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The Oldham Group | Updates November 9, 2020
The Oldham Group | Updates November 6, 2020



30 Farmhouse Condos

We’re off to an incredibly fast start! Buyer have been drawn to expertly designed floor plans, quality finishes and fantastic location. As part of the Teravista community, Haven has access to all the amenities including pools, trails, playgrounds, fitness centers and more. The award winning Round Rock schools have been a huge draw!


12 Exclusive Custom Home Lots

We’re thrilled to announce that the Oldham Group will be working with the Headwaters’ newest neighborhood, Hilltop! This limited release of 12 premier homesites provides an exclusive opportunity to build in an elevated hilltop enclave of the most sought-after lots in the award winning Headwaters community.

SOLD – Cash Buyer,  2 WEEKS! 

1709 Constantino | DUPLEX

This one didn’t last long! We worked with our investor clients to prepare their property for market then executed a well-timed marketing plan. The hard work and extra effort yielded FIVE offers, all overs asking!  Do you have an investment property, this may be the right time to sell, let’s talk more about what it might be worth in today’s market.

808 W. 29th #202 | UT CONDO

We have a great investment opportunity A perfectly remodeled  UT campus area 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with newly installed vinyl plank flooring, new bathroom tile surround, bathroom vanities, and a modern kitchen including granite countertops. Offered at $315,000 


4009 Ridgelea | Buyer Representation

Super cute home in the Ridgelea neighborhood!  Updated in 2010 with a resort-like backyard, it has all the charm and character of an old house with a modern interior. Hardwood floors throughout, abundant natural light, fenced front and back yards. The location is supreme! You can walk to shops, restaurants, cafes and Bryker Woods Elementary.

503 Canion Street A & B  | Studio 

This gorgeous craftsman style home & studio unit in Highland neighborhood are closing next week! We’re excited to help the seller strategize about how to get the most money for their property which included a studio apartment.  Creating a condo regime and selling the units individually provided the most upside for the owners. How can we help you get the most for your property?


The U.S. presidential election hasn’t been decided yet, but investors have already made up their mind: buy stocks. S&P 500 futures are up nearly 2 percent this morning, after the index jumped 2.2 percent yesterday. Big winners include health care, technology and private equity companies.

US home prices rose by 6.7% in September. Such numbers are a 1.1% jump from August and an annual increase unseen since May 2014. (Core Logic)

Lumber prices have skyrocketed 160% since April because there is not enough domestic production, adding about $16,000 to the cost of building a new house. (NAHB).

Already itching to deck the halls? Well lucky for you, Target is making it super simple to make your home festive and chic. The retailer’s holiday collection hit stores and online shelves on November 1st. Retailers across the country ramping up the holiday sales early in an effort to space holiday shopping out over a 2 month period, reducing the pressure on already stressed supply chains.

Time to Vote initiative – more than 1,500 businesses including Patagonia, Coca-Cola Company, Nextdoor, Airtable, and Chobani gave their employees the option to take Election Day off. It was part of the the Time to Vote Initiative, a pro-democracy, bi-partisan movement to increase voter participation.


Courtney's Corner November 6, 2020


OK, I might be a bit biased, but I love our sense of community, beautiful natural treasures, pet-friendly places, vibrant restaurant scene, rich artistic culture, academic pursuits and innovative companies! I also love our grateful, collaborative and supportive VIBE. Here’s how I plan to plug-in ALL THE GOODNESS this Thanksgiving season!

Anonymous Good Deeds 
These are so fun! Leave a present in a tree at park, pay for the car behind you in the drive-thru or send a gift in the mail. There’s something fun about doing something good with absolutely no recognition!

📙 Reading to Children or the Elderly
I used to volunteer to read aloud for kids who were struggling with reading. It was some of the most rewarding volunteer time I’ve ever done. There is something magical about helping bring stories to life. Writing this newsletter is prompting me to sign up again, maybe over Zoom?!

📃 Write an Unsolicited Letter of Recommendation
I was asked to write a letter of recommendation for a friend a while back. I had such a good time doing it that I decided to write a few for some friends who didn’t request one…I mean why not tell the people you care about how much you admire them?? You can make it fun – compliment their drinking prowess, their incredible wardrobe or acknowledge a place or thing that reminds you of them! Put in in an email or even better, send it by mail. You’ll touch someone’s heart and that’s what the Thanksgiving season is all about!



To mark the arrival of the season, Starbucks is giving away a free collectible red holiday cup on Nov. 6, while supplies last, to customers who order a holiday beverage at participating Starbucks stores in the United States. The cup offer is available for orders picked up in stores (including café, drive-thru and curbside) and through Starbucks Delivers.  

Ready, set, READ! The @texasbookfest starts this week and I’ve got my spot saved for the Crowdcast conversation with Matthew McConaughey and Ethan Hawke! Other notables include Erin Brockovich, Britt Benett and Yaa Gyasi! 

Two Hands is a community-focused cafe that strives to create nutritious, simple and delicious food paired with exceptional coffee. Taking inspiration from Australia’s forward-thinking culinary scene and relaxed beachside lifestyle, Two Hands aims to be a place for the community near and far to come unwind in the light-filled space.


Our Mozart’s Christmas Light Show has become an annual tradition and was voted the Best Local Event for 2020. Now in its 11th year, the lights are STILL on! 

Select and reserve your table to the Mozart’s Table reservations start at $10/table, and are available now for parties up to 6 people.  You may reserve up to 6 tables/day. Your party may not exceed the size of your reserved table.


The holidays are here…this is fun gift for a SPICY lady! The El Dorado Palette. with 6 high pay-off, soft and buttery shades. The palette features several finishes – mattes, shimmers, and glitters. Check out these fun names…Spicy Miami, Shimmer, Fuego, Glitter, Salsa Picante, Con Limón, Fire and Bonita! 


Don’t know what to him for the holidays? How about a TM BBQ Club subscription? It includes members-only BBQ content, a 1-year print and digital subscription to the magazine, Insider moments with some of Texas’ top pitmasters, Specialty gear and so much more! Sign ’em up! 


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