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Austin Home Sales Up 16%

On March 20, 2012 By

A couple of excerpts from todays TAMU RECON publication:

AUSTIN HOME SALES UP 16 PERCENT

AUSTIN (Austin Board of Realtors) – Sales of existing single-family homes in the Capital City were up 16 percent last month from a year ago, reports the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR).

According to MLS data released today by ABoR, […]

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Rent on the Rise!

On February 7, 2012 By

 

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The Austin Real Estate market is showing positive signs in 2012.  Mild weather, an improving local job market, and rising rental rates are increasing demand for good inventory,  which in turn is quickly being depleted.  Affordability is excellent with interest rates at all-time […]

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The Austin Business Journal has had two great articles about Jobs over the last two days.

Austin Business Journal

Link to ABJ article: http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2012/02/07/austin-no-3-for-most-jobs-gained.html?ed=2012-02-07&s=article_du&ana=e_du_pub

 

Austin is among 13 of the nation’s 100 biggest labor markets to have regained all of the jobs that were lost during the recession.

The Capital City is […]

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Austin Real Estate Update

On September 23, 2011 By

Another weird week in the global markets.  Whew I’m not going to comment on that since I don’t have any real answers to the many questions.  On the other hand, may be shaping up to be a very good time to invest in real estate.  Rents continue to be high for detached single family homes […]

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Austin Market Rocks On

On September 1, 2011 By

We rock on and so does our local real estate market.  While I wouldn’t call it great guns, it is steady in many neighborhoods.  Average prices seem to have come down a tad, although there are a number of special locations that out perform all others at every turn.  As an example those areas […]

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 CORPUS CHRISTI (Corpus Christi Caller-Times) – The South Texas job market is faring better than the rest of the country, according to Ted C. Jones, chief economist and senior vice president of Stewart Title Guaranty Co.

Jones said data from the National Association of Realtors and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the number of […]

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This week market conditions in the central Texas area remain relatively unchanged fropm the prior week.  Most properties are located in a pretty heavy sided buyers market, while downtown and first ring neighborhoods in particular continue to improve for sellers.   Thus far, the fact is that the Austin real estate market has fared as well or better […]

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PORT OF CORPUS TO EXTEND SHIP CHANNEL

 

CORPUS CHRISTI (Corpus Christi Caller-Times) – After more than a decade of planning and looking for funding, the Port of Corpus Christi can now extend the ship channel to an area proposed for the La Quinta trade gateway.

The project received $58.5 million […]

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AUSTIN (Texas Association of Realtors) – According to the Texas Quarterly Housing Report released yesterday by the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), Texas homes maintained their value in first quarter 2011. This despite a decrease in sales volume, indicating that economic recovery continues in Texas.

“While Texas has […]

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Redfish Bay Boathouse

On April 19, 2011 By

ARANSAS PASS (Corpus Christi Caller Times) – Work has begun on Redfish Bay Boathouse, the first major project at Aransas Pass’ Conn Brown Harbor since the decline of the shrimping industry.

For years, efforts have been made to jump-start harbor development. Last February, the city council approved a 25-year lease for the boathouse.

Developer Grant […]

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