Mission Mortgage Welcomes SXSW Visitors

Welcome to Austin!  For those traveling into our wonderful city to enjoy the South by Southwest festivities and presentations, we hope you enjoy your visit.  Don’t be surprised if you fall in love with Austin.  We know it’s a great place to live and we think you’ll quickly see why.  If you do fall in love with our city and decide you’d like more information about living here, please let us know. We’d be glad to help you learn more about Austin and figure out what it would take for you to move here and join us in one of the hottest and strongest markets in the United States.  Email us at info@missionmortgage.com and ask us anything.  We’re here to help. 

If you are an experienced mortgage loan professional who is interested in moving to Austin and would like to know more about the opportunities available at Mission Mortgage, please email Michael Ikeya at mikeya@missionmortgage.com.  We are looking for a few hungry loan officers to help us grow.


You’ll find so many great places to eat here in Austin that your stomach won’t want to leave.  Here are just a few suggestions for you during your visit:

  • Z Tejas (W. 6th Street, just west of Lamar)
    High end Mexican fusion food and signature drinks.
  • 219 West (4th and Lavaca)
    One of the best Happy Hours you’ll find downtown.
  • Bar Chi (2nd and Colorado)
    Great sushi, especially the Mon-Fri Chef’s Daily Special
  • 24 Diner (6th and Lamar)
    Upscale diner food with an excellent selection of beers on tap
  • Sushi Zushi (1611 W. 5th St)
    Huge menu of sushi and traditional Japanese food selections
  • Fonda San Miguel (2330 W. North Loop)
    Top quality Mexican food in a stunning atmosphere
  • Casino El Camino (517 E. 6th St)
    Incredible burgers in a goth bar environment.  Featured on the Food Network.
  • Taverna (258 W. 2nd St)
    Delicious Italian food in a quaint section of downtown Austin

Can’t decide?  Ask a local.  Everyone’s got a favorite place and we’ll be happy to help.


Check out these cool local shops while you are here.

  • BookPeople (6th and Lamar)
    Huge independent book seller, featuring many author presentations and special events
  • Waterloo Records (6th and Lamar)
    Great selection of local music and national acts. New and Used.
  • Savory Spice Shop (Just west of Lamar on 6th)
    Gourmet spices, blends, and rubs. Great place to pick up gifts to take home.
  • Allen Boots (1522 S. Congress)
    Western wear to show off that Texan in you.

The best part about Austin is the people. You’ll see.  Just introduce yourself and you’ll have made new friends in no time. We’re proud to call Austin home and if you’d like to do the same, please email us at info@missionmortgage.com and we’ll get you going on the right foot so that you, too, can come live in the greatest city in the U.S.


About missionmortgage

A full-service professional mortgage banker providing lending in Texas for over 25 years. Our main office is located at 901 S. Mopac Expwy, Barton Oaks V- Suite 120, Austin, TX 78746 with branches in Lakeway, Houston, and Sealy. Mission Mortgage has been ranked as a Top 10 Mortgage Company in Austin for the past 7 years (Austin Business Journal).
This entry was posted in Austin Facts, General Information. Bookmark the permalink.

5 Responses to Mission Mortgage Welcomes SXSW Visitors

  1. Thanks for this post, it is great

  2. Virtuagirl says:

    Its awesome all of the time to view how folks can compose wonderful stuff about people topics! Thank you and I ve bookmarked you

  3. I just couldn’t resist and want to thank you for this magnificent post. I even wrote a blog post about it here http://awesomemovies.org/drama/michael-1996/

  4. M T Online says:

    I reckon something truly interesting about your blog so I saved to favorites .

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s