round rock tx: Salt Traders Coastal Cooking ~ "Foodie" Friday 1/18/19 - 01/11/19 01:22 PM
Are you in the mood for some delicious seafood this weekend? Looking for a causal atmosphere and a great dining experience? My recommendation for this week-end is one you need take me up on. This restaurant in nearby Round Rock is sure to answer your cravings so make plans and enjoy! 
 
 
 
 
SALT TRADERS COASTAL COOKING         https://salttraderscc.com/
Salt Traders Coastal Cooking is a sister restaurant to Jack Allen's Kitchen, a very popular restaurant in Austin and Round Rock, so you know it has to be more than good!  Travels to the coast have inspired the food, the interior and the drinks of the restaurant. The menu … (24 comments)

round rock tx: The Salt Lick ~ "Foodie" Friday 4/20/18 - 04/19/18 08:59 AM
One of my favorite places with family is with this iconic place I'm sharing with you today. Many a birthday parties have been held here through the years in our family. Its about a 45 minute trek from NW Austin but worth the time spent reminiscing of past get-togethers.  BBQ is a major food group in Texas and here in Central Austin, this is where you'll find some of the best!
 
THE SALT LICK                 https://saltlickbbq.com/
The Salt Lick originated about 1967 when the Roberts family decided to clear an area on the Roberts family land in Driftwood, TX and build a BBQ pit.  He would … (16 comments)

round rock tx: February 2018 Home Sales in Austin Finish Strong! - 03/20/18 10:59 AM
You don’t usually think of February as a month of strong home sales but the Central Texas housing showed numbers of sales didn’t slow a bit in February 2018. The latest report from the Austin Board of Realtors (ABOR) showed areas with the highest market demand and lowest inventory experienced double digit percent price increases and annual declines in sales activity. The report showed homes sales volume across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) grew in February! Homes sales are up 5.7%, pending sales up 14%, single family homes sold are up 6% to 1,955 and median prices are up … (8 comments)

round rock tx: A strong market in 2018 is predicted for Austin! - 02/22/18 12:35 PM
Despite limited inventory, the first market analysis of the year according to the Austin Board of Realtors® shows steady increases in single family home sales, signaling a strong housing market for 2018. The “thin inventory” and solid single-family home sales growth is consistent throughout the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
According to Jim Gaines, chief economist, Real Estate Center at Texas A & M in 2018, Central Texas’ housing market will continue to see an increase in both sales and price, despite inventory levels remaining low.”
In January 2018 there was an 8.5% increase in number of single family homes sold over … (10 comments)

round rock tx: Fuego Latino Gastropub ~ "Foodie" Friday 1/5/18 - 01/04/18 12:41 PM
Christmas and New Years Eve have come and gone and things are getting back to normal..kids go back to school Monday. Our cold weather has finally left us..we don't do well in 19 degrees!! I'm sure your ready to get out for lunch or dinner, and enjoy our warmer weather. How about a restaurant with the authentic flavors of Latin food? I've got just the spot for you! 
 
FUEGO LATINO GASTROPUB               http://fuegolatinogastropub.com
Jorge Alcocer – also known as Chef Mario Alcocer – is the proud owner of Fuego Latino Gastropub.  He began his culinary career at 18 and learned that all of the hard work, … (14 comments)

round rock tx: Urban Eat. Drink. ~ "Foodie" Friday 12/22/17 - 12/18/17 11:59 AM
I'll bet there are plenty of you who aren't done Christmas shopping or you love the tradition of shopping the few days before Christmas to enjoy the frenzy shoppers! Either way I've found a great spot to stop and get "fueled" for the last minute hustle and bustle this week-end!  You'll love the low key atmosphere and "experience" of this gastropub! Enjoy!!!
 
 
 
URBAN EAT.DRINK.              http://www.urbaneatdrink.com
This charming, upscale and casual gastropub is located in neighboring city of Round Rock. Owners, Blake and Allison Notgrass, are natives of Round Rock having grown up there.  They’ve seen a lot of changes in the city and … (10 comments)

round rock tx: What happened in Austin's Housing market in October 2017? - 11/21/17 10:24 AM
The October 2017 Central Texas housing Market report was released on November 14, 2017 by the Austin Board of Realtors®. Single-family home sales increased across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in October. It was interesting to note sales declined in the City of Austin.
I think Brandy Guthrie’s (2017 President of the Austin Board of Realtors®) statement is right on target for the real estate activity in October 2017 in Austin. “The Austin-Round Rock housing market continues to slightly outperform last year’s home sales activity, keeping 2017 on-pace for another record year for home sales. At the same time, low … (10 comments)

round rock tx: The Scarlet Rabbit ~ "Foodie" Friday ~ 4/28/17 - 04/17/17 02:04 PM
Sorry I'm late with my Foodie Friday post today..but better late than never! Feel Adventuresome this week-end? How would you like to enjoy a meal in the “magical atmosphere of a restaurant that immediately makes you feel like you are immersed in a classical tale?” Take a short ride to our sister city of Round Rock and you’ll be able to do just that!
 
 
 
 
 
THE SCARLET RABBIT                http://www.thescarletrabbit.com/
The Scarlet Rabbit is a quirky Texas bistro that serves creative, regionally inspired food located in downtown Round Rock, TX.  Co-executive chefs Rob Snow and Rich Taylor, offer “an immersive trip down a culinary rabbit … (7 comments)

round rock tx: August 2016 Real Estate Activity for Austin-Round Rock MSA - 09/28/16 07:17 AM
The Austin Board of Realtors® recently released good news that the summer selling season ended on a strong note in August 2016! The area continues to be a magnet for jobs and new business across multiple industries. Job creation continues to keep housing demand at an all-time high and inventory at near record lows despite an increase in the number of listings in the market.
August single family homes sales rose 5.3% and median price increased 9.4% across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Inventory rose to 2.8 months only changed by 1% and average days on market literally unchanged at 42 … (10 comments)

round rock tx: Deckhand Oyster Bar ~ "Foodie Friday" 9/23/16 - 09/20/16 04:13 AM
This weekend why not treat yourselves to some delicious seafood in a laid back, casual style eatery at 4211 South Lamar or 500 Parker Dr. in our neighboring city of Round Rock. Two choice locations....if you enjoy seafood put this on your dance card of things to do in Austin this week-end!
 
DECKHAND OYSTER BAR  www.deckhandoysterbar.com                   
The Deckhand Oyster Bar was launched with the idea of having a seafood restaurant with a family atmosphere, and moderately priced seafood giving you a laid-back casual dining experience.  They have succeeded offering up the finest seafood whether you like it Asian (roe-topped oysters), Cajun (boudin), Thai-style … (25 comments)

round rock tx: OPEN HOUSE~Austin~1440 Hargis Creek~Oak Brook~Sunday, Jan.10th 2-4pm - 01/06/16 02:46 AM
OPEN HOUSE~Austin~1440 Hargis Creek ~ Oak Brook~Sunday, Jan.10th 2-4pm
 
www.1440hargiscreek.com
Buyers, this 2 story stately brick home at 1440 Hargis Creek Trail Austin, TX 78726, in the Oak Brook Subdivision will be available to preview during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, Jan. 10th from 2-4pm.
Hargis Creek Trail is located in the beautiful community of Oak Brook with tree covered lots in a greenbelt area with natural spring fed ponds.  Amenities of a pool, basketball & tennis courts, playscape & fishing pond are easily accessible.  Easy access to major highways, Lakeline Mall, The Premium Round Rock Outlet, The Shops at La Frontera, restaurants, … (10 comments)

round rock tx: 2016 Austin Real Estate Market is going to get hotter! - 12/18/15 07:18 AM
2015 has been a hot market in Austin but according to the latest Realtor.com 2016 Housing Forecast 2016 will yield impressive growth for the local market.
 
The report states the “In 2016, we expect single-family home sales in the Austin-Round Rock area to increase by 10 percent compared to 2015. Median single family homes prices are expected to increase by 5 %.”
 
Austin –Round Rock will be the fifth most sought after city from the Millennials (25-34 yrs old) who are predicted to be among the top buyers looking to purchase a home in 2016.
Of course it only makes sense with Austin’s growing … (20 comments)

round rock tx: Back on Market: 4 sides brick at 1440 Hargis Creek Tr. Austin TX 78717 - 11/09/15 01:23 AM
Back on Market: 4 sides brick at 1440 Hargis Creek Trail Austin TX 78717
 
www.1440hargiscreek.com

1440 Hargis Creek Trail Austin, TX 78717 is located in the beautiful community of Oak Brook with tree covered lots in a greenbelt area with natural spring fed ponds. Amenities of a pool, basketball & tennis courts, playscape & fishing pond.  Easy access to major highways, Lakeline Mall, The Premium Round Rock Outlet, The Shops at La Frontera, restaurants, golfing & more.                                                                         Click on the link above to view the exclusive website of this 2 story, 4 sides brick home at 1440 Hargis Creek Trail in Austin, TX … (19 comments)

round rock tx: OPEN HOUSE~Austin~1440 Hargis Creek Trl~Oak Brook~Sat., Oct.31st 1-3pm - 10/28/15 05:08 AM
OPEN HOUSE~Austin~1440 Hargis Creek Trail ~ Oak Brook~Sat., Oct. 31st 1-3pm
 
www.1440hargiscreek.com
Buyers, this newly listed home at 1440 Hargis Creek Trail Austin, TX 78717, in the Oak Brook Subdivision will be available to preview during this weekend’s open house on Saturday, Oct. 31st from 1-3pm.
Hargis Creek Trail is located in the beautiful community of Oak Brook with tree covered lots in a greenbelt area with natural spring fed ponds.  Amenities of a pool, basketball & tennis courts, playscape & fishing pond.  Easy access to major highways, Lakeline Mall, The Round Rock Premium Outlet, The Shops at La Frontera, restaurants, golfing & more.
This … (10 comments)

round rock tx: October 2015 Austin Texas Events~Here is what is going on! - 09/25/15 07:02 AM
October 2015 Austin Texas Events ~ Here is what is going on!
It’s almost October 2015! What a great line up of fun things to do in and around Austin! Don’t forget the Chalk Walk Arts Festival in neighboring Round Rock on October 2nd.  On the 17th there is The Austin Heart Walk at the Long Center, the Texas Book Festival at the Texas State Capital and of course the annual Austoberfest at Scholz Garten! If you’re a Rick Springfield fan make sure October 22nd you are at the Cedar Park Center for a live performance! October is loaded with events….You don’t … (16 comments)

round rock tx: Majic 95.5 Paws in the Park ~ 9-27-14 ~ Keep Austin Dog Friendly - 09/10/14 07:31 AM
Majic 95.5 Paws in the Park~9-27-2014~Keep Austin Dog Friendly
 
 
Majic’s 95.5 Paws in the Park festival is a FREE event dedicated to our furry friends. It’s held Saturday 9-27-2014 from 11-3pm at the Centennial Plaza in Round Rock Texas. It’s a day dedicated to pet-friendly activities! Make sure you mark it on your calendar and bring your dog and the whole family.
On-site grooming will be available and a shopping bazaar to find new pet toys and your pet will enjoy an exciting pet agility course! On-site vendors may charge for their services and do take cash (some may … (15 comments)

round rock tx: Wine Tasting To Raise Funds For Life-Saving Transplant - 02/24/10 06:03 AM
There is a special young 18 year old woman, Lynsey Thurman, from Round Rock Texas in need of a kidney transplant.  In January of 2009, Lynsey lost her transplant kidney and has been placed on dialysis 3 times a week for 3 hours each time.  At the age of 2, Lynsey lost her native kidneys to a rare disease.  She received a transplanted kidney from a non-related living donor.  This remarkable gift lasted 18 years allowing Lynsey to thrive and grow into a beautiful young woman.Lynsey is listed for a kidney transplant in three Texas area databases.  Funds are being raised … (9 comments)

 
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Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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