Tag Archive: accolades

Austin 9th best place in the U.S. to raise a family

Austin ranks as the 9th best place to raise a family in the US according to SmartAssets February 2017 study.

SmartAsset, an online financial resource company, named Austin No. 9 on its February 2017 list of best places to raise a family in the U.S. In reviewing factors like high school graduation rates, cost of child care, math and reading scores, the youth population, and more, Austin tied for 9th place with Corpus Christi. SmartAsset…

National study shows Austin has one of highest rates of influx & exodus of residents

Austin makes the list of top 10 cities nationwide with the highest rates of residents moving into and out of the city

There’s been a lot of talk about Austin’s increasing property values making our city ‘unlivable’ for many native Austinites.  It’s on the news, City Council is talking about it, developers are talking about it.  I even get the occasional nasty comment on my Facebook page from people accusing me, yes just me, of somehow being…

Job sectors with promising growth in Austin

Austin was recently ranked as one of the top 10 cities for job seekers in 3 of the 5 most promising job sectors for growth.

I was intrigued by some job data that Lizzy Manthe with Abodo shared with me, so I thought I’d pass it along to y’all. I’ve talked a lot about the Austin economy and job growth over the last year, but the research Abodo did was helpful in understanding exactly where that job growth is occurring. Back…

Austin Tx ranked best in nation for real estate investment & development

At a recent meeting of the Urban Land Institute, Austin claimed the top spot for best overall real estate investment and development opportunities in the nation.  The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report presented at that meeting stated: “The capital of Texas has consistently ticked the majority of the top boxes related to recent real…

Paul Reddam Named 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in Texas

I’ve always made it my priority to focus on my clients, not on me or the business.   So I was surprised (and flattered) to learn I was just named one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in Texas by the Real Estate Executive Magazine.  I’ll be headed to Houston in November to be…

Austin is 6th best large city for jobs in the US

A recent study placed Austin as the 6th best large city for jobs in the US. The accolades keep coming.

Austin is the 6th best large city for jobs in the nation according to a study conducted by Joel Kotkin and Michael Shires. While California often dominates this list (and San Francisco did take the #1 spot), high housing costs and California’s strict regulations are prompting many employers to relocate to more affordable locations. This…

The Awards Keep Coming for Austin, Tx

 Those of us here know Austin’s a great place to live, but it seems like other folks are starting to catch on.  Indeed, in February 2016 Austin earned more awards for being a great place to live. First off, financial website Wallethub recently ranked all 50 state capitals to determine which has the best of…

Austin earns more accolades

Granted, as a native Austinite, I’m a little biased when I say that Austin is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.  But it’s not just me.  Year after year Austin has been named to the top lists for this or that.  Recently, our great City earned some additional accolades that I want to share….