Condo Living

A Boon For High-Rises, Noise-Canceling Windows Becoming Reality

By Jon Anderson / July 16, 2020 / 1 Comment

Back in 2017, I wrote about how outside noise is generated and how it intrudes into homes. At the time, researchers thought there was little chance of utilizing noise-canceling technologies found in headphones on a home-scale. That’s changed. Canceling Noise From Outside Last week, a story in Scientific Reports showcased researchers in Singapore doing just […]

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Listed under $200,000 This Oglesby-Designed Condo is a Rare Midcentury Find

By Heather Hunter / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

This beyond-rare, Bud Oglesby-designed condo unit is on the market for $197,000. And I’m warning you. It’s terribly cute.

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Enfield Road Efficiency Condo a ‘Rare Find’ in Central Austin

By Heather Hunter / February 26, 2020 / 2 Comments
1603 Enfield Road

Listed at $279,000, this sparkling efficiency condo at 1603 Enfield Road in Austin offers a stellar investment and a hard-to-beat location.

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Coming Soon: Studs-In Athena Renovation Renews A Classic

By Jon Anderson / May 12, 2019 / 4 Comments

The Athena is one of those buildings with really good, quite large floorplans coupled with HOA dues that pay for everything including utilities, cable, and internet. Located in Preston Hollow, it’s perfect for those downsizers not wanting to leave the area as well as those seeking easy access to the Dallas Tollway and Central. However, […]

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Jon Anderson: Big Units, Plus Big HOA Bills, Mean a Tough Sell

By Jon Anderson / May 3, 2019 / 3 Comments

For performers, the winning combination for success is singing, dancing, and acting. In condos, it’s location, selling price, and HOA dues.  In every condo purchase, the topic of HOA dues comes up. For buyers comfortable in the digital age, that topic and resulting self-editing arrive when listings and HOA dues pop onto computer screens. That’s […]

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Dear Jonny: Buyer Seeks Buyer To Separate Oversize Condo Back Into Two Units

By Jon Anderson / March 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own. The following was adapted from a series of emails about how to possibly divide a double unit in the Claridge into two units. With help from the current Realtor, could we help this prospective condo buyer out? Read and see. Dear Jonny: […]

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