There are 4 blog entries for March 2015.
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 10:31pm. 3,946 Views
For the first time in five years, Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic will return to Austin, Texas. The 42nd edition of the all-day event will take place Saturday, July 4th at Circuit of The Americas' Austin360 Amphitheater. The picnic will include a fireworks display to celebrate America's birthday.
"The first 4th of July picnic was outside Austin at Dripping Springs, Texas," said Nelson. "I got the idea from Woodstock about how music could bring people from different places together. I had just moved to Austin and had come to realize what a great music center it was and could be. I thought it would be a nice idea to, this year have it back in Austin, but at a more comfortable venue for the fans AND the pickers.”
The event will feature performances…
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 4:29pm. 1,455 Views
The millennial generation, those ages 34 and younger, was the largest group of recent homebuyers, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study. This is the second year millennials have garnered the largest percentage, 32 percent, which was one percent higher than the previous 12-month period. Generation X, those ages 35-49, was a close second with 27 percent.
“Many millennials have endured underemployment and subpar wage growth, and rising rents and repaying student debt have made it very difficult to save for a down payment. For some, even forming households of their own has been a challenge,” said NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun. However, “Fixed monthly payments and the long-term financial…
Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 10:00am. 1,318 Views
Austin-area home sales and prices both broke records in February, continuing a trend for 2014-2015. A Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS® showed that 1,775 single-family homes sold in February 2015, which resulted in a five percent increase compared to February 2014 and the highest number of homes ever sold for that month.
Many REALTORS® have been seeing increased competition among buyers for Austin’s listings, with homes in the most popular areas and neighborhoods going under contract at or over list price within a few days of listing. As Austin enters the most active period of the year for home sales, this same influence looks to be in place for a busy spring-summer.
Along with rising sales,…
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 5:07pm. 1,387 Views
Austin real estate brokerage Regent Property Group has released a new Austin home search real estate App, designed to let you search for available homes in the Austin market from the palm of your hand. Created for iOs mobile devices, this user-friendly and free App can be downloaded at your online App store by entering, “Regent Property Group,” and then clicking through to complete the process.
Using your mobile Apple device, the Regent App is as simple as click-and-view. You can search for homes while you’re on-the-go and even use your location to discover nearby listings. Driving through a neighborhood you love? Let the App tell you what active listings are nearby! Have a group of “favorites?” The Regent App will help you keep track of your favorite…