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First Quarter Market Update

Below is the data for the first quarter market update in Texas. You’ll find price distribution, median sales price, the number of active listings, days on market, closed sales, and months of inventory.

At Round Top Real Estate, our agents mainly focus on serving five Counties: Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lee & Washington, and each area has its own characteristics. As a whole, Texas has continued to surpass last year’s market.

First Quarter Market Update: Median Price

The median house price is $325,000, up 18.6% from last year. This number has steadily increased each month: $312,000 in January, $325,000 in February, and $335,000 in March.

This is due to several factors, most of which…

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Dressing Up Your Front Porch

Sprucing up a front porch is a fun and easy way to add some seasonal pizzaz to your home. Regardless of how simple or extravagant your taste is, dressing up your front porch is an easy way to show-off your style.

Whether you like to go bold and change it up monthly, or prefer to stick with an easy-to-manage routine throughout the year, this is a great way to increase your curb appeal and make your home feel more welcoming than ever.

Front Door Color

While some people prefer to pick a color or wood stain for their front door and keep it that way, some homeowners like to change it up every now and then. It’s a common belief that the color of your front door sets the tone for your family’s mood!

Are you a…

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Things to do in the Spring in Round Top

The Spring Antique show just wrapped up but that doesn’t mean the end of activities in the area. Whether you are flying solo, coming on a girl’s trip or taking the kids for a weekend away, there are plenty of things to do in the spring in Round Top and the surrounding communities!

Fayetteville, La Grange, Bellville, Burton, Columbus and Brenham…just to name a few, are all just a short 10 – 20 minute drive from quaint little Round Top. The country roads are packed with beautiful wildflowers this time of year, so it’s the perfect time to come visit and see the sites.

Round Top

If you’re in the mood for Gala’s, we’ve got you covered! Round Top Festival Institute’s first annual gala will be held…

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Updating Your Counter Tops

With a new season comes fresh thoughts, exciting ideas…and a long honey-do list! If you are getting the itch to do some home renovations, you aren’t alone. Spring and Summer are the most popular times to tackle a home project. Not only is there nice weather in case doors or windows need to be left open, but you have more daylight to accomplish your list.

Whether you enjoy crafting a home-cooked meal every night or prefer the pick-up method, your kitchen is most likely the most frequently visited place in the home. Not only is function a crucial aspect of your kitchen design, but you want it to feel like your space too. A visually pleasing space will make your time spent in the kitchen that much better. If you aren’t…

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Home Trends for Spring 2022

With a new season comes new trends, and homes are no different. The Home Trends for Spring 2022 have us giddy with excitement!

Whether you prefer a cozy farmhouse, or like to edge things up a bit with a sleek, modern feel, these latest fads are sure to fit your home’s motif, all while ensuring your casa is keeping current with the times.

Spring Colors

Regardless of what Punxsutawney Phil said, we are keeping our sights on warmer weather. The start of February means we are that much closer to the beginning of March, and in Texas, once we get to March, you can go ahead and bring out the pool toys.

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet.

Once the Christmas decorations come down, our homes tend to…

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List Your Home This Spring

For many people, the thought of placing their home on the market is a daunting task. Keeping the kids from destroying your staged home, allowing strangers to walk through your home on the daily, and putting your pups through the stress of constant cars coming and going can seem like a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be.

If you want to or need to move to a new place, listing your home may be something you can’t avoid so you want to list at the best possible time. When putting your home on the market, statistics show spring is the time to do it. That means the time to prep is now! Interior, exterior – all of the above. Here are a few easy steps to take to make your place look its very best when you list your home this…

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Getting to Know Round Top: Round Top Winter Antiques Show

Every January a mini-antique show pops up in Round Top. If you’ve never been to a Round Top antique show, this is a great place to start! The Round Top Winter Antiques Show is on a smaller scale, and allows shoppers to take their time browsing, visit with vendors, and avoid the lines that tend to form during the Spring and Fall shows.

More than anything, this is a great excuse to head to Round Top. Located between Houston and Austin, Round Top, Texas is an easy weekend or day trip.

The Round Top Winter Antique Show

Just like the Spring and Fall shows, the Round Top Winter Antiques Show opens up on different days depending on the location. The earliest vendors are open is Thursday,…

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Local Eateries in Round Top

Although Round Top has previously been known solely for our [WORLD FAMOUS] Antique Shows, things have certainly changed over the last few years. Now a year-round destination, Round Top has become a quick getaway for families, couples, and girl’s trips alike. If you are just getting to know the area take a dive into the local eateries in Round Top.

Local Eateries

One of our favorite things about the Antique Show is all the delicious food that comes to town with it! Food trucks, pop-up vendors…you just never know what kind of tasty treats you are going to stumble upon.

But once the Antique Show dust settles and things slow down a bit, the locals carry on with regularly scheduled programming. Work, shuffling kids…

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The first weekend in December is such a magical time in Round Top! The shops are decorated, the trees on the square are lit up, and you can just FEEL the Christmas joy in the air. The piece de resistance- the Round Top Christmas Parade – is an unforgettable way to ring in Christmas in Round Top.

From viewing beautifully-decorated homes to enjoying hot cocoa and delicious homemade treats, this is certainly a weekend in Round Top you don’t want to miss!

Christmas Tour of Homes

The Round Top Area Historical Society will host a Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 4 beginning at 11:00. You’ll be able to view five beautiful homes in the area, all while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and refreshments along the way.

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Along with the rest of America, the start of fall cues an avalanche of activities in Round Top. Immediately following the Antique Show is a special little weekend: the Round Top Wine Fest.

Just like during the show, tons of people come to Round Top to enjoy this fun weekend, and of course we are more than happy to support wine consumption this event….for the community of course.

Enjoying the Wine Fest

To get the full experience, you’ll want to take part in all three days of the event. Friday night is the kick-off with live music and a fun wine dinner. Saturday starts with a Wine Trail beginning at 11:00 that will take you in and around Round Top.

The event closes on Sunday with several…

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