January 2019

Found 2 blog entries for January 2019.

The year end report shows that sales volume decreased by 11% to 2,370 sales year over year.  Sales dollar volume also decreased by 11% to a total of $884 Million last month. Median prices for December dropped slightly year over year to $305,000. These decreases are common toward the end of the year, as the holidays tend to invite a seasonal slowdown. On the flip side, active listings, pending contracts, and new listings increased year over year. There was also a .2 months increase in inventory year over year to 2.3 months at the end of 2018. 

We are excited to see what 2019 brings! Our agents are ready to help you market your home for sale in this competitive market, and can help you hunt down that perfect property as well.

If you have any

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Here's your friendly annual reminder from Austin House Company about your homestead exemption. If you want to take advantage of tax savings, you'll need to apply for a Homestead Exemption if you occupy the home you purchased last year as your primary residence. You can file fo the Homestead exemption between January 1st and April 30. We've listed some important information about the Homestead Exemption below. And remember, Texas in a non-disclosure state, so if you get asked your purchase price, don't do it. You are under no obligation to disclose. 

Homestead Exemptions

There are different criteria that you need to meet in order to qualify for a Homestead Exemption. Click here to read about some of the details surrounding the Homestead

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