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Surge in housing inventory defines first half of 2024 in Central Texas Housing Market

July 15, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas — According to the June and Mid-Year 2024 Central Texas Housing Report released by Unlock MLS, active home listings in June increased 25.9% to 13,227 listings. This increase, coupled with the rise in mortgage rates in late April and early May to 7.2%, induced a decline of 6.3% to the median sales priceRead More

MSA housing inventory reaches highest level in 13 years

June 13, 2024

In May, the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA saw a 12.8% decline in closed listings with 4.9 months of available inventory, a level that hasn’t been seen in 13 years according to the latest Central Texas Housing Report released by Unlock MLS. Meanwhile, active listings ticked up 37.7% year-over-year. Because of this increase in available options, buyersRead More

Austin-area MSA experiences boost in sales as median price holds steady

May 13, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas —In April, closed listings across the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA increased 5.9% to 2,708 sales, the highest year-over-year increase in residential homes sold this year, while the median home price rose 1.1% to $469,998. The data demonstrates that there is a collective sense of confidence and optimism in the housing market among both homebuyersRead More

Texas Real Estate Continues to Grow

April 23, 2024

Texas home sales, home prices, and new construction starts and permits continue to increase despite headwinds from interest rates, according to Texas Housing Insight by the Texas Real Estate Research Center. In the latest report, home sales in Texas increased 3.6 percent month over month, with 29,999 more homes sales. Of Texas’ big cities, SanRead More

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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

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

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