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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

Austin-area Market Dashboard – 3Q 2019

This market cycle is maturing, but we’re just watching the proper function of a market, and demand for Austin’s highly educated workforce and for the attractive lifestyle that Austin represents will continue to support growth for a while yet. Continue reading

Austin Housing: supply, demand, and prices

Demand for housing in the Austin area remains very strong and is forecasted to continue for another year or more. Homebuilders are catching up a bit. So far it’s not enough, though. Here are some key trends to watch. Continue reading

First-half 2019 Market Performance

A few weeks ago I promised to update my market dashboard through June. I’ll add some comments later about the dashboard and about what how our market behaved January-June 2019. To start, here are the primary metrics I have watched for many years: The first chart isn’t as complicated as it looks. The orange line … Continue reading

Market Dashboard – 1st Quarter 2019

As long as growing employers and their employees want to move here and are willing to accept the challenges that come with fast growth, we may well have a couple more years ahead like the last couple. Buckle up! Continue reading