Cain Realty Group Austin Real Estate Blog

Austin Earns Spot on List of Best Places to get Married

Planning a wedding is no simple task, and most take months and even years to plan. It is the reason more couples hire a professional to do all the heavy lifting. Tying the knot is a huge commitment and with that comes a large financial commitment.

Wallethub took to the drawing board to compare and analyze more than 180 cities in the United States to find the cheapest and most convenient wedding destinations that also promise a memorable wedding day. After examining each city across 23 key indicators, Wallethub analysts have compiled a list of the Best Places to get Married in the United State, and you bet Austin made the list. Coming in at #11, Austin has a total score of 59.29. Read on to learn more about their methodology. 

In order to identify the best and worst cities in which to tie the knot, ...

Don't Forget to Reserve your Apple Pie!

It's that time again for our 8th annual Cain Team 4th of July Apple Pie Giveaway!  Nothing tastes better than apple pie on the 4th of July! To reserve your delicious apple pie for pickup Monday, July 2nd, CLICK HERE.  We will take registrations until the morning of Friday, June 29th, so please hop on ASAP to sign up for some goodness. 

We are also giving away Cain Keys to go towards free prizes that can be redeemed at CainClub.com just for coming to pick up your pie. 

Ultimate Austin Summer Guide

Ultimate Austin Summer Guide

Summer is FINALLY here, and there is SO much to do! Thanks to DO512 and Austin Plumbery, we've got the ultimate guide to Summer in Austin, a jam-packed list of ideas, events, and activities to keep the whole family entertained and active this summer in Austin!

Splash Pads

  • North Austin --> Bailey - 1101 W. 33rd St.
  • East Austin --> Chestnut - 1404 E. 16th St.
  • South Austin --> Liz Carpenter Fountain - 1000 Barton Springs Rd. 
  • West Austin --> Clarksville - 1811 W. 11th St....

Austin Earns Spot on List of the Most Diverse Cities in the U.S

As America continues to grow, so does the amount of diversity in the Great Land of the Free! The 'great American melting pot' continues to diversify, bringing fresh perspectives, skills, and technologies to help the U.S. develop of strong adaptability to change. 

Wallethub has conducted a series of studies focusing on the diversity of the United States based on socioeconomic, cultural, and economic diversity. They tallied the scores across the five major diversity categories for 501 of the largest cities across 13 metrics. Our very own Austin, Texas comes out as #18 on the list of most diverse U.S. cities. Read on to learn more about WalletHubs methodology.

In order to determine the most diverse cities in America, WalletHub compared 501 of the most populated cities — limiting each state to no more than 10 cities...

Checkout our Financial Terms Glossary

We understand that buying or selling your home can be an extremely overwhelming process. Therefore, we want to do everything we can to make the process as seamless as possible. The amount of real estate and financial terms might be confusing for you and we understand, let us help! 

Check out our Financial Terms Glossary, conveniently located on the "Buy" section of our website. We trust that this will help ease any confusion during the process. Of course, when working with a Cain Team agent, we will be very hands-on, answering any questions you may have. We also have resources such as the mortgage calculator, our first time home buyer program, and the escrow/closing process. 


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Join us for the 8th Annual Apple Pie Giveaway!

It is that time of year again, that's right, our 8th Annual 4th of July Apple Pie Giveaway is right around the corner! Since 2011, Cain Realty Group has proudly been giving out freshly baked apple pies to our friends, neighbors, and clients to celebrate the 4th of July.  This is one of our favorite events as it gives us the opportunity to make new friendships within the community and connect with old ones.


CLICK HERE to reserve your apple pie for pickup Monday, July 2nd from 12-6PM. We will take registrations until the morning of Friday, June 29th, so please hop on ASAP to sign up for some goodness. We look forward to seeing you and giving you a complimentary...

Stunning Manor Home Just Listed

#HOTNEWLISTING

11809 Bastrop Street | $209,997 | 2,120 Sq.Ft. | 4 Beds | 3 Baths


Spacious home with curb appeal. This house has an open floor plan and is light and airy throughout. Featuring a nice sized kitchen with easy access to the backyard. All bedrooms are well-sized and the spare room downstairs would make a perfect office or spare guest room. The home features tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. Private backyard with lots of greenery and room to roam.

Click here to learn more about this amazing Austin Home! 

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The Cain Team Success Spotlight - June

As our organization continues to grow, we are constantly looking for like-minded, driven and talented individuals to join our powerhouse real estate team! Join Trevor, one of our rockstar listing agents as he shares the success he has seen in his first SIX months as a licensed realtor. 

If you are the type that likes to grab life by the horns and create your own opportunities, then we believe we can be the vehicle for your success. Take a look at Trevor's story and then check out the opportunities we have available on our Cain Team careers page! 


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Charming Austin Condo Open House This Saturday, June 16th!

Join us this Saturday, June 16th, 2018 from 11 AM - 1 PM for your opportunity to view this charming Oak Hill Condo.

6718 Silvermine Drive. #901

$169,997 | 1,062 Sq.Ft | 2 Bed | 2 Bath


Amazing condo in a great location. Airy open floor plan, tile and wood floors, many updates! Located near Y at Oak Hill offers easy access to downtown, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, and other Greater Austin Areas. From the private patio to the easy flowing living/dining spaces along with the community pool, ample area for friends and family to gather. You are going to love your new home!

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Crush It University Presents: Crush it Course

What is Crush It University?

Crush It University was founded to be a resource for agents that want to fund the perfect life through a career in real estate.  92% of all income is earned by only 11% of agents.  The reason for this is simple.  Agents spend way too much time focusing on the 80% and not the 20% that will lead to 80% of an agent's results.

C.I.U. aims to increase the number of agents that are crushing it in real estate by providing courses and materials that dive deep into the habits, scripts, and actions top agents take and use daily.  

The success of the course, ...

Connect your Amazon account to Cain Cares and get 15 Cain Keys!

Through Cain Cares, our mission is simple. We strive to help when help is needed most. A severe time of need or a sudden emergency can happen in a blink of an eye. We intend on being that helping hand when there are no other options. Now there is an even simpler way for you to join our mission, at no cost to you! Introducing, Cain Cares -- AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate...

Stunning Westlake Home For Sale

HOT NEW LISTING!  

6802 Silvermine Drive | $299,997 | 1,316 Sq.Ft | 3 Beds | 2 Baths


Stunning property is located in the popular West Austin community, Valley View Acres feeds to award-winning schools and is conveniently located near shopping, restaurants and entertainment, while only 10 miles from downtown Austin! Recent updates include gleaming wood floors, stainless steel appliances, remodeled bathrooms, fresh paint and so much more. Estate sized lot provides a private backyard paradise featuring an expansive deck and majestic oak tress that provide lots of shade!

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Austin Makes List of Healthiest Cities in America

Location definitely matters when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, and WalletHub's recent study shows that some cities promote healthy living and make it much easier to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Their study shows that some cities are going above and beyond to expand access to nutritious food and recreational activities, keep healthcare costs affordable and keep parks clean and well-maintained. 

With the United States' cost of living increasing, at the same time life expectancy is declining, it is important to be aware of how to best take care of yourself. There is no surprise that Austin, TX came out on top as the #17 healthiest city in the United States. Read on to learn more about WalletHub's methodology. 

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Market Update With Ricky: April 2018

April's stats are in and Ricky is here to give you the scoop on what the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan is up to. Check out Market Updates with Ricky: April 2018 edition, here!


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Rare Opportunity to Own the Last Acreage on Cat Mountain!

Exclusive opportunity to own the last acreage building site on Cat Mountain!

4709 Cat Mountain Drive | $1,499,997 | 2.3 Acres

Cat Mountain Peninsula features jaw-dropping panoramic views of Lake Austin, the 360 Pennybacker Bridge & the Texas Hill Country. At just under 2.3 acres, includes both 4709 & 4713 Cat Mountain Drive, giving you the choice to build one massive estate or two adequately sized private estates. Roughly 90% of the property's perimeter is surrounded by an 106-acre conservation easement & property is just minutes to Central Austin!

  • Lot Size: 2.3 Acres
  • Gated Community: Yes
  • Lot Features: Backs To Greenbelt, Irregular, Private Road, Wooded
  • Trees: Heavy,...

Charming Southwest Austin Condo For Sale

6718 Silvermine Drive. #901

$169,997 | 1,062 Sq.Ft | 2 Bed | 2 Bath | VIRTUAL TOUR


Amazing condo in a great location. Airy open floor plan, tile and wood floors, many updates! Located near Y at Oak Hill offers easy access to downtown, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, and other Greater Austin Areas. From the private patio to the easy flowing living/dining spaces along with the community pool, ample area for friends and family to gather. You are going to love your new home! 

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