Hot New Listing! 2200 Bakers Way
Corner-lot family home in convenient location w/ features including high ceilings and elegant interior arches. Excellent floor plan including open kitchen to large formal living room graced with cozy fireplace. Spacious bedrooms with Jack & Jill ...
Posted by Karen Phan on December 30, 2016 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
A New Year's Guide to Travis County Property Taxes: What First Time Buyers Should Know
With the arrival of the New Year comes the need to pay for taxes. If you're a new home buyer or first-time homeowner of a Travis County home, it might be good to take note of the following dates to avoid paying extra for your dues. The following ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 29, 2016 in General Real Estate Information
Top 10 Austin Restaurants for Your New Year's Eve Celebrations
Looking for the best place to welcome 2017? Cain Realty Group brings you a compiled list of our top 10 Austin restaurants that are just perfect for your New Year's Eve celebrations:
1. Dine @ 111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin
Offers a New ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 28, 2016 in Best in Austin
Homestead Exemption FAQs: What You Need to Know
Here comes another year and another round of paying our taxes! But did you know that there is a legal workaround to reducing the taxes you are required to pay, especially in real estate? Homestead exemptions exist, and you can make use of them to ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 27, 2016 in General Real Estate Information
The Cain Team’s Ricky Cain Wins in the 2017 PT50 Awards
Our very own Ricky Cain gains yet another accolade! Cain Realty Group recently received a Platinum Top 50 Award for 2017-- that's four years of wins in a row! Platinum Top 50 awards, an Austin-based award-giving body that recognizes excellent ...
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on December 21, 2016 in Cain Realty Group News & Culture
Top Open House Fails to Avoid in the Winter
Summer open houses are easy-breezy. The sun is shining, the air is warm, potential buyers are out in force, and your curb appeal is on point thanks to blooming flowers and a lush green lawn.
Winter is a very different beast when it comes to open ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 19, 2016 in Selling Your Austin Area Home
Hot New Listing! 3101 Davis Ln Unit No. 7402
Gorgeous town-home style condominium in Brodie Heights convenient and private gated community, plentiful features including spacious rooms, maximum storage, crown moldings, wood floors, and large kitchen with updated appliances. Master suite ...
Posted by Karen Phan on December 16, 2016 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Hot New Listing! 1403 Chicon St.
This rare gem is an investor special, cozy cottage with character in prime location. Its features include original hardwood floors, upgrades to master vanity and custom front porch craftsmanship. Located in a fantastic area just minutes from ...
Posted by Karen Phan on December 15, 2016 in Austin Area Homes for Sale
Five Best Places to Get Hot Chocolate in Austin
As we begin to take out our winter clothes along with the weather changes that come with Christmas, we find ways to get warmed up nicely in the cold weather. And since Christmas is just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than to sip a ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 14, 2016 in Best in Austin
Austin Makes it to List of Cities Where People are Moving into Fastest
A recently published article by Abodo lists Austin as one of the top metropolitan areas where people are moving into the fastest. The study of the moving trends in the top 10 cities included in the list cited several factors as to why they are ...
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on December 13, 2016 in Austin Accolades and Rankings
What's New with the Cain Club
Attention Cain Club members! Cain Club just made things more fun for its members. New prizes are now available for redemption. All you have to do is to participate in the new activities listed in your profile to earn the points you need for the ...
Posted by Karen Phan on December 12, 2016 in Cain Club
U.S. Home Prices Surges; Surpasses 2006 Price Highs
U.S. home prices surpassed their 2006 peak in September, according to a recent report, despite a topsy-turvy presidential race that had housing experts betting that buyers would hold off on closing on the homes of their dreams until after ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 8, 2016 in Austin Real Estate Market Statistics
The Cain Team's Ricky Cain Shares Valuable Info in Real Estate Mastermind Dallas Event
The recently-concluded Real Estate Mastermind event in Dallas TX last December 1 was a successful event, thanks to eager participants who flocked the venue early and participated in the day's scheduled activities at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.
Posted by Megan, Client Concierge on December 7, 2016 in Cain Realty Group News & Culture
Best Christmas Displays in Austin (Part 2)
A previous blog post listed the first five Christmas displays in Austin that we think are worthy of your visit. Here's the remainder of that list. Happy holiday sightseeing!
6. Cedar Park - a popular attraction for pedestrians, Cedar Park displays ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 6, 2016 in Best in Austin
Best Christmas Displays in Austin (Part 1)
The night scenery of the city is one of the things that make Austin famous. There are just so many good things to see in the bustling capital of Texas, even at night. But things take a special turn when you come to see the sights during the holidays....
Posted by Grace Theriot on December 5, 2016 in Best in Austin