Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Blog

945 Purple Moor Pass, Leander, TX 78641

$424,900

4 bedrooms | 4 baths | 3,264 sqft

* Lived in less than 2 Years

* Tons of recent upgrades: interior stone fireplace, stone landscaping borders + custom wall stone murals,

* Beautiful lighting

* Flex room

* Entertaining Outdoor covered patio + fireplace

* Gourmet kitchen, stainless steel appliances, granite,

* Extremely Energy Efficient 

Connected to Brushy Creek hike and bike trails, community pool, close to 183A toll road and HEB Event Center!

 

Call us today for more information - (512)-483-6000!

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4604 Avenue F in Austin!

Incredible new construction in Hyde Park! Connected with smart home apps. Open layout with high ceilings. Spray foam insulation, LED lighting. Custom design features include steel frame entry door, steel and wood box dining fixture + aquarium. Nice backyard, room for a pool. Convenient location close to medical centers, Downtown and University areas, in a neighborhood setting with good schools!

* 4 bedrooms + 3 bathrooms

* 1-Car Garage + Outdoor Entertainment Area & Deck

* Highly Walkable & Minutes to Downtown Austin

* Sophisticated Urban Living

* Architecture by Corbin Designs

* Chef's Kitchen with BOSCH Appliances + Wine Fridge

* Quartz Countertops

* Custom Centerpiece Aquarium

Call us today for

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6 things to do in austin this holiday season 2017

Well folks, as it does every year the Christmas season has arrived in our lovely Texas community here in Austin. While it may not be much of a ‘winter wonderland’ in the truest sense of the term, the lack of cold, snow, or even reindeers doesn’t mean that we’re any less enthusiastic about the holiday than more wintery locales to the north of this great country of ours.

There’s a whole lot going in the way of Austin holiday events, and we’re happy to recommend a number of them to those of you who are as full of Christmas cheer and love to bask in it with friends, family, and that special someone in your life.

So without further adieu, let’s get right to discussing what’s going on in Austin during the holidays. There’s plenty of things to do!

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the best austin suburbs for families in 2017

Whether you're considering moving to the world-class metropolis of Austin, or you're already an Austinite who's considering moving within the city, choosing a community is one of the biggest decisions in the process. The choice is made even more difficult since Austin is home to so many amazing neighborhoods. From the unique districts of downtown and the luxury Hill Country gated communities, to the emerging trendy locales in East Austin and the new construction master-planned hamlets on the scenic outskirts of the city, this place has so much to offer.

Of course, one of the things that will factor most heavily into your decision is your living situations. Young professionals might prefer a perch in the heart of the city and retirees may flock to

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tour austin's most expensive home currently on the market, november 2017

There's no doubt that Austin is home to some exceptional real estate, in all price points and segments of the homes market. While most of these may be out of the reach of most of us, it's fun to have a look at Austin's most luxurious properties, currently on the market. These homes come complete with opulent interior features, with lots set in some of the city's most picturesque areas. Below you'll find sprawling river and lakefront estate; many boasting the unique and timeless architecture of times past. Join us on a tour of Austin's most expensive homes currently on the market.

Are these properties a little out of your reach? No problem - get in touch with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices online or call 512.483.6000 to speak with a qualified &

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Investing in old vs. new is a longstanding debate that won't be settled anytime soon. In Austin, we have an abundance of heritage homes along with new construction homes populating communities throughout the city. At the end of the day, it comes down to personal needs and preferences, but the benefits of purchasing an Austin new construction are hard to deny. Here's a list of how investing in new homes can save financially in the long-run.

1) Economical Option

Even though the temperatures never really cools below 40 ° in Austin, having a new home is a more economical option when it comes to energy efficiencies, considering most homes over 10 years old weren't built with the latest technologies. These days, most new constructions in Austin

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how to protect your austin home while on vacation

Temperatures are dropping and for many that means that thoughts start to drift to warmer climes. While vacationing on a sunny beach with a cold drink in your hand, the last thing you'll want to be worrying about is the home you left behind. Luckily for you, we've created this handy guide to ensuring your home will be safely waiting in much the same condition you left it in on your return.

Here are a few tips on how to protect your Austin home while on vacation.

Protect Your Electronics

Believe it or not, many of the electronics in your home will continue to draw power, even when powered off. The best solution to avoid racking up your utility bill unnecessarily is to simply unplug those appliances.

For electronics that can't be unplugged,

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Happy Thanksgiving!
 
And just like that, we are, once again, in the holiday season. Skeletons give way to autumn wreaths; monsters are banished by mums, and spooky shifts to a cozy warmth with a hopeful chill in the air. And of course, there is an abundance of festive events to ring in the holidays. It's hard to believe this year has flown by so quickly. We have had quite a ride, haven't we? I look back, and find myself grateful. Grateful for the people I live among, for the amazing hometown I serve, and for the opportunity to share all our wonderful community has to offer. I wish you all a blessed Thanksgiving! And if you happen to be looking for a new place to gather together, call me and I will help you find that perfect place to call home. 

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5 best austin neighborhoods for investment properties 2017

Austin, otherwise known as “The Heart of Texas”, is the 4th largest city in the state and the 11th in the nation, offering a well-rounded lifestyle of culture, music, great food, various innovative industries, and of course, a thriving real estate market. With over a 5% growth in population in less than 4 years, people are either buying up or developing Austin real estate left, right, and center, as either a home or an income generating property.

Here are some of the best neighborhoods in Austin to invest in based on home-flipping potential and steady rental markets. Here’s your ROI guide for Austin neighborhoods!

East Austin

In recent years, East Austin has had quite the come-back with all of the gentrification that has taken place in the

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top 5 austin haunted houses

'Tis the season for witches, ghouls, jack-o-lanterns, candy, and of course haunted houses! But if bogus Halloween theatrics and manufactured spookiness aren't enough for you, it’s time to dig a little deeper and experience the real haunts of Austin. With such a rich history, it’s only natural for a place like Austin to be full of paranormal landmarks. We’ve gathered the most chilling and ghostly places in the city for you to discover… if you dare!

Littlefield House

Once upon a time, there was a woman who lived with her husband, Major George Washington Littlefield, in a house that looks like it came right out of a Hitchcock film. Since 1894, the two of them lived in their ornately Victorian home with hundreds of spires. To add to the creepy aura

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