What’s Happening in the Austin Real Estate Market?

September 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet I had the pleasure of speaking to the Great Hills Ladies’ Club this morning about what’s happening in the Austin real estate market. I outlined what things affect our real estate market, what statistics we watch to spot trends and specific data on current listings and homes sold in the Great Hills area. Where […]

August Real Estate Market Report Shows Early Slowdown in Austin

August 23, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet As temperatures in Austin start to broil, the real estate market typically starts to cool this time of the year. This year, sales began to slow a little earlier than normal causing real estate agents to wonder a little earlier than usual why their listings aren’t flying off the market like they were a […]

May Austin Real Estate Market Report Summary

May 15, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet The Austin real estate market continues to boom, and in fact, is hitting record sales. Between January and the end of April, more homes sold in 2016 than any time in Austin history.  2016 even surpassed the prior two highest years of 2006 and 2007.  For homes sales by zip code and price band, […]

Austin Real Estate Market Remains Strong for 2016

January 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet As we begin the new year, the Austin real estate market continues at a strong pace. The average sold price in our market is up 12.4% over the same time last year, and more homes sold in December than in any previous December. In fact, our holidays were filled with more buyer showings and […]

New Lending Rules Delay Real Estate Closings

October 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet As of October 3rd, there is a new Federal rule (the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule) that governs lenders who make mortgage loans to consumers. The old rule required lenders to give 3 loan disclosures to home buyers–the Good Faith Estimate (GFE), the Truth in Lending (TIL) and the Settlement Statement (HUD). The Feds thought […]

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