Real Estate Deals in New Builds and 3-2-1 Buy Downs

Austin real estate New Builds and 3-2-1 Buy Downs are Hot

Looking for real estate deals?  Ready to buy a home or sell one? It’s time to make a move because Austin real estate is in a let’s make a deal market. Buyers who are serious about passing go can find their match with a seller ready to move on.

Home prices are up over last year, but the incline is now a steady slope. Interest rates are somewhat stable right now and inventory is high enough to have choices. There are plenty of real estate deals to be had out there for those that want to play. Price reductions, closing cost allowances, and rate buy-downs are all the rage.

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Austin Real Estate News November

Austin Real Estate News

Austin real estate news for November is here. October housing data continued its recent trend of more stable and sustainable appreciation, even while hitting $474,900—a record for the month of October.  according to the latest Central Texas Housing Market Report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.  The data indicates the continued return to normal activity.  Inventory also rose to 3.2 months of inventory, half the amount of housing inventory needed for a market to be considered balanced.

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Homes For Sale or On Sale?

Austin homes for sale or on sale

Homes for Sale or on Sale?  There are two types of residential real estate on the market right now: homes for sale and others on sale. Pricing is a bit all over the place because homes don’t enter the market at the same time. Some were listed in May, others entered in August and more were placed on the market yesterday. The May market was very competitive and it’s also five months old. The May market doesn’t mean much today, and neither does June, July, or August for that matter. What matters is now which is why many home prices are decreasing.
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Austin Real Estate News October

Austin Real Estate

Austin real estate news market data for September showed the housing market continued to return to normal activity with more available supply and a softer appreciation of home price growth according to the latest Central Texas Housing Market Report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.   The median price grew by 5.6% year over year to $470,000, a record for the month of September for the Austin Round Rock metro area.  Active listings were the head turner as they were up 162.4% to 9,671 listings—the highest number in the MSA since July 2011. 

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Austin Real Estate News September

Austin Real Estate News September

Austin real estate news market data for August showed the housing market continued to slow on price growth while still setting a record, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® August 2022 Central Texas Housing Market Report. Median price grew by only 5.5% year over year to $496,039, a record for the month for the Austin Round Rock MSA but the first-time home price growth dipped below 6% since June 2020. The
region’s housing inventory reached 2.9 months — the highest level of inventory since September 2018.

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The Only Market is the Present One

Austin real estate market

Stay in the present. It is the only market that matters when buying or selling a home. Currently, the Austin real estate market is finding its footing as it starts to balance out. Some homes have had price adjustments, a portion has been sitting for a month or more, and others are selling in less than a week.
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Austin Real Estate News August

Austin Real Estate News August 2022

Austin real estate news market data for July showed the housing market continued to trend toward more normal and sustainable levels in July, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® July 2022 Central Texas Housing Market Report. Median price grew by only 8% year over year to $515,000, a record for the month of July but the first-time home price growth has been in the single digits since June 2020. The
region’s housing inventory reached 2.7 months — the highest level of inventory since November 2018.

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