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Pay the Parking Meter With Your Smartphone

One of the challenges of parking in downtown Austin is keeping the meter fed. It’s all about timing as you race from your meeting or downtown gathering hoping you won’t find a parking ticket once you get to the car. Now you can pay for parking with your phone! The City of Austin’s ParkX app […]

From high above Lady Bird Lake, this is a bird's eye view of the Austin, Texas, and the downtown skyilne. Below is Lady Bird Lake and also a portion of the Zilker Park Hike and Bike Trail. This aerial image was taken on a beautiful morning in central Texas.

New Project to Tower Above Lady Bird Lake

Developers have announced plans to build Austin’s tallest skyscraper in the Rainey Street District. A 60-story tower will include luxury apartments and office space. A second, smaller tower will house 200 hotel rooms and 200 condos. Each tower would cover approximately 600,000 square feet. According to an article in the Austin American Statesman, the towers […]


Austin Area Single-Family Home Sales Jump In May

Single-family home sales took a big jump in Williamson County and across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in May 2016, according to the May 2016 Central Texas Housing Market Report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABOR). Housing demand continues to be at an all-time high in the Central Texas region, with […]

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Where New Austinites Are Moving From

An average of 157 people move to Austin each day. While many presume Californians are inundating the capital city metro area, statistics tell a surprisingly different story. According to, US Census Bureau data show 82,014 people moved to Travis County between 2009-2013 and of that group, over 53% moved from right here in Texas! […]