Apple recently announced it has acquired land at Parmer Lane and McNeil to build a new, $1 billion campus in Austin. When it first opens, Apple’s new Austin campus is estimated it will bring 4,000 tech jobs to the area. That number could swell to nearly 15,000 tech jobs as the company expands. With so […]
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Westwood High School Neighborhoods
Westwood High School is among one of Austin’s top rated high schools. As such, it is an extremely desirable area to live. Tech jobs are only minutes from the district boundaries and neighborhoods are not cookie cutter like the other northwest suburban areas. Here is our list of Westwood High School Neighborhoods Westwood High School […]
Homes Near Parmer Lane’s Tech Corridor
Parmer Lane has become quite the hub for Austin’s tech companies. And, with Apple’s announcement to build a brand new campus at Parmer and McNeil, we would expect more tech companies to set up shop nearby. If you’re in the tech industry and are looking for a centralized location to buy a home in Austin […]
78750 was one of the first Northwest Austin suburban zip codes and remains one of the more popular choices among Austin home buyers. With beautiful views, unique homes and floorplans, mature landscaping, good schools and only 20ish minutes from Downtown Austin, all you have to do is take a drive through and you’ll see what […]
When you say 78717, the first neighborhood that pops into most people’s minds is Avery Ranch. Understandably so, since it is a pretty large, master planned community with several sections and price points. But, there are a couple of smaller neighborhoods located in 78717 as well with Davis Springs being the second most highly sought […]
Austin’s 78759 zip code is located in Northwest Austin. Most known for its mature landscaping and tall trees, much of 78759 was developed in the 1980s and 1990s. Residents are drawn to 78759 neighborhoods because of its mix of somewhat new construction, established neighborhoods and affordability. With companies like 3M, Dell and IBM making their […]
78726 is a small Northwest Austin zip code located off 620. 78726 is an ideal location for someone looking for a suburban setting not too far from 2222. The most popular and well known neighborhood in 78726 is Canyon Creek, but that’s not the only one. The spreadsheet below shows all the neighborhoods in 78726 […]
78730 is located south of 2222 in Northwest Austin and is an ideal choice for someone looking for a home in the hills. Many of the neighborhoods are situated against hills and some neighborhoods even have Lake Austin views. 78730 is the ideal choice for someone looking for the feeling of a removed suburb without […]
78731 is a great choice for you if you want to be in Central Austin, but also want a bit of suburbia as well. 78731 has a wide range of neighborhoods, from homes for first time buyers to ultra luxury on Lake Austin. No matter your budget, you should be able to find something. Curious […]
Steiner Ranch vs River Place
In comparing Steiner Ranch vs River Place, we’ll look at a few metrics. Some, like market statistics and home prices are hard nosed facts that can’t be disputed. Other metrics, like commute and amenities may be weighted differently by different readers. What we’ve tried to do is give you the facts so you can draw […]