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Have Some Easter Fun in Austin!

by Rebecca Shahan

The Easter Bunny is hopping into Austin this year, so it’s time to get the kids ready for some Easter fun!  There’s plenty of events in Austin for you to celebrate the Easter season with your family.  Here’s a few to get you started on having some Easter fun in Austin.

1,000 Easter Egg Hunt
Sat, April 15, 2017 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Hallmark Baptist Church

Bring the kids and search for eggs, treasures and more. There’s two events available – Sat @ 10:30 and Sunday after Easter Resurrection Service.

Day Glow Easter Egg Hunt on Rainey St.
Wed, April 12, 2017 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Bungalow 92, Rainey Street, Austin

Come to Bungalo 92 for an evening egg hunt and find eggs for great prizes.

Easter Egg Drop Extravaganza (75,000 Eggs)
Sat, April 8, 2017 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM | San Marcos High School

Catch some eggs as they fall from the sky as 75,000 eggs will be dropped from a helicopter! There’s also activities for the whole family, like face painting, photo booth, live DJ, and more.

Have a fun and hoppy Easter!

Lake Travis Has Outstanding Schools

by Rebecca Shahan

Lake Travis has some of the best schools you can find in the area, according to Greatschools.org! In fact, all the schools in the Lake Travis Independent School District scored a 9 out of 10 or higher! They rated the schools based on reviews and test scores and found that ALL of the schools in the district scored highly.  You can see the full list here.

No doubt if you’re planning on buying a home in Lake Travis and have children in school, this is outstanding news. So why not search for homes for sale in the Lake Travis Independent School District.

Here’s the top 4 schools on that list.

Lakeway Elementary School
3322 Ranch Road 620 South Austin, TX 78738

Lake Travis Middle School
4932 Bee Creek Road, Spicewood, TX 78669

Bee Cave Elementary School
14300 Hamilton Pool Rd Austin, TX 78738

Hudson Bend Middle School
3322 Ranch Road 620 South Austin, TX 78738

Falconhead Offers Golf Course Living at Its Finest

by Rebecca Shahan

Luxury living on the golf course has never been finer than it is at Falconhead.  At its center is the Falconhead Golf Course, considered one of the finest courses in Austin. Designed by the PGA Tour Design Center, this spectacular course offers challenges for all ages with its junior golf classes.  The Falconhead Golf Club also features outstanding amenities, such as their pro shop, practice facility and Talon´s Bar & Grill.

There’s no need to go far to enjoy great shopping and dining, due to it’s central location between Beecave and Lakeway. In Beecave you’ll find delightful places to dine, like Verde's Mexican Parrilla, Los Pinos Mexican, Tony C's Coal Fired Pizza, Café Blue, and Schmidt Family Barbecue.

And for outstanding shopping, Lakeway offers Hill Country Galleria and Oaks at Lakeway, featuring a scenic lake and pedestrian trails. Of course there’s Lake Travis, where you can spend the day enjoying one of the cleanest lakes in Texas as you play on the water.

Falconhead has so much to offer.  Take a look at our Falconhead Lakeway Real Estate & Community Information page and search for your dream home in Falconhead today!

Find Your Lakeside Dream Home in Lake Travis

by Rebecca Shahan

Lake Travis stands out as one of the best places to buy a home in all of Texas, if not the entire south.  Lake Travis is a bustling community that is built around exciting outdoor recreational activities.  People come from far and wide to enjoy activities like boating, picnicking, swimming, scuba diving, zip lining and camping. And Lake Travis is also stocked with a great variety of fish for the avid or casual fisher. 

If it’s shopping you enjoy, then you won’t be left out.  The Hill Country Galleria blends natural beauty with a mix of shopping, dining and entertainment, while The Shops at The Galleria features a variety of national brand stores and regional favorites set in open courtyards and fountains ponds.

But the dining is what really takes the cake on Lake Travis.  The magnificent Oasis on Lake Travis is perched on a cliff 450 ft above Lake Travis and is undoubtedly the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas.  Now that’s quite a claim! This famous restaurant offers extraordinary views of the lake from its dining decks and has been called the Sunset Capital of Texas.

There’s so much more to tell you about Lake Travis, so make sure you visit our Lake Travis Real Estate & Community Information page to learn more about this amazing lakeside community and to search for your dream home on the lake.

Our Top Featured Properties in The Hills

by Rebecca Shahan

Our top featured homes located in the prestigious community of The Hills offer elegance and custom features that will make living by the golf course everything you imagined it would be.  Take a look at all these fabulous homes have to offer!

35 Stillmeadow Dr, The Hills

This elegant home in The Hills was built for entertaining! The formal dining room and living room opens to a wall of windows overlooking the deck and golf course. Cook for your family and guests in the huge open kitchen with center island. Spectacular master bed and bath, curved staircase, and a host of luxury details complete this amazing home.

Visit the property detail page for more information and photos!
 

54 Tiburon Dr, The Hills

This gorgeous custom home is located on the #1 fairway of The Hills course, which you get a full view of through the large bank of windows that open to a large deck.  In addition to the master bed you get 3 additional bedrooms, with one being large enough to be a 2nd master.

Visit the property detail page for more information and photos!

Get Your Home Ready to Sell For Spring

by Rebecca Shahan

Spring is just around the corner, and this is the time of year that many people decide to sell their home.  If you’re one of those people, then now is the time to start getting ready for the busy spring home selling season here in Lake Travis. Here’s a few things you can do right now that will increase the selling price of your home and help it sell faster.

Curb Appeal

You know what they say about first impressions, and that certainly applies to your home. You need to make sure that your home looks great from the moment prospective buyers first set eyes on it.  Pull the weeds. Trim the shrubs. Paint the exterior if needed, or at least the trim. And try to use a neutral color when painting to make your home look more generic and make your home look brighter and more appealing.  Power wash the walkways and driveway.

Repairs

Fix those leaky faucets and sticky cabinets. Replace old screens.  Little things do matter.  Even if something is not obvious, subconsciously it may still affect the perception of your home. People tend to overestimate repair costs, so its better to make sure things are fixed beforehand.

Rearrange and Pack Up

Move the furniture to allow better traffic flow and create a purpose for each room. Rent storage if you have too much furniture. Remove as many personal items as you can.  It’s easier for buyers to imagine a home as their own if your personal items aren’t’ obstructing their view.

Remember, every little thing you do to prepare your home to sell will not go to waste.  So don’t waste time getting your home ready to sell!

Don't let your story go untold!

by Rebecca Shahan

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