Cain Realty Group Austin Real Estate Blog

Austin's Changing Skyline

Austin's Changing SkylineThe city of Austin has experienced much growth and change over the years, especially in more recent times. The Capital City seems to rank high on so many lists these days because of affordable housing, a strong real estate market, and employment opportunities just to name a few. 

Austin will continue to change and grow over the next few years, as will its beautiful downtown skyline. Check out this slideshow of just a few of the anticipate projects that will affect the cityscape:

Link to Austin's Changing Skyline Slide Show


Austin Ranks High in Clean Technology Leadership

Austin Ranks High in Clean Technology LeadershipAustin ranked 11th in the country for clean technology leadership according to the 2013 Clean Technology Leadership Index reported by Clean Edge, an advisory and research board that was founded in 2000 specializing in the clean technology sector. 

The index ranks cities across the country based on several factors, including green energy sources, hybrid and electric vehicles, green building deployment, smart meter installations, and clean economy jobs to name a few. Austin scored high in several categories including hybrid electric vehicle use, clean electricity and carbon management, clean tech venture capital, and clean-tech investment, innovation and workforce.

As a whole, Texas ranked number 22 for states, while California...

1716 Westmeadow Trail Round Rock Home for Sale

1716 Westmeadow Trail | Cain Realty Group | Austin Keller Williams Realty| MLS# 1513793PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE - Tomorrow, Sat. June 22nd from 1-3 pm at 1716 Westmeadow Trail in Round Rock. Check out this gorgeous 4/2.5 home in the desirable Teravista neighborhood. With over 3,000 square feet, this home features plenty of space and offers breathtaking views of the lake. Luxury upgrades include master bath with jetted tub and separate shower, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops, breakfast bar and center island, as well as tons of community amenities. This home is listed at $319,997.


Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review June 13, 2013

Austin Real Estate Market Week in ReviewCheck out Austin's Real Estate Market Week in Review: 

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

For April 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013
New listings are down this week 6.08%
Pendings are up this week 10.50%
Solds are up 10.95%

As for Average Prices:  (compared to the same week in 2012)

For April 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013
Sold average sales prices increased 12.28to $305,962 from $272,511 in 2012.

Current pendings = 5,048 ...

Andrew and Hannah First Time Home Buying Testimonial

Andrew and Hannah Testimonial | First Time Home Buyers | Crestview Home Austin TXAustin TX Home Buying Testimonial Presented by Ricky Cain, Realtor with Cain Realty Group - Austin Keller Williams Realty Southwest Market Center.
512-794-6601 |

We thoroughly enjoyed helping Andrew and Hannah find an amazing deal on a home in Crestview. We know they will enjoy living there for years to come, and we are happy everything worked out so perfectly.

Call us today, and let us exceed your expectations when buying a home in the greater Austin area!


Austin on Four Month Streak for Top Economic Strength

Austin on Four Month Streak for Top Economic StrengthAccording to numbers released by On Numbers Economic Index, Austin again leads the nation in economic strength for the fourth straight month in a row. Austin ranked the No. 1 spot for over 102 markets with populations over 500,000.

Austin's leading streak has kept the capital city in the top spot for 5 of the past 6 months. Austin has ranked so high in this index due to several factors, including strong job growth, low unemployment, paycheck earnings, retail strength and stable home values. 

The team at Cain Realty Group agrees that the home market values have remained strong. Many houses on the current market are selling for list price or over. 


Austin Homes Sell Fast

Austin Homes Sell FastAccording to new statistics released by the Austin Board of Realtors, homes in the capital city are selling quickly. The average Austin home sells within 6 weeks of being put on the market according to ABOR, which is 19 days faster than a year ago. Many homes are going even quicker. The team at Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty has put several homes under contract this year within hours of listing on the MLS. 

Home sales volume in Austin has continued to increase for the 23rd straight month in a row. April saw the greatest volume in the area since 2004 at $794.2 million.  Sales have increased more than 32 percent from one year ago. 


10703 Watchful Fox Drive Austin TX | South Austin Home for Sale

10703 Watchful Fox Drive Austin TX | South Austin Home for SaleJUST LISTED: This South Austin home offers tons of space at an affordable price. This beautiful 4B/2.5B home is over 1800 square feet and features a large kitchen which provides plenty of storage and counter top space, as well as a master bath with double vanity and his-and-her closets.

This home is perfect for first-time home buyers or those looking for more room to expand the family. Parks and trails are within walking distance, and the house is also conveniently located close to shopping, dining and entertainment, and less than 15 minutes from downtown Austin.

Listed by Ricky Cain, Realtor
Cain Realty Group - Keller Williams Realty

MLS# 5243952


The Cain Team June First Friday Event

Cain Realty Group June First Friday EventCain Realty Group with Austin Keller Williams Realty and Silvia Ward with United Lending are excited to announce that our family-friendly June First Friday Client Appreciation Happy Hour Event is this Friday, June 7th, from 5-7 pm at Waterloo Ice House 360 location. Don't forget to RSVP in order to reserve your drink tickets and 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! We will be giving out more Cain Realty Group reusable totes, as well as other complimentary goodies. Feel free to bring the whole family!