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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

The inventory shortage is a national issue

The severe shortage of homes for sale is not just a Central Texas issue … it affects the entire U.S. Here’s why. 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

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

Some important numbers changed

Record sales and low inventory are the story of the Austin-area residential market. Here are some important statistics from June 2020. 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

Strong March performance … Next?

Some buyers are still waiting out the Covid-19 issue and/or are unwilling or unable to obtain mortgage financing right now, and the number of homes available remains at its lowest point since January 2001. How the regional economy reopens and confidence that Covid-19 is more controlled will affect buyer activity and real inventory growth. Continue reading

Off to a fast start …

We are likely to see more listing activity in the coming weeks and months but the key, as always, is local job creation and population growth.  If those continue as they are now, then demand may continue to outpace supply. Continue reading