Beyond Austin’s City Limits

490 W Overlook Mountain RoadI held an open house in Elliott Ranch last week, which is located in the City of Buda. About 25 people toured the home which was a pretty strong showing for a 2-hour open house right in the middle of Sunday football.

Buda borders Austin on its southern end, so some visitors were not even aware they had left the city limits. The mindset of many people who live in Central Texas is that Buda is a suburb in South Austin.

Austin Real Estate and Beyond

From a market perspective, Buda is considered part of the greater Austin area and has been experiencing the same growth challenges and low inventory of homes for sale. Buda is an area I reference, along with Kyle, Dripping Springs, Manor and Cedar Park when I talk about how Austin is growing up and growing out. Buda offers buyers a little more for their money when compared to Austin. The dollar goes further in Buda, offering a larger home, maybe a newer home and/or larger lot size for buyers when compared to the City of Austin.

Featured Home: 490 W Overlook Mountain Road, Buda Texas

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths
  • 2,566 square feet (tax record)
  • 2.269 acres
  • in-ground pool
  • fire pit
  • 3-car garage

Located in the gated community of Elliott Ranch