What do homes sell for on Lake Austin? May 2019

Waterfront homes sold on Lake Austin over the last 365 days are down 15% compared to the prior year with 22 homes sold compared to 26. The median sold price is $2.685M, which is a 7% decline over the previous year. The median sold price per square foot was $600.45 per square foot, which is a 7% increase. Homes spent an average of 177 days on the market compared to …

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Westlake and Surrounding Areas Real Estate Roundup

West Lake Hills and the surrounding areas had mixed results for area real estate in July 2018, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Regional Sales and Price Activity provided by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Westlake Hills homes had a median price of $986,000 in July 2018. This is a 31.8 percent decrease from June 2018 and a 21.9 percent decrease from July of 2017. Five …

Luxury Brand Chanel Coming to Austin

Heads up, Austin luxury buyers. Chanel is coming to Austin. The company that produces luxury lines of perfumes, jewelry, handbags, skincare, and more has purchased 50 acres east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, according to county deed records and city documents and as reported by numerous outlets, including KVUE. The project is set for FM 973 near Texas Highway 71 and the Texas 130 toll road. It is rumored that what …

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Summer in Rollingwood

Summer is in full swing in Rollingwood, Texas, and here are a few notifications for area residents. National Night Out Grab your neighbors and head outdoors! National Night Out in Rollingwood will be held Tuesday, August7, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A main event will be held in Rollingwood Upper Park, and everyone is invited. Rollingwood residents, look in the mail: a flyer will arrive with more information …

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Westlake Experiences Big Increase in Home Sales

Westlake Hills experienced a huge increase in home sales in June 2018, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Three hundred percent more homes closed in Westlake in June 2018 than closed in June 2017. When comparing the June 2018 data to May 2018, home sales increased 140 percent. The median sold price for a home in Westlake reached $1,409,000. This is a 76.1 percent increase compared to June 2017 …

Colorado River Alliance Seeks Plan for Invasive Zebra Mussels

The Colorado River Alliance hosted a presentation this month about the ongoing threat of invasive zebra mussels, which have been found in Lake Austin, Lake Travis, and in Lady Bird Lake. The group held a live presentation online from the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Experts from Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Lower Colorado River Authority participated in the presentation and forum, which was geared toward homeowners and lake users. …

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Celebrate Summer SOULstice at Lake Austin Spa Resort

The Lake Austin Spa Resort is offering a new series of classes and treatments from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Designed to be invigorating and rejuvenating, the Summer SOULstice programs have a theme of Where Wellness Meets the Water and will draw in the fun-filled memories of summer camp and blend them with fitness, mind-body awareness, and play with purpose. New features include a Stand Up Paddle dock, named Lake …

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New Culinary and Wellness Experience at Lake Austin Spa Resort

The Lake Austin Spa Resort announced a new Lake Austin Culinary Experience™ program that will be hosted one week of each month and will include restaurateurs, cookbook authors, James Beard award winners, and acclaimed television personalities in intimate gatherings with guests. With up to 20 daily classes and activities and over 100 spa treatments, guests now will be able to partake of an overall health and wellness experience during their …

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Laguna Gloria Groundbreaking Begins Museum’s Transformation

Laguna Gloria celebrated its Phase I groundbreaking this March, kick starting a renovation that includes adding an arrival garden, retail space, an outdoor café, and shade canopies for guests. Laguna Gloria, on 14 acres along Lake Austin, is the former home of celebrated Texan Clara Driscoll, and the grounds include a 100-year-old Italianate Villa, The Contemporary Austin Art School, and a sculpture park. The goal of the renovation is to …

Established, Reproducing Population of Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced this February 2018 that Lake Austin has an established, reproducing population of zebra mussels and that the lake’s status has been upgraded to a classification of “infested.” The new classification follows TPWD and Lower Colorado River Authority testing, which found several sizes of adult zebra mussels and larvae in numerous Lake Austin locations, including at Tom Miller Dam and Pennybacker Bridge. Lady Bird …