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Build-to-Rent Duplex Community Helps Housing Shortage in Georgetown

Houston real estate developer, Wan Bridge Group, created a 48-duplex rental community in North Austin after finding great success in the Dallas and Houston markets.

 

The new development known as Georgetown Heights helps to meet the housing demand in Georgetown which has seen record-breaking growth over the past two years. The project broke ground in September of 2021 and is currently leasing.

Each home in the community features energy-efficient appliances, a two-car garage, a private yard and open floor plan. Properties ranges from 1,500-2,500+ square feet with rent starting at $2,375.

“Residents can expect all the Wan Bridge trademark qualities like modern, thoughtful design, high-quality finishes, excellent service from our property management service, and 24/7 maintenance,” said Ting Qiao, CEO of Wan Bridge.

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Austinites Get Easy Access to Colorado Slopes this Winter

American Airlines recently announced they will begin the first non-stop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Eagle County Reginal Airport in Vail, Colorado starting December of 2022. This is one of 38 non-stop destinations their airline offers Austin residents.  

 

The flights to Vail, CO will begin daily from December 15th-January 9th, weekly from January 10th-February 15th , and back to daily again from February 16th-April 3rd.

“Austin continues to grow, and we’re proud to support the growth with new routes,” says Philippe Puech, American’s director of short-haul network planning. “This winter, American will offer nonstop service to 38 destinations from the Texas capital. From connecting Central Texans to the slopes this winter...

Prefabricated Luxury Homes Hit the Austin Market

“The future of construction is here,” claims The Escobedo Group, commenting on their new panelized construction system that creates luxury, prefabricated homes in as little as just 5 months.

 

The Buda home builders have now constructed over 70 homes for their “DARIO Villas” project which is challenging the status quo that manufactured homes are low-end, cheap, and mass-produced.  Buyers choose from a 1,2, or 3 bedroom floorplan ranging from 800-20,000 sq ft and $600,000-$1,000,000 in price.

Construction add-ons include, but are not limited to, roof mounted solar power, battery storage (supplies electricity during power outages), and eco-friendly water collection.

“The ability to construct a well-designed, superior quality home, office or guest house with minimal waste and impact on the job site didn’t exist...

Austin Schools Among State's Top Districts

Just a few weeks of Summer remain before the 2022-2023 school year begins!

 

For families with kids, purchasing a home in a good school district is essential. Fortunately, the Austin-area is home to 5 of the top 50 school districts in the state of Texas. With EANES ISD leading the pack at #1, it’s no wonder why so many parents are choosing to purchase homes in the area. Lake Travis, Leander, Dripping Springs, and Round Rock ISD join EANES on the list’s Top 50. Districts are ranked on academics, teaching staff, diversity, sports programs and more. If you are curious to learn more about which district would best suite your family, click the link below to read on:

https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/s/texas/

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June 2022 Market Stats

The June 2022 Austin Board of Realtors Stats are here! The median sales price was up nearly 13% year over year to $537,475 in the month of June. Active listings increased to a record-breaking 217.8%, causing housing inventory to jump to 2.1 months of inventory, up 1.5% from last June.

George Ratiu, senior economist and manager of economic research at Realtor.com, weighed in on the recent increase in inventory. 

“When we look at the data across the Austin housing market, it reinforces what we see on a national scale—a combination of cooling demand from the tremendous surge in mortgage rates and rising prices with a noticeable increase in supply. The shift signals welcome news for more buyers who may be ready to embrace a post-pandemic reality and take advantage of more inventory. This...

Chicken Salad Chick will make an Austin debut!




Chicken Salad Chick has been absolutely BOOMING around the country! It is the country's only fast &  casual chicken salad restaurant chain. There are now 200 locations in 17 states! The popular restaurant has a few locations in Texas but will finally make a debut in Austin soon! In fact, Chicken Salad Chick plans to open 8 Austin locations over the next 3 years! This project will be led by restaurant and franchise veterans Austin Young and Sara Ingram.

"Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, and we're very excited to introduce the brand to such a booming market," Young said in a written statement. "This eight-unit deal was a natural next step in our career with the brand...

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