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Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update June 2009

July 19, 2009

Austin Real Estate vs Unemployment The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock) jumped from 6.2% in May 2009 to 7.1% in June 2009 with 600 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock in June 2009 than the previous month. In comparison, during the same time period the State of Texas unemployment rate increased from 6.9% in May 2009Read More

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics June 2009

July 5, 2009

It seems to me that the Obama “stimulus” has helped keep the economy afloat given the slight “uptick” in Austin real estate sales volume over the last few months. While the market is still worse than 2008, the losses are minor compared to other cities around the country. Here are some recently notable news headlines about Austin,Read More

Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update May 2009

July 1, 2009

Austin Real Estate vs Unemployment The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock) slightly increased from 5.8% in April 2009 to 6.1% in May 2009 with 300 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock in May 2009 than the previous month. In comparison, during the same time period the State of Texas unemployment rate increased from 6.4% in AprilRead More

Austin Unemployment and Austin Real Estate Market Update April 2009

July 1, 2009

Austin Real Estate vs Unemployment The Austin unemployment rate (Austin-Round Rock) slightly decreased from 6.2% in March 2009 to 5.8% in April 2009 with 11,600 more people employed in Austin-Round Rock in April 2009 than the previous month. This is the third month in a row that Austin-Round Rock has decreased. In comparison, during the sameRead More

LEASED: Austin, TX | The Ridge at Lantana | 7812 Meloncon Cove

June 25, 2009

THIS HOME WAS LEASED IN AUGUST 2009.  To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about Austin homes for sale.  The Ridge at Lantana • Hill Country View • 7812 Meloncon Cove Click Here to See Virtual Tour 7812 Meloncon Cove is a stunning two story home in southwestRead More

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics May 2009

June 4, 2009

Summer is in full swing for Austin real estate.  While the number of single-family homes sold within the Austin city limits was down 29% and overall prices are down 5.5% in May 2009 compared to May 2008, the supply of homes available for sale has decreased by 19% to 3.9 months of supply as youRead More

Using comparable sales information to protest your taxes in Travis County?

June 2, 2009

I recently visited the Travis County Central Appraisal District (TCCAD) to protest my property taxes for my primary residence.  When I protested my taxes, the TCCAD representative told me that TCCAD uses comparable sales information for homes sold between 1/1/08 and 2/25/09 when calculating your 2009 tax value.  Any comparables sold after those dates wouldRead More

Ridge at Lantana home for sale | 7904 Menler Drive

May 21, 2009

WITHDRAWN – THIS HOME WAS WITHDRAWN FROM THE MARKET EFFECTIVE 11/1/09 To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about Austin homes for sale.  The Ridge at Lantana • Backs to Greenbelt  • 7904 Menler Drive Click here to see virtual tour of 7904 Menler Drive This beautiful homeRead More

Austin Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics April 2009

May 2, 2009

We have definitely hit the “hot season” for residential real estate in Austin Texas.  While the number of single-family homes sold within the Austin city limits was down 28% in April 2009 compared to April 2008, we have experienced a seasonal monthly increase in homes sold each month since January 2009 as you can seeRead More

SOLD ON 8/25/09: Bar-K Ranches | Lago Vista, Texas | 21302 Broken Bow Cove

April 21, 2009

Bar-K Ranches • Lago Vista, Texas • 21302 Broken Bow Cove THIS HOME WAS SOLD EFFECTIVE 8/25/09 To search for Austin homes, click this link and register to review detailed information about Austin homes for sale.  Click here to view details of 21302 Broken Bow Cove This home is located in the heart of theRead More