Top 10 ways REALTORS® can make Austin, TX proud

June 3, 2014

Don’t be weird. Keep Austin weird doesn’t mean you have to be unprofessional. Be reliable, ethical and respectful. If you tell another REALTOR® or customer that you will do something, then be sure to do it. If you can’t get it done, then own up to your mistake and apologize. Remember the story of theRead More

Catch Austin’s 10th Annual Downtown Living Tour: Sunday, June 1

May 27, 2014

Considering a condo or home in downtown Austin, Texas? Get ready! Sunday, June 1 is Austin’s 10th annual Downtown Living Tour. You don’t want to miss this! Attendees will be chauffeured on air-conditioned shuttles to 10 stunning downtown ATX living spaces. Along the way, they will enjoy live music, specials, and giveaways (such as aRead More

Regent Property Group: Austin’s New Best Search in the City

April 17, 2014

Regent Property Group is thrilled to announce the launch of what we believe is the best home search in Austin. After countless hours and resources, we’ve developed tools to help you find the best home for you. And the best part? It’s simple, it’s seamless. All you have to do is take a look …Read More

SoLa News: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar to Reopen in Style this Summer

March 31, 2014

In January of 2013, redevelopment of Lamar Plaza closed the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, the beating heart of the Alamo Drafthouse empire. This beloved Alamo location was the downtown Austin home of the Fantastic Film Festival, which showcases independent movies, major Hollywood Studios, and international filmmakers. Neighbors watched with dismay as the entire strip mallRead More

ATX News: Apple Inc.’s Americas Operations Center 10% Complete

February 14, 2014

In March of 2012, Apple committed to an investment of $282 million in a one million square foot new Americas Operations Center in Austin, promising to bring 3,635 jobs to the Texas state capital. Where is Apple’s new Austin home? The 10-year expansion project is well underway in northwest Austin near Parmer Lane and McNeilRead More

Austin-area Home Sales and Prices See Nine Percent October Increases

November 26, 2013

All across Austin, homebuyers spent more this October than they would have spent last October purchasing homes. According to the Multiple Listing Service report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, home sales and prices each rose nine percent in October 2013. According to the report, the median price for Austin-area homes, from Lakeway toRead More

Austin, Texas Realtors: Are You Ready for 2014 … and Beyond?

November 4, 2013

“If you are a real estate professional in Texas, I would suggest that you not take a vacation at all in 2014,” said Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University Chief Economist Dr. Mark Dotzour.

National Association of Realtors® Warns Congress: Default Could Severely Impact Housing

October 14, 2013

National Association of Realtors® President Gary Thomas testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, cautioning that defaulting on federal debt could be disastrous for the U.S. economy and catastrophic for the housing recovery. “A default would be devastating for homeowners whose largest asset would lose value and equity, for home buyersRead More

Austin Board of Realtors Has Eyes on a New Home: 4800 Spicewood Springs Dr.

September 17, 2013

Nine long years ago, the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR) sold its facility on Medical Parkway to finance the eventual construction of a new headquarters. Thus the ripple of excitement amongst its 9,000 Central Texas members September fourth when Chairman Cathy Coneway finally announced ABoR’s plans for a brand new 33,000-square-foot facility at 4800 SpicewoodRead More

Austin-Area Home Sales Hit Nine-Year High in 2013, Rising 32 Percent

June 14, 2013

Searching for an Austin home? According to a Multiple Listing Service report released last month by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, April 2013 was the 23rd straight month of home sales volume increases — and also resulted in the most home sales in April since 2004. From Travis Country to Davenport Ranch, Austin home salesRead More