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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+ […]

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 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 […]

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Austin Texas 2014

On August 28, 2014 By

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 […]

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By Shonda Novak


Updated: 5:08 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012

Published: 8:54 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Thanks in part to healthy job growth, the Austin area’s housing market is on the upswing, an industry expert said Wednesday.

The optimistic local forecast from Eldon Rude also included encouraging […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Abbeyville: 1 story, 1,972 Square Feet, Three Bedrooms, Two Baths, One Living, Two Dining, Options:  4th Bedroom or Study ILO Sitting, Gameroom, With 3rd Bath (adds 2nd Story), 5th Bedroom at Optional Gameroom, Covered Patio, Extended Covered Patio, Model home floorplan at Avalon Village neighborhood.

The Kirkhill: 2 Story, 2,625 Square […]

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This one-story home with 2,552 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and a 3rd car garage that starts at the $289,000 level is a good choice if you are interested in a new home in sw Austin.    At $319,990 the 3,436sqft Buffington Home at 2120 Turtle Mountain is another choice, although it backs to Brodie […]

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Avana Update

On May 2, 2011 By

Currently Standard Pacific has four floorplans pegged for this area and they expect to develop another four new floorplans for Avana.  They anticipate opening in early July and beginning to take lot reservations the first week of June. New developments are cropping up all over […]

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 (April 20, 2011 ) Standard Pacific Homes’ model home foundation is formed in the new SW neighborhood Avana which is located at the intersection of Escarpment and SH45.  Immediately adjacent to the popular Circle C area in SW Austin. 

There is about 3 months of available home inventory in the Circle C  area, one of the Continue Reading

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