Douglas Elliman’s Eklund Gomes Takes On Texas With Phenomenal Bidding-War Sale In Austin

Hold on to your Stetsons because the real estate dirt is flying high in Texas, spurred this time, by a familiar real estate name from The Big Apple. On April 27, The Eklund | Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman Texas Real Estate made their first sale in the Lone Star State, and boy, howdy, was it a big one, even for jaded tri-coastal industry professionals. Newly constructed, beautifully designed, with dramatic interiors by Austin’s legendary Fern Santini Collaborative, 3705 Meadowbank Drive in Tarrytown forced a bidding war. The lucky buyer gets to move into one of the most exquisite new homes in Texas, completely turn-key with furnishings. How luxe? Let’s put it this way: the carpeting in the master closet is wall-to-wall fur. Proof of how the Texas market continues to scorch: the home sold over the asking price of $16.25 in 48 hours. This magnificent property now reigns as the most expensive home ever sold in Austin’s tony 78703 zip code, Tarrytown, making Beverly Hills 90210 sales chicken scratch. As we all know, everything is bigger and better in Texas. Which is precisely why Douglas Elliman has come to town. Click to read more at