It’s that time of year again where everyone is gearing up for the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival, the world’s largest gathering of creative professionals from interactive, film and music industries that lasts for 10 straight days. If you’re traveling from out of town, making housing reservations is a-must, and while Austin boasts some of the finest hotels, this is a collection of homes that you wish had been available for reserving.
The ideal space for upscale entertaining and gourmet cooking, today’s luxury kitchens not only inspire culinary creativity but are a feast for the eyes. This collection of homes by Austin Portfolio Real Estate combine beautiful aesthetics and style with functionality and efficiency.
February is a season for love and wine since both Valentine’s Day and National Drink Wine Day take place that month. While stocking up on your favorite Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir ahead of time makes sense, not everyone necessarily has adequate space to store it. These homes from Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents though are already equipped to house your wine collection. So get out your corkscrews and fill a glass while browsing these designated spaces and grand wine cellars.
Each New Year, promises of becoming healthier and staying fit abound. But if the thought of a crowded gym or expensive membership makes you uneasy, staying active in the comfort and convenience of your own home may be just the answer. From fitness rooms and sparkling pools to saunas and luxurious amenities, these homes from Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents offer plenty of ways to help you stay active throughout the coming year.
The clock is ticking and soon we’ll be donning our finest attire and settling into the seats of one of Austin’s most elegant restaurants for an evening spent savoring exquisite food and wine. Whether you plan to wine and dine your love or spend the night celebrating with family and friends, our city has plenty to offer when it comes to the perfect setting for Valentine’s Day. We caught up with our agents to find out their restaurant recommendations for a fun and romantic night to remember.
Each new year, millions of resolutions are made. From eating healthier to finding love and getting organized, January is the perfect time to set personal goals for the coming year. If your resolution has to do with becoming a homeowner, these homes by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents might be just what you’re looking for.
December is typically a time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the new one. We’ve spent this month doing both as a group and as individual agents, and are looking forward to all 2019 has to offer our profession and the Austin real estate market. People often ask what makes Portfolio Real Estate different and what it is about the brokerage that causes us to hang our license here. The answer is simple. The qualifications that had to be met in order to join Austin Portfolio Real Estate mean that, as members, we get the opportunity to work with the most qualified real estate professional in the city.
Fireside chats during the winter are some of the most precious moments with family and friends. With Austin seeing cooler weather than normal, and with no sign of that slowing down anytime soon, these eight luxurious homes have fireplaces and fire-pits that will keep you cozy while creating the perfect environment for quality time with those you care about most.
In today’s fast-paced society, we don’t always have much time to sit and reflect on the perfect gift that will thrill and delight our friends and loved ones. So for those of you short on time or at a loss for what to buy, we reached out to our agents to find out their recommendations for the quintessential luxury gift.
The holidays are a season for reflecting on everything we have to be grateful for and the perfect time to give back to those in need. As you consider which charities to support this year, our Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents wanted to share with you a few of the local charities that they actively support.
From Thanksgiving to Christmas and the weeks that follow, dining spaces see a lot of activity. But with the holiday festivities in full swing, there isn’t always time to scour the internet for decor inspiration. So if you’re short on time and creativity this season, here are a few tablescapes and luxurious dining rooms to inspire your own winter setting.
From a premium wine label to the luxury real estate closing table, Austin Portfolio Real Estate agent Ronda Prothro fully pursues her passions with ambition, commitment and expertise. Her extensive background in marketing, negotiations, sales and public relations combined with her ability to objectively look at a property in order to market and sell it quickly make her a skilled resource and negotiator for her clients. We sat down with Ronda to find out more about her family’s exclusive wine label based in Napa Valley, her other hobbies and her background that has helped her remain a top producing agent in the eccentric and booming city of Austin.
People are drawn to the Texas capital for various reasons. The live music scene, vibrant culture, booming job market and bustling culinary landscape all make it a wonderful place to put down roots, raise a family and call it home. While some thrive on and are energized by the urban hustle and bustle, others may only prefer it during work hours or weekends. These properties by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents are located outside of the city while still remaining close enough to enjoy all this thriving metropolis has to offer.
With a passion for real estate that was initially ignited after he began investing, renovating and flipping homes in Houston, Austin Portfolio Real Estate agent David Haynes relocated to our vibrant city in 2003, began his real estate career and has never looked back. Now, David specializes in everything residential from multi-million dollar lakefront estates to high-end or mid-range homes and condos. Regardless of price point, David is focused on treating every client and transaction with the utmost respect, professionalism and integrity. We sat down with him to find out more about how his experience, background and passion allow him to do just that.
With each changing season, the Pantone Color Institute releases a new Fashion Color Trend Report inspired by the NY Fashion Week catwalk. Highlighting the top colors that designers showcased for their upcoming collections, this Fall/Winter 2018 guide combines classic palettes with bold, autumnal hues complemented by other unexpected, non-traditional shades.
As one of Austin’s top luxury real estate agents, Shannon Schmitz has achieved a reputation for providing her clients an incredible marketing platform, strong network, and knowledgeable integrity. Find out more about her team, passions & what she enjoys the most about living in the Live Music Capital of the World.
Perfect for lounging with the latest best-selling novel, a tall glass of sweet tea or even a delightful cocktail, porches are an integral design feature that goes hand-in-hand with southern homes and culture. From wraparound to two-story, these southern estates by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents offer iconic porches and patios to take full advantage of the cooler weather that has set in.
Anyone who lives in Texas knows that our weather is reliably unreliable. With temperatures exceeding one hundred degrees one day and then plummeting into the forties the next, we don’t always have the luxury of cycling our wardrobe seasonally. This collection of estates from Austin Portfolio Real Estate showcases closets that offer the perfect solution for storing everything from your Louis Vuitton bags, Christian Louboutin heels and Ugg boots to chic Dolce & Gabbana sundresses and cozy Chanel sweaters.
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