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COMING SOON | 602 Haleys Cove Leander TX | Leander Home for Sale

602 Haleys CV LeanderCOMING SOON in Leander TX: This stunning home in Leander offers a gorgeous over-sized deck and custom pool/spa. This 4/2 home is a single story and over 2,000 square feet. This beautiful property features an open floor plan, updated tile and carpeting, spacious kitchen with center island, and master suite with dual vanity and separate tub and shower. Upgrades also include a new roof, windows and dishwasher. This home is perfect for entertaining, located on a quiet, family-friendly cul-de-sac and is in an award-winning school district. 

602 Haleys Cv Leander TX To Be Listed by Ricky Cain, Austin Keller Williams Realtor
Cain Realty Group - Keller Williams Realty
512-522-4659

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New Study Shows Smoking Can Reduce Home's Resale Value

New Study Shows Smoking Can Reduce Home's Resale Vaue

If you've ever wondered what factors might decrease your home's value, then you might want to check out this intriguing article from the Chicago Tribune. New studies have indicated that cigarette smoking can drastically decrease the value of your home by thousands of dollars. Furthermore, there are startling health issues that can be related to "Third-hand" smoke effects, or the noxious residue that is left behind on surfaces of the home. 

We've personally experienced this issue on multiple homes, and witnessed how the smell of smoke can immediately affect buyer’s attitudes towards a home. Though there are many options for odor removal companies, rarely do they actually get rid of...

Austin Tops List for Most Thriving Cities in Nation

Austin Tops List for Most Thriving City in NationAustin ranks high on yet another list. This time the Capital City was named the 4th Most Thriving City in the United States by online news site, The Daily Beast.  

Many factors contributed to Austin's ranking as one of the country's top thriving cities. The Daily Beast analyzed information such as population, employment opportunities, housing market, and even intellectual capital. Data sources included the U.S. Census Bureau, Moody Credit Service, Zillow and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Over 100 of the largest cities in the nation were studied. Austin was actually the only city in the top five that is not located in California. Other Texas cities to make the top 20...

Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (August 26, 2013)

Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (August 26, 2013)Check out Austin's Real Estate Market Week in Review: 

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

For August 18, 2013 - August 24, 2013
New listings are up this week 30.09%
Pendings are up this week 12.09%
Solds are up 20.84%
 

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

For August...

Local Austin Realtor Tim Landy Achieves National Recognition

Local Austin Realtor Tim Landy Achieves National Recognition

Local Austin Realtor Tim Landy, Buyer Specialist at Cain Realty Group with Keller Williams Realty, has earned the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR®) designation award by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC). REBAC is part of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR).

 

Tim is one of over 30,000 real estate professionals in North America to receive the ABR® designation. In order to receive these honors, Tim successfully completed a comprehensive buyer representation course as well as separate elective course which focused on a buyer representation specialty. Tim was also required to submit documentation verifying his professional experience.

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JUST LISTED 4186 Travis Country Circle| Austin Travis Country Home for Sale | MLS# 5445416

4186 Travis Country Circle AustinJUST LISTED in Travis Country: This house has been completely remodeled with updates including stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and beautiful Brazilian cherry hardwood floors. Features include an open floor plan, a spacious gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, and office/study. Exterior features include a large private backyard with covered patio and in-ground pool as well as greenbelt access to both Twin and Sculpture Falls.  This two-story house is over 2,300 square feet, features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and is located in the highly-coveted original section of Travis Country. This home is listed at $424,997.

4186 Travis Country Circle., Austin, TX 78735

MLS# 5445416...

Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (August 19, 2013)

Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (August 19, 2013)Check out Austin's Real Estate Market Week in Review: 

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

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

For August 11, 2013 - August 17, 2013
New listings are up this week 11.2%
Pendings are up this week 19.7%
Solds are up 59.4%
 

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

For August 11, 2013 - August 17, 2013
Sold average...

JUST LISTED 5815 Republic of Texas Blvd | Austin Travis Country Home for Sale | MLS# 2034271

5815 Republic of Texas Blvd Austin TXJUST LISTED in Travis Country: The spacious home features a large kitchen with island, stainless steel appliances, walk-in pantry and opens to family room. This two-story home is over 3,500 square feet and also has immaculate carpet, hard tile, bay windows, an office with floor to ceiling built-ins, surround sound system, game room, an additional reading nook, and master suite with dual vanity, and separate tub and shower. Exterior features include an automatic in-ground sprinkler system, plenty of shade trees on lot including a cluster of oaks in the front, and gorgeous back yard.  The master suite is located on the main level, and there are 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths. This home is listed at $499,997.

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Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (August 12, 2013)

Austin Real Estate Market Week In Review August 12Check out Austin's Real Estate Market Week in Review: 

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

For August 4, 2013 - August 10, 2013
New listings are up this week 18.17%
Pendings are up this week 6.18%
Solds are up 20.83%
 

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

For August 4, 2013 - August 10, 2013...

JUST LISTED- 4605 Fawnwood Cove Austin TX| Travis Country Home for Sale | MLS# 7416700

4605 Fawnwood CoveJUST LISTED IN TRAVIS COUNTRY

Located on cul-de-sac in the highly-coveted original section of Travis Country. Features spacious kitchen that opens to the living room, tall beamed ceilings, walk-in closets, built-in bookshelves, & amazing master bath w/huge walk-in shower & sauna. Ext features include a screened-in porch, a roof-top patio & and an enormous private backyard. Updates include gorgeous hardwood floors, travertine stone backsplash, granite countertops, & more! Community pools, duck pond, trails, courts, & community garden.

Link to virtual tour and home showcase movie for 4605 Fawnwood Cove


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JUST LISTED- 537 Celery Loop Austin TX| South Austin Home for Sale | MLS# 1529453

537 Celery Loop Austin TXJUST LISTED - 

Great home priced to sell and located in a quiet neighborhood. Features an open floor plan perfect for entertaining, as well an in-law plan that offers plenty of privacy. Home features a covered front porch and covered back patio, plenty of closet space, double vanity in master bath, kitchen w/windows, and alarm system with motion detectors. Home located close to shopping and entertainment, and short commute to downtown.

Listed by Ricky Cain, Realtor
Cain Realty Group - Keller Williams Realty
512-794-6601
MLS# 1529453

Check out the virtual tour and home showcase movie for 537 Celery Loop

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JUST LISTED- 1523 Big Bend Drive Cedar Park TX | Cedar Park Home for Sale | MLS# 7284592

1523 Big Bend Drive Cedar ParkJUST LISTED - This beautiful two-story home offers tons of space with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The charming landscaping lends tons of curb appeal, which is easy to maintain with the automated  underground sprinkler system. The spacious kitchen includes plenty of storage, while the master suite features a double vanity,  relaxing tub and separate shower.  This home is also conveniently located near shopping and dining, as well as in the award-winning Leander Independent School District. 

 

See the homeshowcase movie for 1523 Big Bend Drive Cedar Park TX 78613

This home is listed at $194,997.

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

Austin Real Estate Market Week in Review (July 29, 2013)Check out Austin's Real Estate Market Week in Review: 

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

For July 21, 2013 - July 27, 2013
New listings are up this week 29.06%
Pendings are up this week 30.76%
Solds are up 13.59%
 

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

For July...