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3400 Beartree Circle: private Greenshores area retreat now offered at $575,000 or lease for $3950 per month!

February 13th, 2012

You can tell there is something special about 3400 Beartree as soon as you pull in the driveway. Actually it starts with the drive to the property, a gorgeous but quick 5 mile drive on City Park Road form RR 2222 passing along side the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve and Emma Long Park. It’s hard to […]

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2011 Austin Area Public School Rankings

February 6th, 2012

One of the best things about living in Austin is the good schools.  In most Austin neighborhoods the public schools are sufficient, preventing parents from having to pay private school tuition.  The most recent 2011 school rankings are listed by district below. To find Austin real estate that feeds into a particular school or district […]

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Two East Austin neighborhoods poised for appreciation in 2012 and beyond

February 3rd, 2012

Austin was a solid real estate market in 2011.  Prices remained stable with sales volume increasing and inventory decreasing.  Most Austin real estate professionals expect the trend to continue and prices to start to rise in 2012.  Here  are two areas in particular that should see significant appreciation this year and in the future: South […]

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Gaston-Sheldon Austin Neighborhood

January 23rd, 2012

Have you stumbled on the Gaston-Sheldon neighborhood in your Austin Home Search? Gaston-Sheldon is a wonderful neighborhood in Pflugerville just east of IH-35.  This Austin community consists of a number of track built homes, completed in 2002.  The neighborhood feeds into Pflugerville ISD and more specifically Dessau Elementary, Dessau Middle School and John Connally High […]

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Effects of Expansion: The East Austin Boom

April 18th, 2011

Over the last decade, a gentrification boom has hit East Austin.  Nearly a dozen mixed-use condo and housing developments have popped up in Central East Austin along with new local bars, trendy food trailers, a drive-in movie theater, and hip restaurants.  All these benefits have been accompanied by soaring property values and a clear mixed […]

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