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Central Austin Homes for Sale

  • $600,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8084328 
  • Plainview Heights
  • 1011 E 38 1/2 St
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1518 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
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  • $249,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 9964251 
  • Bungalows At The Forty Acres C
  • 2703 Swisher St #201a
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   2 BD 1 BA 774 Sq Ft 0.02 AC
  • Residential
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4803 Evans Ave. - listing ID# 103668
  • $840,000
  • Pending
  • Taking Backups
  • MLS® #: 103668 
  • Patterson Heights
  • 4803 Evans Ave.
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2550 Sq Ft 0.18 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin Exclusive
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3212 Glenview Ave - listing ID# 103779
  • $800,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103779 
  • Brykerwoods
  • 3212 Glenview Ave
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1970 Sq Ft
  • Residential
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1513 Northwood Rd - MLS# 6645073
  • $2,175,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 6645073 
  • Edgemont
  • 1513 Northwood Rd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   5 BD 6 BA 4420 Sq Ft 0.27 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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3000 Bonnie Rd - MLS# 8938835
  • $1,350,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8938835 
  • Westenfield
  • 3000 Bonnie Rd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   3 BD 2 BA 2303 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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4914 Strass Dr - MLS# 7809426
  • $829,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7809426 
  • Shoalmont Add
  • 4914 Strass Dr
  • Austin, TX 78731
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1834 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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2101 N Lamar Blvd #7 - MLS# 2309619
  • $828,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 2309619 
  • La Terraza Condo
  • 2101 N Lamar Blvd #7
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   5 BD 5 BA 3229 Sq Ft 0.11 AC
  • Residential
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2101 N Lamar #3 - MLS# 9124296
  • $740,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 9124296 
  • La Terraza Condo
  • 2101 N Lamar #3
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2667 Sq Ft 0.09 AC
  • Residential
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4929 Strass Dr - MLS# 1957805
  • $649,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1957805 
  • Shoalmont Add
  • 4929 Strass Dr
  • Austin, TX 78731
  •   4 BD 2 BA 2025 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
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1206 North St - MLS# 6291032
  • $625,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 6291032 
  • Georgian Terrace
  • 1206 North St
  • Austin, TX 78756
  •   3 BD 2 BA 2000 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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5605-a Creek Bottom - MLS# 8123145
  • $599,999
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8123145 
  • Creek Bottom Condo
  • 5605-a Creek Bottom
  • Austin, TX 78731
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2509 Sq Ft 0.3 AC
  • Residential
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5315 Martin Ave - MLS# 7100283
  • $599,900
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7100283 
  • Highlands
  • 5315 Martin Ave
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2072 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
  • Residential
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1812 West Ave #202 - MLS# 4130734
  • $595,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 4130734 
  • Park West Condo Residence
  • 1812 West Ave #202
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1629 Sq Ft 0.02 AC
  • Residential
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2812 Pearl St - MLS# 1761432
  • $550,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1761432 
  • West Campus
  • 2812 Pearl St
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1055 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
  • Residential
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1032 E 43rd St - MLS# 1986354
  • $539,900
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1986354 
  • Country Club Terrace
  • 1032 E 43rd St
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1619 Sq Ft 0.18 AC
  • Residential
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2407 Hancock Dr - MLS# 2720274
  • $500,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 2720274 
  • Shoalmont Add
  • 2407 Hancock Dr
  • Austin, TX 78756
  •   3 BD 1 BA 1418 Sq Ft 0.21 AC
  • Residential
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813 Capitol Ct - MLS# 4584143
  • $475,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 4584143 
  • Ladd N A Add
  • 813 Capitol Ct
  • Austin, TX 78756
  •   2 BD 1 BA 956 Sq Ft 0.13 AC
  • Residential
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5520 Woodrow Ave - MLS# 4642685
  • $450,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 4642685 
  • Broadacres
  • 5520 Woodrow Ave
  • Austin, TX 78756
  •   2 BD 1 BA 756 Sq Ft 0.22 AC
  • Residential
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1406 North St #b - MLS# 8368078
  • $450,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8368078 
  • 1406 North Street Condominiums
  • 1406 North St #b
  • Austin, TX 78756
  •   2 BD 2 BA 839 Sq Ft 0.09 AC
  • Residential
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2205 N Lamar Blvd #222 - MLS# 7356138
  • $449,900
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7356138 
  • Caswell Lofts Condo
  • 2205 N Lamar Blvd #222
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   1 BD 2 BA 1255 Sq Ft 0.04 AC
  • Residential
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360 Nueces St #1108 - MLS# 4105498
  • $415,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 4105498 
  • Residential Condo
  • 360 Nueces St #1108
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   1 BD 1 BA 732 Sq Ft
  • Residential
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1801 Lavaca St #2k - MLS# 1538087
  • $390,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1538087 
  • Cambridge Condo
  • 1801 Lavaca St #2k
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1169 Sq Ft 0.01 AC
  • Residential
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Central Austin Real Estate Housing Market Trends

# Listings Average DOM Average Price Average $/SqFt Median Price Median $/SqFt Average % Reduced
Active Listings 413 86 $1,027,553 $488 $695,000 $435 3%
Pending Listings 136 44 $740,095 $410 $474,900 $372 2%
Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings) 1,309 54 $662,919 $401 $500,000 $367 3%

*Central Austin Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of July 22nd, 2018 at 7:55am CDT.

Central Austin Real Estate

Once buyers have made their decision to move to Austin, Texas, many of them start their search in the Central Austin area. Central Austin includes the areas of Downtown Austin and many sought-after neighborhoods such as Tarrytown, Rosedale, West Campus, Eastwood, N Campus/Dean Keeton, Hancock and parts of Hyde Park. An eclectic, thriving city, Central Austin is the heartbeat for art, food, events and activities that draw many in from surrounding areas to be a part of Austin’s creative culture. Many buyers of Central Austin homes for sale are accustomed to cities where people don’t venture downtown except for business. Not true in Austin, residents of surrounding towns and suburban neighborhoods routinely visit this place affectionately known as the Violet Crown.

The area of Central Austin is defined as the area north of the Colorado River, often referred to as Lady Bird Lake, as it winds through Downtown Austin and south of Hwy 290 and Allandale Road. With I-35 to the east, the area extends on both side of MoPac Expressway / TX-1 as the road travels north through the city. Buyers searching for Central Austin homes for sale will find a variety of styles from craftsman-style bungalows, contemporary lofts, and condos to grand Victorian-era residences. Housing vernacular changes according to the neighborhood. What all of these communities have in common is a price point that reflects the desirability of their location.

Central Austin was slow in estimating the demand for high-rise living in and around the city. Many Central Austin condos for sale have just come to market providing an exciting opportunity for buyers to live in an urban environment with beautiful views of Town Lake and the walking trails and parks along the banks of Zilker Park. Central Austin condos for sale also include renovations of buildings that have existed for some time. Many of these condos have been updated with modern appliances yet keeping the charm that comes with apartments and condos built many years ago such as decorative tile baths and retro-looking kitchens.

Single family homes in Central Austin also reflect the current trends toward renovation and expansion. Many homes have been revamped to include features and finishes popular in today’s market. With an average size of just over 2,000 square feet, homes here may sacrifice living space for convenience and a prestigious address. A large area, Central Austin has 6 Travis County zip codes including 78701, 78703, 78705, 78731, 78751, 78756. Most Central Austin homes for sale are located in pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods with sidewalks and local cafes and coffee houses. Many residents can walk, bike or take a local bus to their place of employment.

Where is Central Austin?

Getting around in Central Austin includes Capital Metro’s Downtown Station at E 4th and Trinity Street. For those working north of the city along the tech corridor, Austin’s Capital MetroRail service is a real benefit. Commuters can even take and store their bike with bike storage lockers available at some stations along the route. For those arriving at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Central Austin is about 10 miles east of the city and has many relatively inexpensive choices for transportation for buyers visiting Austin to search for a home.

Things to do in Central Austin

Central Austin has its own sense of place reflected in a laid-back lifestyle. With many young professionals and the nearby presence of the University of Texas, there is almost a “college town” ambiance where residents find music venues, honky-tonks, and yoga studios sitting comfortably beside upscale boutiques and national retailers. Visitors to this area will note that it is not unusual to see shorts and flip flops alongside business suits on a typical day in Central Austin. Whole Food’s flagship store draws crowds with its exceptional menu of ready-to-eat foods perfect for a picnic along the river. For those buyers who don’t already have their heart set on living out in Austin's Texas Hill Country, living in Central Austin is an option to consider.

Famous for its Texas-style nightlife, Central Austin lives up to its reputation as a music festival city. Rainey Street pubs and restaurants, along with 6th Street bars, host local musicians and bands along with some touring acts. Austin is a foodie town, and newcomers love discovering “food courts” with trailers offering foods inspired by several types of cuisine. Whether it is a sit-down restaurant or food eaten at a picnic table, Austin “foodies” have a variety of choices. SXSW and Austin City Limits offer Central Austin residents the best and latest in music, film, and technology. Whatever their age, Austin hipsters love living here.

Central Austin Schools

Austin ISD schools serve neighborhoods in Central Austin. Lee (K-5), Brentwood (K-5), Gullet (K-5), and Bryker Woods (K-5) Elementary Schools are some of the schools serving younger children in these neighborhoods. Kealing (6-8), Lamar (6-8) and Henry (6-8) Middle Schools and McCallum (9-12) and Austin (9-12) High Schools serve older students and rank well within the district and the state. Private school options are also available including Concordia High School (K-12), St. Austin Catholic School (K-12), Odyssey School (K-12) and Kirby Hall School (K-12).

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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from July 22nd, 2018 at 7:55am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.