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Job Growth Fuels Market for Austin Office Space

June 29, 2012

As Austin’s current rate of job growth is making office space tight, it’s likely a co-worker might take your Swingline stapler, or employees may find their desks moved four times in one year. There’s no need to set the building on fire, though. Demand for office space is fueling new construction and expansions to largerRead More

Regent Property Group Says Austin Expansion Means More Home Sales

June 29, 2012

Regent Property Group of Austin reports that the strengthening local economy is resulting in businesses expanding, by relocating to larger spaces or opening additional locations, and by hiring more personnel. Data culled by the Community Impact Newspaper shows a flurry of relocation activity in the third quarter of 2011 as well as the first quarterRead More

Regent Property Group Reports Texas is a U.S. Leader in New Home Construction

June 29, 2012

Austin’s premier luxury real estate agency Regent Property Group reports that the latest U.S. Census data shows the state of Texas contributed to 20% of the increase in new homes between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2011. Neighborhoods like Avery Ranch have added to the construction of new Austin homes. Across the country, theRead More

Austin Ranked #1 Fastest Growing City by Forbes

May 7, 2012

Austin is ranked #1 in Forbes’ list of America’s Fastest Growing Cities for the second year in a row and #4 in its list of America’s Best Performing Cities. This is good news for anyone looking to invest in a new home in Austin or sell their starter home to upgrade to an Austin luxuryRead More

National Housing Market Gets Back in the Saddle

April 25, 2012

Browsing the Austin housing market now means shuffling through numerous listings labeled “pending,” especially in moderate priced neighborhoods like Milwood and Travis Country, a positive sign for our local market that things are continuing to improve as more people shop for real estate. The national market seems to be following Austin’s lead. According to ChiefRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics April 2012

April 11, 2012

The Austin housing market continues to thrive with continued job stability and growth, especially with home sales in the more affordable $200-$400K price range.  As such, it is an excellent time to sell a starter home and move up to take advantage of the values that can still be found in higher priced homes whileRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics March 2012

March 12, 2012

The Austin housing market is officially on the upswing!  If you haven’t already heard from a friend or neighbor, the numbers speak for themselves.  There were 18% more homes sold and a 3.42% increase in sold prices per square foot when comparing February 2012 to February 2011.  There are 23% less homes for sale, aRead More

Austin Home Sold Prices per Square Foot – 2011 Data Compared to Pre-Recession 2007

February 11, 2012

How do Austin home prices compare to the beginning of the recession? Comparing Austin home prices per square foot from pre-recession year 2007 to the latest available data, 2011, Regent Property Group determined that the greater Austin area declined over 10 percent in sold price per square foot. Here are several more of the overallRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics February 2012

February 7, 2012

The Austin housing market is looking great! This month’s sales numbers indicate that Austin is poised for continued improvement during 2012. There are 26% less homes for sale, a 23% increase in homes pending sale, and a 39% decrease in homes withdrawn from the market when comparing January 2012 to January 2011.  Furthermore, it is taking 8.75%Read More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics January 2012

January 11, 2012

More good news for Austin! Austin is proving to be a resilient player in overall market viability and sustainability, as evidenced by recent accolades. The Austin area was recognized as the number one performing metropolitan area in the United States during 2010, which bodes well for the future of the city, and the Milken InstituteRead More