Holiday Events in the Lake Travis Area

Lights On! Holiday Celebration Kick off the holiday season in Lakeway with the annual Lights On! Holiday Celebration marking the first lighting of the Trail of Lights in the parking lot behind Lakeway City Hall. Set for Friday, December 2, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., “Santa, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph will be nearby to ‘plug in’ the Trail of Lights display and to speak to all of the good little boys and girls …

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2017 Lake Travis Economic Forecast

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Lake Travis Economic Forecast luncheon on January 18, 2017 at the Sonesta Hotel in Bee Cave. The event provides firsthand information to attendees on the growth and development expected for the South Lake Travis area in the coming year. Speakers for the event include Lake Travis Independent School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brad Lancaster, City of Lakeway City Manager …

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Median Home Price in Lakeway over $400k

The Austin Board of Realtors® September 2016 housing data as released by Clarus MarketMetrics® on the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University website shows that the median home price in Lakeway topped $400,000 in September 2016, for a median price of $430,000. This is decrease in median price of 2.5 percent, however, compared to September 2015. Total sales were up 13.6 percent, for a total of 25 home sales in …

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LCRA Invites Homeowners to Sign Up for Flood Gate Alerts

The Lower Colorado River Authority is inviting those along the Highland Lakes to sign up for alerts notifying them of flood gate operations at LCRA dams along and near the lower Colorado River. Subscribers will receive the messages via text, email, and/or a phone call once flood operations are underway or imminent. The free Floodgate Operations Notification Service for Central Texas includes the Buchanan, Inks, Starcke, Wirtz, Mansfield, and Tom …

Twenty Three Leander ISD Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Twenty three students in the Leander Independent School District have been named as Semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. National Merit Semifinalists represent less than one percent of high school seniors in the United States. “On behalf of Leander ISD, I congratulate these students for earning this prestigious honor,” said Leander ISD Superintendent Dan …

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Lake Travis: Holding Steady after a Wet Spring and Summer

Now that Lake Travis has been holding steady for a couple of months at a nearly full depth, let’s put into perspective the massive shift the lake has seen this year, preceded by years of near historic drought levels. Even though August is typically one of the driest months for Central Texas, heavy rains resulted in an increase in lake levels, with both Lake Travis and Buchanan nearly full and …

Brian Talley & KVUE News on how rainy weather benefits Lake Travis homeowners

Our very own Brian Talley was featured on KVUE news on 8/22/16 in their story entitled “Realtor: Rainy weather benefits Lake Travis homeowners“. Sales for waterfront homes on Lake Travis are on track this year to have almost doubled compared to the lows of 2014 and 2009. Here are some other stats that Brian Talley came up with regarding waterfront sales on Lake Travis looking back over the last 10 …

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Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will host the 15th Annual Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament on October 12, 2016 from 10:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Presented by Frost Bank, the event will be held at The Hills Country Club Flintrock Falls golf course, in the heart of the Texas hill country near Lake Travis. The scenic golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II. The scramble …

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Lake Travis Real Estate: Affordability and Good Schools

Regent Property Group broker Brian Talley said Lakeway and Bee Cave are popular choices for homebuyers due to their relative affordability and because of their zoning for the Lake Travis Independent School District. In a Community Impact article, Talley said homebuyers looking in Lakeway can find solid options in the $300,000-$400,000 price range, both in the home resale market and in new construction. He said homes constantly are going on …

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Ribbon Cutting for Lakeway New Home Builder

Ash Creek Homes will host a ribbon cutting celebration for its new model home in the community of Serene Hills in Lakeway, off of Highway 71 and Serene Hills Drive. The event will be held July 19, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the celebration will include light refreshments. Ash Creek will offer homes on 23 home sites throughout the Los Senderos section of Serene …