You should live here if you want to be in the center of the action, and your furniture would look so good in a loft. You love going out to restaurants, bars and clubs. You have no need for a yard or a car – rather you prefer nearby parks and walking/biking everywhere.

Downtown has seen a boom in the past couple years and there are many condos to purchase or rent. With Whole Foods and Trader Joes nearby, not to mention a few locations of the small but scrappy Royal Blue Grocery, you can work, play, eat, exercise and shop without having to leave the area.

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  • ZIP code to use in MLS searches: 78701
  • 2016 median listing price: $678K
  • 2016 price per sq ft: $526
  • Rental Prices: Upper range of market

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$500k and up

PLEASE NOTE: This is a general breakdown of Austin neighborhoods by price range and neighborhood. Exceptions to be found everywhere! I’ve heavily sprinkled in my opinions about areas and admit my Central Austin bias.

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