Celebrities Among Those Moving to Austin

Austin has long been the stomping grounds of celebrities. Stars including Sandra Bullock, Sergio Garcia, Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson, and Andy Roddick are just a few of the big names that call Austin home. More and more are flocking to take advantage of what Austin has to offer. One celebrity (originally a native Texan) purchased of my listings on Lake Travis – a 3,500-square-foot luxury cabin that sits on just over an acre with 150…

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Real Estate in the News… Lake Austin

LAKE AUSTIN STRONG! Austin is experiencing growing pains as one of America’s hottest real estate markets. With the influx of tech giants relocating and opening new offices, thousands are moving to Texas and Austin is one it’s most desirable places to live. Click on this link and check out this story that made national news about the sizzling hot Austin real estate market, especially lakefront properties. My latest lakefront listing closed in less than 30 days!

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Real Estate in the News

Millennials Are Changing the Luxury Real Estate Market Bloomberg states that tech-savvy and environmentally conscious millennial preferences are poised to dramatically reshape the high-end housing market. According to a 38% survey, millennials — adults born from 1981 to 1996 — represent the largest share of homebuyers in the U.S., according to a survey by the National Association of Realtors released last year. Baby boomers are retiring and millennials are stepping in to put their own…

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Snowvid 2021

Forget Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl, February will now be known as Snowvid 21 and unprecedented times in Texas. We’ll be talking about (and many will be cleaning up from) this event for a long, long time! But the stories of those who came together to help one another are the silver lining and the reason we love, and will continue to love living in Austin. Pretty picture, for sure, but what next?  …

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Real Estate During COVID-19

As states reopen, homebuyers are now ready to purchase properties; here’s a valuable and unique one on Lake Austin Compass saw the average number of listings under contract hit a low on April 12, with a 40% dip from mid-March. However, the market rebounded quickly – by the end of April contracts were back up, 24% higher than before the national shutdown, and up 64% from the April 12 bottom. Read the full article here,…

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Welcome Compass Chief Product Officer

In April, Compass welcomed another great leader to our family with the addition of Greg Hart, our new Chief Product Officer. Hart comes to us from Amazon where over the course of his 23-year tenure he built, launched and scaled some of Amazon’s most successful ventures. Greg is a true entrepreneur, having helped build Alexa, Amazon Music and led both Books and Prime Video.

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