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$610,000
210 Lavaca St #2809 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
641
Acres
0
Year Built
2011
$610,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Condo
1 br, 1 ba, 641 ft²
MLS® #: 9962830
Price:
$610,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
9962830
Sqft:
641
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Condo
Property Listed By:
O Realty

Bulthaup Cabinetry W/state Of The Art Miele Appliances. Two Convection Ovens, Gas Cook Top & Grohe Faucet. Carrera Marble Through Out. Duravit Sink & Cabinets In Bathroom, Dornbracht Faucets. California Closets W/built In Dresser. High Ceilings W/floor To Ceiling Retractable Shades. Includes A 5x10 Storage Unit And A Parking Space. The W Residential Salt Water Pool Ha...

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$365,000
54 Rainey St #503 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
865
Acres
0.01
Year Built
2005
$365,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Milago Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 865 ft²
MLS® #: 3910066
Price:
$365,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3910066
Sqft:
865
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Milago Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
The Boutique Real Estate

Beautifully Maintained 1 Bedroom + Study. Upgraded Track Lighting, Fan And Light Fixtures, Window Treatments, Operable Windows, And Built In Bookcases In Living Room. Building Amenities Include: Fitness Center, Rooftop Pool And Hot Tub, 24/7 Concierge, Reading Room, Bike Storage, Gas Grills And Club Room.

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$2,195,000
210 Lavaca St #2706 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
3
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,162
Acres
0
Year Built
2011
$2,195,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Condo
3 br, 3 ba, 2,162 ft²
MLS® #: 7532657
Price:
$2,195,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7532657
Sqft:
2,162
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Condo
Property Listed By:
Urbanspace

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$479,500
360 Nueces St #2707 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
852
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$479,500
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Residential Condo Amd 360
1 br, 1 ba, 852 ft²
MLS® #: 2919897
Price:
$479,500
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
2919897
Sqft:
852
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Residential Condo Amd 360
Property Listed By:
Twelve Rivers Realty

Popular Floorplan Facing East With Recently Installed Hardwood Floors. Updated Fixtures Throughout. Panoramic City Views With Fast Walking Access To Downtown Restaurants, Entertainment, Hike And Bike Trail And Lady Bird Lake. Includes Washer/dryer. Amenities Include Pool, Fitness Center, Clubhouse, 24 Concierge, Parking, Dog Park And Move Room. This Building Includes Ev...

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$435,000
603 Davis St #802 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
905
Acres
0
Year Built
2006
$435,000
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
Condo in Shore A Condo Amd The
1 br, 1 ba, 905 ft²
MLS® #: 7756681
Price:
$435,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7756681
Sqft:
905
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Shore A Condo Amd The
Property Listed By:
Taylor Real Estate

Stunning 1-1 On The Lake Downtown With Panoramic Skyline And Lake Views. Expansive Private Terrace Overlooking The City Skyline Birch Hardwood Floors. Quartz Counters. Stainless Kitchen Aid Appliances. Porcelain Subway Tile Backsplash. Walk-in Closet And Full Size Laundry. Double Vanity Master Bath With Walk-in Shower And Soaking Tub. 24/7 Concierge Staff, Resort ...

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$644,900
201 E 4th St #207 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,196
Acres
0.02
Year Built
1983
$644,900
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Railyard Condo Amd
3 br, 2 ba, 1,196 ft²
MLS® #: 4391752
Price:
$644,900
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4391752
Sqft:
1,196
Acres:
0.02
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Railyard Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Sky Realty

Perfectly Located In Center Of Downtown Atx!!! Walk 3 Short Blocks To Hike & Bike Trail! 2 Blocks To 6th St. Bar District! 1 Block To Jw Marriott! Amazingly Roomy 3-bedroom 2-bath Unit In One Of The Last Low-rise Complexes Left Downtown. Gleaming Hardwoods, Granite Counters In Kitchen, Baths, And Wet Bar. Great Natural Light From Floor-to-ceiling Windows In Living. Spa...

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$475,000
40 N Interstate 35 #2d4 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,357
Acres
0.02
Year Built
1983
$475,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Towers Town Lake Condo Amd
2 br, 2 ba, 1,357 ft²
MLS® #: 9411772
Price:
$475,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
9411772
Sqft:
1,357
Acres:
0.02
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Towers Town Lake Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Kw-austin Portfolio Realestate

Recently Updated Condo Is An Amazing Value! Private Access To Huge Fenced Garden. Spacious Exterior Storage Unit, 2 Parking Spaces & 2 Bike Racks Convey W/the Sale. Large Open Living W/walls Of Windows, Formal Dining. Kitchen Has Plenty Of Counter/cabinet Space. Master W/beautiful Hardwood Floors, Walk-in Closet & Walk-in Shower. Many Amenities Incl Fitness Center, Indo...

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$419,995
360 Nueces St #3108 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
732
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$419,995
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Residential Condo Amd 360
1 br, 1 ba, 732 ft²
MLS® #: 9573091
Price:
$419,995
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
9573091
Sqft:
732
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Residential Condo Amd 360
Property Listed By:
Twelve Rivers Realty

Well-maintained One Bedroom With Unobstructed Views Of Lady Bird Lake And Austin Hill Country. Live Just Steps Away From The Hike & Bike Trail And Austin's Hottest Restaurants, Bars And Shops! Floor Plan Allows For Comfortable Downtown Living Or As A City Weekend Getaway! Live In The Vibrant 360 Condos Featuring Unmatched Amenities: 24-hour Concierge Service, Mail Room,...

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$649,000
360 Nueces St #1316 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,117
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$649,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Residential Condo Amd 360
2 br, 2 ba, 1,117 ft²
MLS® #: 6158893
Price:
$649,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
6158893
Sqft:
1,117
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Residential Condo Amd 360
Property Listed By:
Austin Profile Development

A Beautiful Nw Corner Unit Featuring Panoramic Views Of The Hill Country, Lady Bird Lake & Upcoming Western Skyline. Interior Features Include Brazilian Cherry Hw Floors, Customized Closets, Room For Formal Dining, Solar Shades And A Large Storage Unit, 2 Parking Places. Enjoy 24 Hour Concierge Services, Lavish Pool Deck, Fitness Center, Media & Conference Room, Dog P...

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$260,000
505 W 7th St #107 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
615
Acres
0.01
Year Built
1964
$260,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Posada Del Rey Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 615 ft²
MLS® #: 6330463
Price:
$260,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
6330463
Sqft:
615
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Posada Del Rey Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Re/max Austin Skyline

Super Clean, Remodeled Ground Floor Unit W/backdoor In Affordable Posada Del Rey Condos. Easy Access To All That Downtown Austin Has To Offer! Granite Countertops, New Carpet/pad In Living/bedroom/ & Closets. Wood In Dining/kitchen/ & Bath. All Appliances Stay. New Hvac - June 2016. Nice Quiet Well Maintained Complex W/ Pretty Grounds & Pool. Vacant And Ready To Go!

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$258,000
800 Brazos St #1010 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
623
Acres
0
Year Built
1949
$258,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Brazos Place Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 623 ft²
MLS® #: 3106715
Price:
$258,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3106715
Sqft:
623
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Brazos Place Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Core Group Llc

Fully Renovated Condo In The Heart Of Downtown. 10th Floor Unit W/great View Of Downtown & Hill Country. 24-7 Concierge, Gym, Rooftop Terrace & Valet Parking Attendant. 1/1 With Ss Appliances, Wood Flooring, Granite Counter-tops & Lg Walk-in Closet. Minutes From Capitol, Ut & Hike/bike Trail. Key With Concierge In Lockbox. Original Design Is A 1/1, Unit Is Set Up As A S...

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$1,689,450
200 Congress Ave #23d - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,609
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$1,689,450
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Austonian Condo Community
2 br, 2 ba, 1,609 ft²
MLS® #: 4251292
Price:
$1,689,450
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4251292
Sqft:
1,609
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Austonian Condo Community
Property Listed By:
Percentiv

Live The True Downtown Luxury Lifestyle From This Fabulous 23rd Floor Unit In Austin's Premier Luxury Condo Highrise. Draw Your Daily Inspiration From This Northwest Facing Corner Unit Boasting Panoramic Views Of The Capitol Building And Lady Bird Lake. Elegant Interior Finishes Of This Corner Unit 2 Bed / 2 Bath. Well Appointed Features Include Are Highlighted By A Che...

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About Downtown Austin

MLS®#: 1350203 - 811 Congress Ave, Austin - $6,500,000
6,500,000
MLS®#: 9252122 - 210 Lavaca St #3701, Austin - $6,000,000
6,000,000
MLS®#: 4132733 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #2902, Austin - $5,700,000
5,700,000
MLS®#: 8231780 - 200 Congress Ave #34P, Austin - $3,975,000
3,975,000
MLS®#: 9187308 - 210 Lavaca St #2902, Austin - $3,800,000
3,800,000
MLS®#: 9607212 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #1404, Austin - $3,775,000
3,775,000
MLS®#: 9049477 - 210 Lavaca St #2805, Austin - $3,500,000
3,500,000
MLS®#: 1787756 - 210 Lavaca St #3302, Austin - $3,495,000
3,495,000
MLS®#: 3740590 - 200 CONGRESS Ave #38NW, Austin - $2,999,000
2,999,000
MLS®#: 7334570 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #1902, Austin - $2,795,000
2,795,000
MLS®#: 3462092 - 200 Congress Ave #28NE, Austin - $2,700,000
2,700,000
MLS®#: 6105892 - 1606 Pearl St, Austin - $2,543,000
2,543,000

Downtown Austin’s urban lifestyle offers the best of authentic ATX right at your doorstep. Multi-block and pedestrian-friendly, its high-end condominiums offer instant access to hundreds of downtown employers—not to mention trendy shops, exceptional restaurants, historic live music venues, and museums. Life downtown also provides convenient access to everyday needs, from grocery stores and dry cleaners to dog groomers and more. Interested in recreation? Endless outdoor adventures await at Ladybird Lake, adored by kayakers, rowers, runners, dog-walkers, canoers, and stand-up paddlers alike.

Karen Cole and her spouse work downtown and enjoy living in the W Hotel & Residences on Lavaca Street. "Our kids are grown, so we traded the house and the yard for a high-rise condo with a lake view. We're avid runners, and the W is two blocks from the hike and bike trail. Life is good!"

View of Downtown Austin from the Brown Building

Residential Real Estate Statistics*

Austin City Lofts Condo Building with view of Swimming Pool

Price Range

$258,000 to $6,500,000

Average Price

$1,116,139

Median Price

$679,900

Size Range of Homes

615 to 8,808 SqFt

Price Range of Homes (per square foot)

$284 to $1,659

Median Price (per square foot)

$549

Average Days on the Market

95

* Based on current MLS listings

Location


Downtown Austin is located on the north bank of Ladybird Lake, a reservoir of the Colorado River. The approximate borders of Downtown include Ladybird Lake to the south, MLK Boulevard to the north, Lamar Boulevard to the west, and Interstate Highway 35 (IH-35) to the east. Downtown Austin is zoned for the Austin Independent School District, and its zip codes include 78703 and 78701.

aerial view of Lady Bird Lake

History

Downtown Austin originated in the 1830s when President of the Republic of Texas Mirabeau B. Lamar directed Edwin Waller (the first mayor of Austin) to plan its construction. Waller plotted out a 640-acre (one square mile) grid pattern between Shoal Creek and Waller Creek on the north bank of the Colorado River consisting of 14 blocks running each direction and one grand avenue, Congress Avenue. The streets running east-west (now changed to numbers) were originally named after native Texas trees, while the streets running north-south reflected the order of Texas’ major rivers.

Businesses


Downtown Austin at Neches StreetThe City of Austin is a top employer, as well as Travis County (one of Austin’s top 10 largest public employers). Other major businesses include the corporate headquarters of Whole Foods Market, Silicon Labs, and GSD&M Idea Lab.

The University of Texas at Austin is another large employer, boasting over 24,000 faculty and staff members. Downtown Austin also is dominated by the Texas State Capitol and associated government buildings.

Some of the largest state agencies include the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Department of Health.

Properties by District

The downtown Austin residential market includes 11 districts and serves a population over 10,000. By far the most common home properties are high-rise condominiums. However, there are a few historic homes located in the downtown district. Additionally, some of the neighboring communities include Bryker Woods, Tarrytown, Clarksville, UT, Travis Heights, Barton Hills, and Pemberton Heights.

From left to right - Austin 360 Tower, The Shore Condos, and Sabine Tower

Congress Avenue District

Austin’s most prominent street, Congress Avenue was designated a historical district in 1978 and connects the State Capitol to Ladybird Lake (it continues southward to Slaughter Lane). It combines 19th century historical buildings with eight linear blocks of hotels, storefronts, restaurants, and modern skyscrapers. Residential buildings in the area include Brazos Place, Brazos Lofts, Littlefield Quarters, The Railyard, the Whitley, the Four Seasons Residences, Austin City Lofts, and the Austonian.

The historic Driskill Hotel located on Congress Ave at Sixth St.

Sixth Street/Entertainment District

Stretching from MoPac Expressway past Interstate Highway 35 (IH-35), the 13-block area between Lavaca Street and IH-35 is called the Sixth Street Historic District and has served as a major entertainment district since the 1970s. The area is famed for its live music, bars, clubs, and restaurants. Nearby residential buildings with condos include Avenue Lofts, The 5 Fifty Five, Sabine on 5th, Littlefield Quarters, and Brazos Lofts.

Sixth Street District in Downtown Austin, Texas

Second Street District

Sitting on the north bank of Ladybird Lake adjacent to City Hall in Downtown Austin, the 15-block Second Street District has emerged as one of Austin’s most well-known shopping and dining districts. Nearby residential options include The Austonian, Austin City Lofts, 904 West, The W Hotel & Residences, Plaza Lofts, and 360 Condominiums.

Rainey Street Historic District

Located next to IH-35 on the north bank of Ladybird Lake is the Rainey Street Historic District. The area boasts the Mexican American Cultural Center and a variety of bungalow-style restaurants, bars, and eateries. Nearby residential buildings with condos for sale include Villas on Town Lake, The Shore, Milago, and the Towers on Town Lake.

Market/West End Districts

The Market and West End Districts are located in the northwest section of downtown and are centered around Whole Foods Market (World Headquarters) plus a variety of businesses, eateries, and upscale retailers. Nearby residential offerings include Posada del Rey, 360 Condominiums, The Nokonah, Austin City Lofts, Spring Condominiums, Seaholm Residences (to be completed in 2015), Plaza Lofts, 904 West, and the Brown Building.

Warehouse District

Located just between the Market and Congress Districts, the Warehouse District offers 10 blocks of old warehouses that have been renovated into music venues, trendy clubs, fine restaurants, and upscale retailers. Close residential options include Plaza Lofts, Posada del Rey, the Brown Building, the W Hotel & Residences, and the Austonian.

Uptown Arts District

Located northwest of the Capitol Complex between Nueces and Lavaca Street are the 22 blocks of the Uptown Arts District. Residential options nearby include Penthouse Condominiums, Greenwood Towers, Westgate Condominiums, and Cambridge Towers.

Judges Hill District

Named after a number of judges and attorneys who lived in its historically designated properties, Judges Hill District sits in the northwest corner of Downtown Austin next to Pease Park. Residential options include The Presidio at Judges Hill.

Red River Cultural District

The eight blocks of Austin’s Red River District are located next to IH-35 just north of the Sixth Street District along Red River Street. Waterloo Park is next door, and the area is famed for nightclubs and live music from Stubb’s to the Mohawk. The future Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin will be built immediately north of this district. Residential properties can be found close by at 6th and Brushy, Sabine on 5 th, and Avenue Lofts.

Capitol Complex

The 25 blocks between the State Capitol building and the University of Texas campus are known as the Capitol Complex. The area includes the Bullock Texas State History Museum and a variety of government buildings. Options for nearby residence include Cambridge Towers, Penthouse Condominiums, and Westgate Condominiums.

Capitol of Texas on Congress Ave in Downtown Austin, Texas

Neighborhood Associations

Downtown residents may join the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association. DANA members are very active, participating in everything from happy hours for downtown residents to lobbying on issues important to urban lifestyle.

Downtown Austin Amenities

Cole and her husband appreciate downtown amenities. "I enjoy the opera and ballets at the Long Center. My husband digs live music. Living downtown, we don't have to compromise. We can do it all in one night."

The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Many high-rise condominiums offer their own amenities, such as gyms, rooftop pools, concierge services, and more. The area also is ripe with perks:

Parks

Waterloo Neighborhood Park, named after the city that originally stood where Austin is today, offers 10 acres of picnic tables and creekside recreation. Walkers, joggers, and bikers adore the Trail at Ladybird Lake, with its 10 miles of lakeside gravel trails. At 4th and Guadalupe St., the historic one-acre Republic Square Park is known for its movies in the park, afternoon yoga, and a Saturday morning farmers’ market. Austin BMX and Skate Park offers 30,000-square-feet of ramps, humps, rails, stairs, and a half pipe.

Golf

The nearest golf course is the beloved Lions Municipal Golf Course, known as "Old Muni." It is Austin’s most popular course and originally was constructed by the Lions Club in 1928.

Boating

The closest public boat dock is Walsh Boat Landing, off of Lake Austin Boulevard west of downtown. It’s right near longtime favorites Mozart’s Coffee Roasters and Hula Hut Restaurant.

Libraries

Book-lovers enjoy visiting Faulk Central Library at 8th St. and Guadalupe St.

Cultural Offerings

Austinites and tourists alike revere downtown festivals like South by Southwest and Austin City Limits. They also tour and stroll the oak-shaded grounds of the Texas State Capitol, listen to live music, and check out the latest exhibitions at The Contemporary on Congress Avenue and the Blanton Museum of Art. Bass Concert Hall, The Frank Erwin Center, The Long Center for the Performing Arts, and Parmer Events Center offer residents an impressive broad array of local and national performances. The Austin Convention Center, Texas Memorial Museum and the Bullock Texas History Museum are three additional major attractions. Downtown Austin also is famous for Sixth Street, a historic street and entertainment district.

Bob Bullock Texas History Museum

Theaters

Located at 7th and Congress Avenue, the historic State Theater was built in 1935. Built and completed in 1915, the adjacent Paramount Theater is another Austin cultural icon. Originally made for vaudeville, it was later remodeled for cinematic use with upholstered chairs and a state-of-the-art sound system. Locally-owned Violet Crown Cinema offers a bar and café, and four screens devoted to independent, documentary, and international films. Founded in Austin, the Alamo Drafthouse’s Ritz Location (on Sixth Street) is another cinematic jewel.

Shopping and Restaurants

Kruger's Jewelry on Congress Ave in Downtown Austin, TX"My girlfriends and I enjoy strolling Second Street," shared Cole. "A cup of coffee at Jo's, and we're ready to window shop! Sometimes we head to Milk and Honey spa afterward for a little pampering."

While shopping and dining opportunities permeate Downtown Austin, they are most concentrated in three areas: Congress Avenue District, Second Street District, and the Market District.

Congress Avenue District is home to historic retailers like Kruger’s Jewelers as well as newer additions like Brooks Brothers and Wild About Music. Diners enjoy restaurants like Annie’s Café, Manuel’s, and La Traviata.

Shop an array of street-level storefronts in the recently developed Second Street District. Local retail favorites include Design Within Reach, Urban Outfitters, Estilo, Girl Next Door, Eliza Paige, and Bang & Olufsen. Once you’re famished, enjoy some fine cuisine at Cru Wine Bar, Taverna Austin, or Malaga.

In the Market District, residents enjoy the flagship Whole Foods Market for its natural and organic food and grocery items, Corazon at Castle Hill for creative Mexican cuisine, and locally-owned Amy’s Ice Cream for sweet treats. Retail shoppers can head next door to By George, West Elm, or Stella Says Go. A walk across 6th Street takes shoppers to stores like REI, Anthropologie, and locally owned BookPeople.

Downtown Austin Schools

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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from August 26th, 2016 at 11:30pm CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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