Foreclosures in the South Austin 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. South Austin is famous for being the heart of Austin’s eclectic culture and reputation and is located just south of the river and with easy access to downtown. [Read more about South Austin Foreclosures...]
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South Austin Neighborhoods
South Austin is a very sought after part of the Greater Austin Area.
Homes vary in style from established traditional neighborhoods to sleek and modern condos.
Prospective home buyers have made South Austin neighborhoods highly coveted places to live. Among the most popular residential areas are Travis Heights, Bouldin, Zilker, Cherry Creek, Western Trails, and Barton Hills. The area is home to a variety of well established single-family homes, condos, and townhouses with craftsman, mid-century, and modern architecture. Some tear down houses pop up periodically, which are prized for their lot space in an area where empty lots are scarce to find. The South Austin region includes the 78704, 78745, 78748, and 78749 zip codes.
Single family homes and open lots dominate the listings in South Austin, 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, South Austin Foreclosures are a practical way for home buyers to find bang for your buck with real estate investments.
South Austin Lifestyle
It’s been said that South Austin basically invented “Keep Austin Weird”, and is a hub for Austin’s famous art and music scene. The Broken Spoke and Continental Club are local landmarks.
Not only is South Austin home to some of the most vibrant bars and restaurants and shopping in the whole city, but it’s close by most of the desirable outdoor recreations and city parks. Downtown and Rainey Street are almost walkable, Zilker Park and Barton Springs are a bike ride away, and the Austin Botanical Gardens, Long Center and Zach Theater are all close by. As are the running trails and kayaking available at Lady Bird Lake.
South Austin residents get to enjoy being near the center of everything, when the city isn’t busy coming to them they’re geographically close enough to experience the rest of the Austin while seldom leaving their own neighborhoods.
South Austin Schools
Austin Independent School District (AISD) serves the students that live in Central Austin. With a district-wide enrollment of 84,500, AISD operate 129 different schools, among them are 84 elementary schools, 18 middle schools, and 16 high schools. AISD determines which schools that students will attend based on where their residence is located within a region.
Private and religious schooling options are also readily available for parents that seek alternate educational opportunities for their children.
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 March 25th, 2023 at 6:30pm 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.
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