Austin is a vibrant and diverse city, known for its numerous attractions. But often what gets overlooked in the hustle and bustle of everyday life are the small, hidden gems that make the city so great. 

In this article, we'll take you on a tour of Austin's hidden gems - from treetop houses to secret oases near the city that you absolutely want to live close to. Find out why these everyday places make Austin such a special place!


  • Airman's Cave
  • Cypress Valley Treehouses
  • Laguna Gloria
  • Sculpture Falls
  • Hippie Hollow Park
  • The Treasury
  • Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
  • Yurtopia
  • Sekrit Theater
  • Secret Beach
  • Uncommon Objects
  • Caves at Campbell’s Hole
  • Sparky Park
  • Casa Neverlandia
  • Hidden Gems in…

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When it comes to making an offer on a property, an escalation clause can help make the process smoother. 

An escalation clause is an agreement between the buyer and seller that allows the buyer to increase their bid if another buyer makes a higher offer. In this article, we’ll explore the basics of an escalation clause in real estate.


  • What is an Escalation Clause?
  • What is Included in an Escalation Clause?
  • Examples of Escalation Clauses?
  • Can You Use Escalation Clauses in Texas?
  • Escalation Clause in Real Estate

For informational purposes only. Always consult with an attorney or legal consultants before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What is an Escalation Clause?

An escalation clause…

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Have you ever dreamed of hosting summer BBQs with friends and family without having to leave the comfort of your backyard? Enjoying the outdoors is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and there’s no better way to do it in Austin than with a custom-built outdoor kitchen. With a built-in grill, firepit, and more, you can make your outdoor patio space an extension of your home. Not only will you enjoy the aesthetic benefits associated with an outdoor kitchen, but you’ll also increase your home’s value. Let’s look at what it costs to build an outdoor kitchen in Austin and all of the benefits that come along with it. 

What Are The Benefits of An Outdoor Kitchen in Austin? 

There are numerous benefits associated with having an outdoor kitchen in Austin—from…

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Sun City in Georgetown, Texas is a great place to relocate if you’re looking for small-town charm with big-city convenience. The retirement community offers an array of activities and amenities that make it one of the most desirable places to retire in Central Texas and beyond. Residents enjoy access to top-notch health care, delicious local restaurants, and outdoor amenities that seniors can enjoy.

If you’ve envisioned an active lifestyle in a community that has everything you need, live your life to the fullest here in Sun City Texas. Sun City offers eleven new construction home plans that feature Inspired Design nuances to fit your lifestyle. This active adult community in Georgetown, TX has three world-class golf courses, three state-of-the-art…

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Looking for the best Austin farmers market? Look no further! We have compiled a list of the best farmers markets in Austin, including markets in downtown, Mueller, Barton Creek, and more! These markets offer fresh produce, delicious food, and local vendors.

We have compiled a list of the best farmers markets in Austin, complete with location information and hours of operation.  Whether you are looking to buy produce or just enjoy a day out at the market, these farmers markets have something for everyone!

  • What Is The Purpose of a Farmers Market?
  • What Can You Buy at a Farmers Market?
  • What Sells Best at a Farmers Market?
  • Are Farmers Markets in Austin Better Than Grocery Stores?
  • The Best Farmers Market in Austin
    • Downtown Austin…

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What’s it like to live in The Austonian? One of the most luxurious downtown condo buildings in Austin, Texas. Living in this luxury residential skyscraper, you’ll get panoramic views of downtown Austin, Lady Bird Lake, and the towers in the Rainey Street District. 

The luxury condominium was built by Benchmark Land Development and designed by Ziegler Cooper Architects. The building stands 683 feet tall and has 56 stories with 163 units completed in 2010. For five years, it held the title of the tallest building in Austin, Texas, and outside of Houston and Dallas.

The Austonian features residences for sale starting at $1.5 million. The floor plans range from 1,221 to over 8,000 square feet and all feature luxury amenities and finishes from…

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West Austin is located west of MoPac, but it also winds all the way up through to Lake Travis and is inside of the gorgeous hill country of Austin. The homes are bigger, the prices are taller, and the lifestyle is meant for those that are looking for the finer things in life, as well as excellent education for their children.


  • Neighborhoods in West Austin
    • Northwestern Hills
    • Tarrytown
    • Westlake Hills and Rollingwood
    • Bee Cave
    • Lakeway
    • Steiner Ranch
  • Traffic and Commute Times in West Austin
  • Things To Do in West Austin

Neighborhoods in West Austin

We've got Northwest hills, Tarrytown, Westlake Hills, Rollingwood, Bee Cave, Lakeway, and then finally Steiner Ranch.

Northwestern Hills

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South Austin is home to the trendiest and hippiest neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. With a great mix of old Austin charm and new trendy residents, this neighborhood is one that you don’t want to miss out on. 

The neighborhood is also home to the famous South Congress Avenue, which is a bustling street that has plenty of restaurants, shops, and bars. It’s also known for its unique shopping experience where you can find everything from vintage finds to local artisans.


  • Neighborhoods in South Austin
    • Oak Hill
    • Circle C Ranch
    • Maple Run, Cherry Creek, Garrison Park, Shady Hollow
  • Working in South Austin
  • Living in South Austin

Neighborhoods in South Austin

Oak Hill, Circle C Ranch, and then a…

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Park Place at Old Mill is a new townhome community in Cedar Park. We hardly get any new construction in Cedar Park, but we’re having all these different projects coming out and it’s awesome.

Some of these townhomes are going to feature rooftop decks overlooking the brand-new park that will be located within the community as well. If you’re looking for some new construction or an investment property in the North Austin suburbs in Cedar Park, Texas, you definitely don’t want to miss this opportunity.


  • About the Builder
  • Location
  • Floor Plans
  • Homes for Sale in Park Place at Old Mill
  • Schools
  • Traffic and Commute Times
  • Amenities in Park Place at Old Mill

About the Builder

The builder of these…

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The luxury market is showing major signs of slowing down. How does this impact you as a potential seller or buyer? We’ve got Wade Giles of Giles Group Austin and we’re going to cover what has happened in the luxury market, how the inventory is, what we’re expecting in the near future, and what opportunities there are for you as a buyer or seller in the luxury real estate market.


  • Luxury Market in Austin
  • Austin Luxury Homes Inventory
  • Why Are People Selling Their Homes?
  • Inflation Impacts Sales
  • Builder Inventory
  • The Future of the Austin Luxury Market
  • Connect with Wade

Luxury Market in Austin

There are two components of the luxury real estate market. We've got luxury property which is one and…

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