About the Austin, TX Area

The Austin real estate markets are made up of many smaller communities and neighborhoods. These present variety and each has its own unique characteristics. Whether it’s location and what’s in the neighborhood or nearby, or it’s simply the price ranges of the homes in the area, there will be differences and we want to help our site visitors to understand those differences to use the information here in making lifestyle decisions.

Use our neighborhood profiles here and map resources to determine the best areas for you, or just to familiarize yourself with the Austin area real estate markets from a “neighborhood–up” approach. Knowing the amenities and culture of these various neighborhoods will give you a better perspective on living in the Austin real estate markets, or in selling your home’s neighborhood to potential buyers.



The City of Austin has an international reputation for quality of living, technology companies and music!  Just look at the larger employers in Austin and the surrounding area:


=        AMD

=        Apple

=        Bazaarvoice

=        Cirrus Logic

=        Dell

=        Dimensional Fund Advisors

=        eBay

=        Facebook

=        Freescale

=        General Motors       

=        Hanger

=        Hewlett-Packard

=        Home Away

=        Home Depot

=        IBM

=        Legal Zoom

=        National Instruments

=        Oracle

=        Whole Foods

=        Visa

In 2018 Austin was ranked No. 1 in the best places to live in America by Money Magazine.  Zagat ranked Austin as the second-most-exciting food city in the United States.  It is not news that Austin is the Live Music Capital of the world.  Moreover, Austin has your kids covered with interactive museums, learning centers, parks and all kinds of water sports!  The diverse cultural experience known as Austin is just plain great living!

Round Rock

Round Rock

 Round Rock is just 15 mile north of Austin in the hill country.  The city boasts of award winning schools and park systems. Ranked No. 3 best city in America to start a family and Livability.com ranked Round Rock No. 4 in the "Best Affordable Places to Live in America."  According to the 2010 US Census, Round Rock is the 31st largest city in America, yet according to a 2014 survey, 93% of the city residents felt "safe" or "very safe" and the property tax in the city is one of the lowest in the region.  Restaurants, shops and bars light up the two downtown plazas; arts and culture are important to downtown businesses.  Don't forget the city promotes itself as the "Sports Capital of Texas"  with Dell Diamond baseball and world-class parks, ball fields and the Round Rock Sports Center.  Your family will love this city!



Cedar Park

Cedar Park
If you like water sports you will love Cedar Park!  Just to name a few places for water fun, there are: Brushy Creek Lake Park, Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, River Marina, boat rentals, jet surfing and scuba all waiting for you, your friends and family!  Like variety?  The HEB Center hosts all types of fun from hockey to basketball, motocross, monster trucks and concerts!  What are you waiting for? Bring everybody back home from a great day in Cedar Park! 

Waco, Texas

Waco, Texas
Waco s the largest city in central Texas as well as the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. It is situated along the Brazos River and I-35, halfway between Dallas and Austin. Home of Baylor University and close to both Dallas and Austin, Waco is an up and coming Texas city that offers it's residence a quality of life that many only dream of. 

Austin, TX Area Map