Fall trends as summer ends

sunMother nature has been consistently reminding us that, although Fall is just around the corner, Summer is still very much here. Central Texas has had some of its hottest days in the last 2 weeks testing the limits of our sanity, sun screen and even our air conditioners.

Austin goes back to school

Although Austin real estate has not really slowed down, I expect the next two weeks to be a little slow as people transition back into their fall schedules. With summer vacations winding down, students settling back into school and commuting times needing some adjustment – the market may soften just a bit as everyone takes a bit of a breather.

Buying a home in Austin

What am I seeing out there? Investors are shopping in full force.  We had over 10 showings on the Hyde Park duplex listing in  and got it under contract in a week.  July was a crazy month for showings for buyers with small children who were eager to get their kids settled for school on time. August was spent trying to get everyone settled in time for Fall. Let’s see what September brings.