Real Estate News

Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Urbanists say the distribution of comments shows outreach efforts related to Austin's code overhaul have failed. "Renters and marginalized communities are at the highest risk of being displaced when Central Austin fights much-needed housing, yet those are the exact people sorely missing from the process," one advocate said. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Four Austin neighborhoods rank among the most affluent in the state. As part of a national project, Austin Business Journal took a look earlier this month at the most affluent pockets of Austin — and found the area of the urban core east of I-35 has experienced faster growth than anywhere [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 7:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
The million-dollar-home description no longer signifies what it used to — a cypress-tree lined drive curving up to an estate that beckons with massive double doors. So what will $1 million buy in Austin today? [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 8:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Now is the time for you to act on two fronts to determine the size of the property tax checks you’ll be writing in the years to come. First, encourage your legislators to come to an agreement on these meaningful property tax reforms during the special session. And second, actively [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 7:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
In many places around Central Texas, home prices are $10,000 to $20,000 higher than just a year ago. But there are signs such increases could be cooling, according to the latest numbers from the Austin Board of Realtors that show how home prices compare in several counties. The latest ABOR [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 2:56:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
It is the final asset owned by Castle Hill Partners in the Houston area. Find out how executives held onto the land while waiting for a major highway to pass them by. [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 4:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
The most expensive home sale ever recorded in Austin’s multiple listing service closed July 12 for $21,794,000. I wrote about the 128-acre property, dubbed “Barton Canyon Ranch" at 903 Crystal Mountain Drive, in September 2015 shortly after it went on the market. The picturesque estate is just 15 minutes west of [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 3:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Cushman & Wakefield has a new senior vice president for asset services, while Berkadia's Austin office picked up a managing director of multifamily investment sales from Stream Realty. [...]
Fri, Jul 14, 2017 12:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is looking to sell a Horseshoe Bay vacation home. The former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO and his wife are asking for nearly $4 million for the 5,900-square-foot mansion in the gated community of Applehead Island, about 50 miles northwest of downtown Austin on Lake LBJ, [...]
Wed, Jul 12, 2017 1:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
All slices of Austin's age demographics are growing — except one. Where are the 20- to 24-year-olds going? [...]
Wed, Jul 12, 2017 1:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source