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Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update April 2010

May 21, 2010

The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos) decreased slightly from 7.1% to 7.0% in April 2010 with 6,400 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos in April 2010 than the previous month due to an increase in the Civilian Labor Force by 6,200 people and a decrease in those unemployed of 200.  January’s unemployment rate wasRead More

Title Company Cost Comparison in Austin Texas

May 13, 2010

Figuring out what title company provides the lowest cost and best service in Austin Texas can be difficult at best. Each title company tends to designate their fees differently, which makes it difficult to compare the fees of one title company to another. In order to get a better cost comparison between Austin title companies, I’ve compiledRead More

Housing Equity Serves as Good Measure of Economy

May 10, 2010

Housing Equity Serves as Good Measure of Economy Housing equity has been a major area of concern over the past several months for those who own homes as well as for those who do not. After all, the state of the housing market has a significant impact on the overall well-being of the country’s economy.Read More

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics April 2010

May 3, 2010

The Austin real estate market shows improvement during April 2010, partially as a result of the home buyer tax credits that expired at the end of April.  The City of Austin experienced a 4% price per square foot increase and a 4.8% total dollar increase for single-family homes sold during April 2010 compared to AprilRead More

Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update March 2010

April 26, 2010

The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos) decreased from 7.3% to 7.1% in March 2010 with 6,200 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos in March 2010 than the previous month due to an increase in the Civilian Labor Force by 5,100 people and a decrease in those unemployed of 1,100.  January’s unemployment rate was theRead More

SOLD ON 9/10/2010! 5917 Terravista Dr, Austin, TX 78735 in The Ridge at Lantana subdivision in West Austin

April 20, 2010

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.    5917 Terravista Dr – The Ridge at Lantana Neighborhood – MLS # 5109524 Offered at $380,000 View virtual tour at www.tourfactory.com/5109524     The home is located in The Ridge at Lantana subdivision in the heart ofRead More

SOLD ON 6/30/2010: 2902 Cole Street #311, Austin TX 78705 in Dominion Condominiums near UT

April 6, 2010

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.      2902 Cole St. #311 – Dominion Condominiums – MLS # 9276241 Offered at $120,000      View Details of this listing   The condo is located at Dominion Condominium Complex just minutes away from The UniversityRead More

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics March 2010

April 2, 2010

The government stopped buying mortgages at the end of March so there is expected to be an increase in interest rates soon.  Additionally, the $8000 first-time home buyer tax credit and the $6500 home buyer tax credits expire soon. For qualified buyers, you must have a home under contract by the end of April 2010 andRead More

SOLD ON 6/30/2010: 4812 Norman Trail, Austin TX 78749 in Sendera South subdivision in south Austin

April 1, 2010

To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about top Austin neighborhoods.    THIS HOME IS NOW SOLD AS OF 6/30/10! 4812 Norman Trail – Sendera South Neighborhood – MLS # 3900898 Offered at $275,000 View virtual tour at www.tourfactory.com/599102     This 1 story, 2,334 square foot home sitsRead More

Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update February 2010

March 26, 2010

The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock) decreased from 7.6% to 7.2% in February 2010 with 6,200 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock in February 2010 than the previous month due to an increase in the Civilian Labor Force by 3,400 people and a decrease in those unemployed of 2,800.  January’s unemployment rate was the highest rateRead More