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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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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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Davenport Ranch Homes For Sale

Posted on October 12, 2011 by Jude Galligan in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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West Rim Homes For Sale

Posted on October 12, 2011 by Jude Galligan in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Barton Creek Homes For Sale

Posted on October 10, 2011 by Jude Galligan in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Bouldin Creek Homes For Sale

Posted on October 10, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

Known for its live music scene, coffeehouse culture and artistic flair, South Austin is synonymous with hip. The Bouldin Creek neighborhood comprises the heart of South Austin. Bouldin is bordered by the lively South Congress Avenue to the east, the railroad tracks running parallel to South Lamar Avenue to the west, Barton Springs Road to […]

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West Campus Homes For Sale

Posted on October 7, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Zilker Homes For Sale

Posted on October 7, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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. The Zilker neighborhood has, […]

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Hyde Park Homes For Sale

Posted on October 7, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

Just a few miles north of The University of Texas is a neighborhood where Austinites go to admire the city’s history while being a part of its future. That neighborhood is Hyde Park: an old neighborhood full of young people who help make Austin one of the coolest cities in America. M.M. Shipe, a real […]

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French Place Homes For Sale

Posted on October 7, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Windsor Park

Posted on October 7, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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St. Edwards Homes For Sale

Posted on October 6, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Travis Heights Homes For Sale

Posted on October 6, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

Travis Heights is 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 […]

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Rosedale Homes For Sale

Posted on October 5, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

The Rosedale neighborhood is a pulsing area of North Central Austin. Much of the neighborhood used to be farm land with little evidence remaining besides a privately restored log cabin at 4811 Sinclair Avenue. It’s surrounded by colorful pier and beam homes which cause you to miss the fact that you’re standing next to a […]

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Crestview Homes For Sale

Posted on October 5, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

Crestview is an open neighborhood where you talk to your neighbors, walk to the local deli, and enjoy seclusion without being far removed from the energy of central Austin. It’s about six miles from downtown Austin and is bounded by Anderson Lane on the north, North Lamar Blvd. on the east, Justin on the south, […]

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Rollingwood Homes For Sale

Posted on October 5, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

You could say “Life is good, in the ‘wood!”  This 0.7 square mile municipality, Rollingwood, is bordered by Mo-Pac expressway to the East, Bee Caves road to the South and Stratford Drive to the North. Rollingwood has changed dramatically in the past 30 years, but has retained its character as a friendly, close-in community. Since […]

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West Lake Hills

Posted on October 5, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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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Mueller Homes For Sale

Posted on October 5, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Tarrytown Homes For Sale

Posted on October 2, 2011 by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods

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 […]

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