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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

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

What a market! 2020 Recap

The Austin region has been seriously challenged to meet strong demand for housing throughout this market cycle. 2020 exacerbated that challenge. Continue reading

Shock and Awe in Austin home sales

Listing inventory has struggled to keep up with strong demand over this year in Austin. These are truly shocking market stats! Continue reading

What a summer! Home sales and prices …

July and August unit sales and annual price rises were astonishing! With limited housing supply, can it continue? Continue reading

How did June home sales compare?

June home sales in the Austin metropolitan area posted a large gain — more than any month for more than a year. Quick sales and rising prices continue. Here are the details. Continue reading

What’s up (and down) with our real estate market?

Demand to live in the Austin area remains high, but home sales are limited by very low supply. Prices are rising faster again. Here are some details. Continue reading

More on Austin-area home prices

We talk a lot about market-level home sales and prices. This post looks below that level at changes over the past 10 years in the Austin-area market by price range. These are important chanages. Continue reading

Austin Area Home Prices – 4Q 2019

We certainly have an affordability issue in Austin residential real estate, but in the aggregate we haven’t hit a tipping point. The need for “missing middle” housing options in the city of Austin is very real, and now is the time to start. Continue reading