Archive for March, 2011

20 March

Build this modern house in Austin – $900k

Posted by Tom Bates

 

build austin modern house

There are so few quality modern homes for sale in Austin right now.  There are some (check out my list of Austin modern homes for sale) but not many….so let’s build yours and get EXACTLY what you want for less than most of the resales out there.  A lot of my clients are building and I can help you build this (pic above) in Austin, on a killer lot with views for around $800k to 900k depending on selections.  Call me 512-413-0870.

 
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15 March

5 Acre Modern Austin 5 Star Green Home – Infinity Pool – Huge Views, Offered at $1.1m

Posted by Tom Bates

 

Modern Glam, Exemplary Schools, +5 Star Green Home
I wanted to make sure that you knew about this incredible architectural home for sale at 5401 Carbine Circle.  This is one of the greenest built luxury homes in Austin and has been featured in multiple home tours and magazines including: the AIA Home Tour, cover photo for 182 page “Luxury Homes Book: An Exclusive Showcase of Texas’ Finest Architects and Builders“, front cover featured property on Austin Cool House Tour, featured multiple times in Austin Design Guide Magazine, Austin Urban Homes Magazine, Custom Home Magazine and the featured showcase home article written for Page 1 of Statesmanhomes newspaper. virtual tour

 

austin modern homes carbine pool

This green home uses 100% rain water collected in a 28,000 gallon rainwater collection tank using UV light filter — ZERO WATER BILL!  This green home exceeds the City of Austin’s Five Star Energy Ranking for green homes.  Solar energy and green home design results in just $175 average utility bills.  A few of the green energy technologies used in this home are: solar energy panels, rain water collection system, 16 SEER Puron HVAC, 100% foam insulation, low pitched reflective metal roof with deep shading overhangs and minimal-sun-exposed windows, tank-less hot water heater, xeriscaped landscaping, low flow toilets and more…see Green Features List for full list of green features. virtual tour

austin modern homes carbine front of home bee cave lakeway

Located in prestigious and award-winning Lake Travis ISD school district, just a few minutes from the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Caves in the west Austin hill country.  This hill-country modern home has a large 3-car garage, theater room, infinity edge pool, a massive gourmet kitchen and over 4,000 square feet of open modern living…you will fall in love with the outdoor entertaining area!

austin modern home living room luxury infinity pool

Click here for more info and photos of this one-of-a-kind Austin modern home and here is a link to the virtual tour

 
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15 March

Market is turning around

Posted by Tom Bates

 

This year is starting out a lot different than the last two years. In the past 12 days I’ve had 2 multiple offers situations (both of which went over list price), had one stubborn lot seller stuck on full-price, and another downtown Austin condo stuck on full price.  Kind of nuts to see so much seller’s market activity in such a strong buyer’s market….begs the question: Is the market turning around in Austin?

 
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