Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$145,000 to $950,000
  • Closed Prices:$95,000 to $785,400
  • Median Sale Price:$299,999
  • Average $ per sq ft:$299
  • Association Fee Ranges:$275 to $300,$0 to $600,$0,$104 to $417/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1948 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:378 to 3,488Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 4Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 5Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

The community of East Riverside offers a great range of choices for buyers. Most common in this neighborhood are attached homes, which usually have monthly homeowner association fees ranging from $50 to $500, and taxes for the year range from as low as $830 to as high as $19,432. There are also a variety of single-family homes. Those usually have annual homeowner association fees ranging from $50 to $500. Property taxes for the year can range from $3,420 to $18,809.

Where to Live

Affordable housing is relatively abundant in East Riverside, with housing complexes being predominant. Townhomes and high-rise condos exist and are increasing by the month, mostly near I-35 on Riverside, as well as Woodland, and Oltorf Street. As a general rule, it is costlier to live near the Interstate or the Northern Border along Lady Bird Lake. Some single-family homes are also available on the side streets such as Parker Street and South of Oltorf Street.

Where to Eat

East Riverside has options for every person on every budget. Most of the food is rather affordable, and two can dine out on divine Asian and Mexican cuisine for just a few bucks. Even more affordable options run the stretch of Riverside drive, including taco stands and nearly every fast food joint you can think of. A couple of upscale options exist in the Lakeshore District.

What You'll See

East Riverside is largely populated with young professionals and students alike. University of Texas and Austin Community College students dominate the areas along Riverside and Oltorf East of Pleasant Valley, and can often be seen commuting to class on foot, or by bus, car, or hailing a rideshare. Increasingly, young professionals are moving to the area and occupying the condos--you may spot them in the area's coffee shops or waiting in line at a specialty drink stand as they race off to work. Musicians and artists also live in the area for its affordability, and you'll sometimes see them playing on the streets as well as in the clubs.

Friday Night Fun

Friday nights in East Riverside offer something for everybody. You can grab a drink, go dancing, or see a rock show on Riverside Drive, where you're walking distance from dozens of food options. Or hit Oltorf Street to play pool, check out the locally owned specialty shops, and enjoy some of Austin's best and cheapest Vietnamese or Lebanese food between Willow Creek and Pleasant Valley. An upside for the night owls is that many of these restaurants and coffee shops are open (and packed) until 3 a.m.

The Perfect Sunday

Sundays on East Riverside also offer a variety of options. In the summertime, many apartment complexes allow guests in their pools, some of which are family-friendly, some of which are fancy salt-water escapes from the daily grind. Shopping is also a popular option in this neighborhood, with thrift shops, vape stores, electronics boutiques, and much more. Lakeshore and Oltorf are the main shopping hotspots, but plenty of little stores are hidden away. Many locals grab coffee, walk their dogs, or simply explore the area's many hidden gems.

Locals Love

Variety of dining options • Many public transportation options • Lively culture • Affordability of housing.

Locals Don't Love

Rising taxes • Little green space • Heavy congestion along major streets daily.

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