Central and Southwest Austin, TX Real Estate - Tom Thornton, MBA, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker

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West Oak Hill, Travis Country, and the Southwest Parkway corridor have experienced some notable growth over the past five years. With restaurants like Jack Allen's Kitchen, Via 313, Juiceland, and Slab BBQ choosing Oak Hill as a base of operations, and new developments like Lantana Place (complet...
For both home browsers and homeowners, having a frame of reference on pricing ad selling trends can be very useful in determining when to purchase or sell. Knowing that you aren't overpaying (or missing an opportunity) is a key concern of many in the market. Here's an updated look for Spring/Summ...
Home Prices in Travis Country West for Spring 2019Real estate market data for Travis Country West in Austin, TX provided by Tom Thornton of Realty Austin. Travis Country West Home Prices Over the last 12 months, roughly a dozen homes have sold in Travis Country West, a community near Southwest Pa...
As both a South Austin real estate broker associate and a resident of The Ridge at Lantana, the new Lantana Place shopping center is a frequent topic of conversation. The new project from Stratus includes a movie theater, a hotel, and a range of shops and services. While both Community Impact and...
In the midst of all the budget woes, there's been a spot of good news for Southwest Austin residents in Lantana, Travis Country West, Covered Bridge, and Loma Vista - the city is moving forward with a $5.5 million road and traffic improvement in the oft-congested Oak Hill "Y" that connects Highwa...
This is a great post on one of the most common questions we are asked as Realtors. Realtors may not discuss the religious or ethnic makeup of neighborhoods! This is to prevent practices like steering (where a certain group is pushed to live in a certain area) or redlining (where lenders don't len...
Karen has some great points that are very relevant to today's marketplace. In Austin, for example, most homes in my market areas sell for between 94%-99% of asking price. Out-of-state buyers can be caught by surprise at how little negotiation is happening in popular neighborhoods, as the market i...
I always stop by to tell my fellow Southwest Austin folks about new retail and restaurants on our area, and here's another example of our growing neighborhood. In late summer, Austin diner stalwart Kerbey Lane Cafe will open a new location in the spot on William Cannon formerly occupied by DiMass...
March is the start of the sales season in the University of Texas West Campus and 78705 area. Both listings and sale increase dramatically in the 78705 and West Campus areas as both investors and buyers begin shopping for condos for the 2010-2011 school year and departing residents begin preparin...
With the rapid growth of communities like Lantana, Travis Country West, Covered Bridge, and Brodie Springs, there's a concurrent retail and dining expansion afoot in Southwest Austin. In our last post, we covered some of the new options on William Cannon. Today, we'll discuss four new(ish) option...

Tom Thornton

Broker Associate, MBA, ABR, CRS, GREEN, GRI, SRES
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