Austin, Texas is located in central Texas along the Balcones Escarpment. This sprawling metropolis is situated on the Colorado and many beautiful communities are clustered around the area’s three beautiful lakes, which include Ladybird Lake, Lake Austin and Lake Walter E. Long. Overlooking Lake Austin is Mount Bonnell, which is a natural limestone formation thati s about 780 feet tall. The city skyline is not a cluster of buildings but rather spread out over the landscape. The city has more definitive cultural divisions than most with most of the ethnicity in the city residing in the South and the West areas.
The downtown is a haven of new condos. Many of them including the 360 Tower and the Four Seasons Condo are over fifty floors tall. The downtown also as a very gay-friendly district known as 2nd street that is full of record stores, vintage shops, boutiques and museums.
As of November 7th the average listing price per square foot is $85 per square foot and the average listing price in Austin is $501,723. According to Trulia statistics the median sales price for homes in Austin TX for August 12 to October 12 was $120,000 based on 49 home sales. This means that the number of homes sold in the area has decreased since last time this year.
Downtown Austin is the most expensive place to live with homes listed an average of $863,956 as of November 7th, 2012. Another well-heeled area is South River City, a very popular neighborhood that is just south of the city core. This historical neighborhood that has many homes still intact from the1920s and ‘30s are $721.349.
Austin can be a place of extremes. For instance, on Wood Island where a home has an average listing price of $3,690,000 there has been a 64.5% rise in listing price since the week of November 1st. By contrast the area of Travis Vista, where an average listing price is $386,500 has fallen 36.8% from November 1st to November 7th, 2012.
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