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Quarterly Update – Austin Market Dashboard

The last 2-plus years have seen extraordinary market conditions in the Austin metro, but we seem to be moving back toward “normal” now. Here are some important indicators. Continue reading

Market bubble?

Some have begun to ask if we’re in a housing bubble. Here is some important information to show that we are NOT. Continue reading

Market transition?

The Austin-area residential market in 2022, so far, is marginally “calmer” than 2021, but our supply and demand issues continue. Continue reading

2021 Market Dashboard Recap

The extreme pace of price growth in the Austin market has calmed somewhat in recent months, but our housing supply shortage is not easing. 2022 will likely be challenging — again. Continue reading

2021 – The Big Picture

The Austin residential market continues significantly under-supplied, with resale listing inventory at its lowest since June 2021. Could 2022 repeat the bidding wars and rising prices we saw last year? 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

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

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

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

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