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Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics November 2015

November 24, 2015

2015 Might Be Record Year for Austin Real Estate Austin-area single-family home sales increased two percent in October 2015 compared to the same month in 2014, and while this increase may seem small, it is the fifth consecutive month of upward momentum and adds to a potential record-making year in Austin real estate. “We’re onRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics October 2015

October 26, 2015

Austin Home Sales and Prices Hit Record Highs for September While August 2015 saw record highs in Austin-area home prices, September 2015 saw all-time highs in both home prices and in home sales, according to a Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Home sales reached 2,603, an increase of sevenRead More

Texas Home Sales and Prices Keep Rising

September 28, 2015

While we report a lot on Austin real estate statistics, it’s important every once in a while to take a look at the state as a whole and how the capital city compares to other Texas cities. Austin’s real estate market has been strong, with prices increasing steadily in recent years and with a marketRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics September 2015

September 25, 2015

Austin-area Median Home Prices Set Record Median home prices in the Austin area reached $265,000 in August 2015, setting a record for the month and increasing year-over-year by eight percent, according to a Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Sales of single family homes also remained high, increasing eightRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics August 2015

August 21, 2015

All-Time High for Austin Home Sales Austin-area home sales hit an all-time high in July 2015, increasing 12 percent year-over-year to 3,149 sales, according to a Multiple Listing Service report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Median price for single-family homes rose to $269,500, an increase of eight percent compared to July 2014. AverageRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics July 2015

July 22, 2015

Austin Monthly Home Sales Top $1 Billion for First Time, Plus: Mid-Year Report Monthly home sales for the Austin area topped $1 billion in volume in June 2015, making it the highest dollar volume month ever for the central Texas region, and cumulative sales for 2015 signal a potential yearly record, possibly higher than 2014’sRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics June 2015

June 19, 2015

Austin Home Sales Slightly Dip, Prices Hit Monthly Record Single family home sales in the Austin area dipped two percent in May 2015, after setting a record the previous month, according to a Multiple Listing Service report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Despite the slight pullback in sales volume, sales prices set aRead More

Texas Job Growth Continues, Despite Lower Oil Prices

June 8, 2015

Jobs numbers continue to go up in Texas, despite lower oil prices, according to the Monthly Review of the Texas Economy by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. From April 2014 to April 2015, the state gained 304,200 nonagricultural jobs, an annual growth rate of 2.6 percent. This is .4 percent higher thanRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics May 2015

May 22, 2015

All-Time Highs for Austin Real Estate Austin area home sales increased for the eighth-straight month in April, breaking the April sales volume record and hitting an all-time high for prices, according to the April 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. “The summer selling season doesn’t usually start inRead More

Austin Named Best U.S. City to Buy a Home

May 12, 2015

Yes, it is getting more expensive to buy a home in Austin, Texas, but according to SelfStorage.com, it’s still the best city in the United States in which to buy a home. SelfStorage looked at the 60 biggest metro areas in the U.S. and factored in recent real estate price increases, long-term economic growth, long-termRead More