August 2015

There are 4 blog entries for August 2015.

AUSTIN, Texas – August 20, 2015 – According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), Austin-area home sales hit an all-time high, increasing 12 percent year-over-year to 3,149 sales for the month of July.

Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS¬®, explained, “We’re in the midst of one of the most active summer selling seasons to-date, with more single-family home sales than ever before. Home prices remain high, but inventory levels have increased steadily throughout 2015, perhaps taking a step toward a more balanced housing market.”

According to the report, the median price for Austin-area single-family homes increased eight percent year-over-year to $269,500 in July 2015,

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This years 2015 ACL Music Festival lineup includes headliners from The Foo Fighters to Drake, with acts for everyone like Billy Idol to local favorite Gary Clark Jr. debuting his new album.  The daily schedules for both weekends of the festival are available here and the lineups for both weekends are available here.  The big news this week is the release of the official late night shows for this year!  We have put together a list of our favorite and must-see events happening during the two weeks of the festival that will take place October 1st through the 10th.

The Official 2015 ACL Festival Late Night Shows

Thursday October 1, 2015

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 Billy Idol with guest Ryn Weaver

Venue: Moody Theater

Tickets On-Sale: Fri August 28, 2015

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Classes for the 2015–16 school year begin Monday, Aug. 24 across the greater Austin-area.  As many of us get ready for the last weekend of summer and getting the kiddos ready for their first week in school.  We have decided to put together links of all the information and lists for each school district with the Austin-area to help you in your search!  If you need assistance looking for a new home in the Austin-area we have also included home search options for each district.  

AUSTIN ISD:  School begin Monday, Aug. 24

School supplies by grade level (click here)

Search for homes in this school district (click here).

EANES ISD: The 2015-2016 school year begins Monday, August 24  

School supplies by grade level (click here)

Search for

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With the summer winding to a close many in Austin are anticipating what is around the corner...  The 2015 University of Texas Longhorns Football season gets underway September 5th in South Bend and will renew a storied rivalry between the Fighting Irish and the Longhorns!  This will be the first meeting between the two schools since 1996.  

2015 TEXAS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
(Home games in bold CAPS; all times TBA)

Sept. 5: at Notre Dame
Sept. 12: RICE
Sept. 19: CALIFORNIA
Sept. 26: OKLAHOMA STATE*
Oct. 3: at TCU*
Oct. 10: vs. Oklahoma* (Dallas)
Oct. 24: K-STATE*
Oct. 31: at Iowa State*
Nov. 7: KANSAS*
Nov. 14: at West Virginia*
Nov. 26: TEXAS TECH*
Dec. 5: at Baylor*

*Big 12 Conference game

Other notable games include the beginning of the conference

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