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Entries from March 2011

Destination Living and Traffic Influences on the Austin Market

March 30th, 2011

We’ve all been there, sitting in traffic on MoPac or I35 trying to get home after a hard days work. Yes, Austin’s traffic can be terrible and Austin has recently been given the distinction of the 4th worst traffic city in the country according to research by INRIX. This report found that on average, commuters […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Real Estate · Buying homes in Austin

Projected Economic Impact of SXSW 2011 on Austin

March 28th, 2011

The SXSW interactive, music, and film festival became a whole new animal this year.  The interactive and music portions in particular had record attendance.  Estimates are that 200,000 people attended the festival this year, 40% more than last year!  While exact economic statistics have not been released for 2011, the financial impact on the Austin […]

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Tags: Austin Job Market · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Market

More multifamily on the way for Central Austin

March 21st, 2011

Multifamily in Austin is topping 95% occupancy  in downtown as young people continue to move here more than any other city.   There is a race to get more multifamily on the ground particularly in downtown and other hip neighborhoods in central Austin. Post South Lamar: planned 298 unit apartment complex with over 8500 sq. […]

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Tags: Austin Investment Property · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Market · Uncategorized

Then VS. Now: Central Austin Neighborhood Series

March 21st, 2011

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 where we currently stand and what the immediate future might bring in terms of appreciated […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Real Estate

Downtown Austin Condo Breakdown

March 18th, 2011

Below is a brief description of each condo building in downtown Austin as well as entry level pricing. The names are hyperlinks to units in each building currently listed on the MLS.  This is a brief overview but please contact us for more detailed information on Downtown Austin condos or Austin Real Estate in general. […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Investment Property · Austin Real Estate