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Austin Named No 1 Fastest Growing City in America for 3rd consecutive year

Austin Named No 1 Fastest Growing City in America for 3rd consecutive yearAustin nabbed the No. 1 spot for the third year in a row on the Forbes' list of "America's 20 Fastest Growing Cities." 

Several factors contributed to Austin ranking highest on the list again. The capital city's economy has been booming in part due to the growing student body at the University of Texas, as well as powerhouse corporate businesses like Whole Foods and Dell, and several newer startup companies in Austin. 

Texas has been a powerful force during the economic recovery. The US Census Bureau reports that over 427,000 people moved to the Lone Star State from 2011 to 2012.  Dallas and Houston also ranked high on the list, as well as San Antonio....

1413 Faber Dr. Pflugerville TX | Pflugerville Home for Sale

Pflugerville Home for SaleWe have a beautiful new home in Pflugerville that JUST hit the market. Check out this house before it's too late, and contact our office at 512.794.6601 to schedule your VIP showing. 

This immaculate one story 3/2 beauty feeds to award winning schools and is a rare offering in the popular Pflugerville Heights neighborhood. This open-style mother-in-law floor plan features three generously sized bedrooms, an enormous island kitchen with stainless steel appliances, two living areas, an office/study and a master bath that is fit for a king/queen. With over 2100 square feet, its enormous backyard & no neighbors directly behind, this property offers the ultimate in privacy.

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Austin Named Top City in Nation for Small Business

Austin Named Top City in Nation for Small BusinessAustin ranked at the top of the list for the country's best cities for small businesses, according to a new study by The Business Journals. According to The Business Journals, the capital city ranked so high due to its great conditions and growth opportunities for small businesses.

The study ranked 102 metro areas across the country with over 6 factors. Cities that ranked high nurtured the development and start-up for private-sector businesses that employed under 100 people.

Other cities that topped the charts include Denver, Oklahoma City, Seattle and New York City. 

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Austin Named in Top 10 on Most Affordable Housing List

Austin Named in Top 10 on Most Affordable Housing ListAustin was just named in the Top 10 on a new list of Most Affordable Housing from ZipRealty Inc.  The capital city ranked 7th on the list, behind other Texas cities Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth. 

ZipRealty evaluated data from the Us Census Bureau and multiple listing services over a two year span to create their list. The company also compared the average household income with medium home prices to determine rankings. According to their study, the average home costs 5-6 times more than the average household income in the most affordable areas. 

Several cities on the East Coast ranked as the most expensive on the list, including Brooklyn, NY and Washington, DC. Several California cities also ranked low on...

Austin Named No. 1 City for Job Seekers in New Report

Austin Named No. 1 City for Job Seekers in New ReportAustin topped a new list of "Best Cities for Job Seekers" published by NerdWallet.com, an online personal finance site. The capital city beat out many other Texas locations as well as larger cities across the country for the number one ranking on the list. 

Austin's high population growth rate and low unemployment rate lead to the top ranking honors. Other factor used in the ranking of over 26 cities across the country included cost of living as well as income. NerdWallet.com predicts job seekers should keep an eye on trends for growth especially in technology related fields.

Five of the top 10 cities ranked were in the Lone Star state. Other cities that landed high in the report were San Francisco, Denver and Washington...

The Cain Team Films Team Videos

Ricky Cain InterviewThe team at Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty conducted individual interviews this week as part of a series of team videos the company will soon be releasing. Each team member shared the ins and outs of their own position at Cain Realty Group, as well as what they feel makes this real estate team so different from others.

Videos were shot at the new Cain Realty Group offices, as well as at Gracy Title South Mopac location, and also include remote shots around Austin. The team is very excited to showcase these videos, and feel like future clients can use them to gain a better understanding of the team before they ever step foot in the office.

Be on the lookout for the videos to be posted soon on the Cain Realty Group YouTube Channel, social media sites, and of course, our...

The Cain Team Awarded at Austin Keller Williams SWMC Awards Ceremony

Keller Williams Austin AwardsLast Friday, Cain Realty Group attended the Keller Williams Awards Ceremony for the Southwest Market Center. The team brought home 8 different awards, including agent Ricky Cain nabbing the top honors of the day for the prestigious Eagle Award.

Cain Realty Group placed in the top 10 for individual agents at the SWMC in over 7 different categories including Top Listing Units, Top Closed Volume and Top Closed Units.  Cain Realty Group also received a Certificate of Recognition for being the #3 referral source for mortgage banker United Lending.

The most touching moment occurred when Ricky Cain received the 2012 Eagle Award. This award is the highest level of achievement a Keller Williams Real Estate Agent can reach. This award is voted for by peers at the market...

2528 Mcgregor Drive Austin TX | South Austin Home for Sale

2528 Mcgregor DriveWe are holding a Pre-MLS Broker open house this Sunday, March 10th, from 3:00-5:00 pm for this beautiful property. Don't miss your chance, because we don't expect this home to be on the market long!

This beautifully remodeled home is located in HOT South Austin just blocks away from Sunset Valley and Westgate shopping. Remodel includes high quality roof/siding as well as interior that's only a few months old. Interior has no carpet or popcorn ceilings! Upgrades include India Copper Brown granite countertops, exotic tile, refreshed cabinets, new fixtures, stainless steel appliances, updated cabinets, new tubs/showers and much more! Backyard features raised garden beds, ledgestone pathway, butterfly garden & greenhouse.

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