Hays & Buda Real Estate Information
Just 17 miles south of Downtown Austin, in northeastern Hays County, is the City of Buda. Located on Highway 35, Buda is the place to be in Central Texas, as the once quiet community is steadily growing. Hays, just six miles northwest of Buda, offers tree-lined streets in charming neighborhoods. Working hard to retain the rural atmosphere of their heritage, the burgeoning area benefits from an active populace and is experiencing record business and population growth for the past few years.
Not far from the Austin Metro Area, Buda and Hays combine the personality of progressive, hospitable, small town communities, while well known for its antique downtown shopping in the original buildings. Buda and Hays real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses as well as land lots. Community events include the famous Weiner Dog Races in April, several summertime movies and concerts in Buda City Park, the Fine Arts Festival in October and the Budafest in December. However, the proximity to Downtown Austin and the Austin Metro Area offers the amenities of metropolitan living while offering a family-oriented atmosphere.
Several higher education opportunities are available to residents of Buda and Hays, including the University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tilloston College, Austin Community College and St. Edwards University. Nearby Austin offers several special events including South by Southwest, an interactive film and music festival and conference; the Austin Marley Festival and the Annual Pecan Street Festival, showcasing local arts and crafts.