When choosing which area of Austin to live in, one shouldn’t overlook the Austin suburbs where housing choices abound for every taste and budget. Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, Georgetown, Dripping Springs, Driftwood, Kyle, Buda, Lake Travis, Bee Cave, Lakeway or Spicewood, each is a little different. How will you decide which Austin suburb is […]
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Austin’s scenic diversity is one of Central Texas’ greatest attributes. Only a few other cities can offer the variety of landscapes and picturesque vistas of the greater Austin area. A remarkable blend of sky touching condominiums, trendy city scapes, gentrified haunts, Old Austin “summer homes” surrounded by majestic Oak Trees, waterfront abodes, hillside lake view […]
While Austin may be world renowned for its indie art scene, famous festivals like SXSW and commitment to waste free and organic living, the best things about Austin are secrets that only the locals know. But if you are from out of town or are looking to relocate to Austin, don’t worry. We’re going to […]
Property taxes can make a significant difference in affordability for Austin home buyers. Tax rates range from about 1.7-3.4% (varies by neighborhood) of your home’s assessed value. Depending on your home’s assessed value, annual property taxes in Austin can be anywhere from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars per year. Because […]
If you’re thinking about relocating to Austin, or if you have never bought a house, one of the things to pay attention to is the tax rate. Just how much are property taxes in Austin? The tax rate in Austin usually ranges anywhere from 1.8%-3.3% of your home’s assessed value and are due by January […]
If you know the general area you’d like to live, but aren’t familiar with the neighborhoods around it, you’ve come to the right place. Finding a place to live, especially when relocating to a new city, can be very overwhelming. When we moved to Austin, our Realtor told us first time home buyers lived in […]
Austin is known for being a great city for residents and tourists alike. So if you don’t have a tropical vacation planned this summer, take a look at our recommendations for your best Austin staycation! Adults Only Stay. Kimpton Hotels has long been known as a fun and friendly boutique offering. Their Austin outpost, the […]
Round Rock recently found itself on Money Magazine’s Best Cities to Live in the US in 2019, coming in at #2. Austin area residents have known Round Rock’s merits for some time. It has even gotten some national recognition, named one of the safest cities in America. But, this overall “best city to live” nod […]
Recently, Austin was named the #10 Richest City in the US by The Cheat Sheet. Often considered the most expensive city to live in Texas, it’s also the most affordable “rich city” to live in the US. Percentage of the market wise, Austin has more luxury homes than Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. Where can […]
Nestled in a suburban neighborhood, this home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 1,577 square feet of living space. You’ll admire everything about this home, from its upgraded roof that now features TESLA Solar, to the hardwood floor installed all throughout the house.