44 East is Downtown Austin’s newest condo building for completion this year. This residential skyscraper with a lakefront location has a great array of price points, incredible views, and floor plans ranging from 500 sqft to over 3,500 sqft with one- to four bedrooms with architecture created by Page Southerland Page, Inc.

44 East has a total of 310 units, some units will also have a private rooftop terrace perfect for lounging and small gatherings with your loved ones. 44 East has close proximity to the Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, and to Natiivo Austin, a Downtown Austin condo powered by Airbnb.

Over 13,000 sqft of various world-class amenities in this condo tower including a 24-hour concierge, fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness…

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Mother teaching her daughter in homeschool | Spyglass RealtyThere is a growing interest in homeschooling as an educational option. More parents are now choosing to homeschool their children instead of sending them to public or private schools. There were about 3.7 homeschool students in grades K-12 in the United States and the homeschool population continues to grow at an estimate of 2% to 8% over the past several years.

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  • Homeschool Requirements in Texas
  • Homeschool Curriculum
  • How to Switch from Public or Private School to Homeschool in Texas
  • Options for Texas Homeschool
    • Calvert Education
    • Well-Trained Mind
    • Time4Learning
    • Texas Tech University
    • Oak Meadow
  • Texas Homeschool Graduation Requirements
  • Can I Enroll My Child in Public School After Homeschool in…

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A Home For Sale in Austin, TX | Spyglass RealtyWe know how important it is to get your home sold as quickly and easily as possible. Homeselling can be complex, time-consuming, and even emotionally challenging, especially if you're selling your Austin home for the very first time. A few mistakes can result in consequences that could affect your real estate and financial goals. 

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  • Ignoring Major Repairs
  • Pre-listing Home Inspection
  • Failing to Stage Your Home
  • Not Considering Professional Real Estate Photography
  • Setting Aside Repainting Your Home
  • Wrong Pricing
  • Forgetting Your Home’s Exterior
  • Unprepared for Home Selling Costs
  • Not Preparing Your Home for Sale

Most sellers are aware of the need to fix small problems in their homes before putting it on the…

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Dad and Daughter Celebrating the HolidaysWinter season in Austin, TX can be a lot of fun. It's one of the most amazing times of the year to enjoy the best things to do in the city during the winter months. This includes fun activities for families, exciting things to do with your loved ones, and attractions you can enjoy alone or with your friends.

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  • Things To Do and Places to Visit in Austin During Winter
    • Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker
    • Austin Marathon
    • Ice Skating
    • Hiking Trails
    • Visit Breweries
  • Explore Entertainment Districts in Downtown Austin
  • Holiday Lights in Austin
    • Austin Trail of Lights
    • Bastrop River of Lights
    • Lakeway Trail of Lights
    • Mozart's Light Show
    • Marble Falls Walkway of Lights
    • Round Rock Christmas Towne

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NEW Downtown Austin Condo Under Construction

We visited the construction zone of The Vesper, and in the video above we're going to give you a run-through of all the amenities and the condo layout and everything here.

The Vesper is located at 84 East Avenue in downtown Austin. It backs the popular Rainey Street entertainment district. It offers 284 total units that consist of penthouses, one- to two-bedroom condos coming in three curated finish schemes.

Vesper is developed by Pearl Stone Partners and ATCO and designed by STG Design and McCray & Co. It is slated for completion in 2024. 

The Vesper Amenities

The Vesper will be having 24-hour concierge services, coworking spaces, and conference rooms on the other side of the lobby. Liquor…

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Popcorn Ceiling | Spyglass Realty

Asbestos can often be found in popcorn ceilings and other textured ceilings. This naturally-occurring material that was commonly used as an industrial insulator has also been identified as a hazardous substance. Over 39,000 American lives are lost due to asbestos-related diseases every year. 

Testing for asbestos is important if you are worried about the presence of asbestos in your home. In over thousands of real estate transactions I’ve had, I never had an issue with a property that had asbestos in it until this occurred. I had a client call me and ask if a home had asbestos in the popcorn ceiling, I brought it up to my contractor who shrugged it off, put on a mask, and scraped it right off.

In this blog post, I'll explain and share with you…

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There’s news of a slowdown and talk of a recession, but the real data shows something completely different. 

In the month of April, the Austin median home value was $550,000 up by 19% from $460,000 in April of 2021. Active listings went up by 52%, the biggest gain in inventory since 2017, and days on market increased to 18 days.

While inventory is increasing, so are pending sales. Let’s talk about what’s driving the slow in demand, and the increase in inventory.

Number one, mortgage rates are higher. Rates are up 2 full percentage points since December of 2021. This is a substantial increase in mortgage rates and makes homes less affordable. The second reason is the values have gone up and consumers that were at the lower end of the market…

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Austin City Lofts One-Bedroom Condo Unit

Do you want to know what the downtown lifestyle is like living in Central Downtown? We're going to take a look at a one-bedroom unit at the Austin City Lofts right next to Whole Foods, the Google building, and the Seaholm Plant.

Residence

Who is this building for? It's probably not for families. If you're looking to move downtown and you don't have kids, if you're a couple, or you're not gonna have kids for a few years, this may be a great place to stay.

This unit has one bedroom, two full baths, and a murphy bed. There's no privacy here. This place is also unfurnished. I'm friends with the listing agent who gave me a look at it before, we may need to come back and look at it when it's furnished to…

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The Austonian Building | Spyglass RealtyKnown for its exciting lifestyle, culture, and business-friendly environment, Austin, Texas has something for everyone. Most of these can be found in Downtown Austin, the central business district, home to startups, expansions, and company headquarters that have relocated to Austin. Downtown is also home to residential skyscrapers including The Austonian. It is the second tallest building in Austin with 56 and stands 683 feet tall.

Moving to a condo can be a great move for many people. Whether you are considering living in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city, being close to your workplace, downsizing from large homes, or simply enjoying living their lifestyle in Austin’s urban core, here are some things you should know about moving to the…

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Downtown Austin Condos: 70 Rainey 2 Bedroom Walkthrough

What's it like to live in a downtown condo in Austin, Texas at 70 Rainey? Join us for a tour of a 1,128 square foot two-bedroom, two-bath condo located on the 19th floor. 

70 Rainey is developed by Sackman Enterprises, a family-owned company with a portfolio that includes historic buildings in Manhattan's Upper West Side. Inspired by nature, the interiors of every condo unit in 70 Rainey have high ceilings and European white oak flooring and are characterized by their high-end designer finishes and open floor plans. Each unit includes a custom-designed kitchen with premium appliances, advanced technology, and security are also integrated into the unit.

The living space has…

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