It was announced today that Dell Inc. will bring the World Golf Championships-Match Play event to an Austin-area golf course starting in 2016.
â€śThe lure of a PGA-level event is also one of the selling points behind a 700-acre golf course proposed to be built at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in East Austin. No word yet on how the presence of a PGA golf event in Austin might impact that proposalâ€ť side the ABJ.
Maybe weâ€™ll see a Ryder Cup match in Austin one day?!
With record-high prices in Silicon Valley, opportunities to profit from real estate are slim. There are, however, emerging Tech hubs with characteristics similar to Silicon Valley. These Tech hubs â€“ Austin, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago and Miami â€“ are prime environments for real estate investment.
Here is what they said about Austin...
A new report found that four of the top 10 most economically segregated large metro areas in the U.S. are in the Lone Star State. Austin at No. 1 are followed by San Antonio at No. 3, Houston at No. 4, and Dallas at No. 7.
Looking for Something to do in Austin in March?
Here is a good list for you to use as a guide for activities in March!
Zilker Park Kite Festival
Jack Hanna: Into The Wile Live!
Vienna Boys Choir
The Long Center
Frank Erwin Center
I attended an Austin economic/housing forum yesterday, titled â€śNo Place But Up â€¦ Interest Rates, Rents, Prices, Real Estate and the Economyâ€ť, presented by Ted C. Jones PhD, a recognized State expert and Chief Economist at the Texas Real Estate Center. Here are his insights ...
Robert Van Winkle, the former rapper known as â€śVanilla Iceâ€ť who now renovates homes for the DIY Network, faces charges of burglary and grand theft of a Florida property that was in the process of foreclosure. He calls the charges a misunderstanding.
You saw in one of our prior Blogs that the median price for an Austin home was up 13% over January of last year, now at $240K. Texas as a whole is still growing well but definitely losing pace to the explosive and ongoing growth in Austin. Texas home sales were up 4 percent last month from a year ago, while the median price was up 9 percent from $164,500 to $179,100, according to the latest Multiple Listing Service data compiled by the Real Estate Center.
If you want to find out about anything Texas Real Estate related, check out ... http://www.recenter.tamu.edu