirt because dirt appreciates and structures don’t. Previously I would have said unless you are going to splitting your time between Austin and…