Relocating to austin?

Considering relocating to the Austin area? Curious as to why so many people are flocking to Texas’s Capital City? Read on to discover some of the million reasons that make Austin such a special place to live, work and play.

Austinites carry a reputation for being friendly, open-minded, and welcoming to individuals of all walks of life — how else could they Keep Austin Weird? Austin’s natural features like Lady Bird Lake and Barton Springs, as well as the rugged beauty of the surrounding Hill Country attract visitors and locals alike and make this area truly a great place to call home.

But you don’t have to take our word for it — Austin has been repeatedly named on national “Best Of” and “Top Ten” lists. You’ve probably heard we’re in the top ten for jobs. But did you know we’re in the top ten for green homes? Or that we’re also pet friendly. And believe it or not, we’re undiscovered.

There’s truly something for everyone here — no matter their tastes. You won’t have to look very long to find reasons to live in our beautiful city (but here is a great place to start).

Begin your new home search by clicking here. The Schmitz & Smith Group is happy to help you find the perfect neighborhood for you to call home in Austin.

Located just south of Downtown, Lady Bird Lake provides miles upon miles of trails, that are interconnected with Zilker Park and Barton Springs to create a natural oasis in the heart of the city.

Austin’s acclaimed restaurants and famous food trucks are sure to keep even the most discerning foodies delighted, while beer and wine enthusiasts will enjoy our many local micro-breweries and Hill Country wineries.

Austin hosts many famous film studios including Robert Rodriguez’ Troublemaker Studios and Richard Linklater’s Detour Film Productions. Austin’s creative community and numerous local festivals – Fantastic Fest, Austin Film Festival, Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (aGLFF), and South By Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) – all help keep Austin the capital of film in Texas.

No matter your taste in music, The Live Music Capital of the World has something for you, probably on any given week. As a popular stop for touring bands and home to two of the biggest music festivals in the country, whether you prefer to scoot a boot or bang your head, chances are your favorite band is coming to town.

There’s a neighborhood for everyone in Austin and each has a style all its own. Luckily, with the Schmitz and Smith Group working for you, you’ll have over 35 years of expertise in the Austin metro area to draw from. Start your search for available homes for sale by area by clicking here.

Should you ever tire of exploring the many activities Austin has to offer, you’ll be within easy reach of the state’s largest cities. Houston, Dallas and San Antonio are all within 4 hours by car. If you’re looking for a place with a slower pace, the small-town charms of Hill Country towns make great day trips or weekend getaways.

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