January 2020

Updated: Apr 30, 2020

With 2019 behind us, it's time to refresh, renew, and ring in the new year with style. Read on for everything you should do this month and to discover the lifestyle tips curated just for you.

Real Estate in the News

Zillow Predicts Austin will have Nation's Hottest Housing Market in 2020

Real estate experts say Austin will have the hottest housing market in 2020, especially because it is a magnet for tech companies and the young people who want to work for them.

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Booming 'Burbs: The Towns Around Austin that Have Seen Home Prices Skyrocket

Austin Business Journal has identified the local ZIP codes with the most robust growth in home values over the past decade.

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Real-Estate Stocks Chalk Up Best Return in Five Years

Real-estate stocks have rallied this year and were returning better than 20% after 11 months, boosted by declining interest rates.

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Austin Market Stats | November 2019

Local Events

Upcoming Races in Austin: Austin Marathon 3M Half Marathon Cap10

Don't miss out on these upcoming Austin races. Over 30,000 people will participate all over town! Register and learn more about the races here.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Purchase tickets here.

Free Week in Austin

The first week of January might be the best time for a music fan to visit Austin! Hundreds of Austin bands participate in this annual event that encompasses multiple venues all over Austin.

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Austin Home + Garden Show 

Don't miss this vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services to help inspire your next home project. Connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations from renowned local and international home professionals. Purchase tickets here.


The design trends that will be in and out in 2020.

As we honor Earth’s revolution around the sun, we create new resolutions, set new goals, and of course, seek out new trends. While our personal lives may need a bit of refreshing, our homes deserve the same kind of attention too. Infusing your spaces with what’s au courant can be tricky, but Elle Decor has got you covered with this list of home trends projected to be in and out in 2020, from color palettes to furniture.

10 items to toss or donate for a more organized home.

A new year is here, which means you probably have big goals, and even bigger plans to achieve them.  To make room in your home for that bright new you, here are ten household things you should really leave behind in 2020.

The top 20 places to travel in 2020

From under-the-radar European cities and remote islands to classic destinations, these 20 places top Architectural Digest's must-visit list for 2020.


Austin Proper Hotel

The wait is over for one of the most anticipated luxury hotels and residential spaces to grace Austin's skyline. Hotel reservations are now open at this 32-story tower, located at 600 W. Second St. The space offers 244 hotel rooms and suites and 99 luxury residences for sale. Learn more about the hotel and dining options here.

Proper Hotel Restaurants

The Peacock: a ground floor restaurant and lobby bar serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as in-room dining. Enjoy a menu inspired by cuisines of North Africa, Greece, Israel & Lebanon.

Goldies Sunken Bar: an intimate cocktail room featuring a stone sunken bar with a thoughtful selection of small-batch spirits, craft beer, natural wines and seasonal lite bites.

Featured Listings

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Barton Creek

4 Bed | 3 Bath