new construction

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Austin Metro Building Permits

Much of what I have written about the “state of the market” in and around Austin has focused on resale homes. New construction is obviously an important part of the market, and it’s a great barometer for confidence in the local economy, job growth, investment opportunities, etc. Continue reading

Warren Buffett on housing recovery

Warren Buffet has made a lot of money by being right in his forecasts more often than he has been wrong. Bloomberg News reported yesterday on his recent report to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Continue reading

Amazing contrast!

Austin and Central Texas remain in a very strong position, not only to weather the continuing national economic storm, but to attract new growth and jobs and investment even as the rest of the country works through a very difficult recovery. Continue reading

Texas and Austin Stronger than most of U.S.

Despite the conclusion you might draw from most news media, Texas and Austin gained employable population last month and added even more jobs. Continue reading

Austin Area Home Building Picks Up

Despite continuing fragility in the states where the economy has suffered the most, Central Texas continues to weather the storm much better than most. Continue reading