WHY AUSTIN?

The secret is out. Everyone who visits Austin these days leaves with something great to say. They can’t stop talking about our legendary live music, burgeoning restaurant scene and unique culture. And a list of other things that you just have to experience for yourself to truly understand what makes Austin so Austin. The rest of the country has already taken notice. And it’s time you did, too.  ~ Austin Visitor Center

Everyone knows that Austin is the place to be.  The population is expanding rapidly, recently surpassing the 2 million mark for the metro area!  But why is Austin so hot right now? What is so attractive about this city that EVERYONE seems to be moving here? There is more than one answer to that question.  In fact, here are over 20 attributes of Austin that make it so, so hot! ~Austin Relocation Guide

HIGH JOB GROWTH: From February to 2015 to February 2016, the Austin area added jobs at a rate of 4.2%, putting it in 3rd place for job growth among major metro areas.

A LOW CRIME RATE: Austin’s consistently low crime rate – including a murder rate of only 2.8 per 100,000 – makes it safer than Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

IT’S A SMART CITY: Austin ranks as the 6th most educated city in the U.S.

DOGS LOVE AUSTIN: Austin is the country’s 4th best city for dogs.

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Austin Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Austin

2401 Manor RD, Unit 208 Austin, TX 78722
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $217,000
8712 Flycatcher CT Austin, TX 78738
Photo of 8712 Flycatcher CT, Austin, TX 78738 (MLS # 7980614)
3 beds 3 baths 2,637 sqft $478,000
1304 Mariposa DR, Unit 163 Austin, TX 78704
Photo of 1304 Mariposa DR, Unit 163, Austin, TX 78704 (MLS # 3874033)
2 beds 2 baths 947 sqft $289,500
MLS # 6823199 Austin, TX 78747
Photo of Austin, TX 78747 (MLS # 6823199)
3 beds 3 baths 2,684 sqft $329,900
12020 Emerald Oaks DR Austin, TX 78739
Photo of 12020 Emerald Oaks DR, Austin, TX 78739 (MLS # 8875443)
4 beds 2 baths 2,230 sqft $428,250
12504 Black Mesa CV Austin, TX 78739
Photo of 12504 Black Mesa CV, Austin, TX 78739 (MLS # 1888233)
5 beds 4 baths 4,908 sqft $1,295,000
4405 E Stassney LN Austin, TX 78744
Photo of 4405 E Stassney LN, Austin, TX 78744 (MLS # 5642327)
3 beds 2 baths 1,132 sqft $225,000
6232 Edwards Mountain CV Austin, TX 78731
Photo of 6232 Edwards Mountain CV, Austin, TX 78731 (MLS # 8114480)
4 beds 3 baths 2,903 sqft $1,200,000
501 W 26th ST, Unit 112 Austin, TX 78705
Photo of 501 W 26th ST, Unit 112, Austin, TX 78705 (MLS # 9382665)
3 beds 2 baths 1,101 sqft $395,000
7421 Cordoba DR Austin, TX 78724
Photo of 7421 Cordoba DR, Austin, TX 78724 (MLS # 3268945)
3 beds 4 baths 2,336 sqft $463,900
6036 Florencia LN Austin, TX 78724
Photo of 6036 Florencia LN, Austin, TX 78724 (MLS # 3334971)
3 beds 3 baths 2,238 sqft $444,900
13821 Ashton Wood CIR Austin, TX 78727
Photo of 13821 Ashton Wood CIR, Austin, TX 78727 (MLS # 9311898)
3 beds 2 baths 1,632 sqft $324,999
113 Pale Rider Cove Austin, TX 78737
Photo of 113 Pale Rider Cove, Austin, TX 78737 (MLS # 1718955)
4 beds 4 baths 3,167 sqft $563,500
7800 Southwest PKWY, Unit 511 Austin, TX 78735
Photo of 7800 Southwest PKWY, Unit 511, Austin, TX 78735 (MLS # 5942296)
2 beds 3 baths 1,975 sqft $492,000
8913 Lanna Bluff LOOP Austin, TX 78749
Photo of 8913 Lanna Bluff LOOP, Austin, TX 78749 (MLS # 8975931)
4 beds 3 baths 2,390 sqft $410,000

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Albert Allen

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I'm an enthusiastic and dedicated Realtor with a true commitment to helping you with the sale, purchase, or lease of your home.

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