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Mark Sprague – Economic Outlook

I recently attended an economic forecast presentation at a luncheon for the local chapter of the Residential Real Estate Council. Our speaker was Mark Sprague, Director of Information Capital for Independence Title and an analyst and prolific writer and speaker on all things real estate. I am pleased to offer some important insights about the Austin-area. Continue reading

Austin strong and in demand

If you live in Austin this won’t surprise you, but this article appeared today in RISMedia. It’s more than two years old but apparently is still in demand by readers, and in my estimation still accurate at least as far as Austin is concerned: 5 Cities Millennials are Flocking To The fact that this has … Continue reading

2017 Outlook

Earlier this week I took a quick look back at real estate in 2016.  (See 2016 in Review.)  Today’s post is a compilation of some of the best thought available about what 2017 holds. First, let’s consider the larger Texas economy.  This summary from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is an important starting point: … Continue reading

Austin 2015 – Economic Summary

Last week, Angelos Angelou (Angelou Economics) presented his recap of how Texas and Austin fared in 2015, and his outlook for 2016 and 2017. As always, it was an excellent and insightful review. There was far too much information to include here, but there are a few points related to Austin’s housing market that I do want to mention Continue reading

Hottest jobs in Austin

What fields offer the most abundant employment opportunities in Austin? Continue reading

Austin GDP growth compared

Here’s a great summary from the Austin Chamber of Commerce: GDP Growth in U.S. metropolitan areas Austin has been compared to San Jose, California as a high-tech hub for many years, and the comparison continues …