February 2020

Updated: Apr 27


Just like that January came and went - 2020 is in full swing!

 I'm here to help you keep things interesting and informative this month with these insights, news-worthy moments, and local events.

Real Estate in the News

Austin real estate market one of the fastest growing in the world, report finds

Austin joined U.S. cities like Boston and Charlotte in the report's most dynamic real estate market list.

Read more on KVUE.

10 developments poised to alter the Austin landscape

Austin’s growing everywhere—and some projects are growing not just out, but up. Here are 10 Austin development stories that deserve your attention.

Read more on Curbed.


Austin Market Stats | December 2019

Local Events

Austin RV Expo

February 13-16

Don't miss the Austin RV Expo - an annual event that features 250,000 square feet of RVs and RV accessories. This show garners 10,000-12,000 qualified attendees each show and attendance has grown year over year! Purchase tickets here.


Austin Marathon & Half Marathon

February 16, 2020


One of the country's premier races attracts over 17,000 participants from around the world. Events surrounding the marathon include a 5K, live music, finish line festival, and beer garden. For more information, click here.


Austin Modern Home Tour

February 22, 2020


The Austin Modern Home Tour celebrates 13 years of collaborative exchange between architects, developers, designers and real estate professionals. For more information, click here.


Austin Oyster Festival 

February 29, 2020


This year’s festival is a feast highlighting Austin Seafood’s Gulf and East Coast oysters prepared in nearly every way imaginable by noted Austin chefs, combined with a Bloody Mary Bar, local beers, and live local music. For more information, click here.


Lifestyle

20 beautiful beaches across the globe.  With pink sands and captivating cliffs, cerulean waters and hidden gems, the best beaches from around the world are meant to be experienced firsthand. From the red rocky arches of Morocco, to the sugary sand beaches of the Philippines, here are 20 ideas for jumpstarting your travel plans for 2020 along one of these charming coastlines.

The real locations that inspired 13 famous paintings

From Van Gogh’s Starry Night Over the Rhône to Monet’s Water Lilies, Architectural Digest lists the locations around the world to visit, should you want to see your favorite paintings play out before your eyes.



26 kitchen backsplash ideas to show off your style

Beyond settling on the right appliances, cabinetry, or color palette, choosing a backsplash is equally important to your design scheme. It's a moment to experiment with different tile materials, eye-catching patterns, and sophisticated hues. Plus, it's the perfect opportunity to showcase your design style, regardless of where you might fall on the cooking spectrum. Discover some backsplash inspiration courtesy of Elle Decor here.

ATX: Don't Miss This

11 Hottest Restaurants in Austin, January 2020

Check out Austin Eater's monthly report of the city’s freshest restaurants where people are flocking to right now. On the list: Provision,  DipDipDip Tatsu-Ya, Spread & Co. and more!

Check out the full list here.


Coming Spring 2020: Hotel Magdalena

Bunkhouse Hotels is amping up for the opening of Hotel Magdalena located on Music Lane.  The design of the 89-room hotel pays homage to the local lake house ethos of the early 1970’s, situated amongst rolling grounds and natural beauty inspired by Texas.

Learn more.

Featured Listings

3740 Lost Creek Boulevard

Barton Creek

4 Bed | 3 Bath

6630 Lost Horizon Drive

Great Hills

0.353 acre lot

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