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Super Affordable in Kingsland

Posted by on 9-09-16 in Kingsland, Lake LBJ Real Estate | Comments Off on Super Affordable in Kingsland


If your budget is not huge but you want to be on Lake LBJ, check out 501 Reynolds #23.  This is a town home on Lake LBJ with only 1 shared wall a deeded boat slip and great water views and access.  Located at the mouth of where the Llano and the Colorado rivers converge, this is an excellent location on the lake and an even better opportunity to get in at a low price point on LBJ.  The unit is a little dated cosmetically but all of the major, big-ticket items have been handled including:

  • New roof
  • New HVAC (inside and out)
  • Updated hardie siding
  • Brand new decking on upstairs and downstairs balcony

This community is fully gated and has a very affordable HOA which covers yard care and makes for a low maintenance lake home.  There is also extra boat/trailer storage on site and a great community day dock.  Contact me today if you are interested in learning more about this affordable piece of Lake LBJ Real Estate in Kingsland, Texas.  IMG_4439


Chick-Fil-A Coming to Marble Falls

Posted by on 8-08-16 in Lake LBJ Real Estate, Marble Falls | Comments Off on Chick-Fil-A Coming to Marble Falls



Exciting news for Lake LBJ goers!  Chick-Fil-A has submitted plans to build its newest location right here in Marble Falls, Texas.  According to city officials the proposed located is at the corner of  Commerce and the 2100 block of U.S. 281, the site of the former Edgar Funeral Home.  Chick-fil-A is expected to be open in early 2017 and will make a huge addition to the city of Marble Falls offering a nice option for fast food.

This really is a sign of all of the expansion and growth the region is seeing and in my opinion great news for Lake LBJ Real Estate.  As Austin continues to expand out west and surrounding major Texas cities continue to bust at the seems with new people the demand for waterfront in Texas has shot through the roof.  Its also nice to know that some big companies such as Chick-fil-A are seeing Marble Falls as a place they can get the volume they need for success.

If you or someone you know is ready to invest in Lake LBJ Real Estate or would like to talk more about the current market, contact me at (512) 786-1515


3912 Pack Saddle Night Shoot

Posted by on 8-08-16 in Blue Lake Real Estate, Lake LBJ Real Estate | Comments Off on 3912 Pack Saddle Night Shoot

3912 Pack Saddle is in a class of its own.  Here is a night shoot we did on 8/9/2016.  The lighting in this home is just incredible.  The team – Webber + Studio, Lindsey Design and Classic Constructors did a phenomenal job creating this true work of art on Lake LBJ. Praise God for creating such a spectacular piece of property and setting.   This is Lake LBJ’s #1




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Horseshoe Bay Announces Management Agreement with Crescent

Posted by on 8-08-16 in Everything Else | Comments Off on Horseshoe Bay Announces Management Agreement with Crescent

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Big news coming out of the Texas Hill Country!  The Jaffe family on behalf of he Horseshoe Bay Resort has entered into a management agreement with well-known Crescent Hotels and Resorts.  This long awaited announcement comes after many years of finding the right partnership or suitable buyer for the Horseshoe Bay Resort.

According to the company’s press release Crescent will begin a multimillion dollar improvement/expansion project beginning in late 2016 to include upgrading existing amenities as well as adding new ones.

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized top-5 operator of hotels and resorts that currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada. Crescent operates a collection of legendary independent lifestyle hotels and resorts and is also one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG.

This is great news coming out of Horseshoe Bay.  As a Lake LBJ Real Estate expert I believe this is a big improvement to the already great resort.  I believe that bringing in a well-known operator that has experience with these types of resorts will really add value for both members and guests.  Lake LBJ is such a well-known and premier location in the Texas Hill Country and its important that the resort lives up to and exemplifies the high quality and luxury expectations of resort goers.  With so much great real estate in the area and perfect proximity to major Texas cities such as San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and Austin this is a perfect time for such a move.

Congratulations to the Jaffe family and the Horseshoe Bay Resort on getting this deal done!  I look forward to seeing what in store for the resort in the coming years.  If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about Horseshoe Bay Real Estate, contact me today at (512) 786-1515

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Blue Lake Estates 4 bed on Great Water

Posted by on 7-07-16 in Blue Lake Estates, Horseshoe Bay Real Estate | Comments Off on Blue Lake Estates 4 bed on Great Water


Everyone wants to be in Blue Lake Estates as it is arguably the best and most desired part of Lake LBJ.  The closest part of Lake LBJ to Austin, the amazing 9 hole golf course right in the neighborhood, prestigious Horseshoe Bay address and the beautiful lush green lawns that are so admired by lake goers are just a few reasons why Blue Lake is in such high demand.  But for most, Blue Lake Estates is typically out of budget.  Today I have good news:

My newest PreMLS listing in Blue Lake Estates is a 4 bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 half bath with approx 2800 sq ft on amazing water and is listed at $899,000.  Better yet this property is being sold fully furnished and includes a 2007 Kayot and Yamaha Waverunner.  This property has a first floor master, very open concept including vaulted ceilings in the living room, stone fireplace, built in bar, and secondary living room upstairs.  This is what I call a perfect floor plan.  While this property is considered a town home, it is one of three total, free-standing with tons of space in between the neighboring units and is essentially a single family home as far as I am concerned.

It should also be noted that both HVAC units in the property have been recently replaced.

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If you or someone you know is interested in Horseshoe Bay Real Estate or waterfront homes in Blue Lake Estates, contact me at (512) 786-1515

Dive in on Lake LBJ

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Everything Else | Comments Off on Dive in on Lake LBJ

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Another box checked!  Very few waterfront properties have deep water right off the water’s edge. 808 Misty Downs is different in every category, including this one! This property has very deep water on Lake LBJ allowing for this iconic diving board that has been enjoyed for many years by the owners. If you are in the market for a ELITE waterfront property that is unlike anything else, this is it.  This is most definitely something your friends do not have!

Take a moment to watch our HD Video  below of this very unique property being offered for sale on Lake LBJ.



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Contemporary Masterpiece on Lake LBJ

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Everything Else | Comments Off on Contemporary Masterpiece on Lake LBJ

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If you are tired of old architecture and the simple lake shack then take a look at 1530 Hill Top.  This property is a brand new construction home with 110 ft of gorgeous waterfront and even better views.  This approx 3000 sq ft home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with master on the main level and two living rooms plus wrap around balcony offering some of the most impressive Lake LBJ and Hill Country Views.  Outdoor deck features full kitchen and the brand new boat house is over sized and ready for most any boat.  Below is a link to an HD video we shot of this amazing piece of Lake LBJ Real Estate.



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LCRA Reopens Lake LBJ

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Everything Else, Lake LBJ Real Estate | Comments Off on LCRA Reopens Lake LBJ


According to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), Lake LBJ will be reopening for recreational boating tomorrow June 10th at 12 noon.  More information about the Highland Lakes and lake conditions can be found at

If you are out and about by water this weekend be on the look out for floating debris.  A big log can surely ding up your prop!

If you or someone you know needs assistance with your Lake LBJ Real Estate search, contact me at (512) 786-1515

LBJ Real Estate is Heating Up

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Lake LBJ Real Estate | Comments Off on LBJ Real Estate is Heating Up


The Lake LBJ Real Estate marketing seems to be heating up.  In fact, right now there are 6 properties over $1.5m that are pending or pending taking back ups on Lake LBJ.  The highest of those was listed at $4,250,000 and is located in Horseshoe Bay with another at $2,650,000 and another at $2,350,000, both located in Applehead Island.

With oil prices recovering back above $50/barrel it seems as though the money is starting to flow back to Lake LBJ.  In fact, there was a recent wall street journal article that talked about the soaring demand for Texas Hill Country real estate as affluent buyers look at the area for retirement.  The stock market also seems to be recovering nicely and the Fed recently announced that American’s wealth recently reached a record high.

As you look closely at the Lake LBJ Real Estate market you will see that the exponential growth in Texas’ population over the last few years has disproportionately increased the demand for ideal vacation spots and second home communities in the Lone Star state.  Lake LBJ is perfectly positioned geographically to tap into the boom happening in the surrounding major cities (Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Midland, Odessa).  I estimate there to be approximately 2500 lots and single family homes on good water (cove or open water, no channel) on Lake LBJ.  When you compare this with Texas’ total population of over 27 million you quickly realize just how scarce Lake LBJ real estate is.

If you or someone you know has ever considered purchasing a waterfront home on Lake LBJ I strongly encourage you to start your search now and make an investment soon.  Prices will continue to rise and the waterfront homes on Lake LBJ will be harder and harder to get your hands on.  Be forward thinking in your approach, which may mean buying a lot or tear down now and waiting for your financial position to improve down the road. When the time is right you can build your dream home.  If not, I believe Lake LBJ will become untouchable to everyone except the super wealthy.

Call me today at (512) 786-1515 for more information on Lake LBJ Real Estate and to begin your search today!

Why not create it?

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Blue Lake Estates, Horseshoe Bay Real Estate, Lake LBJ Real Estate | Comments Off on Why not create it?

Finding the perfect home on Lake LBJ, with great water given a budget constraint can be very difficult.  As the market in central Texas continues to heat up and the demand for waterfront homes on Lake LBJ soars, finding the right property can be a challenge. In fact, it can be so challenging that I often times recommend that my buyers remodel or even build new from scratch.

Waterfront lots and even major remodel projects tend to trade at a discount as most buyers are impulsive and do not want to wait to start enjoying their Lake LBJ Real Estate.  However, a little delayed gratification can go a long way when it comes to Lake LBJ Real estate.  For those willing to go through the hassle and headaches associated with a major remodel or new build that payoff is big.


Take for example my newest listing in Blue Lake Estates, Lake LBJ’s most desired area and the closest part of Lake LBJ to Austin and San Antonio.  2904 pack Saddle offer 83 ft of water and approx. 3000 sq ft of rock solid bones to remodel or tear down in order to get that dream home on Lake LBJ.  The project looks rough as you walk in and many buyers are instantly deflated as the amount of work needed to spiff this property up is a lot.  However, the payoff would be huge and for someone wanting to get inside Blue Lake Estates for under $1.5m, this may be the only option.


Of course I understand the benefits of a move-in ready, turn-key property but as an active investor in real estate I prefer to add value and “do the deal” as opposed to paying top dollar to someone else that already completed it. I also understand that a turn-key, move in ready property in Blue Lake would be very expensive.  There are some great builders/contractors in the area that can take most of the risk and stress out of these major projects and more importantly that will do a great job creating your getaway.

Are you willing to take your time to get exactly what you want on Lake LBJ?  I challenge you to consider this alternate route and I am confident you will be pleased with the outcome.  If you or someone you know is considering building or remodeling Lake LBJ Real Estate, contact me at (512) 786-1515