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Congratulations on choosing a great city to live! The city of Austin, Texas is home to 1M+ residents, with ~2.2M in the greater metropolitan area. Austin , Texas boasts a vibrant music, film, & art scene, more restaurants per capita than anywhere else in the country, and some fantastic lakes in nearby hill country to satisfy all of your outdoor needs. No wonder we are getting more and more national attention every day!
We have committed ourselves to Working by Referral. We don’t simply help my Clients buy or sell a house, we ensure that every client is happy before, during, and after the transaction. The core of Working by Referral is good business practices. We plan to earn your business and earn your trust so that you will feel confident referring your family and friends to our services.
We have steadily grown our business through referral. We opened our doors as a new agency in 2003. We now boast 20+ agents & have collectively helped thousands of satisfied clients into their new homes or successfully sell their largest investments. Contact us today and let us know what we can do to help you!
The City of Austin is home to 1M+ residents, with ~2.2M living in the Austin/Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area. This MSA encompasses Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties. The Austin/Round Rock MSA has seen explosive growth in the past 10 years – growing in population by 450,000 residents, or 40.8%.
Austin Texas is situated on the Colorado River and has 3 lakes created by dam within its city limits: Town Lake, Lake Austin, & Lake Travis. The eastern section of Austin is relatively flat, but the western section & suburbs consist of rolling hills at the beginning of Texas Hill Country. The hills to the west are mostly limestone rock.
A great point of interest in Austin is Mount Bonnell – about 780 feet above sea level and a great place to stop and overlook Lake Austin, which is approximately 200 feet below its summit. Nearby Cat Mountain also offers some fantastic views from the neighborhood streets that wind up & down its face.
Austin’s climate is characterized by its hot summers & mild winters – basically a humid subtropical climate, receiving 33.6 inches of rain per year, which mostly falls in the spring. Summer is typically hot and humid, with average temperatures above 90 degrees, and temperatures above 100 degrees not uncommon. The highest temperature recorded was in the year 2000 at Camp Mabry – 112 Fahrenheit! Winter offers a nice break in the heat with an average high of 62 degrees in December, 60 degrees in January, and 65 degrees in February. Austin averages 88 days in which the temperature falls below 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
The University of Texas at Austin graduates thousands of students each year which provides a steady source of young, talented, and driven employees to Austin’s Job Market. The Austin Texas Real Estate Market is much more affordable than Silicon Valley, which has attracted many large technology-based companies to place their headquarters, or a large presence, in Austin Texas. Austin’s largest employers include The University of Texas, the State of Texas, SETON Healthcare, IBM, Freescale Semiconductor, and, of course, Dell. Other high tech companies in Austin include Vignette, Applied Materials, Intel, Cirrus Logic, Apple Computer, AMD, National Instruments, Silicon Laboratories, Sun Microsystems, and Motive Inc. Samsung recently completed construction of a $3.5b chip manufacturing plant that brought more than 900 jobs to Northeast Austin.
Austin prides itself on its locally owned businesses & consciously supports them over the more common national chains. The “Keep Austin Weird” campaign is a large supporter of local businesses, and the citizens of Austin have a high level of commitment to preserving Austin’s local flavor. If you ever fly in or out of the Austin Airport, you will notice that every retailer is a local Austin business.