We Serve the Greater Austin Area
Keyrenter Austin has proven to be successful time and time again, which is why we are eager to expand in order to offer our services wherever we can.
We know our strategy works, and we hope each one of our customers can experience that strategy firsthand.
By realizing that each person and property has unique needs, Keyrenter is able to find the right tenants, perform proper maintenance, and much more so you can reap the benefits you deserve.
We currently provide our services to select areas in the Austin area but may expand to others down the road.
Cities We Serve
Austin is a young city, as represented by the fact that 42% of its residents are single. More than 53% are homeowners, while the median age stands at 34. With 53% of adults in the city also being college-educated, it is noted that the median household income in the area stands at $55,944.
AUSTIN, TEXAS DETAILS
The Lone Star State has a great deal going for it these days, and Austin is certainly representative of that fact. As a fast-growing and vibrant city in the heartland of Texas, this city is known for its outdoor jazz festivals, quality family-friendly neighborhoods, great school systems, and positive employment opportunities. With near year-round great weather, the availability of numerous activities and events, and a great housing market, it is little wonder that this region continues to attract new residents while retaining those that have called the city home for generations.
The housing outlook in the city continues to be warm and has recovered sufficiently from the global economic crisis. The average home value at the current time is $293,100, reflecting a rise of over 10% in the past year alone, with most analysts expecting the value to increase a further 4% in the coming year. The median rent per month right now is $1,850, making it an affordable area for young families, while providing stable rent income for investors.
THINGS TO DO IN AUSTIN
There really is no shortage of things to do in this area of Texas. No matter what your interests are, there is likely something for you here. From golf courses that allow play near year-round, to outdoor cafes with live music on display in the downtown area, families find this part of the state to be a refreshing mix of urban living and small-town atmosphere.
The schools in the part of the state are well established and have been nationally recognized for excellence. Numerous domestic and international companies call the region home, and unemployment continues to be relatively low. There are good-paying jobs here, the housing market is accommodating to buyers and sellers, so this is certainly a place worthy of calling home.
As is the case with Austin, the Cedar Park housing market continues to do extremely well. The average listing price in the area now stands at just over $329,000, with the median rent in the $1,795 range. There are a number of homes for sale and rent in a variety of price ranges, so new residents will almost certainly find what they are looking for.
CEDAR PARK, TEXAS DETAILS
With a burgeoning population of just over 60,000 strong, Cedar Park is a growing Austin suburb with a lot to offer singles and young families alike. This region of Texas itself is home to two minor league professional baseball teams, making this a hub of sorts for up and coming athletes. The NBA Development League also has a presence here, as does the American Hockey League. As such, the city plays host to many domestic sporting events, and residents have the benefit of numerous venues in which to practice and hone their own skills. As if this was not enough, the city has also recently opened its own public skating facility, which also has a large bowling center, making this a truly desirable place to call home all around.
This area of the state is more established than some other urban areas, as represented by a relatively low single population, which stands at 19%. Nearly 75% of adults in the city are homeowners, while the median age of 34 is the same as Austin. The median household income in this part of Texas is just over $70,000 with more than half of the residents being college-educated.
MUCH TO SEE AND DO
Cedar Park bills itself as a fun place to live, and for good reason. There is seemingly always something on tap for every member of the family, no matter how young or old. Memorials and museums are plentiful, and there is always the Balcones Canyonland National Wildlife Refuge to amaze and delight. With world-class golf courses situated inside the city limits, beginning and advanced golfers alike will appreciate the quality and beauty of what the area has to offer.
The employment outlook in this city is bright, particularly given its close proximity to Austin. There are great schools throughout the area, and the numerous parks and community activities make this a great place to raise a family. Singles will appreciate the diverse culture and the urban opportunities available in nearby Austin, so this is truly a great place to call home.
Residents are drawn to Round Rock due to its strong school district, and area schools have an average of 15 students per teacher. The city has many safe neighborhoods, and crime rates are lower than the national average. The median home value in Round Rock is $223,600 as of April 2016. Home prices are expected to keep rising. The average price of a 3 bedroom, 2 bath rental property is around $1,600 per month. Popular neighborhoods include Brushy Creek, Oak Bluff, and Bella Vista. Arbor Place is the only gated community in the city and offers luxury properties in a private setting.
ROUND ROCK, TEXAS DETAILS
Round Rock is a thriving suburban community located 17 miles north of downtown Austin. Prior to the 1990s, the city was mainly seen as a bedroom community for those commuting into the city, but in the years since, the area has developed its own unique economy, with several large technology companies making their home there, including Dell Computers. As of 2013, the population numbered 109,821, and it continues to grow. The median household income is around $71,000, and 37.3% of the population holds a bachelor’s degree or a more advanced degree.
The city has a suburban environment, and there are many amenities in the immediate area. At the Premium Outlets, shoppers can check out more than one hundred retailers, as well as restaurants and a movie theater. Families with children will find a number of beautiful parks in the area. Baseball fans will want to visit the Dell Diamond, home of the Express, the city’s minor league affiliate of the Rangers. Austin, which is the capital of Texas, is just a short drive away, and the area is famous for its live music venues. You can learn more about the history of the region by visiting the Bullock Texas State History Museum or touring the State Capitol.
With a population of over 45,000 residents, Pflugerville is a medium-sized Austin suburb that has a lot going for it. The city itself has its own school district, which operates 3 high schools, 6 middle schools, 19 elementary schools, and 2 alternative style education campuses. Families have found this to be a great place to raise children, as the area benefits from a low crime rate, while adults can take advantage of numerous employment opportunities throughout the greater metropolitan area. The city continues to grow, particularly on the heels of Austin’s surge in population, and has even been featured in the past of an NBC television drama series.
PFLUGERVILLE, TEXAS DETAILS
As one might expect, the housing outlook for this part of Texas is quite strong. In Pflugerville, the current listing price is just under $270,000. The median rent per month stands at an affordable $1,600 making this an attractive area to get a start out in life. Roughly 21% of the city is single, while 78% are homeowners. The city has an even lower median age at 32 years than most neighboring cities. An estimated 45% of the adult population is a college education, and the median income is reported at just over $73,000.
REASONS TO CALL THIS CITY HOME
Texas is reason enough for many people, but Pflugerville is particularly appealing because of the more tranquil life afforded by a medium city, with a major urban city center just over 10 miles away. It is a place that has numerous parks and recreational opportunities to take advantage of, and employers are increasingly moving into the region. With such a solid school district to its name, parents rest comfortably knowing that their children are receiving a quality education.
Single residents find the city to be attractive to many of the same reasons. There are many entertainment options available throughout the region, and the availability of more than a dozen colleges and universities throughout the area make the pursuit of higher education that much easier and more accessible. With housing values currently standing at an affordable rate, now is a great time to move into the city, get established, and call it your home.
Oak Hill, Texas is located just 8 miles southwest of Austin. Initially, it was called Live Oak Springs. In 1870 a post office was established and named Oak Hill. The town of Oak Hill boomed after the state Capitol building was constructed in the 1880s. During that time, the hot commodities were wool, pecans, and cotton. By 1885, there were four saloons, and a general store built in this small town. Today, it is only 15 minutes from the downtown area and a 20-minute drive from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The local newspaper the Oak Hill Gazette covers the latest news, events, and updates on road construction.
OAK HILL, TEXAS DETAILS
LIVING IN SOUTHWEST, TEXAS
You will find small neighborhoods that feel friendly and welcoming. It’s an affordable community with easy access to shopping centers, restaurants, entertainment, and businesses. The neighborhoods are full of residents that are dedicated to the safety and quality of their community. Each school is part of the award-winning Austin Independent School District. Austin High School is known for its sought-after fine arts program and is a National Blue Ribbon school. O. Henry Middle School received the “School to Watch” award.
Considered one of the popular neighborhoods in Austin, you will find residents have no desire to move any time soon. There are over 89 communities that make up the area. The current population is around 25,000 residents. There are several neighborhoods including Covered Bridge, Scenic Brook Estates, Oak Run Estates, Southwest Hills, Geneva Estates, Lewis Mountain Ranch, and Spring Valley. The communities have evolved as the city has grown. You can find new construction that includes the latest in housing styles. Most of the homes for sale have stunning views of the natural beauty of live oak trees, flora, wildflowers, and greenery.
The average sales price is an affordable $325,000 for 2,500 square feet of living space. There still is a lot of available land space for future construction. Most of the new homes are being built green or energy-efficient. Over 3,000 households in Oak Hill have received the “green building” rating. To earn the rating, the homes must meet specific ventilation, heating, and air conditioning requirements. You will notice many houses with solar panels installed on the roofs.
THINGS TO DO
One of Austin’s natural jewels is Zilker Park. It features a pool, a large children’s playground, botanical gardens, and vast open fields. The park also hosts the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. There is also Dick Nichols park that has sports fields, a community swimming pool, a playground, and lighted volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts. You can hold birthday parties or special events at one of the 17 picnic tables and ten BBQ grills. Residents love to run or take a leisurely walk on the scenic nature trail.
The Wyler Aerial Tramway is operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. You can expect to see fantastic views of the southwest Texas landscape spanning 196 acres. The gondolas lift riders up over 900 feet above the boarding area. There is an observation deck with high-power telescopes to take in the panoramic views.
If you prefer to stay away from the crowds, head to the town of Comfort which is just 20 minutes south of Fredricksburg. You will find specialty shops and restaurants in this peaceful and unique town. Enjoy a cold beer at the Comfort Meet Market where many locals go to celebrate birthdays and listen to live music. It’s an unassuming tavern that makes everyone feel at home. You can find cans of soda, wine, bottles of beer, popcorn, and snacks. You are apt to leave this place with new friends after conversing with the locals. The atmosphere is decorated with Beatles memorabilia lining the walls and classic rock emanating from the stereo.
Enjoy a lush swimming spot at Krause Springs in Spicewood. It’s a privately owned park that features several man-made pools, and 32 springs over 115 acres. For those who love adventure, you can fly straight into the water on a rope swing. There are 3.5 miles of trails, a sand volleyball court, basketball court, a community pavilion, an amphitheater, a children’s play area, and the Blue Hole swimming area.
The Museum Of The Weird is located in downtown Austin and is home to star attractions Simone the Iguana and Torgo the Nile Monitor. The back of the store showcases unusual items such as Fiji Mermaids, shrunken heads, and Suits of armor. The museum started out as a store to sell these unique items. However, the owners couldn’t part with the oddities anymore and would much rather share them with the public. They’ve earned the title as “America’s Strangest Attraction,” and have appeared on the TV show Oddities and Mysteries at the Museum.
Neighborhoods We Serve
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