April 2015

There are 3 blog entries for April 2015.


Austin will soon have the two tallest purely residential towers west of the Mississippi River.  The Independent, a newly proposed 58-story tower, will eclipse the current tallest, The Austonian, by just a couple of feet when complete. 

The 685 foot tower is being built at West 3rd St and West Ave right along the shores of Lady Bird Lake.  The surrounding neighborhood is full of options for residents making this a very walkable building.  The residences are expected to start in the $350,000’s and go up to over $3 Million.  

Amenities will include the usual suspects: a state of the art fitness center, a dog park and grooming area, 24 hour concierge, club room, playground and activity area for kids, yoga, steam rooms, massage rooms, business center,

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The Shelby in Dallas has just put 55 for sale units on the market.  These one and two bedroom units have been converted from rentals and start out at $180,000, making them a great option for students at the neighboring SMU campus.  


The units have been completely redone with granite counter-tops, laminate hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and contemporary cabinetry.  In the building you’ll find a modern work out room with cardio and strength-training facilities. Residents will also enjoy a rooftop deck complete with a kitchen, fireplace and television to watch the Mustangs if they couldn't make it to the game.  



For more information and to view these condos please call us at 214-296-9155.


Emily Ray-Porter

Dave Perry-Miller Real

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Are you thinking about putting your condo on one of the many vacation rental sites like AirBNB but not certain if your HOA allows it?  Here are some steps to help you navigate the process of renting out your condo for a short term vacation rental and avoiding personal liability.Airbnb Logo

CITY RESTRICTIONS

The first step is to look at the laws that your city has regarding short term rentals.  Many cities have restrictions on short term rentals (typically less than 30 days) that if not followed can lead you to penalties and fines.  You can easily check to see what your regulations are by doing a Google search with your city name and the key words “short-term rental regulation”.  There have been hotel and zoning laws enacted by your city far before the AirBNB

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