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December 2010

There are 3 blog entries for December 2010.

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics November 2010

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 2:17pm. 1,861 Views

From January until the end of November 2010, the Austin housing market showed a decrease of 8.2% in the number of homes sold and a median sold price increase of 6.3% compared to the previous year. With gains in prices and decreases in sales volume, the overall housing market has been fairly flat with signs of improvement due to job growth in Austin and a relatively low supply of homes for sale within the city limits. As expected, November 2010 showed a large 29% decrease in sales volume and a 6.2% increase in median sold prices (total dollars) compared to November 2009. This is not a surprise given that the government tax credit was expiring in November 2009 so there were an inflated number of home sales at that time. The supply of homes decreased from…

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SOLD on 1/10/2011! 202 High Plains Dr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 in Saddletree Ranch Subdivision in Dripping Springs

Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 5:47pm. 2,214 Views

Sold on 01/10/2011!

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202 High Plains Dr- Saddletree Ranch Neighborhood- MLS# 7601341

Offered at $250,000 or $109.31 per square foot

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This one story home is located in the Saddletree Ranch subdivision in Dripping Springs which is 25 miles west of downtown Austin. This home offers an unfinished half story that could be used as future bonus or game room. This well maintained home offers an open floor plan with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath and 2 car detached garage. This home sits on just over 1.4 acres nestled among an oak tree grove with over 100 oak trees to provide…

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Austin recognized as top U.S. metro area for recession recovery

Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 11:30am. 2,328 Views

Austin was ranked #26 in the world and #1 in the U.S. for its positive economic recovery coming out of the recession.  The Brooking Institution released the report on Tuesday (11/30/10) comparing statistics from 150 major metropolitan areas around the world including the 50 biggest metro areas in the United States, the capital cities of 25 European Union countries, and 75 other major metro areas around the world.  The report measured job growth and gross value added - a per-capita measure of income.  Austin's 2.4% gain in annual job growth leads other major U.S. cities, which has had a critical impact on Austin's recession recovery.  Austin's educated workforce and reasonable cost of living has resulted in healthy companies around the country looking to

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