Central Texas Real Estate Blog

Get Ready to Sell Your Home This Fall

If you are planning to sell your home this Fall and don’t know where to start, Culhane Premier Properties has you covered!

Our agents are trained to walk you through the process step by step. Remember, the goal is to try and look at your house through the buyer’s eyes as though you’ve never seen it. How we live in a home and how we sell a home are often two different things. Try to see your home with a fresh perspective and arrange each room to bring out its best attributes!

Here are a few tips to help you get started: 

  • Keep windows and floors clean.
  • Replace faded wallpaper and glue any areas that have come away from the wall.
  • Repair worn woodwork.
  • Repaint scarred or dirty walls in a neutral color.
  • Steam clean carpeting or replace it if necessary.
  • Repair loose knobs, sticking...

Fall 2022 Interior Design Trends

The changing of the seasons presents a great opportunity to update design trends in your home. With cooler months and the holidays ahead, now is the time to bring down the Fall décor and get to work! Whether you are looking to add new items to your display or wanting to completely reinvent your space, this list of design trends and top Austin interior designers is a great place to start.


Here are 5 interior design trends for Fall 2022:

1-    Bold ‘70s colors: Trending since Fall of last year, the ‘70s earthy-color palette is trending with colors including hunter green and mustard yellow mixed...

Austin housing market calms down enough for young first-time homebuyers

As we all know, rent for Austin area apartments have been soaring. Young adults are looking into purchasing their first homes. Right now is the perfect time to buy. It's a process that can be stressful for first-time homebuyers. Young millennials have backed off the idea of purchasing their first home since the high pandemic prices.

People are growing frustrated with paying a large amount of rent to an apartment. If you do the research though, you might be able to find paying a mortgage is a better option. 

“It can hinder the potential buyer's ability to save, they’re going to be spending a higher proportion of their income on repaying that debt than a household that doesn’t otherwise have that debt," said Clare Losey with the Texas Real Estate Research Center.

“The market is slower than we have seen...

Four Seasons Private Residences Lake Austin | Project Update

The Four Seasons Private Residences Lake Austin announced their debut plans early this year. The 145-acre property is said to break ground in February of 2023 featuring unparalleled Lake Austin views from over 3,000 feet of shoreline. The project includes floorplans for condominium homes, penthouses and free-standing villas ranging from 2,500-10,000+ square feet and reservation prices starting at $4.1 million.

Offering world-class property management and top-tier privacy and security, its residents will be able to relax, work and play in their very own luxury oasis all while just 20 minutes from downtown Austin.

The private resort amenities include, but are not limited to:

-       Pirate marina and lake clubhouse with slips for the private owner’s boat club, as well as private ownership slips with cabana space directly above...

New ultra-luxury neighborhood in Westlake Hills

There is a new neighborhood of six multi-million-dollar, high-end homes coming to the suburb of West Lake Hills.

The new 12-acre development, called the Wildcat Club, features six homes on 1- to 4-acre lots with prices starting at $11.75 million. One of the homes (a 9,500-square-foot residence with interiors designed by Fern Santini) already has been sold, and two of the homes are now on the market.

Most of the homes can be customized based on a buyer’s preferences. Amenities include a lounge and wine room, media room, home office, pool, spa, gym, gourmet kitchen, outdoor kitchen, and butler’s pantry. Floor plans range from 5,750 square feet to 9,500 square feet.

Austin-based Foursquare Builders is constructing the homes. The architects are...

August Austin Board of Realtors Stats

The August 2022 Austin Board of Realtors Stats are here! The average sales price went up 5% year over year to $496,000 in the month of August. Active listings increased to a whopping 170%, causing housing inventory to jump to 2 months of inventory.

“Market shift does not mean that we are in a downturn, and it doesn’t mean that Central Texas home values have been overvalued,” Cord Shiflet, 2022 ABoR president, said. “Home prices are still appreciating, just at a more reasonable rate, that’s more in line with what we have seen historically. Homes are still selling close to list price, which is great news for buyers and healthy for our housing market. If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, it’s important to work with a REALTOR® and make...