Austin Has it All

Austin, TX MapAustin is not usually what people think of when they think of Texas. If you’re thinking dust and cattle, you’re a bit off the mark. Instead you’ll find gorgeous views of hills, beautiful waterways and expanses of greenspace all combined in a cosmopolitan city. Austin amazes all who come here with the quality of life in Texas’s capital city. We offer a rich heritage, booming economy, lots of room to play and a healthy real estate market with homes to suit any need.

Austin truly is the heart of Texas. We are the seat of state government, Startup Hub (as named by Fast Company magazine), and a thriving economy that continues to outshine national comparisons, Austin routinely converts visitors into new residents and native-born citizens thankful for their luck.

It’s not uncommon for visitors and newcomers to voice their approval of how wonderfully Austin blends a cosmopolitan city with natural beauty. Austin’s parks are always popular in the year-round temperate climate, with hiking and biking trails, fishing streams, surrounding lakes and the Central Texas hill country always in view, Austin has something for every active lifestyle.

Austin is the best place to live for those who love live performances and art. Nicknamed the “Live Music Capital of the World,” the Austin area is home to more than 100 live music venues that showcase the talents of blues, hip-hop, rock, country, bluegrass and much more. We are world-renowned for two amazing music events – South by Southwest and Austin City Limits. Love art or live theater? Austin boasts more than 20 art galleries and performances by local, national and international companies at over 150 theaters.

Austin has more clubs and restaurants per capita than any other city in the nation, starting with Sixth Street, where more than 300 nightclubs and appetites are appeased by dishes ranging from gourmet to traditional fare.

Austin has received both attention and recognition for its high quality of life. Forbes Magazine ranked Austin as the best housing market in 2008, and both Men’s Journal and Kiplinger magazine awarded the city the distinction of being one of the nation’s “Best Places To Live” and “Smart Places To Live” based on the Austin’s low cost of living, housing market, access to modern healthcare facilities and economy. Although Austin is a much sought-after city for relocation, real estate in Austin is still considered an exceptional value when compared to similar metropolitan areas. From older homes in established neighborhoods, master-planned communities, downtown condos and stylish townhomes, real estate in Austin has something for everyone.

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