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Ninety-two Percent of Realtors® Say Market Is in Recovery

July 21, 2020

Following setbacks from the coronavirus pandemic, more than nine out of 10 Realtors® reported that the market is recovering. Ninety-two percent of National Association of Realtors® respondents said their buyers have either returned or never left the market. Eighty-nine percent said their sellers have either returned or never left the market. The report also found,Read More

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Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics July 2020

July 16, 2020

Despite impacts from COVID-19, Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area home sales increased 9.3 percent in June 2020 compared to June 2019, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Central Texas Housing Market Report. Median home price for the MSA increased 4.6 percent to $340,000. “Strong home sales in June are good news for the real estate market acrossRead More

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Austin-area Housing Inventory Drops in May 2020 Leading to Lower Sales

June 22, 2020

Home sales in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area decreased 29.2 percent in May 2020, as inventory continued to drop amidst the coronavirus pandemic, reaching only a two-month supply. Median price inched up 0.7 percent across the region to $329,893, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Central Texas Housing Market Report. Within the cityRead More

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NAR Names Austin a Top U.S. Housing Market for Millennials during the Pandemic

June 17, 2020

The National Association of Realtors® named Austin one of the top United States housing markets for millennial homebuyers during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas cities Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington and Houston-The Woodlands also made the unranked top 10. To make the determination, NAR analyzed the largest 100 metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S. for housing affordability, local jobRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics May 2020

May 21, 2020

Pandemic Impacts Austin-area Home Sales but Prices Still Rise Austin-area home sales declined 21.6 percent in April 2019, the first reporting with significant impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, but prices continued to rise due to tightened inventory, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Central Texas Housing Market Report. Median sales price increased 3.2 percentRead More

Most Realtors® Report No Lowering of List Prices during Pandemic

May 5, 2020

In the latest weekly report from the National Association of Realtors®, 76 percent of Realtors® working with sellers reported they have not lowered list prices in order to attract buyers during the pandemic. This is up two percent from the previous week. On the flip side, 64 percent of Realtors® reported their buyers are lookingRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics April 2020

April 16, 2020

Steady March 2020 Home Sales for Austin Area City of Austin Monthly Median Price Highest on Record Austin-area home sales for March 2020 remained largely untouched by the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders that went into effect on March 24, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Central Texas Housing Market Report. In March, Austin-Round Rock MetropolitanRead More

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Many Realtors® Hopeful for Post-Pandemic Market Rebound

April 13, 2020

Many Realtors® are hopeful there will be a post-pandemic real estate rebound, according to a National Association of Realtors® survey. While a spring slowdown is expected across the board, the majority of agents believe buyers and sellers will return to the market as “delayed transactions” once the crisis point has passed. The survey found 59Read More

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What has happened to Austin housing since the City of Austin banned large gatherings?

April 9, 2020

It is still too early to understand the impact of the Coronavirus health crisis on the Austin housing market. What we know so far, since the City of Austin banned large gatherings on March 14, is that there has been a 12.5% decrease in the number of single-family homes sold in the greater Austin area.Read More

How Will COVID-19 Affect Austin Real Estate?

March 26, 2020

The world is sharing an unprecedented health and economic challenge with the Coronavirus pandemic. Coming off of a position of substantial economic strength, we are now in uncharted territory: a pause on the economy that is not based on actual economic fundamentals. The big questions are what the short-term and long-term effects will be andRead More

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