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Entries from February 2011

Lions Municipal Golf Course set to expire in 2019

February 25th, 2011

Great news for developers wanting to expand on of Austin’s most desired neighborhoods, the UT System Board of Regents voted not to renew the university-owned Lions Municipal Golf Course when the contract expires in May of 2019. The University currently rents this land to the City of Austin for about $400,000 a year, but if […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin golf homes · Austin Real Estate

Waller Creek: The Missing Piece in Downtown Austin

February 24th, 2011

              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 way begins its push near the historic Waterloo Park and makes its way down to […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Investment Property · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate Market · Buying a home in Austin

Foreclosure Frenzy

February 21st, 2011

Austin has a relatively healthy housing market and was initially spared from the waves of foreclosures that have plagued most of the nation.   In 2009 when the national news was filled with stories of plummeting real estate values and  an epidemic of foreclosures…we saw very few, particularly in central and affluent areas of Austin. […]

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Austin, second fastest growing city!

February 19th, 2011

According to KXAN.com , Travis County is the fastest growing in Texas during the last decade. This growth propelled the county’s population to 1,024,266 which was a 26.1 percent increases. Austin’s population growth of 20.4 percent pushed Austin into the 2nd spot for growth out of all cities in Texas and making Austin the fourth […]

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Quarterly Foreclosure Postings Up for Travis County

February 17th, 2011

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 auctions on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011.  Therefore, Foreclosure Listing Service, Inc. has completed  research of […]

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Tags: Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Real Estate Market · Austin Rental Property