East Austin News

Feb. 11, 2016

East Austin Home Foundations

Broken Foundation-Courtesy of mwharkertherapist.blogspot.comPut bluntly, East Austin does not have the best soil for foundations (see East Austin Soil). Because of this, foundation issues can be a fairly common occurrence in real estate transactions. So it helps to know as much as you can. This issue can be dealt with and it shouldn't ...

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Jan. 30, 2015

Austin Median Home Price Increase Details

Median Price Change 2010-2014 Austin Title 

I received these graphics & information regarding Austin median home prices from Austin Title (thanks Austin Title!) the other day and thought I'd post it. The above graphic is Austin broken down by MLS areas...these are the numbers/letters agents go by sometimes to classify areas of ...

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Jan. 17, 2015

Southern Walnut Creek Hike & Bike Trail

Picturesque winding portion of the trail by the Harvey Penick golf course.

Picturesque winding portion of the trail by the Harvey Penick golf course. 

If you haven’t been on the new Southern Walnut Creek Hike & Bike Trail yet, you should really check it out!  This entire trail is now open for public use with the ribbon cutting & grand opening ...

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Dec. 27, 2014

Torchy's Mueller Location - Secret Menu, Happy Hour & Daily Drink Specials!

View of Torchy's Mueller Location Interior

View of Torchy's Mueller Location Interior

It's been great to go to Torchy's new East Austin location in the Mueller neighborhood.  It's a big restaurant with a lot of seating located on the corner of Berkman & 51st.  It's got a couple of full bars ...

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Dec. 22, 2014

Older East Austin Construction

Old Craftsman Style Home 

Sometimes it really is the case that they don’t make them like they used to…sometimes it’s not! When considering the possibility of buying  an older home in East Austin it’s important to keep in mind issues that could affect the livability of the house as well as the resale ...

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