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High Rental Prices are Driving Millennials to Buy Instead

By |2022-09-30T19:31:45+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

If you analyzed the housing market in the recent past, it can seem like the housing market drove away many young buyers from buying their first homes. For many, this is true. As shown in a new survey by Money and Morning Consult, 48% of Gen Z (those born between 1997 and 2012) and

How Migration to Austin Could Reshape the Suburbs

By |2022-09-22T21:52:37+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Two real estate trends that were accelerated by the pandemic could affect the suburbs of Austin. Even before the lockdown, millennials in small to medium cities were moving out of city centers to the suburbs, and many residents of bigger cities were moving to smaller ones.

Neighborhood Highlight: Rollingwood

By |2022-09-22T19:04:57+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rollingwood is one of Austin's most affluent and sought-after neighborhoods. Rollingwood has its own recreational facilities and provides easy access to local parks and lakes, as well as high-end dining and shopping.

Neighborhood Highlight: Barton Hills

By |2022-09-01T17:38:25+00:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , , , |

Just over the Colorado River, in South Austin, the Barton Hills neighborhood offers a prime location for families and young professionals to find a great home.

Austin Named #1 City for Sustainability

By |2022-09-22T22:07:09+00:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Austin was named one of the most eco-friendly cities in the US, which is great not only for the future of the city but also for all long-term real estate investments. Climate change is on the mind of many buyers - they want to invest in something that will withstand changing weather patterns. The city was named the number 1 eco-friendly city in the United States.

Evolution of the Velocity Project, and the Transformation of Southeast Austin

By |2022-09-01T17:39:09+00:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

Southeast Austin is getting more and more attention from real estate investors, Property owner and entrepreneur Barakat Ali, development company Presidium, and Elon Musk and Tesla have everything to do with it.

Austin is Poised to be the Next US Tech Hub

By |2022-08-09T23:40:59+00:00August 5th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Market Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the technology industry, talks of emerging “new Silicon Valley” are hot, and Austin is a contender to become the newest tech hub. The current hub in California is seeing a decline in popularity among both residents, future residents, and companies.  This trend in migration of tech companies out of California and to new

How Does a Recession Affect the Housing Market?

By |2022-09-22T19:23:53+00:00August 5th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Many financial professionals and US residents have been asking if the country is officially in a recession. With this looming, many are also wondering about the housing market. One financial crisis can often affect another, so that’s a fair question to ask.

North Austin Skyline set to Boom with New Developments by 2025

By |2022-07-19T16:09:17+00:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Buildings, Construction, Market Forecast, News|

By 2025, over 8 new development properties, many of which are investments over $1B, will be fully finished and functioning. The region will soon be home to not only new offices for tech giants but also hospitals, multifamily buildings, entertainment plazas, hotels, and more. All of these new businesses, and jobs, will make the real estate market boom in that area. If you’re looking for the latest hotspot to invest in, look to North Austin.

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