Austin real estate news market data for May experienced a bit of a shift. According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), May Central Texas Housing Report residential sales declined 6.7% year over year to 3,633 closed homes. The Austin-Round Rock MSA maintained the new record median price set in April, at $550,000, but the real story is the inventory improvement as active listings experienced triple-digit percentage growth year over year and inventory rose to over one month of inventory for the first time in seven months in all of Central Texas.
The real estate market doesn’t appear to be at base camp anymore. It’s climbed the mountain, possibly reached the summit, and now seems to be hanging out, smelling the remains of the May flowers. According to ABoR’s Central Texas Housing Market Report, the real estate inventory for all 5 counties that make up the Austin Central Texas Realty Information Service (ACTRIS) and Austin – Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area is now at a one-month supply. Continue reading
What does Austin real estate news market data look like currently? According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), April Central Texas Housing Report residential sales declined 6.2% year over year to 3,280 homes across the Austin-Round Rock MSA last month. Combined with a new record median price, which rose 19.6% year over year to an all-time high of $550,000, the Central Texas housing market continues to outpace itself.
If Austin real estate was a cocktail, it has been rattled around in a shaker in recent years. The mix of the jarring jump in home prices, the steady climb of interest rates, and now the gut-punch of tax valuations; it’s enough to make buyers, sellers, investors, and owners alike feel like they have just been battered by ice cubes in a beverage shaker. Continue reading
I just sold this Northwest Austin beauty in Overlook at Cat Mountain. After 5 months of searching, It’s the first home my clients actually made an offer on and we were fortunate to be chosen within multiple offers. It was truly a find as my clients really didn’t want a pool and all we were finding were homes that had them. For my clients, finding the ideal location was a bit of a challenge as the commuting distance was an important factor. Continue reading
What does Austin real estate news market data look like now? According to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), March Central Texas Housing Report residential sales declined 5.9% year over year to 3,302 homes across the Austin-Round Rock MSA last month. Combined with a new record median price, which rose 22.6% year over year to an all-time high of $521,100, the Central Texas housing market continues to outpace itself.
The real estate market is a multiverse. There really is no single simple market anymore. Back in the day real estate had basic reference points and avenues for everyone. The options were fairly black and white. Those were simpler times.
Then it happened. The real estate market started to split into a multiverse.