Barrington Oaks — located south of U.S. 183 between Oak Knoll Drive and Spicewood Springs Road — is projected as the sixth-hottest market in the country based on sales data, Web views and agent observations. Homes in Barrington Oaks had a 316 percent increase in page views during the past year, according to Redfin.
The neighborhood is near Riata Corporate Center where Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is completing a major expansion. Other major employers are located in the area.
The median price of a home in Barrington Oaks is $303,750.
Other Austin area neighborhoods projected to do well — all in areas north of downtown — are:
• Milwood near West Parmer Lane and Amherst Drive
• Stone Canyon west of Round Rock
• Fern Bluff just to the west of Stone Canyon
• North Austin, north of U.S. 183 between Lamar Boulevard and Burnet Road