Austin Property Market and Real Estate Guide

(Austin, Texas - TX, USA)

Picture showing a view of AustinCapital of the state of Texas, the vibrant city of Austin is often referred to as the Live Music Capital of the World. This has long been a popular destination with those who enjoy lively evening entertainment, while the city also boasts a large number of interesting historic buildings, as well as museums and galleries.

The price of property in Austin has fallen dramatically over the last couple of years, meaning that there are plenty of affordable apartments and houses for sale here. Purchasing property is easy, and a large number of foreigners have recently chosen to purchase property in Austin.

While quality property is available all over the city, Rollingwood is a popular neighborhood to stay in, as it is located near the river. Other good areas to look for property are Old West Austin, East Cesar Chavez and Travis Heights.

Further scenic view of Austin

Renting Serviced Apartments

Ideal for businessmen and those who plan to stay here for just a few months, there are a good number of luxurious serviced apartments to be found in Austin, ranging from spacious studious to two or three bedroom apartments.

Serviced apartments usually cost around double the rent of standard apartments. However, they come fully furnished and include a wide range of modern conveniences, such as air conditioning and kitchens.

Buying Apartments and Houses

Purchasing property in the USA is both an easy and profitable option for foreigners. There are a large number of affordable one-bedroom apartments and houses available in Austin. However, buyers should bear in mind that on top of the cost of the property there will be other fees to pay, such as the application fee, credit report, title insurance and so on. These fees generally amount to about five percent of the property cost and need to be paid in full before the transaction can be completed.

Real Estate Agents

There are a large number of real estate agents to choose from in Austin and it is important to take the time to select one who you can work with and will put your needs ahead of their own. A good way to do this is to check out the various websites or real estate agents in the area, comparing a few of them to see what is available and also searching for reviews from previous clients.

Start you search with the following Austin realtors and real estate agents:

Ely Properties
Address: 608 West 24th Street, Austin, Texas TX, 78705, USA
Tel: +1 512 476 1976
Email: contact via website
Specialising in locating property for sale and rent all over Austin, Ely Properties have been providing a comprehensive and professional service for the last 16 years.

Eyes of Texas Properties
Address: 409 West 29th Street, Austin, Texas TX, 78705, USA
Tel: +1 512 477 1163
Offering an excellent variety of properties to rent in the city of Austin and surrounding area, Eyes of Texas Properties provides a wide range of services and offers a personal touch.

512 Realty
Address: 2404 Rio Grande Street, Austin, Texas TX, 78705, USA
Tel: +1 512 322 0512
Located in the heart of the city, 512 Realty offer property hunters a wide range of apartments and houses to buy and rent in all of the city's choicest neighborhoods.