The bigger Austin becomes, the more the flight path needs to be considered for homebuyers. Historically, a net gain of more than 100 residents a day, would mean longer commutes from Austin traffic to get to the office or even just the grocery store. After all, more people mean more cars, which lead to more traffic; all the result of a population increase. Now, throw a pandemic into the mix and you’ve got an outlier that skews the data. Continue reading
Austin Real Estate continues to full steam ahead into the new year. According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) November 2021 Central Texas Housing Report, the Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market remains on track for a record-breaking year, even as November units dipped a little. Home sales across the MSA dipped 4.9% to 3,215 across the Austin-Round Rock MSA. This occurred even as the housing market remains on track for a record-breaking year, with closed listings outpacing 2020 by 3.1% last month.
The holiday season is officially upon us, though honestly, it feels like it started in September. ‘Tis the season to make lists and there are lots of them. A list to tell you what needs to be done after work, on the weekend, and even at lunch. On top of that, we manage a calendar this time of year probably more than any other. Continue reading
Austin Housing Market Predictions? It’s that time of year when I’m asked to take out the crystal ball and predict what the future will hold. Homeowners start to question whether to sell now. Homebuyers don’t know whether to start shopping now or wait until spring. Continue reading
Austin Real Estate News November 2021 – According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) October 2021 Central Texas Housing Report, the Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market remains on track for a record-breaking year, even as the market continues its calming trend. Home sales across the MSA decreased 12.1% to 3,250 closings compared to October 2020 as the median sales price grew 24.7% year over year to $455,000 setting a record For the month of October.
How to buy a house when you already have one? There has been a lot of moving in Austin, quite frankly nationwide. Over the last two years, the pandemic provided some fluidity to the national workforce and virtual proximity to the office, providing the opportunity to move here to Austin with the same job. The arrival of more tech companies created job opportunities for those seeking a fresh start. Lastly, the historically low-interest rates, coupled with the influx of buyers created an abundance of demand, which elevated equity almost overnight. Continue reading
Austin Real Estate News October 2021 – According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) September 2021 Central Texas Housing Report, the Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market is continuing its calming trend. Home sales decreased 5.1% compared to September 2020 as the median sales price of $450,000 set a record for the month of September across the MSA.