The East Austin area has traditionally been a value-priced area of Austin, but several areas have undergone extensive redevelopment, mixing in artistic & eclectic remodels, old Victorian houses, new developments, green building areas, and so on.
East Austin presents opportunities and challenges in the residential real estate market. Newer developments like those in Mueller provide outstanding value to homeowners; many newer homes in the area incorporate energy-efficient design features that can save buyers thousands of dollars over the life of the home. A number of incentives are also available for buyers in this area, and the sense of community and history is evident in many of the older neighborhoods in East Austin like Delwood and University Hills.
Cherrywood is an established neighborhood with plentiful green space and quiet tree-lined streets and encompasses a number of subdivisions including University Park, Avalon, Willow Brook, and French Place. Homes in eclectic East Austin range from cozy bungalows to expansive ranch houses; many of the remodeled homes in Cherrywood are perfect for starter homes and first-time buyers. The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association plays an active role in the neighborhood and sponsors the annual Cherrywood Art Fair.
Mueller is one of the fastest growing and greenest communities in Austin. Designed on the site of Austin’s former airport, the neighborhood is envisioned to be a mixed-use community incorporating condominiums, shops, offices, green space. Developers hope to see Mueller achieve the status of a self-contained sustainable village upon its completion. Currently, Mueller ranks as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of Austin, and one of the ten greenest housing developments according to Natural Home.
East Austin also offers very convenient access to downtown Austin, excellent old-Austin dining, historic locales, and more.
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