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Dove Springs Neighborhood in Austin

Posted on October 23, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Neighborhoods

Only 6 miles from Downtown Austin, Dove Springs has historically been known to be one of the poorest neighborhoods in Austin, consisting of primarily low income renters. However, it’s desirable location and generally large lot sizes may make it the next neighborhood to be transformed by eager buyers looking for a deal on a property […]

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Consumer Trends by Zip Code

Posted on October 17, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Esquire recently published an article highlighting a new piece of technology that enables businesses and other curious onlookers to look up demographic and lifestyle information by zip code. The technology is called Tapestry, and is demonstrated on a website by ESRI – a company whose information solutions are centered around geography.  According to Esquire, ESRI, […]

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Onion Creek Neighborhood in Austin

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Neighborhoods

Located about 10 miles south of Downtown Austin, and just south of Slaughter lane and east of I-35, Onion Creek is a coveted south Austin neighborhood and golf community.  With street names like Pebble Beach Drive and Boca Raton Drive – the vibe of the community definitely has a Floride-esque appeal. As far as green […]

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Pemberton Heights

Posted on July 16, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Neighborhoods

Introduction Pemberton Heights is one of Austin’s toniest neighborhoods. Redeveloped from plantation land in the 1920s, this central Austin neighborhood is able to boast a great location (just minutes from downtown Austin), while maintaining a vibe of genteel elegance, making it, in our opinion, one of Austin’s best located and most prominent upscale neighborhoods. History Attorney General […]

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Places to Swim in the Austin Area

Posted on July 7, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Well, it’s officially summer here in Austin, and what better way to be the Texas heat than to go swimming! Below is a list of some great places to cool off in and around the Austin area!  Fees apply to many of these locations, so make sure to be prepared! Barton Springs Pool in Zilker […]

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Rainey gets a Royal Blue

Posted on June 18, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

It’s here.  It’s FINALLY here!  Residents of The Milago, The Shore, The Villas, and Towers of Town Lake (among others) rejoice! Royal Blue #5, the fabulous boutique bodega that those in downtown Austin know and love has opened its doors and it is awesome! Situated on the ground floor of the newly built Skyhouse Apartments, Royal […]

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REATX – Proud Sponsor of the 10th Annual Downtown Living Tour

Posted on May 19, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Ever wonder what life is like to live in one of those fine new soaring downtown apartment towers?  …The views from the balconies, the pool and gym amenities, the club rooms for events?  Well here again is your once-a-year chance to have a no obligation look inside. The Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (DANA) presents its […]

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CRAVE Austin – Best Patio in Downtown Austin?

Posted on May 4, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

There’s a newish restaurant open in the convention center of downtown Austin.  It’s called CRAVE Austin, part of a larger national chain. Predictably, the food is tasty and the atmosphere is nice, if a tad corporate feeling. They have a range of offerings, from sushi to burgers.  And the desserts are to die for.  Here’s […]

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The ABGB in South Austin – Austin Restaurants

Posted on March 28, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

My friend Zeke and I like to eat.  We do lunch at least once a week these days, it seems like. We typically hit up Threadgills, but we were scouting some South Austin homes for sale the other day, and thought we’d try The ABGB (Austin Brewery Beer Garden) on Oltorf. I had heard good […]

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Movie Theatre In Westlake Now Serving Alcohol

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

According to our friends at Austin360.com, the AMC Barton Creek is now serving alcohol in it’s theatre, located in the Barton Creek Mall on Loop 360. Movie-goers can enjoy beer, wine and mixed drinks at the theater’s new bar or take their drinks with them into the auditoriums. Unlike Alamo, AMC doesn’t have waitstaff inside its auditoriums. […]

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Broker-Owner Jude Galligan on KXAN!

Posted on February 13, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Yesterday, KXAN interviewed REATX Broker-Owner Jude Galligan regarding real estate auctions in Austin.  See what he had to say in the video below (his part starts at 1:27)!  Read more about the auction of Casa Santuario here.

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Types of Homes in the Mueller Development in Austin

Posted on February 3, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The Mueller (we pronounce it “miller” because that’s the way the developer pronounces it, but lots of people say “myoolar,” too!) Development in East Austin is hot.  It’s relatively affordable and widely known as a centrally located, but very family friendly and community oriented place to live. And unlike many other neighborhoods where a particular dwelling […]

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If I Had a (Few) Million Dollars….

Posted on January 23, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Dang, y’all.  There is a SWEET property going to auction on February 12, 2014 (I know what I’m asking for for Valentine’s Day, haha!). It’s called Casa Santuario, and it’s an almost 10,000 sf mansion sitting on a 5 acre estate minutes from downtown Austin. It’s stunning, and it’s going to auction without reserve, meaning, […]

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The REATX Kick Off The New Year With Style Party – Go Kart Style!

Posted on January 8, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The team at REATX works hard….so, when it comes time to celebrate, we like to play hard, too!  The Company does a New Year kick-off every year, to re-energize the team and get in gear for the year to come. This year, after a record breaking 2013, REATX decided to treat our agents to a […]

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What’s in Store for Waller Creek in 2014

Posted on January 2, 2014 by Amber Gugino in Blog

It’s a new year, and Austin is well on it’s way to having a “new” Waller Creek in 2014.  According to the Waller Creek Conservancy website, after 30 years of work, and about$146MM dollars in funding, the tunnel project finally broke ground in 2013.  Now: Officials project a 2014 completion date for the Waller Creek […]

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Pretty Incredible View of Downtown Austin – From Skyhouse Apartments

Posted on November 23, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

  This picture was taken by a member of the staff at the Skyhouse Apartments and sent to me – and I’m almost certain it was taken by a phone – pretty incredible, huh?  It’s taken from unit 1401, floorplan A1 (1,029 sf).  Beautiful view of downtown Austin, with The Shore Condos in Austin, TX […]

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Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association – Urban Core Happy Hour November 14, 2013

Posted on November 12, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

As a service to its members, the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (of which both Jude Galligan and Amber Gugino sit on the Board AND of which REATX is a proud sponsor!) hosts monthly happy hours at a new, cool downtown venue every month. This month, the fun will be happening at 508 Tequila Bar on […]

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Rebate Austin! It’s Like Free Money!

Posted on November 5, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Rebate Austin! is the Austin Public Library’s one stop shop event for folks to come and learn about all the amazing rebates and free programs available to Austin citizens! The library has gathered representatives from all the City of Austin departments that offer rebates or free services to Austinites and these representatives will present on […]

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Family Outing – Halloween Trick-Or-Treating at The Shore Condos

Posted on October 28, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Live downtown? Have kids?  Want to enjoy some old-fashioned trick-or-treating?  Well, look no further than The Shore Condos on Wednesday, 10/30/2013, from 5:30pm-7pm!  REATX is located at the ground floor of the Shore, and we’ll be participating in all the fun, too!  Stop by and say “Trick-or-Treat!”

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How Do you Pronounce That? Austin Real Estate Edition

Posted on October 15, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Regional and local pronunciations give cities their charm.  Here’s a list of fun Austin pronunciations of street names and areas that the locals use…. San Jacinto (San Jah-Sin-Toe or San-Jack) Guadalupe Street (Gwad-A-Loop) Manchaca Road (Man-Chack) Manor Road (May-ner) Koenig Lane (Kay-Nig) the Mueller development (Mill-er) – word on the street is that back in […]

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Wooldridge Square Re-Animated with Programming This Week

Posted on September 9, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

September 13-14, 2013, marks the dates for the reopening celebration of Wooldridge Square in downtown Austin! Austin Parks and Recreation Department has spent the last year improving the lawn, trees, and bandstand, and now this historic downtown park is open again. Park-goers can enjoy listening to Dale Watson while nomming on delicious food truck fare […]

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Wet Whistle Update

Posted on September 5, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog, East

A while back I wrote about a little convenience store that had popped up in East Austin that I really liked, The Wet Whistle. I really like this little shop, and love to help spread the word about the things they are up to, so wanted to share some news on new products they are […]

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Rainey Street Austin Development Update

Posted on July 16, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

A comprehensive map of what’s going on development-wise in Rainey, provided by Downtown Austin Blog.

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Omni Hotels Buys Barton Creek Resort and Spa; Bees at The W in Austin

Posted on June 24, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

A couple of interesting stories related to two downtown Austin hotel concepts…. The Washington Post recently reported that Omni Hotels has purchased Barton Creek Resort and Spa from KSL Capital Partners, as part of a larger, multi-site purchase deal. KSL had owned the resort since 2006. Purchase price was not disclosed. The W Hotel will […]

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Crestview Residents Want Park, Not Mixed Use, at Austin Energy Site

Posted on June 11, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Last month, the City of Austin prepared a development scenario report about potential options for the Austin Energy Site located at 6909 Ryan Drive, in the Crestview neighborhood, in response to a City Resolution advocating for parkland within a quarter mile of any residence in Austin. Three scenarios were presented: Scenario A Scenario A proposes […]

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Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association’s 9th Annual Downtown Living Tour (Discount Code!)

Posted on April 10, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

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 […]

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Understanding the When and the Why of What’s Happening in Rainey

Posted on March 27, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Rainey Street

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 […]

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Pinkberry Coming to Austin Soon

Posted on March 5, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

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 […]

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Parking in Downtown Austin – Rainey Street Parking Meters to Be Activated This Week

Posted on February 26, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The City of Austin has just released a Press Release stating that the Rainey Street area of downtown Austin will be getting some parking meters this week, as part of an effort to address the congestion concerns of the area. According to the release, there will be 31 pay stations activated along East Avenue, Rainey […]

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Retail at Brazos Lofts and Nearby, The New Hipster Man Central?

Posted on February 21, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Where can a hipster fellow go to get a new suit, a mustache trim, and a brew in downtown Austin – all in quick succession?  He only has to look as far as near the corner 5th and Brazos.  This little strip of retail / restaurant seems catered to a very, very specific clientele – […]

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Lovely Austin Neighborhood Map

Posted on February 6, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

I love Parts & Labour on South Congress in Austin.  Love it.  They sell wares from Texas designers and artists, and you can always find something fun, semi-original, and not outrageously priced. And you can grab a slice at nearby Homeslice if you’re hungry after your shopping trip! I actually came upon this item several […]

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Broker Owner Jude Galligan Nominated as Finalist for Prestigious Austin Under 40 Award

Posted on February 1, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

For the third year in a row, Broker Owner of REATX, Jude Galligan has been selected from 100s of Austin applicants as a finalist for Austin Real Estate for the prestigious Au40 Austin Under 40 Awards, an event and celebration to be held at The Austin Music Hall on February 22, 2013. During an evening […]

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Broker Owner Jude Galligan Quoted as Expert on Downtown Austin Real Estate

Posted on January 29, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Last week, Austin Post did an article on the “Silver Tsunami,” a clever term used to describe the trend of Boomers moving into downtown Austin. In the article, several friends were quoted, including John Swift from The Shore Condos and Barry Lewis from The Austonian, all attesting to the benefits of the turn-key, walkable lifestyle […]

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New East Austin Apartment Complex Brought to You by Magic Johnson

Posted on January 24, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog, East

AustinTowers.net reported this week that a new apartment complex coming online just east of downtown on I-35 and 11th Street in East Austin (fittingly named Eleven Austin) is apparently being financed in part by basketball legend Magic Johnson (through one of his joint ventures with Canyon Johnson Urban Funds).  Eleven isn’t even CJUF’s first foray […]

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2012 Recap: Top Stories for Westlake Hills – Austin, Texas

Posted on January 17, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The Westlake Picayune recently published an article that outlined what people were reading about Westlake each month in 2012.  Some interesting highlights: February 2012:  Westlake City Council reviewed a proposal that would effectively phase out duplexes in Westlake – converting these properties to single-family homes when the properties ran the course of their “useful lives.” […]

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Raising a Family in Downtown Austin

Posted on January 16, 2013 by Amber Gugino in Blog

A new site has launched, UrbanFamily.info, which endeavors to be a resource for parents raising children in downtown and urban environments. The site is launching with a focus on families in downtown Austin condos, but hopes to expand to other cities down the line. They recently did a great interview with a family that lives […]

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Vote for Broker Associate Bryan Kosarek – Next Gay Travel Guru

Posted on December 17, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

***Update 1/24: It’s official, Bryan has WON!  We could not be more excited for him. We’ll continue to keep you posted about his adventures!*** REATX’s own Bryan Kosarek has been selected as a semi-finalist for the second season of the GayTravel.com site’s Gay Travel Guru web series. GayTravel.com is a site dedicated to connecting gay […]

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Christmas Trees on Loop 360 in Austin

Posted on December 12, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Every year around this time, the Juniper trees along 360 are “mysteriously” decorated by local elves.  It’s a wondrous event, a tradition that many say “keep Austin weird.” Apparently there’s been a mystery as to who has been doing the decorating, and while I don’t know who started the tradition, I can tell you that […]

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Hyde Park Homes Tour – November 11, 2012

Posted on November 9, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – we heart Hyde Park Austin Homes. And, what better way to experience some of these homes than the Hyde Park Homes Tour (link)?  The tour is happening this Sunday, November 11, 2012 (Veteran’s Day), from 11am-5pm, and will showcase seven Hyde Park homes.  The theme […]

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REATX’s Amber Gugino Elected to The Shore Homeowner’s Association

Posted on November 1, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We’re excited to announce that Amber Gugino, REATX’s Operations Director, has recently been elected to the Board of Directors of the Homeowner’s Association for The Shore Condominiums in the Rainey Street District of Downtown Austin.  Amber not only lives in The Shore Condos, she works at our office, which is on the ground floor of […]

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Family Friendly Halloween Events in Downtown Austin – 2012

Posted on October 17, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Got kids?  Live in one of the downtown Austin condos or maybe one of the beautiful historic homes in downtown Austin?  What are you doing this Halloween? We have a couple of ideas. Trick-or-Treating Event at The Shore Condos This is an event that is being put on by the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association, and will be […]

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Liberty Tavern in Downtown Austin: Not Just Another Hotel Bar

Posted on October 8, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Up until a couple of weeks ago, I used to chuckle every time I walked past the Liberty Tavern, which is on the south-facing side of the lot where the Hilton and the 5 Fifty Five Condos stand. Why, you ask? Well, because the place seemed so strangely named – it was called a tavern, […]

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Apartment Therapy Blog Highlights Beautiful Hyde Park Austin Home

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

I love Hyde Park Austin homes and the  neighborhood in general.  The funky mix of homes and the juxtaposition of elegant and funky culture that exists in this little pocket of Austin is something to be admired, for sure. It’s no surprise that Hyde Park is the location of homes known for design, and its no […]

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September Hot Topics for Downtown Austin: Rainey Street Bars, Whitley Apartments, Westgate Towers Historic Designation and More!

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

September has been a month of news for Downtown Austin.  Here’s a recap of some of the hottest and most talked about topics about Downtown Austin real estate on the interwebs this month…. G’Raj Mahal Expanding to Second Rainey Street District Location G’Raj Mahal, an extremely popular Indian restaurant in the Rainey Street District of […]

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Cutest Lil’ Convenience Store in East Austin? The Wet Whistle is a Delight!

Posted on September 13, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Much like the title of a well-known Lady Gaga song, I believe that the corner of Chicon and MLK in East Austin could totally be on the edge of glory.  The lot is currently anchored by a hip little bodega / mini-convenience store called The Wet Whistle, the kind of chill, cool spot that makes […]

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Austin Yoga Studios – Four Elements Yoga Studio

Posted on August 30, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Austin husband and wife team Lydia Michelson- Maverick and John Maverick recently opened the doors to Four Elements Yoga & Fitness, a new downtown Austin yoga studio and the only yoga studio in Austin specifically designed for Aerial Yoga. Aerial Yoga is a fitness practice that includes participants suspended in the air by silk hammocks mounted to […]

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Just Sold – The Shore Condos at 603 Davis Street, Unit 1110

Posted on August 29, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

So excited for our clients!  We just sold another unit at The Shore Condos(#1110). REMAX Downtown Austin is also currently marketing a fabulous lease listing at The Shore Condos in Austin, TX:  The Shore Unit 1211 .  Inquire for more info if you’d like to live in this beautiful downtown Austin condo! To view all current […]

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The Districts of Downtown Austin

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Over the weekend, I picked up the most recent issue of Austin Monthly at Whole Foods. I’m not a huge magazine reader (I do most of my reading online), but I snatched up the August edition because one of the major stories was about downtown Austin.  I liked the article (you can click to the […]

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Bow chicka bow wow….Rainey Street in Downtown Austin Now Has a Boudoir Photography Studio

Posted on August 17, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We here at REMAX Downtown Austin are always talking about wanting a mix of uses in downtown Austin neighborhoods.   While I know I don’t necessarily envision a high-end boudoir photography concept at the bottom of an apartment building when I talk about mixed-use development – I guess I have to admit that it’s different […]

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This made us tear up…..

Posted on August 13, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We are a boutique office located in the heart of downtown Austin.  We tend to focus on central Austin homes for sale.  However, even though we are focused on the central Austin community, we are also part of something much, much larger.  REMAX, as a company, gives back to the community in a variety of […]

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Westlake Hills Austin Lifestyle Tid-Bits

Posted on August 8, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Thinking about doing “Live-Work” in a Westlake Hills Home near Austin, TX? Think Again. If you are considering buying from the homes for sale in Westlake Hills, TX, Westlake City Council passed an amendment to Article 38.04 of City Code last week (July 25, 2012) that you may want to know about – particularly if […]

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Parking in Downtown Austin – Update

Posted on August 2, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

KVUE reported that Silicon Labs on 2nd Street is going to open their private garages up to public parking, beginning yesterday (link).  They’re reporting that self-parking will cost a flat fee of $5 per night. They’ll also have valet and monthly parking, apparently, though I’m not sure at what cost. This new availability will open […]

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The Story of Our Sign – REATX

Posted on July 30, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We’re probably one of the only real estate companies in Austin that’s asked if we also sell food. For the record, we don’t – but we can see where the confusion may stem from (more after the jump):

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Eat for Five Dollars or Less in Austin, TX.

Posted on July 21, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

We just read an article at TheBillFold.com that we just had to share, an article with some very practical and good information – information about where you can eat for less than $5 in Austin, TX (link). The post has great descriptions of some great, inexpensive restaurants (Dolce Vita, Thunderbirds, and P. Terry’s are all […]

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What is the Pecan Street Project?

Posted on July 16, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The Pecan Street Project is the flagship project of an energy research and development company called Pecan Street Inc. (headquartered at UT Austin).   It’s also referred to as the Pecan Street Demonstration, and its being done in the Mueller Development right here in Austin, TX. The long and short of it is that this […]

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CultureMap Names Broker Associate Bryan Kosarek Top Blogger

Posted on July 9, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

CultureMap Austin recently highlighted our very own Bryan Kosarek as one of Austin’s top bloggers covering LGBT issues. They specifically referenced his popular Gay in Austin blog, a blog that is designed to help make it easier for those in the LGBT community  to relocate to Austin by providing them insight on living, working, socializing, […]

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Neighborhood Association Spotlight: Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (DANA)

Posted on July 3, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

The Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (link) is a very active and large group of volunteer residents and other downtown stakeholders whose mission is to influence decisions that affect Downtown Austin condos, Downtown Austin homes, and other Downtown Austin spaces (to the extent that they affect the lives of those in the neighborhood). Anyone with an […]

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Why You are Sitting in Traffic on Barton Springs Road

Posted on June 29, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Uncategorized

It’s a tale of what could have been.  Ben Wear with the Austin-American statesman recently wrote an enlightening article on why anyone trying to pass through the Zilker neighborhood through Barton Springs Road at rush hour sits in up to a mile of stop and go traffic. To sum it up, his reasoning says that […]

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Discount Code for Electric Bike Rental – Downtown Austin

Posted on June 27, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Downtown Austin Blog just posted an article with a discount code for Rocket Electrics Electric Bike Rental, and I thought I would also share here. We’re happy to spread to the word and help support a local business that promotes a travel alternative to cars. The discount code is DAB2012 and is valid through

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Development in South Austin Being Discussed (South Shore Central, Travis Heights)

Posted on June 19, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

KXAN recently reported that South Shore Central in Austin is ripe for a plethora of new development.  The area bordered by South First (West), Travis Heights Blvd (East), Lady Bird Lake (North), and Monroe Street (South), is being looked at by investors and developers as the next new hot spot for new development. Apparently, the […]

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Awesome One Man Band Seen at Downtown Austin’s Easy Tiger

Posted on June 6, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central, Commercial, Downtown

We just had to post because we thought it was so cool!  We were at Easy Tiger in Downtown Austin last week, and had the fortunate experience of seeing Eagle Eye Williamson play.  So, so, neat!  Great one man band. I could go on, but instead I’m going to stop writing about it and just […]

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ADA Fishing Pier Coming To Downtown Austin

Posted on May 29, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog

Downtown Austin Blog recently reported that the Rainey Street district in Downtown Austin is soon to the be the location of a brand-new ADA Fishing Pier, being built by Core Health Foundation.  The Pier is expected to be completed in mid to late 2013, and will be located just south of the Holiday Inn on […]

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National Trails Day – Barton Creek Greenbelt – June 2nd!

Posted on May 25, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central

The Austin Parks Foundation, Hill Country Conservancy, and several other groups are hosting the 4th annual National Trails Day on Barton Creek Greenbelt (along with several other trails throughout Central Austin). The event is a work-day to help keep the trails clean and enjoyable for the public, and is a great excuse to get outside, […]

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Downtown Austin Blog Reports on O. Henry Pun Off – Happening Tomorrow!

Posted on May 18, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central, Downtown, Historic, Lofts, Luxury

Downtown Austin Blog, a blog focused on Downtown Austin Condos for sale and other Downtown Austin lifestyle information, posted yesterday about the 35th Annual O. Henry Pun Off.  The fun and local competition is happening tomorrow, May 19, beginning at 11am.  The location will be Brush Square.  A pun time will be had by all! […]

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New Parking Proposal Could Have an Impact on Homes in Bouldin Creek

Posted on May 16, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Uncategorized

The Austin-American Statesman recently reported that Council Member Chris Riley has proposed to put parking meters on South Congress Avenue and some of the cross-streets of the popular thoroughfare that boasts some of Austin’s quirkiest shops. Gary Hyatt from the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association (South Congress Avenue is a border street of the neighborhood) was quoted […]

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Hyde Park Neighborhood Association Provides a History of Hancock Golf Course

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central

Homes in Hyde Park near the Hancock Golf Course support continued operation of the facility – as evidenced by the May 2012 issue of Pecan Press (link downloads pdf), the HPNA’s monthly newsletter. The publication gives a great history of the course, saying that there is “ample evidence” that golf has been played at this course […]

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Austin Music Hall in Downtown Austin is Repossessed by Omnibank

Posted on May 13, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central, Commercial, Downtown, Uncategorized

KVUE reported today that Omnibank has repossessed Austin Music Hall from Tim O’Conner, the owner. A representative from the bank says that they plan to continue to operate the venue under “business as normal” conditions, but will hold off on signing new music contracts. Considering the overall economic market in downtown Austin and throughout the […]

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Westlake Fire Department – 50 Years of Keeping Westlake Hills Homes Safe

Posted on May 11, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central

KXAN news reported yesterday that the Westlake Hills fire department is celebrating it’s 50th “birthday” this year, and to commemorate the Fire Department, is hosting an open house tomorrow, May 12, 2012 at Station 902 from 10am-2pm. The department came into existence in 1961 when a careless motorist starting a raging fire by tossing a […]

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New Round of Development at Mueller Neighborhood Announced Last Week

Posted on May 8, 2012 by Amber Gugino in Blog, Central, Commercial

The ABJ reported on May 3, 2012, that a new round of development was beginning at Mueller neighborhood, a 700 acre site just north of downtown Austin, Texas, and developed by the Catellus Development Group. Highlights from the article include the announcement of ground-breaking for the single-family homes called Mueller Houses (a combination of several […]

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Austin Fourplex For Sale (And Other Multi-Family Buildings)

Posted on February 23, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog

Are you looking for an investment property in Austin, like a duplex, fourplex, or multi-family apartment building? We’ve got a list here that will get you started.

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The Coolest Downtown Austin Sunrise You’ll See Today

Posted on February 14, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog

This incredibly cool photo was taken by David Gottlieb.  Thanks, David!

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Historic 6th Street Home For Sale

Posted on February 12, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog, Downtown, Historic, Lofts

The Austin American Statesman is featuring a REMAX Downtown Austin listing – the historic Graeber Residence (listing).  One of downtown Austin’s most unique properties is hidden in plain view on 6th Street.  Check out the Statesman write up here.

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Dreaming Of A Modern Home In Austin?

Posted on February 11, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog

Here’s four modern home listings you don’t want to miss.

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Top Five Austin Staycation Destinations (via airbnb.com)

Posted on February 7, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog

While it might be too late or expensive to book a flight for this weekend, go ahead and treat yourself to an Austin staycation.  Skip boring hotels. Rent a house (or a trailer) for the weekend.  Have a dinner party and sleepover with your friends. We scoured airbnb.com to find the best of what Austin […]

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SXSW Event Space

Posted on February 5, 2012 by Jude Galligan in Blog

Does your company or organization need help finding the perfect SXSW event venue?  Every year, we help play matchmaker between groups that need space and downtown Austin venue owners & operators. Our team is uniquely suited to help your agency or event production team find the perfect location for your SXSW event (or F1 event). […]

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La Boite Cafe Coming To Downtown Austin

Posted on October 15, 2011 by Jude Galligan in Blog

Have You Been To La Boite Cafe On South Lamar? It’s fitting that their upcoming 2nd location will be prominently located on the hill next to downtown Austin’s Old Bakery.  This public private partnership should energize a typically dull north end of Congress Ave. Since Little City closed I’ve had little reason to venture up […]

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