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Bill Morris, Realtor

Many years of business experience (high tech, client service, business organization and start-up, including 18 years in real estate) tell me that service is the key to success and I look forward to serving you. I represent both buyers and sellers throughout the Austin metropolitan area, which means first-hand market knowledge is brought to bear on serving your needs. Learn more about my background and experience, my commitment to my clients, my profession, and to the real estate industry at CentralTexasHomeSearch.com.
Bill Morris, Realtor has written 522 posts for Bill Morris on Austin Real Estate

Our changing market

The pace and intensity of the residential real estate market skyrocketed in the first half of 2021, but has calmed a bit in recent months. Important details …. Continue reading

Unit sales and home prices decline

We have seen slightly calmer market conditions over the past couple of months, but the Austin-area market remains seriously under-inventoried. That issue isn’t over yet. Continue reading

Market Dashboard – a broad update

After a frantic several months earlier this year, the Austin real estate market is searching for balance. We have gained a little inventory, and the market may pause periodically. We have a way to go, but take progress where you can find it in this environment. Continue reading

Calmer market conditions?

For the first time in months, we saw the gap between sales and listings close in July. We gained meaningful housing inventory for the first time in months. The crazy market isn’t done yet, but there are signs of progress. Continue reading

Investors’ calculations have changed

Demand for rental properties is up nationwide and here in Central Texas, investors’ experience in the Austin are has been different from other parts of the U.S. Continue reading

Market pause?

Market cycles do happen, and there are some signs of calm now. In the Austin area we are unlikely to see “normal” conditions soon, but I believe we will see progress. Continue reading

Housing bubble? I still think not …

We are not out of the woods by any means from a supply vs. demand prespective, but this extraordinary boom doesn’t look or feel like what we saw in 2007-2008. Continue reading

Austin Metro Prices vs. Case-Shiller

The Case-Shiller index hit an all-time high in April. Price appreciation in the Austin metro far exceeded the indexed cities. Here’s the comparison. Continue reading

Advocating for property owners in Texas

I have been involved with government affairs and policy advocacy for many years:  I chaired policy teams working on Water Issues, Land Use, and Property Rights, chaired the Legislative Management Team at the Austin Board of REALTORS® in 2015 and 2019, spoke many times at City Council meetings and separately with council members and the mayor, and … Continue reading

Recurring theme:  sales, listings, and higher prices

The supply of homes for sale increased slightly in April, but Austin home prices have gone up faster in 2021 than at any time in at least 40 years, maybe ever. Is there an end in sight? Continue reading