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everything you need to know about buying an austin new construction home

It's no secret. The real estate market in the city of Austin is on fire. With the huge amount of choice in properties across the city, it's understandable that you could find yourself a little overwhelmed.

Do I want a trendy condo near the city center, a convenient townhome south of the Colorado River, or a larger home in one of the emerging suburban markets outside the big city.

Let's add another questions to that list – new construction or resale?

With so much development going on, contributing to Austin's ever-evolving skyline, the allure is irresistible. There's few things in this world better than stepping into a brand new, never been touched home for first time. Fresh paint. Brand New Appliances, and a distinct lack of baggage left over

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Acres of wide open space, a stunning Texas Hill County setting with convenient access to the downtown core of Austin – the Belterra community has a lot going for it. It’s no small wonder that the community was awarded “Best Overall Community in Austin” by the Austin Home Builders Association in 2004.

New home developers in Austin love the freedom afforded to them in the areas outside of the city of Austin proper and have continued Belterra's proud tradition. Unrestricted by current neighborhoods and city zoning, developers are free to create incredible master-planned communities with decidedly larger lot sizes and no style restrictions except those of the developer’s imagination.

Development of the Belterra master-planned community began in

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The capital of Texas, Austin continues to win the hearts of thousands of millennials and young couples in and out of the Lone Star state. Whether it's because of Austin's winning nightlife and plenty of entertainment year-round, phenomenal food culture, a steady career landscape, world-class education, green initiatives, or an affordable housing market, Austin sure seems to do a great job at keeping young couples content with all of its unique surroundings and amenities. With over 30 neighborhoods in Austin, we've sifted through what we think are the best places for young couples to live in Austin real estate.

1. South River City (Travis Heights)

Less than 10 minutes from all of the action in Downtown Austin, South River City is nestled between

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a few things to do in austing this winter

Many folks around the country would scoff and laugh heartily about what we call winter here in Austin. So, we don’t receive boat-loads of snow like they do in the mid-west or New England, but it is still, for the lack of a better word, really…really cold out there.

Despite how uninviting the outdoors may seem, there’s plenty going on throughout the city of Austin and surrounding areas to coax away the wintertime blues.

For your enjoyment, we present you with a few things to do in Austin this winter.

Find a Heated Patio

Your first instinct when the outdoor temperatures drop is to seek refuge in the protected, climate-controlled enclave of the indoors. But, a few pioneering Austin restaurants and bars are coaxing patrons back onto the

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945 Purple Moor Pass, Leander, TX 78641


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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