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South Austin Real Estate and Neighborhood Information

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With wide boulevards, plenty of park space, inexpensive housing and convenient transportation options, South Austin is a Chicago neighborhood on the rise. Civic organizations are an active part of South Austin's community culture, working with residents and local businesses to revitalize the area and create an attractive and pleasant environment. A classic farmer's market sets up shop in the heart of South Austin every week during the warm weather months, and year round recreational activities are always going on at the neighborhood's popular Columbus Park fieldhouse. A nine-hole golf course makes it easy for South Austiners to keep those tee times and summertime movies and concerts in the park are a great evening event for the whole family to enjoy.

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South Austin Real Estate

Housing in South Austin is affordable and plentiful and the neighborhood has been experiencing a resurgence of building in recent years. The residential streets feature a large selection of single-family homes and multi-unit housing. Larger Victorian homes, some with sweeping wrap-around porches, mingle with new construction townhomes with attached garages, green front lawns and manicured shrubbery.

Vintage brick condos, newer models made to resemble vintage style, courtyard apartment buildings, two-story frame houses, traditional bungalows and modern designs round out neighborhood’s residential architecture. Wrought-iron fences edge the properties, while trees dot the landscape providing a serene city existence.

The average sales price for a three-bedroom detached single-family home in South Austin is about $173,000. The value of a four- or five-bedroom is around $186,000 with most priced at $300,000 or lower. The average sales price for a three-bedroom condo unit is around $165,000, a two-bedroom is $142,000, and a three-bedroom averages in at around $173,000.

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