Foreclosures in the Elgin area offer prospective home buyers an opportunity to explore short sale properties and listings that have been placed at a reduced price on the housing market. Full of rapidly expanding subdivisions and some historical home sites, Elgin is a commuter community with an ideal location for zipping into East Austin or downtown on a daily basis. [Read more about Elgin Foreclosures...]
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Planned communities and new builds are a normal sight in Elgin. The community is situated right on the county line between Bastrop and Davis, which affords the homesites of various neighborhoods to sprawl out across the available terrain. For now property taxes are less than those paid by nearby Travis County.
The relative affordability of housing in the area coupled with its proximity to the Austin City Limits has prompted many home buyers to take up residence in the burgeoning neighborhoods in and around Elgin. The easy commute into Austin has made Elgin a popular bedroom community.
Single family homes and open lots dominate the listings in Elgin, and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes and floor plans, even in foreclosure. The added appeal of foreclosure listings is that properties can be obtained without paying top dollar in otherwise desirable neighborhoods. Some true bargains can be purchased as investments or rental properties by savvy buyers or people in search of more affordable real estate. As the Greater Austin Area continues to grow, Elgin Foreclosures are a practical way for home buyers to find bang for your buck with real estate investments.
Elgin is located just east enough to notice a topographic change in the scenery, instead of being among the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country it sits among the sprawling and lusciously green Blackland prairies. The area has long been a BBQ hotspot, home to some of the most popular foodie tourism in Texas. Elgin is also home to a thriving live music scene, and the tradition remains a unique part of the character of the town.
Commuters to and from Austin enjoy easy access to the city and all of the day trips and amenities that life in the Greater Austin Area can afford. For outdoor activities, there is golfing at The Shadow Glen Golf Club located approximately 12 miles west in the neighboring rural hamlet of Manor. Water front activities exist at both Lake Bastrop and Bastrop State Park, which lie approximately 20 miles to the south of Elgin. The town motto of “Perfectly Situated” rings true for residents who enjoy living in a rural suburban setting that still has absolute access to all the privileges of big city living nearby.
The residents of Elgin are served by Both Elgin ISD and McDade ISD. The precise school that a child will attend is dependent upon the location of the child’s residence upon enrollment.
Private, Montessori and religious schools also exist for parents interested in alternate education options for their children.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from January 28th, 2020 at 4:46pm CST. 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.
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