Out and About Town 4/27

Apr 27 2012 by Emily Matthews

AFWF
Spring is in full swing and this gorgeous weather seems here to stay!

One of the most anticipated events of the year is finally here. The Austin Food & Wine Festival begins today with the New Taste of Texas VIP Kickoff Event at Republic Square Park. Presented by FOOD & WINE Magazine, the AFWF promises to show foodies and winos a good time.

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Out and About Town 4/20

Apr 20 2012 by Emily Matthews

Today may not be the best day for outdoor activities, but this weekend has more promise.

If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday life, head down to Austin’s Annual Reggae Festival beginning today through Sunday at Auditorium Shores and sway to the sounds from Bermuda, Jamaica, Antigua and more.

Click here for all of the details

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Austin No. 2 on Forbes List of Places to Buy

Apr 19 2012 by Emily Matthews

If you’ve driven down any major thoroughfare throughout Austin and its surrounding areas, you’ve probably noticed the sheer volume of out-of-state license plates roaming the streets.

Austin in growing more quickly than new housing can be built. We keep topping lists so it’s no secret that our city is one of the best in the nation. Recently our city was ranked No. 2 for top places to buy.

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Out and About Town 4/13

Apr 13 2012 by Emily Matthews

It’s Friday the 13th, eeek! Not really. Since I was born on the 13th of July, I feel like these days are actually good luck. Call me crazy:)

This weekend is full of fun events around town. Hopefully the weather holds up!

Tomorrow is the Smarter Spaces Tour, which was created to show Austinites how to promote great design in smaller spaces. From 11:00 – 6:00, check out 11 homes in Central Austin — all... Full Story

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Austin No. 2 in Urban Population Growth

Apr 13 2012 by Emily Matthews

It’s no surprise with a near shortage of downtown condos and the amount of development going on downtown including the Seaholm Powerplant and Waller Creek projects that Austin is ranked no. 2 in urban growth development in the U.S. in the last 10 yrs.

According to an article posted in the Austin Business Journal, among urbanized areas with populations of 1 million or more, Austin — with a growth rate of 51.1 percent — ranked... Full Story

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Austin No. 2 in Urban Population Growth

Apr 13 2012 by Emily Matthews

It’s no surprise with a near shortage of downtown condos and the amount of development going on downtown including the Seaholm Powerplant and Waller Creek projects that Austin is ranked no. 2 in urban growth development in the U.S. in the last 10 yrs.

According to an article posted in the Austin Business Journal, among urbanized areas with populations of 1 million or more, Austin — with a growth rate of 51.1 percent — ranked... Full Story

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Out And About Town 4/6

Apr 06 2012 by Emily Matthews

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It’s Easter weekend and in Austin that means plenty of things to do outdoors.

If you’re looking for events for the whole family or don’t feel like cooking a large meal for guest, check out this link below for a complete list of Easter egg hunts and celebrations and restaurants offering delicious brunches fit for royalty.

http://launch787.com/general/easter-in-austin/

Happy Easter!

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Out and About Town 3/23

Mar 23 2012 by Emily Matthews

Have you recovered from SXSW yet? Took me a few days, but I’m finally back to my old self and just in time too. It’s the weekend again!

If you haven’t gotten your music fill, head down to Continental Club for a night of country and bluegrass music from Carper Family, Whiskey Shivers, The Mastersons.

Get details and check out the bands here

Feeling sluggish from all that drinking and partying and... Full Story

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Austin home sales up 16% from this time last year

Mar 23 2012 by Emily Matthews

Austin home sales have seen a consistent rise in sales over the last few years which is great news for our economy. The Austin Board of Realtors comes out with monthly figures comparing listing volume, pending volume and sales volume from the previous year.

Based on what I am seeing, the shift is definitely turning the tables making it a seller’s market in certain areas of town. In my neighborhood alone, homes are selling before... Full Story

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Austin home sales up 16% from this time last year

Mar 23 2012 by Emily Matthews

Austin home sales have seen a consistent rise in sales over the last few years which is great news for our economy. The Austin Board of Realtors comes out with monthly figures comparing listing volume, pending volume and sales volume from the previous year.

Based on what I am seeing, the shift is definitely turning the tables making it a seller’s market in certain areas of town. In my neighborhood alone, homes are selling before... Full Story

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Hello all! My name is Emily Matthews and I'm a real estate agent in Austin and the surrounding areas specializing in the downtown area and luxury living.

My passions include the Austin real estate market, green building, and weekend events so that is what I write about.

For more information about buying, selling or leasing please contact me by phone or email.

phone: 512.496.3219

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