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Happy Halloween 2013 from The Cain Team

Happy Halloween KW Costume ContestHappy Halloween from Cain Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty! 

The whole team at Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty dressed up at the office today to celebrate with the rest of the KW Southwest Market Center in the spirit of Halloween. Client Care Manager, KodiKay Cain, even won 3rd Place in the KW office costume contest with her dramatic angel costume. Way to go KodiKay!

We hope you all have a safe and Happy Halloween! 

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The Cain Team News - New Office Space Complete

Cain Realty Group New Office SpaceCain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty is proud to announce we have completely moved into the new office suite located in the Keller Williams Southwest Market Center. As our fantastic real estate team grew, we found ourselves needing more physical room for the team. Our wonderful new suite is located upstairs on the second floor of the exact same office building we'd resided in.

This new space was recently reconstructed as part of the Keller Williams market center's multimillion dollar renovation. New walls and doorways were constructed from a section of the building that once was part of the large learning room. Fresh paint and new carpet were installed as well. 

The Keller...

Austin Real Estate Market Statistics Week in Review (Oct 29, 2013)

Austin Real Estate Market Statistics Week in Review

If you would like to know the Austin real estate market statistics for the exact area you live in or are looking to buy, check out this link: https://www.cainrealtygroup.com/sell/market-snapshot/

Units for Sale: (compared to the same week in 2012)

For October 20, 2013 - October 26, 2013
New listings are up this week 17.83%
Pendings are up this week 8.04%
Solds are ...

The Cain Team November 2013 First Friday Event

Cain Realty Group First Friday Happy Hour Client Appreciation EventCain Realty Group with Austin Keller Williams Realty is excited to announce that our November First Friday Client Appreciation Happy Hour Event will be this Friday, November 1, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Freddie's on South 1st. Don't forget to RSVP to get in on all the fun!

Every first Friday of the month, Cain Realty Group hosts a Happy Hour event to say thank you to our valued clients and friends. Each event includes complimentary appetizers, drinks, and more!

Parking is available in the Freddie's parking lot, or also located in the surrounding residential area. We can't wait to see you at our First Friday event. Please feel free to bring out the whole family! 

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Austin Architects Home Show Tour 2013

Austin Architects Home Showcase Tour 2013The Austin Architects Home Show Tour for 2013 is scheduled for November 2nd and 3rd. This is the 27th annual home tour showcase, and it will feature 11 homes in the Austin area that should appeal to architectural and design fans. Four of these homes were even designed and inhabited by local architects. 

The tour offers a wide variety of home style, design and taste. The houses range from a 1927 bungalow, to contemporary sustainable living, to a Greek revival cottage. The properties range from 2,500 square feet to 16,000. Be sure to check out the slide show below to get a preview of the homes included. 

Tickets to the tour are $35 in advance or $40 per person that weekend. Tickets may be purchased...

Why People are Moving To Texas

Why People Move to Texas

According to a recent article published in Time Magazine, Texas is the future of our great nation. It's not a coincidence that so many people are moving to Texas. There are more jobs in the Lone Star State, as well as cheaper housing, lower cost of living, and many other factors that have led to a Texas migration over the past few decades.

Current Homes for Sale in Austin Texas

According to the Time Magazine cover story, Texas is the fastest-growing state in the country. Three Texas cities, Austin, Dallas and Houston, are in the top 5 of the nation's fastest-growing cities. Approximately 106,000 people...

Austin Pumpkin Patches 2013

Austin Pumpkin Patch 2013If you are looking to find activities for your family this Halloween, then you've come to the right place. Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty has all the details on the best Austin pumpkin patches for the 2013 season. 

Below is a list of participating pumpkin patches for the 2013 Halloween season, as well as details for each one. Take your kids out to pick the perfect pumpkin for carving, get gorgeous family photos to remember the occasion, and make lasting memories with your loved ones. 

 2013 Pumpkin Patches in Austin:

Bethany Lutheran Church

Where: 3701 W. Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78749

When: Oct....

Austin Named a Hot Spot for Hotel Development

Austin Named a Hot Spot for Hotel DevelopmentAustin is one of the top hot spots for hotel development in the country, according to the New York Times. Austin has one of the most active markets in the country for new construction with 8 new hotels currently scheduled to open in the next 3 years, totaling over 4,000 new rooms for the city. 

Austin's tourism industry gets a boost from festivals and events like Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. The new Circuit of the Americas race track has also lead to increased revenue for Austin, as well as helped the city win the bid for the next four years for the Global X Games circuit. ...

The Cain Team Helps Austin Food Bank with Keller Williams Food Drive

Cain Realty Group Helps Austin Food Bank with Keller Williams Food Drive

The team at Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty is proud to announce they helped Austin Keller Williams raise approximately 18,000 pounds of food over the weekend for the Capital Area Food Bank. This food drive is an annual event that Keller Williams has participated in for the past 20 years.

The annual Keller Williams food drive has helped make one of the largest collections in Austin with over 300,000 pounds of food donated over the last 2 decades. This past Saturday, October 19th, Cain Realty Group went door to door to collect donated food items from generous Southwest Austin families. Donations were then delivered to the Riverbend Church in Austin, and crated...

Austin Real Estate Market Statistics Week in Review (Oct 18, 2013)

Austin Real Estate Market Statistics Week in ReviewIf you would like to know statistics for the exact area you live in or are looking to buy, check out this link: https://www.cainrealtygroup.com/sell/market-snapshot/

Units for Sale: (compared to the same week in 2012)

For October 6, 2013 - October 12, 2013
New listings are up this week 13.62%
Pendings are up this week 11.69%
Solds are up 2.85%
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JUST LISTED: PEMBERTON HEIGHTS Home 2415 Hartford Rd. MLS# 1784333

2415 Hartford Rd Austin Pemberton Heights

Just listed in PEMBERTON HEIGHTS - 2415 Hartford Rd. MLS# 1784333

More homes for sale in Pemberton Heights Neighborhood, Austin TX

Don't miss your chance for almost a half acre tree filled property in historic Pemberton Heights. This is a great opportunity to own a part of history in this sought out after an exclusive neighborhood featuring million dollar estates. This property is priced aggressively to allow for a complete renovation, but at this price the return is there! This 3/2 home is over 2400 square feet and was built in 1959....

The Cain Team a Semi-Finalist for Platinum Top 50

Platinum Top 50 Austin PanelRicky Cain with Cain Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty has been announced as a Semi-Finalist for the prestigious 2014 Platinum Top 50 in Austin. This annual awards program honors the top 50 real estate agents with outstanding achievements. These agents represent the region's most well-rounded Realtors in sales and closed production, industry participation, education and civic leadership.

The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 11th from 9-11 am at Shoal Crossing. 

This past week, Ricky also participated in a Platinum Top 50 Top Producer Panel. This sold-out panel featured local expert realtors answering questions on the industry. Topics discussed at the packed event included pricing, appraisals, branding and marketing as...

Austin Named A Top City for Entrepreneurs

Austin Named Top City for EntrepreneursAustin has been named one of the top cities in the world for entrepreneurs according to Forbes columnist Patrick Hull. This up-and-coming city has is not just a great place to live, according to Hull. Austin is a great incubator for business entrepreneurs. 

Success from the large annual events in Austin, including the SXSW Interactive Festival as well as the Austin City Limits Festival has helped create a buzz about Austin for the past few years. These events have actually helped fuel creativity and innovative ideas as well as startup activity. 

Austin was among only three U.S. cities to make the list, including Richmond VA and Raleigh/Durham NC. Other cities from across the globe to make the cut included Sydney Australia,...

Austin Ranked One of Safest Major Cities in the Country

Austin Safety StatisticsAustin has been ranked among one of the safest major cities in the country according to the FBI's Unified Crime Report. Austin jumped up to the No. 2 spot for cities with populations over 500,000. Previously Austin was ranked 3rd the previous year.

The FBI study showed that as a whole, violent crimes and rape were decreasing, while murder, aggravated assault and property crime are increasing. Murders in Austin were reported to have a slight rise, from 27 in 2011 to 33 this past year. 

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is proud of Austin's ranking even with the slight increase in statistics from 2011. Acevedo credits a good relationship between Austin's citizens and police force, as well as the hard work of Austin's law enforcement officers to the increase in ranking this past year.  ...

JUST LISTED: CRESTVIEW Home 7710 Rutgers Ave. MLS# 5708400

7710 Rutgers Ave AustinJUST LISTED:  7710 Rutgers Ave.

Rare Crestview home with HUGE yard and garage. Updated home features open floor plan with beautiful wood floors, new windows, built-in bookshelves, bonus 4th bedroom or office, second living room or game room area, formal dining room, single car garage, as well as dual closest and jacuzzi tub in the master suite. Exterior features include a large yard, deck and powered greenhouse. This home is located with award-winning schools, close to MetroRail, and a short commute to downtown or UT.

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