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What $700,000 buys around Austin now

These newer listings can be found downtown as well as in Oak Hill, South Austin, and East Austin—which one would you buy?

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Today’s price: $700,000 (or thereabouts). Vote for your favorite below.

East Austin

The exterior of a brick townhouse.
The staircase in a modern townhouse.
A long living room with two couches and a ceiling fan, and the living room leads to a kitchen. Photos via Realty Austin
The exterior of a townhouse with a garage door.

Unit 13 at 1308 Tinnin Ford Road runs to 2,552 square feet over four floors. The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom includes a rooftop deck and an attached garage. The association fee is $150.

Oak Hill

The exterior of a house with a garden and a garage door showing.
A living room with an L-shaped couch and a flat-screen TV.
A dining room with a bench and chairs along the table, and staircase next to them. Photos via KW Austin Portfolio
A modern kitchen with an island.

This 2,390-square-foot house at 3817 Gains Court is in a gated community, and includes three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. There’s also a two-car garage.

Northwest Austin

A long driveway ending at a brick house.
A foyer with very high ceilings, a stairway, and lots of natural light.
A living room with furniture, a fireplace, and very high ceilings. Photos via Keller Williams
A modern kitchen with an island.

This 11-year-old house at 1917 Lakecliff Hills Lane is also in a gated community. The 3,920-square-foot four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom includes a three-car garage and “plenty of room for a pool,” according to the listing. The exact tag is $699,900.

South Austin

The house at 3811 Byron Drive dates from 1965, and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms—and the zoning potential to add an income-producing unit. The precise tag is $699,500.


A sparse, new kitchen with an island in the middle.
A living room off a kitchen with a bedroom door off it.
An empty bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. Photos via Urbanspace
The sink in a modern bathroom with a mirror above it.

Unit 2305 at 301 West Avenue is a 999-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom in a 58-story tower with 20,000 square feet of amenities. The exact tag is $698,550 and the condo fee is $550.


Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Unit 13 at 1308 Tinnin Ford in East Austin
    (7 votes)
  • 6%
    3817 Gains in Oak Hill
    (2 votes)
  • 23%
    1917 Lakecliff Hills in Northwest Austin
    (7 votes)
  • 26%
    3811 Byron in South Austin
    (8 votes)
  • 20%
    Unit 2305 at 301 West in downtown
    (6 votes)
30 votes total Vote Now