Leander, TX Real Estate News

By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Beautiful home for sale in the Summerlyn community in Leander Texas. Features include "smart home": unlock your door, adjust lights and temprature in your home using your cell phone. Summerlyn is a fantastic community with walking trails, pools and playgrounds. Leander schools are top notch. If you want to view this home contact me at: alan@alaninaustin.com 
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By Jason G. Randall
(JGRandall Real Estate Remax)
The Highlands Homes Crystal Falls real estate is in the Highlands community are placed within close proximity to excellent schools for the children of the home owners in the area. The Highlands community allows residents to have easy access to the outstanding schools within the well known and awarded Leander Independent School District. The Highlands real estate has three elementary schools located right in the community. Not only that, but there is also a middle school within walking distance from your house in community. There is also a high school nearby. Schools within the Leander Independent School District are Whitestone Elementary School, Winkley Elementary School, Knowles Elementary School, Running Brushy Middle School, Leander Middle School, and Leander High School. Many of the...
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By Jason G. Randall
(JGRandall Real Estate Remax)
Grand Mesa Homes Some of the most beautiful Leander homes for sale can be found in the gated neighborhood of Grand Mesa at Crystal falls. This community is the by far the most expansive of five different neighborhoods in the community of Crystal Falls. Grand Mesa houses for sale are placed on lots ranging in size from 1 to 7 acres. Potential home buyers can pick what kind of lot their new home will be located on. They have the choice between beautiful canyons with wooded views, flat lots for panoramic views of your surroundings, views of the hill country, or a lot on the golf course. These sites range in price from around $60,000 to $160,000. Real estate for sale in Grand Mesa has an average starting price from high in the $300’s to over one million dollars depending on the buyer’s pref...
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By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
 Lake Travis Zipline Adventures~Go Big ~Get Wet~Austin TX Looking for an adventure in Austin this summer? You must contact Lake Travis Zipline Adventures and give zip lining a chance, the newest of Central Texas Zipline tours! It’s located only 25 minutes from downtown Austin.   Our granddaughter Maggie just celebrated her 12th birthday harnessed to a steel cable flying through the air for an astounding half mile whizzing over incredible canyons and lake inlets above Lake Travis for a real adrenaline rush!           We are so fortunate in Austin to have so many fun activities and now you can add this exciting adventure to the ever growing list!   Check out their website at http://www.ziplaketravis.com/   As always local business and community events are brought to you as a courtesy by D...
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By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
  A fantastic community very good schools and great location. This 4 bedroom 2 full bath is priced under the Williamson country tax appraisal a rare thing these days in a very hot market place. If you would like to set an appointment to view this beautiful home you can contact me at: alan@alaninaustin.com or call the number posted on the listing flyer above.       
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By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
    148 HOUSEFINCH LOOP Offered at: 158,700 (tax appraisal 159,7 00) 4 Bedroom 2Full Bath    Beautiful Lennar smart home. control utilities from smart phone.Granite countertops, four bedroom. Two full bath. No neighbor at back fence open property. Community pool. Summerlyn is a charming planned community. Located at the edge of the Texas Hill Country, this community offers both breathtaking outdoor views and access to big city entertainment. Summerlyn homes are conveniently located near toll road 183A and the Austin Commuter Rail, which makes getting to the city and back a breeze                             
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By Sky Realty
(Sky Realty)
The Leander Texas Real Estate Market is going through some changes. Here are the numbers for May 2013. We offer market updates such as this one monthly for various areas for central Texas. Visit our YouTube channel or visit our website to learn more about the Leander area as well as the rest of Central Texas. Stats for Sold Homes in Leander
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Homes for Sale in the Crystal Falls Neighborhood of Leander, TX Why Do People Live here? Leander lies on the northeast edge of Texas’ Hill Country, roughly ten miles due west of Interstate 35 on US 183, just north of Austin TX. Crystal Falls is just north of Austin, 3 1/2 miles west of Hwy 183 on Crystal Falls Parkway. Owned and operated by the City of Leander in the picturesque Hill Country with a peaceful atmosphere and abundant wildlife. Looking for a home in Crystal Falls? Interested in finding homes for sale in the Crystal Falls Neighborhood of Leander TX? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Crystal Falls. What's the Neighborhood Like? Crystal Falls has crafted a diverse set of amenity areas that blend in with nature and appeal to a multitude o...
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By Carol Pease, CRS, Broker-Associate 512-721-6320
(JP & Associates Realtors)
I don't know what is going on at Bank of America,  but I have two stories to that are eerily similar.  Case number #1:   One short sale was started June 6, 2012.  The date is right.  It really has been going on a year.  It took 3 cases at HUD to finally get the seller out of " loan modification " status and into "short sale."  I have had the same buyer for a year.   On February 19, 2013 I was delighted to receive the "Welcome to Phase 2"  email  from Bank of America.  Yay!!!  We were in the home stretch.  Since that date I have gone through 4 negotiators and suffered through a reorganization of the FHA short sale department.  I've also received 2 more "Welcome to Phase 2"  emails.  Apparently Bank of America thinks it is OK to send me multiple requests to update documents and continuall...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Block House Creek Subdivision What You Should Know A master planned DR Horton Community, located between Cedar Park and Leander, Block House Creek falls under the jurisdiction of Cedar Park.   Block House Tumlinson Fort was built between present day Cedar Park and Leander in 1835/36. Steps were cut into an old oak tree to be used as a lookout of the community? But the tree died several years ago. Texas Centennial Marker 1936 a historical marker was placed at the entrance of the Block House Creek neighborhood to mark the location of the fort. The Block House MUD consists of 2,188 properties in the Block House subdivision. The entire MUD is within the Cedar Park extraterritorial jurisdiction. The best way to get a feel for this lovely community of families is to drive through the neighbor...
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By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
 Summer Fun in Austin only $1 ~ Quarry Splash Pad   The Quarry Splash Pad in Leander’s Southwest Williamson County Regional Park is a water attraction that at $1 you can’t beat!  It’s open from 10am - 7pm. Setting on two acres of a former quarry, this rough-hewn rock water park is divided into three parts.  You will need to keep track of your youngsters and realize accidents can happen!! The rustic play area is made of mostly rock and concrete which can get a little hot on your feet!  That’s why you may find everyone heading over to the Quarry which features misters, bubblers, water jets, water cannons and a waterfall!  What kid on a hot day can’t spend hours playing in these attractions!! Kids love the rapids with waterslide.  Now please remember there are no lifeguards on duty!!  You ...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Deep Eddy Pool Offers Summer Heat Relief   Austin is surrounded by many swimming holes and one of the most popular inter city pools is known as Deep Eddy pool offering summer heat relief. Springs rose from the river banks and people swam in the river where a large boulder formed an Eddy. Hence the mane Deep Eddy. In 1935, the City of Austin bought the property for $10,000. Two weeks after the purchase, a massive flood on the Colorado River destroyed the bathhouse and other improvements, and filled the pool with mud and debris. The Works Progress Administration rebuilt the bathhouse and the pool opened as a public park in July 1936.   Over time, the city has put the property to a variety of uses. While the Deep Eddy Pool Offers Summer Heat Relief and continues in operation. In Spring 201...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Can my neighbor’s problems de-value my property? While it may not reduce the actual value, a cluttered landscape next door can detract from the positive aspects of your home. Review your local laws, which should be on file at the public library, county law library or City Hall. A typical "junk vehicle" ordinance, for example, requires any disabled car to either be enclosed or placed behind a fence. And most cities prohibit parking any vehicle on a city street too long. It also may be worthwhile to check into local zoning ordinances. An operator of a home-based business usually is required to obtain a variance or permanent zoning change in residential areas. In addition, if a neighbor's repair work produces loud noises, he may be breaking local noise-control ordinances, which are enforce...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Our clients recently found they have a neighboring Raccoon living in their attic. I just listed this beautiful one story home two days ago and today the homeowners contacted me to ask if they should disclose they had a Raccoon living in their attic. (the answer was yes I do think they should disclose). They hired an exterminator who sealed the vents and gave them a one year warranty just in case their masked friend returns. The homeowners also mention the exterminator spread “wild hog urine” around the attic and roof line to prevent the Raccoon from returning. I have never heard of such a thing and find it funny, it drove their little dog crazy searching for the wild hog supposedly the urine has no Oder to humans...hmm! Last night the Raccoon returned and the Exterminator was there when...
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By Sky Realty
(Sky Realty)
The Leander Texas Real Estate Market is going through some changes. Here are the numbers for March 2013. We offer market updates such as this one monthly for various areas for central Texas. Visit our YouTube channel or visit our website to learn more about the Leander area as well as the rest of Central Texas. Stats for Sold Homes in Leander
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By Sky Realty
(Sky Realty)
Leander Texas Real Estate Market Feb 2013. We offer monthly market updates for various areas for central Texas. Be sure to visit our YouTube channel the #1 Austin real estate video channel. Or visit our website to learn more about the Leander area as well as the rest of Central Texas. Leander Real Estate Stats
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Home Selling Pre-Consultation Action Packet in Cedar Park, Leander, & Lago Vista   Selling a home requires preparation and patience in today's market, for my homeowners in Cedar Park, Leander and Lago Vista I provide and deliver a Pre-Consultation Action Packet to help prepare for our (market analysis) for the seller to provide pertinent facts and figures to help in discussing our marketing strategies when we meet. Asking what our seller’s concerns and motivation is relevant when it comes to marketing and selling our properties. When we know our sellers concerns about various topics it helps us to successfully price and market their homes. home preparation pricing, showing procedures timing of the sale advertising/marketing buyer qualifications communication legal issues     Knowing our...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Crystal Falls Golf Club Community of Leander Texas Crystal Falls is nestled in the winding picturesque Hill Country of Williamson County just northwest of Cedar Park and near Lake Travis with many beautiful neighborhoods and community recreations throughout this lovely Master Planned Leander Neighborhood.   Crystal Falls Golf Club offers some of the most challenging golf hazards that come into play on 12 of the 18 holes. Crystal Falls Golf Club is home of the Hill Country Amateur ~ Voted “Tournament of the Year” in 2010. Leander’s Golf course makes up 6,645 yards which to many may be short but don’t let this fool you it’s very challenging with the many hills/valleys.           Crystal Falls Community Neighborhoo...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Neighborhood Communities in Crystal Falls of Leander Texas 78641 Crystal Falls community is located west of Austin in the city of Leander Texas with sweeping hill-county settings, spring fed creeks and scenic vista views and offers a diverse lifestyle. The Master Planned community is made up of several individual communities within Crystal Falls centering on Crystal Falls Golf Course, you can still purchase acreage starting from $69,000 to $150,000 The Highland Community- $160,000 to $600,000 Located off Lakeline Boulevard and offering Quarry park with limestone pillars scattered through out and a huge water fountain feature for family and friends to enjoy the community disc golf course, Olympic pool, kids spray pad, fishing lake, and picnic areas. Grand Mesa Community- $1.2 million and...
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By Potranco Realty, "Sold with Potranco Realty"
(Potranco Realty)
Don’t Be A Know It All, Stay Calm! Negotiating is an art we have to acquire in real estate when working with buyers, sellers, and salespersons coming across as a pompous know it all can prevent successful decision making; Sometimes it’s best to know less than everybody else. I’ve had my fair share of pompous know it alls and I’m sure I’ve come across as such but I would certainly hope I didn’t. Well-trained negotiators understand the importance of acting and keeping calm requesting time to consult with Buyers, Sellers, and Broker. Stay calm to prevent fast decision making, don’t create a defensive position from the other side, make sure to check with others before forming an opinion, and keep good notes and refer to them frequently. The way we conduct ourselves in a negotiation with ano...
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