South Congress

Experience the vibrant neighborhood of South Congress! Spanning the area just south of downtown Austin, South Congress is renowned for its friendly neighbors, ample shopping and dining opportunities, and rich history. This neighborhood centers on South Congress Avenue, which stretches from the Colorado River down to the communities outside of the city. Discover your dream home by viewing active South Congress listings below, or read on to find out more about life in this beautiful community!

Exterior of blue Craftsman bungalow, typical of South Congress, Austin

South Congress Home Statistics

Average Price $549K
Lowest Price $213K
Highest Price $800K
Total Listings 179
Avg. Days On Market 71
Avg. Price/SQFT $531

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Discover The South Congress Area

The neighborhood of South Congress shares its border with the I-35 in the east. South Congress Avenue, one of the most well-known streets in the region, runs north-south through the neighborhood. This beautiful community mixes established residential areas with commercial and industrial districts, and residents are just a quick trip away from the downtown. 

Williamson Creek flows right through the center of the neighborhood, and the greenbelt adds a lot of charm to this primarily urban area. Some properties even back onto this feature—desirable for its privacy and natural beauty. Small neighborhoods within South Congress even have their own community gardens, and parks and playgrounds are interspersed throughout the residential streets. 

From local cafes to big chain stores, South Congress has it all. It's quick and easy to pick up necessities from the store, take the family out for a nice dinner, or see the latest blockbuster at the Regal Metropolitan. South Congress Avenue, around the intersection of Elizabeth Street, is a major attraction—a lovely, walkable area with unique boutiques and modern, mixed-use buildings. 

St. Edward's University, Austin’s Catholic, liberal arts, post-secondary institution, is also found in South Congress. Its beautiful architecture of red-roof buildings feels like being whisked away to a far-off place. Major roads, such as State Highway 71 and the I-35 allow for quick travel between Austin and the surrounding region. 

Find your home in the beautiful, centrally-located neighborhood of South Congress, just outside of the big city, today. 

Explore South Congress Homes For Sale

Home to a number of residential communities, the real estate market for South Congress, Austin is vast. Featuring a wide range of property types, architectural styles, and price points, this neighborhood fits right into your lifestyle. And depending on where you are, commute times to the downtown core can be between 10-25 minutes. 

From townhomes and low-rise condos to single-family homes, South Congress has a property for an assortment of prospective buyers: young professionals, couples, growing families, and more. This neighborhood also combines the past and the present, with both older properties and new construction homes on the market. Older homes tend to be traditional style bungalows, while new builds are more modern in their architecture, especially with condos and townhomes located around the main roads. 

South Congress homes for sale also present an incredible opportunity for investment. The historic homes are a great chance to own a slice of Austin area history—and these properties are typically also situated in highly-desirable communities, closer to the downtown, and lined by mature trees. 

New construction properties can be very modern, and appeal to a lot of tastes. New developments offer buyer customization, and appreciate in value over time. South Congress offers all of the desirable amenities of the downtown in a suburban atmosphere. 

Schools In South Congress, South Austin

The neighborhood of South Congress is served by the Austin Independent School District (Austin ISD), which includes over 100 Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

The closest schools in South Congress are the following: Dawson Elementary School, Langford Elementary School, Williams Elementary School, Odom Elementary School, Joslin Elementary School, St. Elmo Elementary School, Galindo Elementary School, Bedichek Middle School, Crockett High School, and William B. Travis High School.

Kent Redding will introduce you to South Congress real estate & other homes for sale in the Austin area. Contact Kent online or call 512.306.1001 to get started!



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