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April 2010

There are 5 blog entries for April 2010.

Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update March 2010

Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 1:17pm. 1,590 Views

The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos) decreased from 7.3% to 7.1% in March 2010 with 6,200 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos in March 2010 than the previous month due to an increase in the Civilian Labor Force by 5,100 people and a decrease in those unemployed of 1,100.  January’s unemployment rate was the highest rate on record since 2000 in the Austin-Round Rock area so the decrease in unemployment is welcome. In comparison, during the same time period the State of Texas unemployment rate decreased from 8.3% in February 2010 to 8.2% in March 2010.  The United States decreased unemployment from 10.4% in February 2010 to 9.7% in March 2010. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos continues to be lower than the National

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SOLD ON 9/10/2010! 5917 Terravista Dr, Austin, TX 78735 in The Ridge at Lantana subdivision in West Austin

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 5:22pm. 1,558 Views

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.    5917 Terravista Dr – The Ridge at Lantana Neighborhood - MLS # 5109524 Offered at $380,000 View virtual tour at www.tourfactory.com/5109524     The home is located in The Ridge at Lantana subdivision in the heart of the Texas hill country. The first homes built in Lantana were sold in 2005, so the neighborhood is fairly new and is therefore in premium condition overall. This 3,670 square foot home was constructed by Plantation Homes in 2006 with brick/stone construction, sits on a .257 acre lot, and contains 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 1 living room,  2 dining rooms, and a huge 3 car garage. The…

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SOLD ON 6/30/2010: 2902 Cole Street #311, Austin TX 78705 in Dominion Condominiums near UT

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 12:43pm. 1,809 Views

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.      2902 Cole St. #311 – Dominion Condominiums - MLS # 9276241 Offered at $120,000      View Details of this listing   The condo is located at Dominion Condominium Complex just minutes away from The University of Texas. This is an excellent opportunity for UT student needing low priced and move-in ready 2 bedroom 1 bath condo just across the street from campus. This could also work for investor looking to rent.  This condo has been updated in March 2010 with paint, carpet, cabinet and door hardware, kitchen countertops, floor in kitchen and bathroom, oven, microwave, kitchen sink, and ceiling fans.  Hospital garage…

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Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics March 2010

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 9:13pm. 1,698 Views

The government stopped buying mortgages at the end of March so there is expected to be an increase in interest rates soon.  Additionally, the $8000 first-time home buyer tax credit and the $6500 home buyer tax credits expire soon. For qualified buyers, you must have a home under contract by the end of April 2010 and close on the purchase by the end of June 2010 to take advantage of the tax credit.    Austin’s residential real estate market continues to improve and show stability. The City of Austin experienced a 3.6% price per square foot increase and a 5.8% total dollar increase for single-family homes sold during March 2010 compared to March 2009. There was a 14% increase in the number of homes sold and it took 18% less time to sell a home during…

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SOLD ON 6/30/2010: 4812 Norman Trail, Austin TX 78749 in Sendera South subdivision in south Austin

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 5:10pm. 1,619 Views

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.    THIS HOME IS NOW SOLD AS OF 6/30/10! 4812 Norman Trail - Sendera South Neighborhood - MLS # 3900898 Offered at $275,000 View virtual tour at www.tourfactory.com/599102     This 1 story, 2,334 square foot home sits on a large .212 acre lot with an open floor plan and offers a large master bedroom plus three additional bedrooms on the other side of the house along with a family room, formal living room, formal dining, breakfast area, and a large open back yard with updated landscaping and carpet installed in March 2010.  The 4th bedroom could be used as an office or study.   With natural lighting throughout and…

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