🍂 Fall 🍁 ’21 Austin Real Estate Market Update Newsletter from Chris S. Kappmeyer of All Hands Real Estate
Inventory continues to decline as demand for homes increases

Chris S Kappmeyer, Broker/ Founder of All Hands Real Estate talks about what is going on in the Austin Real Estate Market from a “Boots on The Ground” perspective.

Chris S Kappmeyer, Broker/ Founder of All Hands Real Estate talks about what is going on in the Austin Real Estate Market from a “Boots on The Ground” perspective.

This is a graph Chris created showing how many homes were for sale every year at this time since 2010 when there was roughly 13,000 active listings. Compare that to this month when we have roughly 4,100!
Aug 2021 Austin Real Estate Market Update from the Austin Board of Realtors, New Stats come out from the Austin Board of Realtors every month around the 20th. We will follow up up when Sept numbers are out.

Recent News from All Hands Real Estate

8906 mission creek, barton creek homes for sale

UNDER CONTRACT

Barton Creek – Low $2Mil’s
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JUST LISTED – 11+ Acres for Sale Near Circuit of The Americas – $777,000

Residential tract with potential for light commercial. The property is in such close proximity to the F1 Racetrack that you can see it from the property entrance. Ask to see the Deed Restrictions 512-327-1994 or send Chris and email at [email protected]

JUST SOLD! Brentwood Neighborhood, Austin, TX

Our Sellers were blown away by our unique Listing Process and negotiation skills. And we can do the same for you! Give Chris S. Kappmeyer a call today to see how our 7 Step Listing Process will maximize the sale of your home! 512-327-1994 – Click to view more!

Chris S. Kappmeyer
Founder/Owner

Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac in the highly sought-after Estates Above Lost Creek Section in the prestigious Barton Creek neighborhood, this gorgeous home boasts five bedrooms including the master and guest suite on the first floor. The home has multiple living areas, four and a half bathrooms, a media room, game room, sport court, pool, outdoor kitchen, and a three-car garage. This home is ready for you to make it your own.

Upon arrival to this stunning 1.4-acre traditional estate, you will enter a spacious foyer that boasts soaring ceilings with crown molding as well as a beautiful winding staircase to the left. Directly ahead from the foyer, there is a spacious formal dining area with coffered ceilings and to the right there is a sitting room that could also be used as a study.

The cook never feels left out since the kitchen is open to the living room that features a striking fireplace. This gourmet kitchen features a center island with a cooktop, breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, extensive storage, and a window over the sink that overlooks the backyard haven. It is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, a double oven, and trash compactor.

The main level master suite is a retreat of its own where you can enjoy views of the serene pool and has access to the back deck. The master bathroom has recently been remodeled, has dual vanities, plenty of storage and a huge walk-in closet. In addition to the master suite, you will also find an additional bedroom on the main level that could double as a spacious home office.

At the top of the stairs, you will find a cozy, soundproof media room with a built-in surround system which is the perfect place for a movie night with friends or family. Additionally, upstairs you will find three generously sized bedrooms all with walk-in closets. Two of them share a Jack and Jill bathroom. The other large bedroom has a beautiful bay window seat, a walk-in closet and another full bathroom. Not to be missed, you will also find a large L-shaped game room, the possibilities are endless.

Kick up your boots and enjoy a peaceful morning cup of coffee or an evening beverage on the agape wood back deck in this a one-of-a-kind backyard oasis. It has a resort-worthy swimming pool, hot tub, an outdoor kitchen with a sink, gas grill and refrigerator. There are endless options for entertaining friends and family in this oversized back yard. Relax in the luxurious pool or play basketball, tennis or pickleball on the sport court. You can also enjoy a round of frisbee golf.

Location is everything, and this location offers it all. Privacy, but not too far from downtown Austin dining & entertainment. You will also love that it is just a short distance from desirable shopping in Westlake, The Hill Country Galleria and so much more. There’s just so much to do in this area, including hiking in the Barton Creek Preserve, going to Lake Austin and playing golf in the Barton Creek Country Club. With all of this and the fact that you have a low 1.77% tax rate and wonderful private schools in proximity, 8906 Mission Creek is the perfect place to call home!

A Stunning New Construction Home with Modern Finishes in Brentwood Neighborhood of Austin, Texas
1008 Romeria Dr. Austin,TX 78757

JUST SOLD! $1.350M

Our Sellers were blown away by our unique Listing Process and negotiation skills. And we can do the same for you! Give Chris S. Kappmeyer a call today to see how our 7 Step Listing Process will maximize the sale of your home! 512-327-1994

The Builder & Designer of this home carefully thought out every single detail including green/sustainable building materials & designing the home in a way that preserved nature & trees. This is not just a cookie-cutter home placed on a lot, this home was specifically designed for this lot in the Brentwood Austin neighborhood. The designer even kept in mind Universal Design w/ 42″ hallways, 32″ doors, lever handles, big drawers in the kitchen & so much more! Front, rear, decks provide a variety of outdoor seating and entertaining spaces. Attention to detail w/ the landscaping and outdoor entertaining areas are well thought out & is an NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat.

1008 Romeria Dr. Austin, TX 78757

4 Bed // 2.5 Bath // Casita with 1/2 Bath // 2,741 COMBINED SQ FT PER APPRAISER 

+ New Construction in Heart of Brentwood
+ Landscaping -NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat + Casita with 1/2 Bath + ERV HVAC System
+ Extensive, Highest Quality Designer-Chosen Upgrades
+ Engineered Oak Hardwood Floors
+ High-end Trex Decking
+ Solar Tubes Throughout the Home, Including the Garage
+ Fully Equipped, Chef’s Kitchen w/ Vast Kitchen Island, Stainless Steel Appliances
+ Walk-In Utility Room and Laundry Room Conveniently Located Near Master Bedroom
+ Incredible Master Suite, Perfect for Relaxing
+ Spacious Master Bath Designer Tile // Soaking Tub | Walk-In Shower // Dual Vanities
+ Recessed Lighting | Remote Control Ceiling Fans
+ Foam Insulation | Rainwater Collection | Light Dimmers
+ Huge 0.288 Acre Lot, Giant Trees
+ 2 Min Drive to Burnet Road Shopping & Dining // 15 Min. to Downtown Austin

As you walk into the foyer, you will notice large alluring designer tile, wide plank Oak floors, picture-size windows, a spacious laundry/utility room w/ a wealth of storage & all the gorgeous natural light. 
On the left, you will find a perfect flex space that could be used as a nursery or home office. The Master has big windows, gorgeous angles and an oversized walk-in closet. The master bath has a huge walk-in shower, a freestanding soaking tub, dual vanity and designer hand-picked tile.
A spacious open kitchen with detail including oversized drawers in place of cabinets, gas cooking, SS appliances, kitchen island w/ a built-in banquette. The cook will never feel left out of the gatherings in this gorgeous open space! Exposed beams align the kitchen & living room along w/ modern lighting & exposed ducting making this home feel industrious but also cozy among nature. 
An additional flexspace/playroom w/ a barn door for privacy, next to a spacious bathroom w/ a shower/ tub combo & dual vanity. Down the hall, you will find 2 extra bedrooms w/ high ceilings & walk-in closets. Behind the home sits a 342 SQ FT (per appraiser) Casita w/ 1/2 bath for additional flexibility: work from home, guest quarters, etc. 

During such an aggressive market in a high value property like a waterfront property listed for 1.2 M Chris Kappmeyer was able to negotiate $100,000 less than asking price!

17902 Crystal Cv

4 Bed // 3.5 Bath // 3 Car Garage // The Hills // Gated Community // Highly Desirable Lake Travis ISD

OFFERED AT $1,340,000

Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, this rare, modern home is in the exclusive gated luxury community of The Hills. Perfectly poised on the end of a cul-de-sac in this prestigious neighborhood located in the heart of award winning Lakeway. The Hills of Lakeway is a manned gate community zoned to the prestigious Lake Travis ISD. It is home to The Hills Signature Golf Course designed personally by Jack Nicklaus.


Attention to detail was paramount in this gorgeous custom home that is trruly an entertainer’s dream home where the indoors naturally flows to the outdoor living spaces and casita. The main living area is light, bright, and open with clean lines and A+ surfaces of marble, granite, and stainless steel. You will want to be outdoors year-round in the heated pool or relaxing at the outdoor den or dining area watching the game of the week. The outdoor kitchen is complete with a huge built-in grill..


With meticulous attention to detail and quality finishes, this Post-Modern Contemporary home was crafted by award winning, Triton Custom Homes and designed by Cornerstone and is a is a true example of exquisite craftsmanship, refinement, and sophistication. Surrounded by floor to ceiling windows light-filled spaces, you will be stunned by the unique rockwork, built-ins, designer tile, shiplap ceilings, and gorgeous white oak hardwood floors. This home is truly- a one of a kind. The openness and flow of this floor plan makes it incredible for daily function as well as being perfect for entertaining friends & family.


This inviting space features a gourmet kitchen that will inspire your inner- Chef that includes an over-sized white marble island, top-of-the-line Bosch appliances, a massive walk-in pantry, wine nook, extensive cabinetry & more. The Sub-zero built-in fridge can hold enough for a feast and is beautifully built to go along with all the custom cabinetries.
Enjoy the expanse of windows in the open family room, dining, and kitchen. The white oak hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, easy access, and views to the large, outdoor living space, where you can enjoy peaceful views of the sparkling heated custom pool while enjoying a cup of coffee or a cool, evening beverage. Guests will love the well-planned Casita overlooking the pool with giant windows, a walk-in shower with upscale tile, a huge closet, and a coffee nook.

Retreat to the private master suite/ wing with floor-to-ceiling windows and a view to your beautiful pool. Notice the reclaimed wood inlay from Johnson City behind the master bed. Relax in an oversized tub and a separate dual shower head walk-in shower. The master closet is a fashion lover ‘s dream with pocket doors, high ceilings, spacious enough for a sitting area, and custom built-ins. The master bedroom itself is voluminous and has gorgeous windows that allow for both seclusion and tranquility.

Notice the half bathroom with brick accents, dazzling light fixtures, and floor-to-ceiling window as you go up the stairs to the second floor full bathroom with designer tile and luxurious ambiance. This home has a special loft in the media/playroom. The media room has views and is light and bright. Two adjoining bedrooms down the hall with oversized windows and walk-in closets.

16 Monarch Oaks Lane is an amazing must-see home that offers all the modern conveniences within the Hill Country. With this home only 10 min from the Hill Country Galleria & less than 30 min to Downtown Austin, and still getting to enjoy the big, Texas sky of the Hill Country, this is truly, the best of both worlds.

In the exemplary Lake Travis Independent School District, this community offers great benefits of a community pool within walking distance, clubhouse, gym, playground, fishing pond & jogging trails

FOR PHOTOS, INFO & 3D TOUR:

www.16MonarchOaks.com

4 Br // 3.5 Ba // POOL // 3 CAR // 3,729 SF// Lakeway Area // Highly Desirable Lake Travis ISD

OFFERED AT $975,000

This stunning Texas Limestone home situated on a premium cul-de-sac in the desirable community of Preserve at Lakeway in the highly-rated Lake Travis ISD and near multiple private schools this weekend.

Once you have entered the gorgeous front door, you will be drawn into a voluminous foyer that leads you into the spacious formal dining and charming office. Like so much of the rest of this home, the formal living room is large and bathed in natural sunlight. You will enjoy the inviting large limestone fireplace in the family room. French doors open up to a grand outdoor entertaining space that has been custom built for this miraculous home.

As you move through the home you will appreciate the openness of the family room to the kitchen that will accommodate multiple family needs, various furniture arrangements and entertainment plans. This well thought out, interconnected space has abundant natural light with luxuriously subdued accents such as: over-sized windows, custom blinds and French doors that make this home pop with light throughout. Special additional highlights include: Hand scraped hardwoods, Tile floors, Granite counters and soaring ceilings throughout.

You will adore the updated gourmet kitchen that will inspire your inner chef with its huge center island with breakfast bar seating, impressive limestone accents everywhere, a bright, sunny breakfast area, Two pantries. Both family and guests have plenty of room to work and play in this home.

Multiple windows at the rear of the home afford you peaceful views of your over-sized covered back patio that is the ideal place to enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon beverage. This outdoor living space is perfect for entertaining friends and/ or family. Follow the cobble stone over to a seating area with built in outdoor kitchen that any grill master will envy. Continue, on to the massive custom pool with waterfall, sandbar entrance perfect for laying out or enjoy an evening by the custom built in firepit. Plenty to do in this wonderful backyard!

The private, master suite is located on the 1st floor and contains a glass walk-in shower, spacious tub, two master closets. This space also has huge windows and French doors that allow a private, tranquil space where you can enjoy a good book on the patio or just a peaceful escape from a long day.

Upstairs, you will find 3 additional, large bedrooms with large closets. A second office nook with custom cabinetry and huge closet meet you when you enter the upstairs.  Also, you will find a huge game room. This space is roomy enough for large comfortable furniture, perfect for a movie and/ or game-time with the family. Make your way to the double doors of the game/movie room to find a covered balcony. The balcony boasts views for miles of the Texas Hill Country and overlooks your beautiful backyard and stunning custom pool.

Living in Lakeway is the best of both worlds: you are on the cusp of the Texas Hill Country for easy access to multiple day trips, yet only 20 minutes from central Austin. With all of this and being part of the highly-rated Lake Travis ISD, easy access to world-class shopping & many dining options in nearby Lakeway and Bee Cave, 15502 Joseph Drive is truly a gem for any buyer!

FOR PHOTOS, INFO & 3D TOUR:

www.15502JosephDrive.com

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