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Austin-area single-family home prices hit an all-time high, while single-family home sales volume set a record for the month of March according to the March 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. 

Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS¬®, explained, “The Austin-area housing market is the least affordable it has ever been. Solving Austin’s affordability issues is not only dependent upon generating new, affordably-priced housing stock, but also preserving and maintaining Austin’s existing housing stock. The recent Zucker Report is yet another indicator that Austin’s city leadership needs to take significant steps to ensure that all of Austin’s residents live in safe, code-compliant

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The Austin-area housing market started the year strong in January 2015, with single-family home prices reaching all-time highs for the month of January and home sales posting double-digit increases according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. This marks the fifth-straight month of annual home sales increases and the fourth-straight month of double-digit gains in home prices, as housing affordability continues to be a challenge in the Austin market.

Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS¬®, explained, “With housing affordability already a challenge for many Austin residents, this increasing pace of home price growth is concerning. More than half of the homes sold in the

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With 2014 coming to a close lets take a look at where Austin and the Central Texas region is and what is in store for the new year!  Texas has lead the country in the past several years in job growth, corporate transfers and quality of life to name just a few.  With these trends Texas' large cities have seen tremendous growth in population and jobs, which in turn has helped fuel one of the best real estate markets in the country.  

Austin and Other Central Texas Cities Lead The Country in Population Growth

Austin is the third-fastest growing big city in America since 2000, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.  Austin with an estimated population of 836,800. That's a 27.4 percent increase over the city's population of

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Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. represented Austin as the only Luxury Real Estate (LRE) Regent at this years Fall LRE conference.  The semi-annual conference is dedicated to bringing the top luxury real estate brokers all under one roof to discuss their various techniques for marketing, branding and selling their clients homes. 

As Austin's only LRE representative Turnquist has the advantage of showcasing listings and our agents on the the number one luxury real estate website in the world.  The network of brokers stretches over 40 countries and all of the top luxury markets in the U.S. visit here to learn more about our exclusive partnership.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s Annual Fall Conference took place from Sunday, October 5th to

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austin-real-estate-newsWant to stay up to date on all of the latest Austin real estate news? Here's the latest on upcoming developments and housing stats in the greater Austin area. This month, we cover central Texas housing stats, the most expensive Austin ZIP codes and Solavera: a new upscale infill community in downtown Austin. Be sure to check back often to stay up to date on all things Austin.

New state migration study says the Texas-California bond is stronger than ever, CultureMap Austin

A new report by the Texas Association of Realtors shows that the state of Texas tops the country in relocation activity. In total, 584,034 people relocated to the Lone State State in 2013. The vast majority of those new residents (68,318) came from California, followed by Florida

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Today marks the one month countdown to Halloween, and there are lots of Austin Halloween events to die for. From kid-friendly daytime events to all night celebrations, we've picked our top haunted Halloween events in Austin in 3014. Many of these require advanced tickets, so don't leave it to the last minute, or you'll be left in the dark.

Little Zoo Boo: Bump Club Family Halloween Party

Saturday, October 25 10:00am-12:00pm
Austin Zoo, Austin, TX
Tickets: Family $45; Single $30; Additional children $10

Bring the entire family to a "not so scary" Halloween party at the Austin Zoo! There will lots of kid-friendly activities including a live animal experience show with Safari Greg, family Halloween photos by Eternal Forms Photography and a family

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Barton Creek Country Club is more than just a great place to golf! This mixed residential/resort area offers a luxury lifestyle that's hard to beat. Members have access to 4 championship gold courses, 7 dining rooms, 11 tennis courts and other world-class facilities at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Pair that with an active social calendar, and you can see why this is regarded as one of the finest country clubs in Austin.

Best Golf Course: Fazio Canyons

While Barton Creek Country Club has 4 championship golf courses to choose from, Fazio Canyons course is ranked among the best in Texas. Designed by legendary designer Tom Fazio, this 7,161-yard, par-72 is meticulously maintained and is a challenge for even the most seasoned of golfers. Elevated

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Austinites have it pretty good when it comes to eating as we happen to live in one of the most exciting dining scenes in the area. From Texas barbecue to modern fusion, each has its own distinctive flavor. With so many wonderful Austin restaurants to try, it's no wonder there is an abundance of foodies living here. If you're in the market for a memorable meal, try one of our picks for best restaurants in Austin.


801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1509
(512) 916-4808

You cannot call yourself a foodie in Austin without having first visiting Uchi. This South Austin gem, opened in 2003 by Chef Tyson Cole, and eleven years later continues to serve outstanding sushi that is stunningly beautiful and tastes out of this world. With other tasty

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Every so often you come across a home so fabulous, it deserves a little recognition. Such is the case for this week's featured listing: a beautiful Austin luxury home in West Lake Hills. Built high-up in Texas Hill Country, you can find this exquisite custom residence in the Cortona neighborhood, located just 12 minutes west of Downtown Austin. Built in 2005, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom estate sits on a generous 2.58-acre lot with panoramic view of the Austin skyline and the surrounding rolling hills.

515 Buckeye Trl, West Lake Hills515-Buckeye-Trl-West-Lake-Hills

The Essential Stats:
MLS®#: 8440667
Price: $4,695,000
Square Footage: 6,623
Acres: 2.58
Year Built: 2005
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4

Luxury Amenities at 515 Buckeye Trl

515 Buckeye Trl-west-lake-hillsHave you always dreamed of living the upscale lifestyle

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We Texans work hard, and what better way to unwind then to get a little rest and relaxation at one of many Austin spas? Not all spas are created equal, however. If it's a quality pampering you seek, look no further than these top 4 Austin day spas and spa resorts. We've done all of the research for you, so you don't have to. Then do yourself a favor and book an appointment!

The Spa at Travaasa Austin

13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, Austin, TX 78726
1 (877) 714-3865

Named one of the "Top 10 Organic Spas," according to Organic Spa Magazine, The Spa at Travaasa Ausin offers the ultimate Hill Country experience. With an infinity pool overlooking the surrounding rolling hills, guests receive holistic healing that goes beyond just pampering

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