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The leafy Deep Eddy neighborhood offers some of the most eclectic homes for sale in West Austin.  In 1915, AJ Eilers bought land around a spring fed swimming hole in the Colorado river and built the state's first outdoor concrete pool. Now a public pool, it is still in use, not chlorinated, and s...
06/02/2011
Funky, eclectic Burnet Rd runs from W. 45th street in north central Austin to north of 183 and out past the Domain.  The south end of Burnet Rd , up to 2222/Koenig Ln is evolving and changing to become a destination for N. Central Austin and beyond. Once a 50's and 60's era commercial mess, new b...
05/19/2011
Modern Metrohouse Overview Maps Photos Features Description Market Stats $334,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 Unit Location 4905 WoodrowAAustin, TX 78756USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the "Like" button b...
04/16/2011
Downtown Austin condominium sales recorded in MLS totalled 38 in first quarter of 2011.  Additionally, sales were made in several of the new downtown buildings which are generally not reported in MLS.  The MLS sales in existing buildings sold at a median price of $308,000 in about 121 days on ave...
04/13/2011
Just west of the Colorado River, with quick access to Downtown Austin and encircled by Loop 360 Capital of Texas Hwy, are the communities of Rollingwood and Westlake Hills.  Each incorporated as its own city in the 1950's.  Older modest homes mix with newer often grand construction on larger than...
04/13/2011
Austin Texas home sales in the neighborhoods south of Lady Bird Lake numbered 61 (excluding condos)in the first quarter of 2011.  The areas that straddle South Congress (SoCo), S. First St. and S. Lamar  include Travis Heights, Bouldin, Zilker and Barton Hills. These popular neighborhoods are hil...
04/12/2011
Austin Tx real estate varies by neighborhood and price range.  Popular West Austin is mostly vintage homes on tree filled lots with a generous amount of new construction mixed in. West Austin is popular with folks who appreciate the shady streets and homes of character and distinction that are mi...
04/12/2011
The Heritage Homes Tour is this Saturday April 9 from 10-4.  Five grand homes from Austin's past will be open for the public to view.  Each year, the Heritage Society of Austin puts on this tour to showcase homes from Austin's past and raise money for an organization that is very active in preser...
04/07/2011
SXSW has officially kicked off in Austin, with Downtown Austin condo dwellers right in the thick of things.  Movie, media, interactive are in full swing with film premieres, workshops and presentations, and a line around the block at Apple's pop up store launching the new iPad.  While I was downt...
03/12/2011
Many Austin home buyers are paying cash these days.  Recent articles in the LA Times and Miami Herald are reporting that buyers in those markets are paying cash about 30% of the time--much higher than one would traditionally find--and the luxury home buyer is paying cash even more often. Perhaps ...
03/01/2011
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