April 2016

There are 3 blog entries for April 2016.

  According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, Austin-area single-family home sales increased 9.3 percent to 2,552 home sales in March 2016 compared to the same month the year prior. Median single-family home price also increased 7.8 percent year-over-year, reaching $278,000 in March 2016.

“Home sales continue to rise throughout the region, but for many Austin-area residents, homeownership is just not a feasible option,” said Aaron Farmer, 2016 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­®. “Longtime Austin residents are being priced out of their homes and many are unable to live close to their work or school. As a city, we have to start being mindful of how our property development,

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High Five Events is delighted to have Third Base and Ben Phillips, Real Estate Advisor for Engel and Volkers Austin, as Official Sponsors for The Rookie Triathlon. Set to take place on May 1st, The Rookie Triathlon introduces the rapidly growing sport to interested athletes and encourages veterans to work on bettering their times and approach.

“It’s great to continue working with Ben Phillips and Third Base,” said Tina Thomas, Marketing Manager for High Five Events. “Their love of Austin is evident in their continued efforts to support the local community. We’re glad to have them on board.”

The Rookie Triathlon has enjoyed having Ben Phillips, Real Estate Advisor for Engel and Volkers Austin, as an Official Sponsor for many years. Not only is

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On Tuesday, city planner Alan Holt showed the City Council the latest version of the ongoing South Central Waterfront Initiative, a planning effort he has been spearheading for more than three years. The plan was met favorably by some council members, while other members expressed concerns about traffic impacts, and one questioned if a plan is needed at all.

The latest scenario calls for up to 8.6 million square feet of development within the 118-acre waterfront area, which currently has 3.2 million square feet of office, hotel, residential and other development.  The plan was met favorably by some council members, while other members expressed concerns about traffic impacts, and one questioned if a plan is needed at all.

Holt is scheduled to

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