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Thursday, February 23, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

10 of the Most Expensive Listings in the Austin Housing Market Right Now

Ever wonder what type of luxury Austin, Texas real estate can provide? Look no further!
900 Live Oak Circle, West Lake Hills, Texas

11,833 SF | 7 Bed | 10 Bath
“This property is one of the finest modern estates in Austin, or Texas for that matter. World-renowned architect Peter Gluck masterfully set this home on over 4 acres in the heart of Westlake. The acreage surrounding the house and detached guest house encompass a peninsula affording complete privacy with level and 100% enjoyable land providing a perfect, unobstructed view of downtown Austin. A spectacular home surrounded by nature less than 10 minutes from Austin. The attention to detail...unparalleled.”
More information and photos available at here
3148 Above Stratford Place, Austin, Texas

9,716 SF | 6 Bed | 9 Bath
“High upon a prominent cliff above Lady Bird Lake’s Red Bud Island, this absolutely stunning 9,990SQ FT, 6BR, 9BA Mediterranean home offers some of the most enviable views i ...

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Friday, February 17, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

Interested in Purchasing Investment Properties?

Central Metro Realty assists investors and those looking to purchase investment properties around greater Austin.

As a Brokerage built originally by real estate investors turned real estate brokers, our team can help you discover properties to invest in around Austin! The Austin, Texas market has been on a consistent rise over the past decade and with just being voted #1 place to live it doesn’t seem to be slowing down.

Every day Austin and it’s suburbs experience an influx of people moving to the area. Austin’s net migration stat, the amount of people coming to Austin compared to those leaving, saw Austin score a 9.8 on a 10 scale. What this means is that those who move here stay here and those who leave are outnumbered by those moving to the area! All of this comes together to form a haven for your investment money! Central Metro has a dedicated team of Realtors who work with investors to find them great investment properties as well as transition and gu ...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

Not in the Market for a Home? Central Metro Can Find You a New Apartment!

Need a new apartment but overwhelmed by the choices?
While Central Metro Realty does operate as a real estate firm dedicated to finding buyers and sellers their new homes, our sister company can help and place individuals in a new apartment! Central Metro Locating is a group of Realtors® dedicated to finding you or your friends a new apartment regardless of criteria! 

Have you been evicted? Do you have bad credit? Or maybe you’re just overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choices in the Austin area and would like to speak to a local market expert. Someone with familiarity and experience dealing with every apartment complex in the greater Austin area! The locators on staff at Central Metro Locating act on your behalf as your personal apartment assistant! It’s as simple as giving your locator your desired criteria for a new place and sitting back and waiting as they do all the vetting and dirty work for you! They’ll return to you with a list of places tha ...

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Monday, February 13, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

Austin, Texas Named #1 Place to Live!

According to a new survey, Austin has been named the best place to live in the country!

This comes as no surprise as most of us here already know this! From our social, laid-back attitudes to queso covered everything, Austin has something to offer everyone!
The U.S. News and World Report survey ranked the country’s top 100 largest metropolitan areas on factors such as affordability, job prospects and the overall quality of life. Dethroning Denver from the top spot it originally held, Austin earned an overall score of 7.8 on a 10 scale. This figure represents a culmination of scores from criteria detailed below! Austin's scorecard is as follows:
Desirability Index, which measures whether or not people want to live in a given metro area, saw Austin score a total of 8.4.
Value Index, or the measure of how comfortably the average resident of each metro area can afford to live within his or her means, saw Austin score a 7.3.
The Job Market Index, which measures the strength of ...

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Monday, February 06, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

5 Luxury Homes Available in Austin, Texas Right Now!

200 Congress Ave, Floor 47, Austin, Texas
This 2,642 SF, 2 Bed / 3.5 Bath residence can be found on the 47th floor of The Austonian. Time-honored traditional style blends with modern refinement at this custom residence by Ryan Street & Associates. The property features custom mill work, extensive marble and steel-frame doors showcasing a clean, luxurious look! With a great location downtown, this Northeast facing residence favors those looking for a life of luxury while living downtown Austin. With features such as built-in bookcases, high-ceilings, a large walk-in closet, a bar, a walk in shower and much more this residence is perfect for individuals who can foot the bill for $3.1 million. For more information on this property and to view photos, please visit bit.ly/2kjU6ew.

200 Congress Avenue, Floor 28, Austin, Texas
Yet another luxury property located in The Austonian, this residence is located on the Northwest corner of the building and offers great views of UT Tower ...

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