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ABoR: Buyers willing to enter market despite higher interest rates

November 14, 2023

Closed sales increase, median price declines across MSA AUSTIN, Texas — The median home price across the Austin-Round Rock MSA dropped 7.5% to $435,000 in October, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® October 2023 Central Texas Housing Market Report. The market experienced an increase in residential homes sold across the MSA, which rose 4.1%Read More

Texas Economy Experiences Headwinds but Remains Strong

October 27, 2023

Texas home sales rebounded at the end of the summer, according to the latest Outlook for the Texas Economy by Texas Real Estate Research Center. Sales statewide were up 9.5 percent month over month, while still eight percent lower than last year’s total. This was consistent across all four metro areas, with increases between 0.8Read More

Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market inventory hits highest level in over eight years

October 18, 2023

Slowing sales indicate affordability constraints for buyers AUSTIN, Texas — In the Austin-Round Rock MSA, housing inventory reached 4.0 months of inventory, the highest level in more than eight years, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® September 2023 Central Texas Housing Market Report. The market also experienced a drop in closed sales, which decreasedRead More

Buying or Selling a Home in Italy – the Process for Average Buyers to Billionaires with Diletta Giorgolo Spinola

September 27, 2023

If you are a buyer, seller, or real estate agent looking to learn about buying and selling properties in Italy, this interview provides an exclusive, behind-the-curtain view on the Italian home buying process. Speaking to the average buyer and the billionaire, Texas real estate agent and broker Brian Talley interviews luxury real estate agent DilettaRead More

Buying or Selling a Home in Australia- the Process for Average Buyers to Billionaires with Daniel Baran

September 27, 2023

If you are a buyer, seller, or real estate agent looking to learn about buying and selling properties in Australia, this interview provides an exclusive, behind-the-curtain view on the Australian home buying process. Speaking to the average buyer and the billionaire, Texas real estate agent and broker Brian Talley interviews luxury and top producing realRead More

Buying or Selling a Home in South Africa – the Process for Average Buyers to Billionaires with Andrea Glew

September 27, 2023

If you are a buyer, seller, or real estate agent looking to learn about buying and selling properties in South Africa, this interview provides an exclusive, behind-the-curtain view on the South African home buying process. Speaking to the average buyer and the billionaire, Texas real estate agent and broker Brian Talley interviews luxury and topRead More

A Conversation with One of the World’s Most Successful Real Estate Agents, Gary Hersham

September 27, 2023

  Gary Hersham is the founder of Beauchamp Estates, an international real estate brokerage with offices in London, the South of France, Mykonos, Tel Aviv, and New York. In early 2020 Hersham sold 2-8a Rutland Gate in Knightsbridge for $225 million British Pound Sterling, the most expensive home sale in the world. Hersham also soldRead More

Texas Economy Still Outpaces Nation

September 26, 2023

Despite national economic headwinds, the Texas economy continued to show positive signs, with payroll reaching new heights, expanding 3.3 percent year over year, according to the latest Outlook for the Texas Economy from the Texas Real Estate Research Center. Texas had a high workforce participation rate of 64.2 percent, and unemployment remained steady at 4.1Read More

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Increase in closed sales indicate continued buyer confidence across Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market

September 20, 2023

Inventory increases across MSA, meaning more homes are available AUSTIN, Texas — In the Austin-Round Rock MSA, closed sales rose by 1.4% to 2,939 sales, the first increase in closed sales year over-year since February 2022, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® August 2023 Central Texas Housing Market Report. Through the Austin-Round Rock MSA,Read More

Go Big and Go Austin

August 25, 2023

Austin, Texas homes are some of the biggest in the nation. And the lots, too. Austin homes ranked third in the nation for biggest homes, coming in at 2,020 square feet, according to a Storage Cafe report. Yard size came in at 8,620 square feet, ranking 12th in the nation. This placed Austin as sixthRead More