Marble Falls – Bluebonnets, Bike Rides, and Real Estate

The word came out today that this years Bluebonnet Music and Fine Arts Festival will be headlined by Pure Prairie League on March 28th.  Marble Falls’ own John Martinez will open for them on Main Street.  The evening will wind up with a street dance with Cornell Hurd’s Big Ol’ Band closing things out.  The festival starts on March 27th and runs through the 29th.  Another one of our great family oriented gatherings that takes place annually here in Marble Falls.

It’s time to get the bikes out and start riding the hills again.  April 4th is the kickoff of my season.  The Pedal Power Wild Flower Ride is that day, leaving from LBJ State Park in Stonewall.  Several routes are available to ride, ranging from 12 to 63 miles.  The longer ride includes a lap around the Willow City Loop and is absolutely gorgeous this time of year.  ALL proceeds from this ride go the the Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center, it’s a great cause!  I don’t know what the entry fee is, but it’s inexpensive and well worth every penny.  Register online at and click on “10th Annual Pedal Power Wildflower Ride”.

Staying loose is the key now, because the Hill Country Ride for Aids is the next ride on April 25th.  With rides from 10 to 100 miles (and a couple in between), this ride has gotten rave reviews from previous participants.  All the information you’d ever want can be found HERE.  If you’ve never taken your bike on one of these rides, do yourself a favor and give it a try.  Combine the thrill of completing one of these rides with the knowledge that you’re helping people in need, and the result is often times overwhelming.  And you sleep good that night too!

Real estate in the Highland Lakes area of Texas is still alive and well.  We’ve seen a slowdown over the past several months, BUT  the phone is ringing and properties are selling.  Prices have had some minor adjustments, but all in all it hasn’t been that unpleasant.  Our market normally cycles with the year (no pun intended), as much of the Texas Hill Country has become a prime vacation destination for people from throughout the country.  With interest rates down and property values holding steady, it’s a prime time to purchase the vacation or retirement property you’ve been looking for.  If you’d like to take a look at the properties that we have available, you can Search the Highland Lakes MLS LIVE here.  I’m always available for questions about the area or real estate, just give me a call at 830.385.3760 or Email Me.  Current mortgage rates are available if you just Click Here.

Thanks for reading. . . Jem


4 Responses to Marble Falls – Bluebonnets, Bike Rides, and Real Estate

  1. Cousin Cali says:

    Real Estate in Marble Falls sounds very tempting right now… which means that I think you should find us a house close to yours, so I can come visit EVERYDAY!
    As for bike riding, can it be a motorized scooter? Because you know I’m not a fan of walking 🙂

    See you this summer!

  2. So….what sort of work can an event planner/marketing person find in Marble Falls? I love it there! 🙂

    • Jem Woods says:

      There are LOTS of options out here that would work for you. Give me a call, or shoot me an email and let’s talk about what you’d like to do and see if we can find you something that’d make it tempting for you 🙂

      Jem Woods, REALTOR® Keller Williams Realty – Marble Falls, TX 830)385-3760 – Direct 830)693-6999 – Office 512) 410-3752 – eFax – Search the Highland Lakes and Austin MLS!

      – My Texas Hill Country BLOG

      Follow Me: “Excellence is not an act, it’s a habit” – Aristotle

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