August 2019


The final stretch of summer is here! Whether you're headed out of town for a quick getaway or enjoying one of Austin's many great events, we wish you plenty of sun and fun.

Real Estate in the News

Austin Ranks No. 1 for Growth in Million-Dollar Businesses


A new LendingTree analysis of U.S. cities shows Austin had the largest gain in businesses with at least $1 million in revenue from 2014 to 2016. The number of such businesses increased 15.1%, or 1,857.


Are You Giving Your Home the Advantage It Deserves?


With Compass Coming Soon, a curated audience of potential buyers are able to take an early look at your property. Not only does this give you and your agent ample time to fully prepare your listing, but also generates buzz before you even start accepting offers. Ask your Compass agent for more details!



Austin Market Stats | June 2019

Local Events


Austin Pride Festival & Parade

On August 10th, the Austin PRIDE Festival & Parade will take over Fiesta Gardens. For more information and to purchase tickets to the festival, please click here





Bat Fest 2019

Austin's 15th annual Bat Fest will take place on August 24th! You'll see 

1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, two stages with live music, more than 50 arts & crafts vendors, delicious food and drinks, fun children’s activities, a bat costume contest and other bat activities. 


Tips + Tricks

The 10 Commandments for Hiring Movers, According to a Pro

Choosing the right moving company is just as arduous a process as the packing itself. Here, Piet Gauchat, president of Olympia Movers & Storage, gives ELLE Decor an insider’s guide to making sure you do it right. Read more here.

The Greatest Rooms of the Century

From the home of Charles and Ray Eames to Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul, Phaidon's list includes interiors that span dozens of countries and a broad range of show-stopping styles. Read more about the spaces in Dwell, here.


The Must-Have Tools Every Gardener Should Own

With a little effort, some steady attention, and the help of a few trusty garden tools, anyone can nurture their greenspace into whatever they want it to be, whether that’s a vertical garden or an edible one. Read more here with Real Simple.


Featured Listings


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Cimarron Hills

4 Bed | 4.5 Bath

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