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Housing inventory increases across MSA, four months of inventory available in multiple markets

April 12, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas —In March, new home listings across the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA jumped to 4,714 new listings, 10.2% more than March 2023, leading to multiple markets reaching four months of inventory, according to the latest Central Texas Housing Report released by Unlock MLS. The data indicates that homeowners have confidence in their ability to sellRead More

Texas Luxury Home Sales Down in 2023

March 25, 2024

The number of Texas luxury homes – homes that sold for $1 million or higher – decreased 16 percent from November 2022 to October 2023 compared to the prior year, according to the Texas Association of Realtors®. At about $19.5 billion in total luxury home sales, this is similar to the period from November 2020Read More

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February data reveals increased opportunities for first-time homebuyers

March 24, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas —In February across the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA, new listings jumped 44.9% to 3,915 listings bringing the total months of inventory for the region to 3 months, up 0.1 months more than February 2023, according to the latest Central Texas Housing Report released by Unlock MLS. The data indicates that sellers are feeling moreRead More

Texas Attracts Almost Half a Million New Workers

February 26, 2024

Texas attracted 497,454 potential workers over the past 12 months, according to the Texas Real Estate Research Center’s Outlook for the Texas Economy. This rate continues to “surpass the record-high total labor force according to the household survey.” The unemployment rate fell to 4 percent, the first decrease since April 2023, while the participation rateRead More

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January Home Data Signals Optimism in 2024 for Austin Area

February 15, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas —The first market analysis of the year released by Unlock MLS shows an increase in residential homes sold, up 4.3% to 1,667 closed sales, and an uptick in pending sales, which rose 3.8% to 2,480 listings, according to the latest Central Texas Housing Market Report. The data demonstrates that more options are availableRead More

Texas Home Sales End 2023 Flat

January 30, 2024

Texas home sales were relatively flat to close 2023, with sales decreasing almost one percent month over month in November and prices falling 0.1 percent statewide, according to the Texas Real Estate Research Center’s latest Texas Housing Insight. Days on the market continued to decline to 51 days. In Austin, home sales fell 4.4. percent.Read More

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Home sales accounted for more than $17 billion in economic activity in 2023

January 17, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas —In 2023, the median price for a home in the Austin-Round Rock MSA decreased 10.2% to $450,000, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® December 2023 and Year-End Central Texas Housing Market Report. When compared to the steep 24.2% decline in pending sales in 2022, 2023 saw a slight 3.0% decline to 30,353Read More

Home sales in Austin remain strong despite continued higher rates

December 18, 2023

Housing inventory increases while median sales prices drop AUSTIN, Texas —The median home price across the Austin Round-Rock MSA dropped 8.4% to $424,450 last month, indicating Austin’s housing supply is becoming available at lower price points, but remains considerably elevated relative to pre-pandemic levels according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® November 2023 Central TexasRead More

New Luxury Lake Travis Community

December 14, 2023

A new luxury master-planned community will be coming to Lake Travis. Travis Club Austin will begin construction on its first phase in the beginning of 2024. The first construction phase will include homes, as well as a golf course that is expected to open by the end of 2025. The luxury home community will haveRead More

Two New Luxury Communities Coming Soon to Lake Travis and Spicewood

November 29, 2023

Two new luxury home communities are underway in the west of Austin areas of Lake Travis and Spicewood. In Lake Travis, the initial 50 homesites in Travis Club have been sold, according to the Austin Business Journal. This luxury home neighborhood will have 274 single-family lots and 223 villa units. Lot prices begin at $775kRead More