Updates Friday October 9, 2020

Pumpkin Pick-Up, ACL Goes Online & 3 Updates to Make NOW!

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FLAGS ARE UP IN ZILKER PARK | ACL FEST 2020 GOES ONLINE

FEATURED LISTINGS

UNDER CONTRACT
4009 Ridgelea Drive | Offered at $935,000

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 many shops, restaurants, & cafes. Buyer representation.
MULTIPLE OFFERS! #wewon! 

The Oldham Group

NOW SELLING
HAVEN AT TERAVISTA | Round Rock
OPEN HOUSE | SAT & SUN 1-3

Haven at Teravista™ is an exclusive golf course section of the larger Teravista community featuring 30 Farmhouse-inspired detached townhouses starting in the high $200’s.Hurry…we still have a few spots left for investor purchases. HavenAtTeravista.com

UNDER CONTRACT
705 NORTH BLUFF #5 | SOUTH AUSTIN

Stylish, modern and well-appointed! This South Austin detached condo won’t be around long! 1443 sq ft,, 2 bedrooms, office area and private backyard. Open floor plan, high ceilings, quartz countertops, designer light fixtures, upgraded dimming switches, solar, spray foam insulation. You’ll love the close in location and private neighborhood. 

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SOLD
17804 DUFOUR | SWEETWATER
NEW CONSTRUCTION

We welcomed our repeat clients Sara and Stephanie back to Austin! They picked a Chesmar Home in the beautiful Sweetwater neighborhood in the hill country with incredible views. A community that welcomes everyone from new families to empty nesters –amenities include a pool, hiking trails and resident’s center. If you’re thinking about building a new home, give me a call! 

UNDER CONTRACT
503 Canion Street | North Central
Offered at $749,000

Quintessential craftsman style home 2,535 sq ft | 4 bed | 4 bath. 2009 year built on a .21 acre lot. Open floor plan, 9 ft ceilings, spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, custom cabinetry & plenty of storage. Now with 550 sq ft condo included. Walk to restaurants.  Reilly or Brentwood Schools.

SOLD | 10833 WORN SOLE
Pioneer Crossing  |  Offered at $265,000

GREAT one-story with open concept and in-law floor plan. High ceilings & large living room space with gleaming wood floors. Spacious, gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops, 42″ dark oak cabinets, hard tile, stainless appliances and eat-in breakfast area.
MULTIPLE OFFERS! 


JOBS OVER $16/HOUR HAVE FULLY RECOVERED

DID YOU KNOW?

✔ DID YOU KNOW?
The following cities saw the numbers of ultra-high net worth individuals (those with a net worth $30 million or more)rise the most, in order: Paris, Dallas, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. North America has a 36% share of the world’s ultra-high-net-worth population.
(WSJ)

✔ DID YOU KNOW?
The World Bank said an additional 88 million to 115 million people will fall into extreme poverty this year due to the pandemic. Why it matters: Because it marks the first uptick in extreme poverty in about 20 years. Powerful economic growth in countries like China and India allowed hundreds of millions of people to raise their living standards over the past couple of decades.
Extreme poverty is defined as living on an income of $1.90 or less a day, or ~$700/year.

✔ DID YOU KNOW?
Almost all of those earning above $16 per hour in the USA have recovered their jobs, further pointing to the heavy cost we are all going to pay for massive income disparity. Income disparity will always exist, but when it is extreme and happens at the expense of a massive swath of people whose income does not allow them a living wage or savings, someone inevitably has to pick up that tab.
COVID will cost us TRILLIONS….. extreme income disparity is not free.

✔ DID YOU KNOW?
JPMorgan Chase announces a $30 billion racial justice plan. The nation’s biggest bank said it would lend billions to Black and Latino home buyers and small-business owners over the next five years. “We can do more and do better to break down systems that have propagated racism and widespread economic inequality,” Jamie Dimon, the bank’s chief, said.

3 HOME UPGRADES YOU’VE GOT
TO MAKE RIGHT NOW!

CREATE A DEDICATED OFFICE
Many workers aren’t heading back to the office until 2021 or even later, which means home office space is at a premium, along with space for kids to log in to their virtual classrooms.

UPGRADE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE
Most of us are suffering from an acute case of cabin fever these days. It’s little wonder that outdoor space has become more important than ever to prospective buyers. 

“Even pools are becoming more popular in areas where they weren’t before,” says Bill Walker, chief operating officer of Kukun, a web resource for home improvements.

GET SWEATY
Many people are forgoing the gym during the pandemic, preferring to work up a sweat from home to minimize risks of coronavirus transmission. That means people are looking for space to house gym equipment, from yoga mats to treadmills and stationary bikes.

Your home may not have the space for a fully equipped home gym, but you can still carve out a corner where home buyers will be able to picture their future at-home HIT workouts or yoga flow.


WHAT’S HAPPENING

PUMPKIN PICK UP
Half Pint Ranch | 8800 N. Madrone Trail

It’s here…the Oldham Group’s Pumpkin Pick-Up is this Saturday morning at 10 AM! Join in the fun by driving through Half Pint Ranch to pick up your pumpkin surprise! It’s our way of saying thank you for your business and referrals — and bring on sweater weather!!! Please text your RSVP to 512-809-5495 no later than 10/9 at noon.

ACL FEST 2020!

We may not be heading to Zilker Park sporting our best festival looks, but the show will go on for ACL Fest in a whole new way this weekend. Starting October 9 and running through October 11, you can tune into a special virtual version of the festival each night at 7:05 pm, featuring an array of favorite performances from past festivals. Stream the event for free from the ACL Fest website or YouTube.

CATCH THE SUNDOWNS THROUGH HALLOWEEN

The Austin Proper has extended their weekend rooftop series through the month of October. Book a poolside lounge chair or cabana and watch the sunset with bites & drinks available from of La Piscina.

BOOK YOUR SPOT NOW
Friday & Saturday nights are generously sponsored by LALO & Ranch Rider, respectively.  

AUSTIN FIT PARTY | ANDREA EVERALINE AND KRISTA BERGERON

Fitness Trainers Andrea Everline & Krista Bergeron (Owner of Austin Simply Fit) have teamed up to put together the hottest fit party of the fall in Austin, TX on October 17th at 7CO. Join them for a high energy work out, while rocking to live music by Austin’s favorite DJ Trio BODY ROCK. Capacity is limited to 100 people, so grab your ticket(s) now!
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT!

FORTLANDIA
LADY BIRD JOHNSON WILDFLOWER CENTER

Explore a collection of forts custom designed and built by local architects, designers and artists for the Mollie Steves Zachry Texas Arboretum. Stop and build your own fort at Fort Build too. 

These creative spaces will transport you to imaginary worlds and spark an appreciation for art and nature — and the curious, wonderful ways in which they intersect. Your secret hideout awaits! 

Entry is included with regular admission.

Moving YOU Forward,
Moving AUSTIN Forward.

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