About Downtown Austin
Located on the north shore of the Colorado River, Downtown Austin is a thriving center full of opportunity. Recognized as the city’s main business district, those who visit Downtown Austin will stroll amongst high-rise office buildings, dynamic tech companies, and innovative startups. As one of the oldest regions of the city, it is also the site of many historic buildings and the iconic state capitol. Downtown Austin homes for sale are predominantly high-rise apartment buildings and trendy condos.
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Downtown Austin Homes for Sale
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|$800,000 - $900,000||$900,000 - $1,000,000||Over $1,000,000|
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Downtown Austin Neighborhood Guides
Downtown Austin Homes For Sale
The Austin real estate market is one of the fastest growing in the United States. New sections of the city expand more and more each year as older sections of the city are reimagined by contractors. As a result of this, on a tour of Downtown Austin homes for sale, buyers will find a mixture of older and newer high-rise buildings.
Some apartment buildings date back to the 1940s and feature strong bones and handsome exterior designs. Other condo complexes in Downtown Austin were built within the past decade. Any Austin resident who frequents the heart of the city will confirm that streets are lined by the skeletal profiles of construction cranes, and the thunder of jackhammers isn’t uncommon. As Austin’s population continues to grow, more and more buyers are eager to find housing opportunities near the heart of the city, and to meet that demand, contractors are building higher, better, and more comfortable suites. Over the past decade, this building boom has redefined this city’s skyline as these towering complexes race to the title of “tallest building in Austin.”
Inside, many older buildings have been renovated to appeal to today’s buyers. Kitchens are composed of granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and the dark, rich hues of wood cabinetry. As practical as they are beautiful, these kitchens often have features like undermount sinks and stylish range hoods.
Prices in this market range widely depending on the size of the floorplan, the date of construction, where the suite is located, and the level of luxury. Homes can sell for as little as $200,000 to as much as a million. Whether you’re searching for a single-bedroom apartment or an expansive luxury designs, it is possible to find plenty of options in this diverse and ever-changing market.
Living In Downtown Austin
Downtown Austin real offers homeowners an ideal location at the heart of the city where they can enjoy the best of Austin. Fine dining, entertainment, career opportunities, and educational options can all be found there. Along 6th Street numerous bars, clubs, and music venues provide locals with a fun place to grab a drink, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy a set of original tunes from a live band.
With the University of Texas Austin Campus located to the north of this neighborhood, Downtown Austin presents a natural place for students to study and graduates to progress to after completing their degrees. For those in the tech industry, Austin holds a special appeal. Drawn by the promise of low taxes and an educated pool of potential employees, more and more tech companies are populating the business district in Austin each year. As such, many students who graduate from UT find themselves living and working in Downtown Austin shortly after completing their degree.
Alongside the thriving network of cafés, restaurants, businesses, and services located in the heart of the city, the Capitol Building is an impressive work of architecture. When the expansive design was first completed in 1885, it was the seventh largest building in the world. The historic building is one of many in this region of the city. Those with a passion for history will find there is much beauty to appreciate in this area.
When it comes to recreation, residents will find that there are numerous parks in the area. Across the bridge, the Zilker Metropolitan Park has several green spaces, a golf course, a recreation center, a botanical garden, and picnic areas. Whether you’re searching for a space to play volleyball, walk the dog, or play with your family, this park has plenty to offer. There is even a swimming pool that has been constructed along the natural flow of Barton Creek. The waters in this exceptional outdoor swimming venue are kept cool and clean by the natural flow of the river, offering locals a great space to take a dip on the warmest summer days.
To learn more about living in Downtown Austin, connect with a Keller Williams Austin Realty agent. As experts on the Downtown Austin real estate market, they can help you list or purchase homes in the area. Regardless of what your budget or tastes, we’re here to offer the finest service in the city.
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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from August 16th, 2018 at 4:19pm 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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