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$399,700
40 N Interstate 35 #3b3 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,288
Acres
0.02
Year Built
1983
$399,700
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Towers Town Lake Condo Amd
2 br, 2 ba, 1,288 ft²
MLS® #: 5047213
Price:
$399,700
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
5047213
Sqft:
1,288
Acres:
0.02
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Towers Town Lake Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Ns Properties, Llc

Come Experience Down Town And The Urban Living At The Towers Of Town Lake Condos. Unit Is On The 3rd Floor , In The Desirable B Tower. Open & Spacious Living Room With Large Balcony That Overlooks The Lake Side . Many Upgrades Like Hardwood Floors, Hard Tiles, Raised Entry Ceilings, New Ac, Granite Kitchen Counters And More. Many Amenities To Enjoy. 2pools Indoor&outdo...

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$1,199,000
200 Congress Ave #24c - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,464
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$1,199,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in The Austonin,a Condominium Community
2 br, 2 ba, 1,464 ft²
MLS® #: 1030325
Price:
$1,199,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1030325
Sqft:
1,464
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
The Austonin,a Condominium Community
Property Listed By:
Moreland Properties

Incredible Value In This 24th Floor Southwest Corner 2br/2ba “c” Residence. Enjoy Views Of Sunsets, Lady Bird Lake And The Texas Hill Country. Finished Out Timelessly, There Are No Wasted Spaces In This Efficient Layout. Ready-now, 24c Has Scavolini Cabinetry, Wood Flooring, And Motorized Shades Throughout. The Gourmet Kitchen Is Outfitted With A Wolf Oven, Sub-zero ...

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$550,000
507 Sabine St #405 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,456
Acres
0.01
Year Built
2007
$550,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Sabine On 05 Residential Condo
2 br, 2 ba, 1,456 ft²
MLS® #: 4809328
Price:
$550,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4809328
Sqft:
1,456
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Sabine On 05 Residential Condo
Property Listed By:
Twelve Rivers Realty

Don't Miss This Opportunity To Live In One Of Austin's Premier Condo Communities. Sabine Condos Sits On The Historic Waller Creek And Residents Will Soon Open Their Front Door To The New Sabine Street Promenade That Will Involve The Development Of Sidewalks, New Bike Lanes And Other Pedestrian Amenities. Gorgeous, Modern Condo With Downtown Views! Sleek, Concrete Floors...

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$299,900
201 E 4th St #225 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
621
Acres
0.01
Year Built
1983
$299,900
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
Condo in Railyard Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 621 ft²
MLS® #: 1987880
Price:
$299,900
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1987880
Sqft:
621
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Railyard Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Urbanspace

Railyard Is The Only Homeowner's Association Downtown That Allows Short Term Rentals. Unit 225 Is Located On The Second Floor Of Building Two, Mid-block Overlooking 4th Street. The Condo Is In Pristine Shape With Many Upgrades Including Bamboo Flooring, Fresh Fireplace Tile, Recessed Lighting, Crown Molding, Granite Countertops, And Recent Stainless Steel Appliances. La...

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$257,000
301 E 4th St #330 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
533
Acres
0.01
Year Built
1983
$257,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Railyard Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 533 ft²
MLS® #: 3779305
Price:
$257,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3779305
Sqft:
533
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Railyard Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Pauly Presley Realty

2nd Floor Condo Located In The Heart Of Downtown, Located Next To The Metro Rail Transit And The Convention Center. This Is One Of The Only Condo Associations That Allow For Short Term Rentals Downtown. Granite Countertops, Bamboo Floors, Corner Unit Offers Additional Windows For Natural Light.

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$259,000
800 Brazos St #711 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
622
Acres
0
Year Built
1949
$259,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Brazos Place Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 622 ft²
MLS® #: 1076970
Price:
$259,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1076970
Sqft:
622
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Brazos Place Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Keller Williams Realty

Affordable Downtown Living At Brazos Place Condos Located 1 Block Off Congress Avenue. Spacious 1bed/1bath Includes Stainless Steel Appliances, Concrete Floors, Upgraded Cabinetry, Tile Backsplash, Granite Counter-tops, Stackable Washer/dryer, Designer Lighting Fixtures. Building Amenities Include 24/7 Valet & Concierge, Gym, Community Rooftop Terrace With Gorgeous Dow...

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$199,000
301 E 4th #341 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
494
Acres
0.01
Year Built
1983
$199,000
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
Condo in Railyard Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 494 ft²
MLS® #: 9006927
Price:
$199,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
9006927
Sqft:
494
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Railyard Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Renner Realty, Inc.

First Floor Condo In The Heart Of Downtown Living. On The Corner Is Metro Rail Transit And The Convention Center. Granite Counters, Swimming Pool. 2 Blocks To Live Music Capital Of The World (6th Street).

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$329,000
54 Rainey St #819 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
756
Acres
0
Year Built
2005
$329,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Milago Condo Amd
1 br, 1 ba, 756 ft²
MLS® #: 3717327
Price:
$329,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3717327
Sqft:
756
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Milago Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Denver Dunlap Real Estate

This Amazing Condo Is Located On The Northern Side Of The Eighth Floor & Offers A Dramatic Lake View Looking Out To The West. Beautiful Wood Floors, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances & Expansive Downtown & Lake Views Are Just A Few Of The Features This Unique Condo Has To Offer. You Will Also Love Having An Elevator Steps Away From Your Front Door So You C...

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$779,000
360 Nueces St #4304 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
998
Acres
0
Year Built
2008
$779,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Residential Condo Amd 360
2 br, 2 ba, 998 ft²
MLS® #: 7367518
Price:
$779,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7367518
Sqft:
998
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Residential Condo Amd 360
Property Listed By:
Titan Real Estate

Penthouse Floor/43rd Floor Of The 360, This Unit Has A Beautiful Finish-out With Designer Lighting, Custom Paint, Solar Shades, And High-end Appliances. New Wood Floors! Live In Luxury And Have A Beautiful View From One Of The Tallest Buildings In Downtown Austin. One Of A Kind W/12-foot Ceilings, Floor-to-ceiling Windows, 2 Parking Spaces And Access To The Best Ameniti...

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$444,000
1812 West Ave #103 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,311
Acres
0.01
Year Built
2007
$444,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Presidio At Judges Hill Condo Ame
2 br, 2 ba, 1,311 ft²
MLS® #: 1138272
Price:
$444,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1138272
Sqft:
1,311
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Presidio At Judges Hill Condo Ame
Property Listed By:
The Boutique Real Estate

Last Two Bedroom Remaining! Large Unit With Balcony At Park West Residences Located In Judge's Hill Neighborhood Minutes From Downtown And Ut Austin. 45 Unit Condo Complex With Slate Floors, Granite Counters, Stainless Appliances, Balcony, W/d. Private Courtyard W/ Outdoor Seating, Furnished Secure Entry Lobby. $444,000 Without Furniture Or $454,000 Furnished (please As...

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$800,000
1122 Colorado St #2001 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
1,774
Acres
0.01
Year Built
1965
$800,000
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
Condo in Westgate Condo Amd
2 br, 3 ba, 1,774 ft²
MLS® #: 3493975
Price:
$800,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3493975
Sqft:
1,774
Acres:
0.01
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Westgate Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

One Of A Kind Historical Building In The Heart Of Downtown Austin Just Steps From The Capitol.... Breath-taking Panoramic Views. Updates Everywhere!

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$550,000
603 Davis St #703 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,176
Acres
0
Year Built
2006
$550,000
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
Condo in Shore A Condo Amd The
2 br, 2 ba, 1,176 ft²
MLS® #: 4756957
Price:
$550,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4756957
Sqft:
1,176
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Shore A Condo Amd The
Property Listed By:
Realty Austin

Fabulous 2 Bedroom Condo In Popular Rainey Street District With 24/7 Concierge. Has Beautiful South/west Facing Views Of Lake, Downtown, And Pool From Kitchen/living/dining And Master Bedroom. Walk-in Closets, Master Bath With Double Sinks, Jetted Tub And Separate Shower. Washer And Dryer Connections For Full Size Side-by-side. 2 Reserved Parking Spaces In Secure Garage...

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About Downtown Austin

MLS®#: 3565803 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #2902, Austin - $11,900,000
11,900,000
MLS®#: 1159510 - 210 Lavaca St #3602, Austin - $4,950,000
4,950,000
MLS®#: 6328793 - 98 SAN JACINTO Blvd #2304, Austin - $3,495,000
3,495,000
MLS®#: 5597017 - 200 CONGRESS Ave #38NW, Austin - $3,350,000
3,350,000
MLS®#: 3991531 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #1902, Austin - $3,250,000
3,250,000
MLS®#: 6951042 - 712 W 16th St, Austin - $2,499,900
2,499,900
MLS®#: 9679454 - 360 Nueces St #4302, Austin - $2,000,000
2,000,000
MLS®#: 2898406 - 555 E 5th St #3022, Austin - $1,950,000
1,950,000
MLS®#: 4386068 - 210 Lavaca St #3206, Austin - $1,895,000
1,895,000
MLS®#: 1436615 - 200 CONGRESS Ave #29G, Austin - $1,799,000
1,799,000
MLS®#: 7920726 - 200 CONGRESS Ave #30E, Austin - $1,695,000
1,695,000
MLS®#: 2843962 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #1406, Austin - $1,625,000
1,625,000

Downtown Austin’s urban lifestyle offers the best of authentic ATX right at your doorstep. Multi-block and pedestrian-friendly, its high-end condominiums offer instant access to hundreds of downtown employers—not to mention trendy shops, exceptional restaurants, historic live music venues, and museums. Life downtown also provides convenient access to everyday needs, from grocery stores and dry cleaners to dog groomers and more. Interested in recreation? Endless outdoor adventures await at Ladybird Lake, adored by kayakers, rowers, runners, dog-walkers, canoers, and stand-up paddlers alike.

Karen Cole and her spouse work downtown and enjoy living in the W Hotel & Residences on Lavaca Street. "Our kids are grown, so we traded the house and the yard for a high-rise condo with a lake view. We're avid runners, and the W is two blocks from the hike and bike trail. Life is good!"

View of Downtown Austin from the Brown Building

Residential Real Estate Statistics*

Austin City Lofts Condo Building with view of Swimming Pool

Price Range

$199,000 to $11,900,000

Average Price

$1,148,159

Median Price

$574,750

Size Range of Homes

494 to 5,298 SqFt

Price Range of Homes (per square foot)

$262 to $2,246

Median Price (per square foot)

$515

Average Days on the Market

77

* Based on current MLS listings

Location


Downtown Austin is located on the north bank of Ladybird Lake, a reservoir of the Colorado River. The approximate borders of Downtown include Ladybird Lake to the south, MLK Boulevard to the north, Lamar Boulevard to the west, and Interstate Highway 35 (IH-35) to the east. Downtown Austin is zoned for the Austin Independent School District, and its zip codes include 78703 and 78701.

aerial view of Lady Bird Lake

History

Downtown Austin originated in the 1830s when President of the Republic of Texas Mirabeau B. Lamar directed Edwin Waller (the first mayor of Austin) to plan its construction. Waller plotted out a 640-acre (one square mile) grid pattern between Shoal Creek and Waller Creek on the north bank of the Colorado River consisting of 14 blocks running each direction and one grand avenue, Congress Avenue. The streets running east-west (now changed to numbers) were originally named after native Texas trees, while the streets running north-south reflected the order of Texas’ major rivers.

Businesses


Downtown Austin at Neches StreetThe City of Austin is a top employer, as well as Travis County (one of Austin’s top 10 largest public employers). Other major businesses include the corporate headquarters of Whole Foods Market, Silicon Labs, and GSD&M Idea Lab.

The University of Texas at Austin is another large employer, boasting over 24,000 faculty and staff members. Downtown Austin also is dominated by the Texas State Capitol and associated government buildings.

Some of the largest state agencies include the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Department of Health.

Properties by District

The downtown Austin residential market includes 11 districts and serves a population over 10,000. By far the most common home properties are high-rise condominiums. However, there are a few historic homes located in the downtown district. Additionally, some of the neighboring communities include Bryker Woods, Tarrytown, Clarksville, UT, Travis Heights, Barton Hills, and Pemberton Heights.

From left to right - Austin 360 Tower, The Shore Condos, and Sabine Tower

Congress Avenue District

Austin’s most prominent street, Congress Avenue was designated a historical district in 1978 and connects the State Capitol to Ladybird Lake (it continues southward to Slaughter Lane). It combines 19th century historical buildings with eight linear blocks of hotels, storefronts, restaurants, and modern skyscrapers. Residential buildings in the area include Brazos Place, Brazos Lofts, Littlefield Quarters, The Railyard, the Whitley, the Four Seasons Residences, Austin City Lofts, and the Austonian.

The historic Driskill Hotel located on Congress Ave at Sixth St.

Sixth Street/Entertainment District

Stretching from MoPac Expressway past Interstate Highway 35 (IH-35), the 13-block area between Lavaca Street and IH-35 is called the Sixth Street Historic District and has served as a major entertainment district since the 1970s. The area is famed for its live music, bars, clubs, and restaurants. Nearby residential buildings with condos include Avenue Lofts, The 5 Fifty Five, Sabine on 5th, Littlefield Quarters, and Brazos Lofts.

Sixth Street District in Downtown Austin, Texas

Second Street District

Sitting on the north bank of Ladybird Lake adjacent to City Hall in Downtown Austin, the 15-block Second Street District has emerged as one of Austin’s most well-known shopping and dining districts. Nearby residential options include The Austonian, Austin City Lofts, 904 West, The W Hotel & Residences, Plaza Lofts, and 360 Condominiums.

Rainey Street Historic District

Located next to IH-35 on the north bank of Ladybird Lake is the Rainey Street Historic District. The area boasts the Mexican American Cultural Center and a variety of bungalow-style restaurants, bars, and eateries. Nearby residential buildings with condos for sale include Villas on Town Lake, The Shore, Milago, and the Towers on Town Lake.

Market/West End Districts

The Market and West End Districts are located in the northwest section of downtown and are centered around Whole Foods Market (World Headquarters) plus a variety of businesses, eateries, and upscale retailers. Nearby residential offerings include Posada del Rey, 360 Condominiums, The Nokonah, Austin City Lofts, Spring Condominiums, Seaholm Residences (to be completed in 2015), Plaza Lofts, 904 West, and the Brown Building.

Warehouse District

Located just between the Market and Congress Districts, the Warehouse District offers 10 blocks of old warehouses that have been renovated into music venues, trendy clubs, fine restaurants, and upscale retailers. Close residential options include Plaza Lofts, Posada del Rey, the Brown Building, the W Hotel & Residences, and the Austonian.

Uptown Arts District

Located northwest of the Capitol Complex between Nueces and Lavaca Street are the 22 blocks of the Uptown Arts District. Residential options nearby include Penthouse Condominiums, Greenwood Towers, Westgate Condominiums, and Cambridge Towers.

Judges Hill District

Named after a number of judges and attorneys who lived in its historically designated properties, Judges Hill District sits in the northwest corner of Downtown Austin next to Pease Park. Residential options include The Presidio at Judges Hill.

Red River Cultural District

The eight blocks of Austin’s Red River District are located next to IH-35 just north of the Sixth Street District along Red River Street. Waterloo Park is next door, and the area is famed for nightclubs and live music from Stubb’s to the Mohawk. The future Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin will be built immediately north of this district. Residential properties can be found close by at 6th and Brushy, Sabine on 5 th, and Avenue Lofts.

Capitol Complex

The 25 blocks between the State Capitol building and the University of Texas campus are known as the Capitol Complex. The area includes the Bullock Texas State History Museum and a variety of government buildings. Options for nearby residence include Cambridge Towers, Penthouse Condominiums, and Westgate Condominiums.

Capitol of Texas on Congress Ave in Downtown Austin, Texas

Neighborhood Associations

Downtown residents may join the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association. DANA members are very active, participating in everything from happy hours for downtown residents to lobbying on issues important to urban lifestyle.

Downtown Austin Amenities

Cole and her husband appreciate downtown amenities. "I enjoy the opera and ballets at the Long Center. My husband digs live music. Living downtown, we don't have to compromise. We can do it all in one night."

The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Many high-rise condominiums offer their own amenities, such as gyms, rooftop pools, concierge services, and more. The area also is ripe with perks:

Parks

Waterloo Neighborhood Park, named after the city that originally stood where Austin is today, offers 10 acres of picnic tables and creekside recreation. Walkers, joggers, and bikers adore the Trail at Ladybird Lake, with its 10 miles of lakeside gravel trails. At 4th and Guadalupe St., the historic one-acre Republic Square Park is known for its movies in the park, afternoon yoga, and a Saturday morning farmers’ market. Austin BMX and Skate Park offers 30,000-square-feet of ramps, humps, rails, stairs, and a half pipe.

Golf

The nearest golf course is the beloved Lions Municipal Golf Course, known as "Old Muni." It is Austin’s most popular course and originally was constructed by the Lions Club in 1928.

Boating

The closest public boat dock is Walsh Boat Landing, off of Lake Austin Boulevard west of downtown. It’s right near longtime favorites Mozart’s Coffee Roasters and Hula Hut Restaurant.

Libraries

Book-lovers enjoy visiting Faulk Central Library at 8th St. and Guadalupe St.

Cultural Offerings

Austinites and tourists alike revere downtown festivals like South by Southwest and Austin City Limits. They also tour and stroll the oak-shaded grounds of the Texas State Capitol, listen to live music, and check out the latest exhibitions at The Contemporary on Congress Avenue and the Blanton Museum of Art. Bass Concert Hall, The Frank Erwin Center, The Long Center for the Performing Arts, and Parmer Events Center offer residents an impressive broad array of local and national performances. The Austin Convention Center, Texas Memorial Museum and the Bullock Texas History Museum are three additional major attractions. Downtown Austin also is famous for Sixth Street, a historic street and entertainment district.

Bob Bullock Texas History Museum

Theaters

Located at 7th and Congress Avenue, the historic State Theater was built in 1935. Built and completed in 1915, the adjacent Paramount Theater is another Austin cultural icon. Originally made for vaudeville, it was later remodeled for cinematic use with upholstered chairs and a state-of-the-art sound system. Locally-owned Violet Crown Cinema offers a bar and café, and four screens devoted to independent, documentary, and international films. Founded in Austin, the Alamo Drafthouse’s Ritz Location (on Sixth Street) is another cinematic jewel.

Shopping and Restaurants

Kruger's Jewelry on Congress Ave in Downtown Austin, TX"My girlfriends and I enjoy strolling Second Street," shared Cole. "A cup of coffee at Jo's, and we're ready to window shop! Sometimes we head to Milk and Honey spa afterward for a little pampering."

While shopping and dining opportunities permeate Downtown Austin, they are most concentrated in three areas: Congress Avenue District, Second Street District, and the Market District.

Congress Avenue District is home to historic retailers like Kruger’s Jewelers as well as newer additions like Brooks Brothers and Wild About Music. Diners enjoy restaurants like Annie’s Café, Manuel’s, and La Traviata.

Shop an array of street-level storefronts in the recently developed Second Street District. Local retail favorites include Design Within Reach, Urban Outfitters, Estilo, Girl Next Door, Eliza Paige, and Bang & Olufsen. Once you’re famished, enjoy some fine cuisine at Cru Wine Bar, Taverna Austin, or Malaga.

In the Market District, residents enjoy the flagship Whole Foods Market for its natural and organic food and grocery items, Corazon at Castle Hill for creative Mexican cuisine, and locally-owned Amy’s Ice Cream for sweet treats. Retail shoppers can head next door to By George, West Elm, or Stella Says Go. A walk across 6th Street takes shoppers to stores like REI, Anthropologie, and locally owned BookPeople.

Downtown Austin Schools

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from September 2nd, 2014 at 6:35pm CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.