Local Tips
Local Tips

Find a Home in Austin

Welcome to Texas! Most people who have visited Texas at some point will tell you they love it, and Austin is no different. Some even love it enough to want to make the move there after they've left to head home! If you're one of those people and you're looking for some local tips to make finding a home and making the move a little bit easier then you're in the right place. Just keep on reading!


Welcome to Texas! Most people who have visited Texas at some point will tell you they love it, and Austin is no different. Some even love it enough to want to make the move there after they’ve left to head home! If you’re one of those people and you’re looking for some local tips to make finding a home and making the move a little bit easier then you’re in the right place. Just keep on reading!

Find a Home in Austin

There are a fair few cities in the state of Texas, with Austin often being described as “up and coming”. It’s a good time to move into the city at the moment, while prices are increasing they’re not at their highest yet, and the city is improving more and more as the years go by. So if you’re going to move, do it now!

If you’re planning to move into Austin, then finding yourself a fantastic Real Estate Agent should be your first port of call. They have unrivalled local knowledge, expertise and connections that are invaluable when you’re looking for a new home. Why not try Austin’s number one rated Real Estate Agency Eric Bramlett? Alternatively, you can find plenty of suggestions on Google, or Yelp.

To actually find your new home, we recommend asking around the locals and looking at locally advertised places. You can of course look online, in newspapers and ask your Agent, too. Don’t forget to check local listings on websites such as Craigslist, but always arrange to view and take someone along with you.

When moving into a city it’s important to be conscious of your budget, your needs, and what you can make work for you in a brand new space. You can save money and make finding a home easier by:

  • Moving a little further out of the city and commuting in for work or entertainment. As a city, Austin isn’t short of a few things to do!
  • Sharing with a friend, or finding a roommate
  • Opting for a smaller property, you can save lots of money that way
  • Moving into a house share. It’s not uncommon to find yourself paying half, or even less than, of what you’d be paying living along by living in a house share.

Overall, Austin is a gorgeous city not to be missed, and we recommend you check it out and see if it appeals to you! Happy home searching.

Real Estate, redefined

No matter where you’d like to move to, we here at Domobase can help you find somewhere amazing, without all the fuss that ends up usually going with a house search.

We can help you those endless listings by putting you directly in touch with the people that matter when you’re looking for a home, first rate Real Estate Agents and Landlords. All you need to do is download our app, fill in some details and link up your social media profile. Once we know what you’re looking for, we’ll have up to three industry experts get in touch within a few days. It couldn’t be easier!


Charlotte is the content creator for Domobase, a freelance content marketer and creative fiction writer. When not scribbling away, she can usually be found with her nose in a book.