The Cain Team Austin Real Estate Blog

Our Two New Listings that Hit the Market Today!

19308 Smith Gin St.| $197,000 | 1,389 Sq.Ft. | 3 Bed | 2 Bath

This home has curb appeal! Bright & open floor plan w/ no carpet & updated tile flooring throughout. The kitchen features an upgraded Whirlpool oven, granite counter tops & center island to prepare all your home cooked meals. Master bath complete with a double vanity & garden tub with a separate shower. The master bedroom has the ultimate walk-in closet with built-in shelves. With no neighbors behind you, the fenced in backyard is the perfect place to entertain guests! Just miles away from top schools in Manor!


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Why You Should Not Sell 'For Sale By Owner' and Hire The Cain Team

Are you aware that 1 out of every 1,000 For Sale by Owners (FSBO) actually sell for list price? 

The most common reason why homeowners attempt to sell on their own is that they want to save money or maximize their profit by not having to pay for real estate agent commission. However, in the NAR 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, FSBOs remain at an all-time low of 8%. 

The typical FSBO home sold for $190,000 compared to $249,000 for agent-assisted home sales.

Why? Because FSBO's struggle with:

  • Getting/setting the right price
  • Understanding and performing paperwork
  • Selling within the planned...

The Cain Team Ranks #33 in Top 100 Real Estate Teams on Social Media

Top 100 Agents on Social Media 2018

We are honored and humbled to be selected by Property Spark as #33 in the NATION for the top 100 Real Estate Teams on social media in 2018! 

"We’ve researched hundreds of real estate agents’ social media channels and went through a certain process to select the best. These real estate agents are reaching thousands of people by leveraging multiple...

Austin Ranks #3 Best Performing Economy in U.S. Metros

Downtown Austin

The source of America's prosperity is its big cities and the Business Insider recently ranked Austin, TX as the third best performing economy of all U.S. Metros. 

The study also shows steady economic growth for Austin, its ranking on the report over the years a bellwether of steady growth. In 2009, Austin ranked as the nation's 19th-strongest economy and by 2010, the city vaulted seven spots to earn its spot as the 12th-ranked economy in terms of strength.

The top rated areas have...

Cain Club Featured Prize of The Week: Audible Gift Card!

Audible Gift Card

We are excited to announce the Cain Club Featured Prize of the Week, an Amazon Audible Giftcard!

If you are anything like our team, you are constantly reading books that inspire you to be the best version of yourself. Now with Cain Club, we can help make that a little easier! 


Complete simple activities on Cain Club such as follow us on social media, complete online reviews, and share our mission on Cain Cares, and receive FREE points towards amazing prizes and services. An audible gift card is the newest addition to our collection of awesome prizes and we are expecting this to be a fan-favorite! Get yours TODAY! www.cainclub.com

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Join us for the 8th Annual Mega Agent Mixer August 15th!

We are excited to be hosting the 8th annual Mega Agent Mixer, with all of the profit being once again donated to KW Cares. This event will be held just a few blocks from the Austin Convention Center Tuesday, August 15th, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The event location is once again at the Trinity Hall, which is located at 311 E 5th Street.

Purchase your ticket(s) today by clicking here.

Last year our event was directly responsible for bringing over $200,000 to KW Cares!  This year's event promises to be a thrill ride with an amazing opening speaker and a great panel of top agents from across the country.  There will be food, fun,...

The Cain Team is Hiring

We're hiring

The Cain Team is always looking to grow and succeed through others. We are a highly driven group of individuals all looking to find the perfect life through the opportunities being created at The Cain Team. While our inter-team accountability is fierce and our standards are sky high, we are also a family that works hard together, prays together and has fun together.

The Leadership Team's mission statement is as follows: To ensure our people have the coaching, systems, resources, and environment so that they never have to say no to something in life that they or their family deserve a yes too. ...

Four Bedroom Round Rock Beauty For Sale

10017 Double Eagle Pass | $489,997 | 2,637 Sq.Ft. | 4 Beds | 3 Baths

10017 Double Eagle Pass

This home has curb appeal. Beautiful lush landscape. Complete with an attached two door garage. The space is light and airy throughout featuring high ceilings and plenty of windows. Updated granite counter tops and tile flooring. Farmhouse kitchen sink. Bonus/office room. The private backyard backs right into the greenbelt. Located in the Round Rock school district.

School System: Round Rock ISD
High School: ...

Stunning Buda Home Just Listed!

1105 Red Oak Road | $719,997 | 3,895 Sq.Ft | 5 Bed | 3 Bath

1105 Red Oak Road from The Cain Team on Vimeo.

Stunning new Buda home JUST LISTED! This spacious home sits on a fenced and crossed fenced 4.14 acres making it ideal for horses. Light and bright throughout with an open floor plan and added sunroom. Features wood and tile flooring throughout. Rustic brick fireplace. Beautiful private backyard with a pool,...

Austin Events and Activities this July!

Have a BLAST this summer with the coolest spots to hang out in Austin, Texas! From Art and Theatre, Sports events, concerts, and shopping, you will never be bored this July. Check out the monthly Calendar of Events from our trusted title company, Texas National Title!

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The Official Moving Checklist to Ensure a Seamless Move!

We know that moving can be overwhelming, stressful and all kinds of hectic. We aim to equip each of our clients with all the necessary information to make their home selling process a breeze! Check out the official Moving Checklist provided by our trusted title company, Texas National Title. 

Moving Checklist


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The Cain Team Hosts a Very Patriotic 4th of July Parade!

The Cain Team is proud to have sponsored the Annual Travis Country Fourth of July Parade this past week. The parade kicked off at 9:00 a.m. with streets lined of red, white and blue!

The parade included refreshments, patriotic tattoos, balloon animals, an epic water balloon fight, and a Kona Ice Snow Cone truck donated by The Cain Team. It was a very patriotic event enjoyed by all TC residents who attended! 

The parade also included a little friendly competition for the following categories, congratulations to all winners! We look forward to seeing you all again next year!
  • Most Patriotic Family: Brisket and family
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Thank you for attending our 8th Annual Apple Pie Giveaway!

Thank you to everyone who came out and made our 8th Annual Apple Pie Giveaway such a HIT! We love this event as it gives us the opportunity to make new friendships in the community and reconnect with some familiar faces. We look forward to this each year and hope to see you all again next year! 

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Austin Earns Spot on List of Best Places to get Married

Planning a wedding is no simple task, and most take months and even years to plan. It is the reason more couples hire a professional to do all the heavy lifting. Tying the knot is a huge commitment and with that comes a large financial commitment.

Wallethub took to the drawing board to compare and analyze more than 180 cities in the United States to find the cheapest and most convenient wedding destinations that also promise a memorable wedding day. After examining each city across 23 key indicators, Wallethub analysts have compiled a list of the Best Places to get Married in the United State, and you bet Austin made the list. Coming in at #11, Austin has a total score of 59.29. Read on to learn more about their methodology. 

In order to identify the best and worst cities in which to tie the knot, ...

Don't Forget to Reserve your Apple Pie!

It's that time again for our 8th annual Cain Team 4th of July Apple Pie Giveaway!  Nothing tastes better than apple pie on the 4th of July! To reserve your delicious apple pie for pickup Monday, July 2nd, CLICK HERE.  We will take registrations until the morning of Friday, June 29th, so please hop on ASAP to sign up for some goodness. 

We are also giving away Cain Keys to go towards free prizes that can be redeemed at CainClub.com just for coming to pick up your pie. 

Ultimate Austin Summer Guide

Ultimate Austin Summer Guide

Summer is FINALLY here, and there is SO much to do! Thanks to DO512 and Austin Plumbery, we've got the ultimate guide to Summer in Austin, a jam-packed list of ideas, events, and activities to keep the whole family entertained and active this summer in Austin!

Splash Pads

  • North Austin --> Bailey - 1101 W. 33rd St.
  • East Austin --> Chestnut - 1404 E. 16th St.
  • South Austin --> Liz Carpenter Fountain - 1000 Barton Springs Rd. 
  • West Austin --> Clarksville - 1811 W. 11th...

52 Reasons to List your House with The Cain Team: #4 Loyalty and Rewards Program, Cain Club

52 Reasons to list your house with the cain team

4.  Loyalty and Rewards Program, Cain Club

What is Cain Club?

Cain Club is our Loyalty Rewards Program designed to give users points for various actions that can, in turn, be used to redeem gifts, services, and other exciting prizes provided by The Cain Team!

How does it work?

The concept of the rewards system is for users to participate in simple...

Austin Earns Spot on List of the Most Diverse Cities in the U.S

As America continues to grow, so does the amount of diversity in the Great Land of the Free! The 'great American melting pot' continues to diversify, bringing fresh perspectives, skills, and technologies to help the U.S. develop of strong adaptability to change. 

Wallethub has conducted a series of studies focusing on the diversity of the United States based on socioeconomic, cultural, and economic diversity. They tallied the scores across the five major diversity categories for 501 of the largest cities across 13 metrics. Our very own Austin, Texas comes out as #18 on the list of most diverse U.S. cities. Read on to learn more about WalletHubs methodology.

In order to determine the most diverse cities in America, WalletHub compared 501 of the most populated cities — limiting each state to no more than 10 cities each — across five key dimensions: 1)...

Checkout our Financial Terms Glossary

We understand that buying or selling your home can be an extremely overwhelming process. Therefore, we want to do everything we can to make the process as seamless as possible. The amount of real estate and financial terms might be confusing for you and we understand, let us help! 

Check out our Financial Terms Glossary, conveniently located on the "Buy" section of our website. We trust that this will help ease any confusion during the process. Of course, when working with a Cain Team agent, we will be very hands-on, answering any questions you may have. We also have resources such as the mortgage calculator, our first time home buyer program, and the escrow/closing process. 


We LOVE answering questions, let us know how our team can serve...