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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

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

Emerging Markets Index

The Emerging Markets Index has identified the top 10 cities/metros that are benefiting most in the current economy. Austin is #2 but you’ll be surprised by the diversity of the entire list. Continue reading

Part of the Supply solution?

Local land use policies and zoning decisions can help to expand the types and prices of housing available. Here’s a look at some relevant history in the Austin area. Continue reading

An important new market dynamic

The Austin metropolitan market is experiencing an unprecedented shortage of available housing with incredible demand continuing. This emerging trend among homebuilders is complicating the short term. Continue reading

The Austin boom continues …

Strong demand and shrinking supply had driven prices up in and around Austin. Here are some important details. Continue reading