Why Move to Austin?
Make the move to Austin. You'll be glad you did.
There are so many reasons to love Austin, Texas. From live music and BBQ to a rapidly growing start-up scene, Austin has everything you need to live, work, and play. Austin ranks among the top cities for education, job growth, and retirement. In fact, in 2017, U.S. News and World Report ranked Austin #1 in its prestigious list of Best Places to Live. Adding to Austin's appeal for golfers, Austin has a stable housing market and a strong economy. Its golf courses are surrounded by rolling hills, greenbelts, and beautiful golf course homes, and residents enjoy golfing weather roughly eleven months out of the year.
Austin offers a variety of public, private, and semi-private golf courses for all skill levels. The legendary Austin Country Club is home to the World Golf Championships’ DELL Technologies Match Play event. You'll find Austin golf courses designed by PGA legends, including Couples, Crenshaw, Fazio, Nicklaus, and Palmer. Austin real estate also features many master-planned golf course communities. Golf.com has ranked Austin #1 on its list of Best Golf Cities in America, stating: "It has the nation's best combination of weather, name designs, and affordable, accessible golf."
Austin Outdoor Activities
Love the outdoors? You'll never run out of things to do in Austin. Whether you like to run, swim, hike, bike, or just spend time outdoors, we have options for everyone. Stand Up paddle on Lady Bird Lake or swim at Barton Springs or Deep Eddy pool. Boat or wakeboard on Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Bike along the Veloway, Barton Creek Greenbelt, or Brushy Creek Trail. Hike at Bull Creek, Turkey Creek, or McKinney Falls. There are too many more options to list, and you'll have an amazing time trying them all.
Golf isn't the only sport we love in Austin. In fact, you'll find there's nothing quite like gameday here in Texas. Whether you're watching your local high football school team or surrounded by 100,000 friends at DKR to cheer on the Longhorns, football is a huge part of living in Austin. If you're a baseball fan, be sure to watch the Round Rock Express, the AAA minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers, when they play at Dell Diamond in Round Rock. For hockey, head over to HEB Center in Cedar park to watch the Texas Stars Hockey Club, the AHL affiliate to the NHL Dallas Stars.
Austin is considered the Live Music Capital of the World. Any night of the week, you can find music of all genres, whether you're looking for a small, intimate setting, legendary country dance hall, or big-name bands playing at a famous spot downtown or the Austin 360 Ampitheater. Austin is also famous for its festival scene. See the world's favorite acts at South by Southwest (SXSW) in March, Austin City Limits (ACL) in October, or one of the many small events throughout the year.
Whatever type of food you like, Austin has its own flair. If you're planning a visit, make time for Franklin BBQ, sushi at Uchi, or Italian at Red Ash. You'll find Texas barbecue and Tex-Mex everywhere, unique and amazing restaurants and food truck options, and always, always, breakfast tacos. Need ideas? Try Eater Austin or the Visit Austin website.
Leading tech companies continue to expand in the Austin area, including Apple, Amazon, Dell, Facebook, Forcepoint, Google, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Oracle, Polycom, Rackspace, Solarwinds, and VMWare. You'll also find employers like 3M, AECOM, Charles Schwab, St. David's Healthcare. Check out the Austin Chamber of Commerce website for employer rankings and location maps.
Austin Start Ups
Austin's entrepreneurial culture is the perfect fit for its growing list of startups. Founders can benefit from a strong community of resources, including Built In Austin, Capital Factory, Austin Startup Week, the Central Texas Angel Network and a host of others. Check out the list of startup resources from University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.
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There are so many reasons to love Austin. Plan a visit to learn more, and if you're thinking of buying a home in Austin, contact us today.