Author Archives: Steven Radke

Deregulation of Austin Energy: The Right Choice?

Austin Energy has long been the only service provider for almost 1 million residents that live with in its 437 square mile service area. Debate has surfaced in the recent years on whether or not to provide Austin residents with … Continue reading

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2nd Street’s Newest Addition: Violet Crown Cinema

Austin’s second street district offers a unique lifestyle set out by the visionaries of Austin’s new Downtown Plan. With retail, living, restaurant, and office, the 2nd street district offers urban amenities accessible to compliment today’s city dweller. The Downtown Austin … Continue reading

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May Foreclosure Filings Post a 29 Month Low

It seems as if the foreclosure frenzy that has taken place over the past 2 plus years is finally slowing down. Although Austin and the State of Texas experienced no where near the record number of foreclosure filings in states … Continue reading

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Then VS. Now: Central Austin Neighborhood Series

The Austin real estate market has experienced some market trends over the past 3-4 years much like the rest of the National Real Estate Market. Austin has had our ups and downs and seem to be gaining some clarity on … Continue reading

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February Market Stats

The housing market in Austin is very steady as we continue to see the median price for homes sold remain constant into the first quarter of 2011. Inventory levels have been volatile and sold volume has tipped the market back into the … Continue reading

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Waller Creek: The Missing Piece in Downtown Austin

              Waller Creek has long been a trickle of water flow in the hottest days of summer and a raging playscape for the most daring during the heavy rains on the East side of Austin’s central urban core. The water … Continue reading

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Quarterly Foreclosure Postings Up for Travis County

Quarterly foreclosure posting activity in Austin Metro topped 4,100 for the first time in this foreclosure cycle. The filing deadline has passed for foreclosure postings to be filed at county courthouses throughout the State of Texas for the upcoming foreclosure … Continue reading

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Austin’s Affordability Index

Austin’s Affordability Index:One of the most significant factors affecting local real estate markets is the ability of the average household in the market to afford a median price home. This percentage not only affects the levels of inventory and volume … Continue reading

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