Zillow: No rest for hot Austin housing market in 2018 – Austin Business Journal Austin’s appeal makes it a magnet for newcomers and a haven for job creation. And it also contributes to a steady rise in home prices. Those price hikes are good from an investment standpoint but they make buying a home less […]
Suburbs to propel Austin area past population milestone this year The Austin metro area is now home to nearly 2.2 million people – about 100,000 more than the region had just 18 months ago – and the suburbs are propelling much of that growth. When will the Austin area actually pass the 2.2 million mark?
Austin Board of REALTORS® releases November 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 14, 2017 – Single-family home sales declined in the city of Austin but increased across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) for the second month in a row, according to the November 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report […]
Waiting for news on the Fulton Mansion State Historic Site which took a direct hit from Harvey between Fulton & Lockport. It’s a gorgeous piece of history that has been beautiful restored. Staff took care to get historic artifacts out of harm’s way. Hoping for the best for the staff, the house, and the thousand-year […]
Red-hot Austin bucks this nationwide real estate trend Zillow reports that the number of for-sale homes across the nation is dropping at its fastest pace in almost four years, but that’s definitely not the case in Austin. Our red-hot real estate market has nearly 24 percent more homes for sale this year than last – […]
Real estate market struggling to keep both millennials, baby boomers happy DENVER – Builders and developers are struggling to keeping younger and older customers happy in new offices and apartments. “We are at a demographic inflection point,” says Scott Muldavin with the Counselors of Real Estate. “We have people who are living and working together […]
The Backyard revisions may prove Bee Cave as a technology leader | Community Impact Newspaper Following two years of planning and architecture changes, Bee Cave City Council agrees The Backyard developer Christopher Milam may have gotten the local project correct this time. Milam, along with developer John Paul DeJoria, received a green light Dec. 14 […]
The 10 Best Places To Live In The U.S. Ready to make a move? Consider this your wish list. This week, U.S. News & World Report released its annual lineup of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.
Austin deemed one of the ‘wellthiest’ and most adventurous U.S. cities Austin is no stranger to best-of lists, and two new accolades have just rolled in from national authorities on health and wellness. According to Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines, the Capital City is one of the most adventurous – and “wellthiest” – cities […]
Texas declared one of America’s 10 cheapest places to live right now CULTUREMAP – Home prices may feel like they’re soaring in Texas, but a new ranking shows the overall cost of living in the Lone Star State is pretty reasonable. In fact, Texas ranks ninth on CNBC’s new list of America’s 10 cheapest states […]
Central Texas no longer home to nation’s fastest-growing city, according to U.S. Census | Community Impact Newspaper For the first time in five years, Central Texas is not atop the annual U.S. Census list of fastest-growing U.S. cities. But Texas did continue to dominate the population growth rankings. The city of Conroe, located near Houston, […]
Any surprise here? Although, it’s not quite the same as I remember from my childhood growing up in Austin… Beloved Austin park recognized as one of America’s best Zilker Park, considered the crown jewel of Austin’s park system, has received an accolade worthy of its regal status: It’s been named one of the 32 best […]
When you buy or sell a home, you get used to hearing words you’ve never heard before. The mortgage lenders and insurance agents who help you through the process will throw around so much real estate jargon, somewhere along the way you might wish you had brought a dictionary—or maybe a translator. Two rather vague but very […]
Millennials, they’re talking about you again… 5 US cities where you can actually buy new, affordable homes In an exclusive report with Trulia, Yahoo Finance assessed where exactly new and affordable homes are being built across America. First, Trulia classified homes into three different categories – startup, tradeup or premium. For each of the urban […]
I literally can’t say it enough… Take Zillow with a grain of salt! Believe it or not, Zillow was created to make a lot of money, not necessarily to do you a service. Zillow CEO overpaid for his home, according to Zillow Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff shelled out nearly $20 million on a six-bedroom Brentwood […]
‘Do not move to Austin’: Residents react to most desirable city ranking Austin is the No. 1 most desirable city where “everyone wants to live right now,” according to Business Insider. And that appears to be bothering a lot of Austinites. In a Facebook post sharing the new ranking, KVUE followers didn’t hesitate to express […]
The Reshaping of Austin’s Architectural Landscape 6/8/2017 9:00AM Austin, Texas, is undergoing a transformation from laid-back college town to high-tech magnet. Urban planners are working to increase the stock of affordable homes amid explosive growth. Photo: Amy Mikler for The Wall Street Journal
15 Eerie Abandoned Buildings Across Texas In June, postulated that Texas has the best state economy in the nation. More people moved to Texas in the past year than any other state in the country, and the heart of Texas is alive and thriving. However, not every city is feeling economic growth, and even within […]
Austin, Dallas suburbs listed among best places in Texas to raise a family AUSTIN – A new study lists Austin and Dallas suburbs among the best places to raise a family in Texas, with Leander topping the list. SmartAsset said it looked at 87 cities with a population greater than 25,000 for the study, and […]
We recently had about 90 seconds of mushy hail followed by a week of harassment by out-of-town roofers. I was actually approached at the school bus stop as well as on my way to and from the bus stop (literally across the street from our house). Also calls… drop-by’s… junk mail… so I can definitely […]
South By Southworst The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Onion cartoon depicts Austin through the eyes of ‘regular folks from normal towns’ Can Austin’s quest to remain weird be a little… a little aggressive? The Onion’s recent cartoon “South by Southworst” seems to imply that not everyone who visits the city is enamored with […]
Bike bridges open, linking South Austin to Zilker Park It just got a whole lot easier to commute by bike from Southwest Austin to downtown. Driving should be better by Thursday morning as well, at least across a specific stretch of South MoPac Boulevard.
Facebook has 700 workers in Austin and room for more In 2010, Facebook Inc. opened a seven-person office to explore whether the city was a good fit for its young, hard-driving workforce. It turned out it was, and over the past seven years, the social media giant has grown its Austin team to 700 people.
West Woods shopping center begins upgrades Customers of businesses in the West Woods shopping center at Bee Cave Road and Walsh Tarlton Lane will notice some difficulty entering some businesses now that a face-lift is underway. James Kahler, senior vice president for First Washington Realty Inc., said the center is being renovated to keep up […]
Austin-Round Rock single-family home sales volume jumps, tops $1 billion in May 2017 Austin Board of REALTORS® releases May 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2017 – Single-family home sales volume experienced strong gains across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in May, while home sales dollar volume topped […]
Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion Austin-based Whole Foods Market is being acquired by Amazon in an all-cash deal valued at $13.7 billion, the two companies announced Friday. Amazon had looked at the grocer last year, but initially decided not to make an offer. Founded in Austin in 1978, Whole Foods has 465 stores […]
Even if you’re from Texas, you may not know where many of these cities are. Maybe that’s part of their secret! 10 Safest Cities in Texas Safety is arguably the most important factor when deciding where to lay down your roots if you’ve got a hankering to move. While no city is truly immune to […]
Richest county in U.S. is 5 counties away – but you probably can’t name it The richest county in the United States? It’s right here in Texas. But it’s not what you think. Sure, Houston-area Montgomery County made the top 50 (just barely), but it’s little McMullen County – south of San Antonio, northwest of […]
Austin, Texas Hailed As The Best Place To Live In America Looking for the best place to live in the States? Well, you might want to consider moving into Austin in Texas after it has been hailed by the U.S. News and World Report as the best place to live in America.
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