Austin Real Estate Statistics

Monthly average statistics provided by the Austin Board of Realtors.

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Welcome All - Bienvenidos a Todos - Austin, TX

 

Just when you think you've seen it all, Austin get's hit with a meteoric rise in home values only to be exasperated by SNOVID aka SNOWPACOLYPSE aka a fierce, snowy blizzard in Central Texas. January started off with a bang, sales were spiking and multiple offer scenarios, where sales prices were easily at 20-30% over list price, was the norm. This created a bit of a frenzied state, not only amongst home buyers, but also the real estate community itself. Everyone starts to wonder when offers are $150K over asking, buyers are paying for title policy and in some cases, waiving your inspection option... what's next?

A historic winter storm in Austin, TX, that will shut down the electrical grid, that's what's next! Apartment & Condo dwellers really

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Austin is Blasting Off!

Austin is blasting off! And this isn't just a pun related to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk moving into town and bringing Tesla with him. 

The latest market stats from the Austin Board of Realtors is highlighted below. Inventory levels have reached historical lows in December, and we should see those stats next month. If you're a buyer in the current Austin Real Estate market you have likely experienced how tight and difficul the inventory levels have become. Even new home builders have inventory issues and delays that are creating long wait lists for upcoming phases and new communities. This is all due to a "perfect storm" of factors that developed over the last fews years. Austin has been a popoluar place to live for a long time. The mortgage crisis caused

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Whoah! The last few months have seemed like years. It's usually about this time of year when Austinites start getting sick of the 100 degree temps, but this year we're all wishing we could be outside and mingling more than ever before. 

I've including three months worth of stats below. While April was a little sluggish, as can be understood considering the uncertainties of the pandemic, May and June showed how resilient the Austin market continues to be. You also have to keep in mind that these stats only show what the market is doing in terms of recorded MLS sales. More deals area being done outside of the MLS right now due to the lack of inventory, and quick decisions being made in the market place. Have any of you considered adding a pool or

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COVID-19 & Austin, TX

 

Ok, now that the elephant in the room is out in the open. We're all dealing with COVID-19 and its repercussions. If you're reading this, hopefully you've been unscathed as many people have lost the jobs and much worse. It's definitely a time to appreciate the small things in life that may have been taken for granted in the past. 

Let's get to business shall we? When it comes to Austin Real Estate in March of 2020, the market was solid. Numbers continued on an upward trend for the most part, although we saw some signs of the impact of the ongoing pandemic and how it can and will affect the market. If you've been doing the research and really taking in what those in the business realm have to say about real estate and the economy, most signs

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TCAD is Stalling, but Austin is On Fire!

Hustle & Bustle Downtown Austin       

Whoah! 2020 has really started with a bang. If you watch the headlines there are new developments at almost every turn. The "real" Domain is almost unrecognizable when you compare what it looked like two years ago to what it looks like today, and Austin FC is only going to promote more change in the area. Corporate business growth is also causing prices to spike and inventory to shrink all across the metro. All the big players are involved in the real estate game including companies like Apple, Amazon and maybe even Tesla? Apple is buying up real estate near it's soon-to-be expanded campus and new announcements from Google and Amazon will continue to push the market in the North Austin tech corridor.

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July 2019 Austin Metro Real Estate Statistics

BACK TO SCHOOL MARKET IS CHUGGING ALONG

In July, we saw the highest median home prices rise once again! The number of new listings was up, and while the number of active listings was down. Pending sales are up a whopping 17% year over year, as predicted in our early Summer update, interest rates seem to have helped push the Austin market along. 12% more home sold this July vs last July. I guess the heat didn't keep everyone away. This July was recorded as the hottest July (temperature hot) EVER! We still have very low amounts of inventory, but what is left seems to be sitting on the market a little longer than usual. 

Refinancing and investment purchases are very strong. Investment loans are very affordable and interest rates dipped again, so if

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May 2019 Austin Area Real Estate Stats

EarLY SUMMER BRINGS RECORD BREAKING VALUES AND SUPER LOW RATES! 

In May, we saw the highest median home price in the Austin area - EVER! The number of new listings is down, and so is the number of active listings as more and more buyers flood the market. Pending sales are up 8% year over year, and this number may see an increase this Summer as super low interest rates are boosting buyer confidence. The May 2019 stats report shows that unit sales increased by 6% to 3,452 when compared to May of last year. Sales volume totals for May were a strong $1.5 Billion up 15% year over year. Inventory stays low as pending sales continue to rise. 

For those investors out there, it might be worth a look at your interest rates. Even investment loans are very

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April 2019 Austin Area Real Estate Stats

AS THE SCHOOL YEAR COMES TO AND END INVENTORY REMAINS LOW 

April showed strong numbers overall, with a solid increase in pending sales year over year. The number of new listings is down, which is surprising considering the already low inventory numbers. As we head into the Summer months, look for inventory numbers to rise as the school year comes to an end. Mortgage rates continue to stay low - a great opportunity for buyers. The April 2019 stats report shows that sales volume increased by 15% to 3,035 sales when compared to April of last year. Sales volume totals for April were a strong $1.1 Billion up 14% year over year. Median prices for March 2018 vs. 2019 rose again at $320,000 for a single family home in Austin Metro. The market continues to

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Spring Brings Great Things for Austin Real Estate

March showed strong numbers overall, with the sharp increase in pending sales being the highlight. While stats earlier in the year were a little soft, Springtime definitely seems to be exciting and fast paced. The surprise decrease in mortgage rates is just another plus that is encouraging the pace of the market. The March 2019 stats report shows that sales volume increased by 2% to 2,740 sales when compared to March of last year.  Sales volume totals for March were a whopping $1.1 Billion. Median prices for March 2018 vs. 2019 were slightly higher at $305,000 for an average home in the Austin Metro. The market continues to be strong as active listings, pending contracts, and new listings

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The month of January report shows that sales volume decreased by 2% to 1,598 sales when compared to January last year.  Sales dollar volume tallied to a total of $599 Million for January 2019. Median prices for January 2018 vs. 2019 were slightly higher than last year at $297,000. These small changes are common at the beginning of the year, as the holidays tend to invite a seasonal slowdown. The market continues strong as active listings, pending contracts, and new listings increased for the month of January by 21%, 11% and 22% respectively. There was also a .4 months increase when compared to January 2018 to 2.3 months of inventory for January 2019.

We are excited and rolling full steam ahead into Spring 2019! Our agents are ready to help you

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