November 2013

Found 5 blog entries for November 2013.

Austin-Area Home Sales up by 9%

(Statistics & Images Provided by the Austin Board of Realtors®)

Austin Real Estate Market Update - November 26, 2013 - It seems the cooler weather has finally taken its toll on the Austin Housing Market and slowed home sales down a bit.  However, the Ausitn Board of Realtors have still reported a 9% increase in sales during Ocotber 2013 when compared to Ocotber 2012.  The Board was also able to report a 9% increase in the Austin Median Home Sales Price for the same period. 

The Austin Housing Market has continued to out produce its 2012 production this year.  This is even considering the slow decline in sales over the late summer and fall months.  Although, the decline of sales in late summer and fall months is

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To Sell, or not to Sell, that is the question. 


Well, maybe this is a little dramatic way to start.  However, maybe it is just how you feel about putting your home on the market.  You might even be asking yourself, "How much will the home sell for?  Is there enough equity in the home to use for the next purchase?" There are a number of other anxiety driven questions you are probably asking yourself as well.  So maybe the topic is as dramatic as this blog is making it least for you.  These are a lot of maybes and back and forths for something that should be a relatively simple decision.

Here are 3 reasons that may help make the decision a little easier:

1. The Opportunity to sell your home for a higher price.

You've probably

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 Exciting News! Shake Shack is Coming to Austin!


Watch out In-N-Out, there is another popular burger joint coming to Austin in 2014.  Shake Shack, a highly acclaimed burger, hot dog and custard joint, will be opening in the new Lamar Union development on South Lamar. The Austin menu will feature all the typical Shake Shack items from burgers slathered with a secret-recipe to flattop hot dogs, frozen custard and alcoholic beverages.


Shake Shack began as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Garden and was created by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG). The cart was a success, with Shack Fans lined up daily for three summers.  In 2004, USHG opened a permanent kiosk in the Park and Shake Shack was born.  Shake Shack welcomed

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EastPark in Austin


Paying for parking in Austin is now easier thanks to EasyPark, which is a portable device that allows drivers to transfer money online to the system.  The device is displayed in a vehicle’s windshield to show the driver is paid up and the driver decides the amount and time. 


Austin is the first city in Texas to provide the convenience of the EasyPark in-vehicle parking meter, stay ahead of the game and order your device today! EasyPark devices can be purchased for $29.95 and come preloaded with $10.  There is a $1 per month membership fee per device.


Advantages of using EasyPark:

  • Drivers no longer need coins or credit cards to park.
  • Drivers no longer need to go back and forth to the meter. Just turn the
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November Events List 



November 2nd – 3rd

AIA Austin Homes Tour

 Self-Guide Tour of Austin Homes


Austin Celtic Festival

Fiesta Gardens


November 3rd

 Texas Monthly BBQ Fest

City Terrace at the Long Center for the Performing Arts



Bridgepoint Elementary School


November 6th

Hold’Em for Heroes Poker Tournament

The Austin Club


November 8th – 10th

Fun Fun Fun Fest

Auditorium Shores


November 9th – 10th

Beauty 360 Expo

Palmer Events Center


21st Art From the Streets Show and Sale

Austin Convention Center


November 14th

Hill Country Galleria Wine Walk

 Hill Country Galleria


November 14th – 17th


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