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January 2017

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What I Love About Austin ~ Food Trucks

 What I Love About Austin ~ Food Trucks

Austin has many unique qualities and the local food, especially food trucks define much of what makes Austin so attractive.  If you don't have your own list of favorite food trucks, you may be missing some of the uniqueness Austin has to offer.  In this edition of "What I Love About Austin", we give you several food trucks to get you started on your journey.  If you already have your own list, you may want to consider some of these as potential additions.

In no particular order, here is out list of ten food trucks you may want to try.

El Primo Taco Truck

In South Austin you can't go wrong for breakfast or lunch tacos. The menu includes tacos with asada, pastor, barbacoa, lengua and burritos, tortas,

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Engel & Völkers is continuing its growth across Central Texas as the privately owned Austin branch opens its forth permanent office in San Antonio this Spring.  “It’s a very exciting time to live in Central Texas.  While the world is just beginning to recognize the appeal of our first-class cities, we have long understood the unique draw of our region,” said Michele Turnquist.  “The rare combination of fast-growing industry, renowned hospitality, and celebrated landscapes offers a lifestyle like no other,” Turnquist continued.  

Meet our new office manager and learn more about the office opening here.

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The Austin real estate market capped off 2016 in historic fashion by breaking the overall home sales record.  There has been a lot of news circulating about home values in the Austin area reaching record levels, but that did not slow home sales this year.  The market is showing signs of normalizing in 2017 though with homes spending more days on market in general and prices stabilizing.  What will this mean for the 2017 market?  Be sure to to check back next month as we review the trends of January!


Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

More than 29,000 (29,569) single-family homes were sold in the five-county MSA in 2016, a 3.9 percent increase from 2015 and an all-time high for annual home sales volume. Median price for

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Texas continues to be a high-demand destination for incoming residents across the United States, according to the Texas Relocation Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors. Based on state-to-state, county-to-county and city-to-city data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Texas ranked second in the nation for relocation activity in 2015.

Texas experienced a net gain of out-of-state residents in 2015, with 107,689 more people moving to Texas than Texas residents moving out of state. This is a 4 percent increase in the net gain of Texas residents from 2014 (103,465 residents). The total number of residents moving to Texas from out of state in 2015 increased 2.8 percent year-over-year to 553,032 incoming residents.

Locally Austin had the 5th

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Now that we have made it to 2017 and cleared through the holidays its time to look forward to all the amazing events happening across Austin in January.  Austin knows how to celebrate the new year with the best of them, starting things off with the legendary 'Free Week' where many of Austin's famed music venues host free local acts throughout the first week of January.  Below we highlight this event along with many other of our favorites!  

Free Week
Visit venues across downtown Austin and beyond to check out the best the city has to offer in all our favorite venues!  Hundreds of Austin bands participate in this annual event.  For more info including daily schedules visit our friends below at Do512.

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