Austin Texas 2015 Update: 2014 was another banner year in central Texas housing markets. The uptick in housing prices in the Austin and surrounding areas was unprecedented. The extreme shortage of inventory in the “affordable” near-town residences continues, with no real change on the horizon. Median sold price for all areas combined in December is up to $244,950. While the $400,000+ […]Continue Reading →
Austin-area home sales top 3,000, $1 billion in volume in June 2015, prices remain high
Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for June 2015 and mid-year 2015 AUSTIN, Texas July 21, 2015 – According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), Austin-area home […]Continue Reading →
Another banner year for housing in Texas. No surprises there if you’ve been trying to land a home under $225,000 in Austin. That particular market price is drawing so much fire with so little inventory it is unprecedented.
Forbes magazine released its top 20 of America’s fastest growing cities and Austin was behind only Houston […]Continue Reading →
Austin Texas 2014
The growth in central Texas continues at a fast pace. The 2013 stats are in and year over year sales price and volume are both up, while days on the market are down. Another year of overall improvement for sellers in this region.
The usual seasonal adjustment […]Continue Reading →
2014…..Below was originally written March 2013. Compared to the inventory crunch we are currently under this is another under-statement! As they say, “never catch a falling knife”! This one flew up so fast hardly anyone would’ve predicted the surge in demand and drop in inventory. It hasn’t been seen in our market place since 2001.
March […]Continue Reading →
There just isn’t much sweet inventory available in SW Austin right now. Oh sure there are a good handful of fair to mid homes waiting for someone to fix-up or completely refurbish, but not many functional floor plans that are turn key. So this could complicate issues for a growing […]Continue Reading →
OK, sure they want to unload as many foreclosure properties as quickly as possible. There are some pitfalls to watch out for though.Continue Reading →
HORSESHOE BAY (Austin Business Journal) – Southern Living magazine is building a house in Horseshoe Bay’s Escondido golf preserve to the northwest of Austin near Lake LBJ.
The “idea house” will showcase Texas Hill Country design style and building materials.
It will be open for tours between July 4 and October 2, from 11 […]Continue Reading →
Priced at $167,500. 8914 Sparkling Creek, conveniently located in NW Austin hit the market today. The brick home recently got a face-lift to the tune of over $30,000 in refurbishments including the roof shingles, exterior siding and paint; interior doors, paint, fixtures; tile, carpet and wood laminate flooring; kitchen counters, back splash, D/W; plumbing […]Continue Reading →