REATX is a proud sponsor of DANA’s 9th Annual Downtown Living Tour, happening on Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 10:30-5pm. Self-guided tour-goers, aided by circuit shuttle service, will be able to experience 10 – 14 distinct downtown locations throughout the day, while enjoying delectable bites and sips along the way. Broker-Owner Jude Galligan discusses why [...]
The Daily Texan recently produced a video that explores the history and the impact of the development happening and affecting condos in the Rainey Street District. The video has a couple of small errors in it (for instance, Michael Icenhauer states that the RNA voted to turn Rainey into a commercial area – which is [...]
Seems like Trader Joes in Rollingwood is getting all the major buzz lately – but you know what else the Westlake area is getting this spring? Pinkberry. Yeah, that’s right – get ready to stand in line for hours for some delicious frozen yogurt. I did a few seconds of internet research (exhaustive journalism, I [...]
The Zilker Neighborhood is bounded by Zilker Park, Robert E Lee Drive and Barton Skyway to the west and Lamar to the east. The northern boundary is Barton Springs Drive and the southern boundary is roughly La Casa street. The Zilker neighborhood is truly a microcosm of Austin history and culture. This neighborhood has, in [...]
Tarrytown embodies old Austin charm. Development of this high-end, west Austin neighborhood began around the turn of the century. Some of its grand Craftsman-era bungalows still stand. However, Tarrytown has continually evolved, leading to a mixture of mid-century modern, Tudor Revival, Spanish Revival and neo-traditional architecture – and just about everything in between. The result [...]
West of Austin and Loop 360, between Bee Caves Road and Southwest Parkway, sits 4,000 acres of beautiful Hill Country land. Though often called Barton Creek, that name can be confusing. A more useful handle is The Barton Creek community: a collection of small, individually managed neighborhoods, most of which are gated, four challenging golf [...]
Travis Heights in located in the heart of Austin and situated high on the bluffs overlooking the Colorado River and downtown Austin. While it was once the place where Austin’s wealthy business class entertained, it later became a transient neighborhood of students, artists and liberal activists. Recently, it has transformed into an exclusive enclave of [...]
Once owned by the descendants of Tennessee settler Valerius Cincinnatus Giles (amazing name!), French Place residents benefit from its proximity to downtown and the University of Texas, its shady, tree-lined streets, and numerous local businesses catering to the walking, biking locals. Bounded by I-35 to the west, Airport Blvd. to the east, and Manor Road [...]
Within sight of the Pennybacker Bridge over Lake Austin, Davenport Ranch mixes suburban living with wildscape panoramas. There are views of tree-packed hills on all sides, bare limestone cliffs over the lake and rough road cuts along Loop 360. Then there are the street lights, the beautiful, private Austin Country Club that hugs the south [...]
Up until the late 1990s, before the existence of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin was served by the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport – a cozy little tract on the eastern edge of a fast growing city. When Austin’s airport transitioned to ABIA, the repurposing of the 700-acre Mueller site of the past became an important part [...]
It is easy to drive past West Rim’s nearly one hundred homes perched on sloping land near Lake Austin. There are no gates or street lights; the homes sit well-sheltered between century-old live oaks and a few pecan trees. From the lake, you see only rooftops. Located about four miles east of Highway 360 among [...]
In this funky corner of northeast Austin, at the 51st Street/Cameron Rd. exit off IH-35, is the Windsor Park neighborhood. Here you will find bungalow and ranch-style homes built in the 1950s (west of Berkman Dr.), and larger 1960s homes (east of Berkman), all built on large lots with native trees. Studded within the area [...]
West Campus refers to the area just west of the University of Texas at Austin, extending from Guadalupe (aka “The Drag”) west to Lamar Boulevard. As you may have guessed from its name, the area tends to feature different types of student housing, including a large number of fraternity and sorority houses, student-run co-ops and [...]
The St. Edward’s neighborhood, in South Austin’s desirable 78704 zip code, is situated between Travis Heights to the south, St. Edward’s University to the North, IH-35 to the east and Congress avenue to the west. When someone uses the term “close to everything” they are talking about the St. Ed’s neighborhood, once known as Sherwood [...]
Westlake Hills covers roughly four square miles and is bounded by the east by Mo-pac Expressway and Rollingwood, by the north by Lake Austin , by Bee Caves Road to the south and west by Loop 360. Originally populated by Tonkawa and Comanche Indians, the hills of Westlake were looked upon as a wild and [...]
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Jude was able to find us a tenant paying asking rent within a week of signing a listing agreement. Well done! ~Chris Bancroft
Thank you [Bryan Kosarek] for helping us find the house of our dreams. Your insight, knowledge, and guidance was invaluable. ... We really REALLY appreciate that you stayed with us for the whole process. You have been AMAZING! -Paul & Diana Zucknick
Jude Galligan got us top dollar for our downtown Austin Condo!
~ Brett Warner
As someone who has owned rental property in several states for over 30 years, I think Jude is the best Realtor I've had the pleasure to work with. ~Linda P.
Jude found us the perfect house based on the criteria we outlined. Unfortunately it had a million issues that should have prevented us from buying it. They resolved every issue and even got us a a purchase price well below what we though we were going to have to pay.~Michael Tashnick
He [Jude] helped me buy my condo for a good price by negotiating vigorously with the seller.
~ Krishna Putlari
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The Plaza Lofts is noted for being one of the most centrally located residential towers in Downtown Austin. A four-star green building located at the corner of 5th and Guadalupe, the Plaza Lofts offers sophisticated and dramatic spaces,