Shin Oak Realty is a full service Real Estate office specializing in the Central Texas Real Estate market.
Our Team: Randy O'Dell, Suzy Bates, Candice O'Dell, Bradley "BJ" O'Dell & Barbara Childers

Friday, August 29, 2008


AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – The Williamson County Commissioners Court has approved the county’s plan to purchase 1,011 acres between Leander and Liberty Hill.
The Hill Country ranchland on CR 282 at the south fork of the San Gabriel River will be used mostly for recreational purposes. The county will buy it for about $10.6 million from San Gabriel River Ranch Ltd.
Adkins & Associates Inc. represented the seller, while Sheets & Crossfield PC represented the county.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

A guide to where Kids Eat Free

Here is another great resource available through Independence Title - many of the locations where Kids Eat Free and on what days!!

2008 LHISD School Ratings released

Recently, the School Ratings and District Information was released. Thanks to Independence Title for putting together this great table showing all the stats for Liberty Hill ISD. Independence Title also has the information for all the other local School Districts. It can be viewed at their website which I have provided below. If you have never looked at their website, they have have so many resources available. They have information available about local schools, hike and bike trails, the Express Baseball schedule, plus so much more. If you are looking for a great resource for local information, check out their website. Chances are - you will find what you are looking for there!

To access all the other great items that are available through Independence Title, just visit their website at and choose the Customer Toolbox link on the left.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Sales for the week of August 7/27/08

Man on Man, have things been selling in Williamson County! For the week of August 27th alone, 170 homes in Williamson County were sold. And that is not the final number - sales are still being calculated and the number is bound to rise!

If you or anyone you know is interested in selling their home or property, please ask them to give Shin Oak Realty a call. We have been consistently selling the Central Texas Area and specifically the Liberty Hill area for well over 10 years! It takes a motivated and knowledgeable Realtor to get your home or property sold in this market - and we are the Realtors to do it!

P.S. The finest compliment we can receive is the referral of your friends, family and business associates.

Friday, August 8, 2008

US 183 North Public Hearing Scheduled

On Tuesday, August 19, 2008, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in cooperation with Williamson County, will conduct a public hearing to discuss plans to improve US Highway 183 between SH 29 and 183A in northern Williamson County. The proposed project would involve upgrading the current four-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided roadway including replacing the existing San Gabriel River Bridge with two new bridge structures. The public hearing will be held at the Liberty Hill High School Cafeteria, 13125 West SH 29, Liberty Hill, starting at 6 p.m.

Sunday, August 3, 2008


NEW YORK (Forbes) – Texas dominated Forbes magazine’s list of Ten Best Cities to Buy a Home, nabbing four spots.

Houston ranked first, Austin second, San Antonio fifth and Dallas sixth.
Rounding out the list were Atlanta (tenth), Jacksonville, Fla. (ninth), San Francisco (eighth), Charlotte, NC (seventh), Philadelphia (fourth) and St. Louis (third).

Forbes examined the country's 40 largest metropolitan areas, culling vacancy and home price information from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Association of Realtors.