October 2017 Statistics

October 2017 Statistics

Real Estate News
AUSTIN, Texas – Nov. 14, 2017 – Single-family home sales increased across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in October, but declined in the city of Austin, according to the October 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Brandy Guthrie, 2017 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­® commented, “The Austin-Round Rock housing market continues to slightly outperform last year’s home sales activity, keeping 2017 on-pace for another record year for home sales. At the same time, low housing inventory levels along with constrained housing development activity throughout the city of Austin are preventing home sales growth at the city level.” Single-family home sales in the Austin-Round Rock MSA increased 2.2 percent year-over-year to 2,292 home sales in October 2017. During the same time frame, single-family…
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SOLD: Charming Starter Home in Gorgeous Wimberley

SOLD: Charming Starter Home in Gorgeous Wimberley

Austin Area, portfolio, Solds
The charm and beauty of Wimberley brings honeymooners and tourists by the hundreds every year, so what better place for a starter home! Set in a sleepy neighborhood only minutes from Jacob's Well, one of Texas'  natural waterways and a unique swimming destination, this house is situated at the edge of the Hill Country and with easy access to Austin and San Antonio. Details Square Footage 1,304 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Lot Size 0.11 acre
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Home sales decline across Austin-Round Rock MSA, inventory rises in September 2017

Home sales decline across Austin-Round Rock MSA, inventory rises in September 2017

Real Estate News
Austin Board of REALTORS® releases September 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report Single-family home sales declined across most of the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in September, while inventory levels continued to increase, according to the September 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Brandy Guthrie, 2017 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­® commented, “Despite last month’s dip in home sales activity, it’s important to remember that we’re comparing our current figures to the record-breaking housing market activity in 2016 and it’s not necessarily indicative of a downturn.” Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS®, agreed: “Austin has had one of the fastest job growth rates in the country over the past…
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Referrals ARE my Business!

Referrals ARE my Business!

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I LOVE MY CLIENTS! Thank you so much for your reviews on LinkedIn, Facebook, Realtor.com, Yelp, Zillow, and more... YOUR reviews and recommendations are the source of my business!! WAIT - Your name is not appearing on any of those links? Change that! Write your recommendation so that we can see your name in lights!
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Survey: Pets Drive Millennials’ Decision to Buy

Survey: Pets Drive Millennials’ Decision to Buy

Real Estate News
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 04, 2017 Marriage and having children may be the life events that traditionally have prompted people to transition into homeownership. But for some millennials, the need for more space is particularly tied to their furry friends. A third of recent home buyers ages 18 to 36 say their decision to purchase was based on the desire for a larger property with a yard for their dog, according to a survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of SunTrust Mortgage. While 33 percent of 412 millennials surveyed listed their pet as their top homebuying motivation, 25 percent listed marriage and 19 percent listed the birth of a child. The only factors respondents ranked higher than dogs are the desire for more overall living space…
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Austin Board of REALTORS® releases May 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report

Buying, Real Estate News
Single-family home sales volume jumps, tops $1 billion in May 2017 AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2017 – Single-family home sales volume experienced strong gains across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in May, while home sales dollar volume topped $1.2 billion and set an all-time high for sales dollar volume, according to the May 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Brandy Guthrie, 2017 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­®, commented, “Housing is the backbone of our region’s economy and the heart of our communities. Housing demand continues to be at an all-time high in and around Austin, indicated by steady growth in home sales and prices, listing activity and housing inventory. The concurrent gains in listing activity and inventory,…
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SOLD: Great Location near the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas!

SOLD: Great Location near the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas!

Austin Area, Listings, portfolio, Solds
Great location in Old Town! Charming ranch-style house is walking distance to the Historic Georgetown Square, the San Gabriel River and Blue Hole, several miles of hike-n-bike, and more. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths with 2 living areas. Tax records reflect 1,130 square feet, but that does not include the 348 square foot converted garage that is now used as a family room.... and more! Main bathroom and kitchen have been updated and new appliance were installed. Wood-look floors cover the main areas. Low-e windows work hard to lower your energy bills! Corner 0.26-acre lot offers ample space for garden and entertaining. One of the best locations for watching fireworks on July 4th! $269,000 Details Square Footage 1,478 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1.5 Lot Size 0.26 acres
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SOLD: Great Location in Downtown Georgetown

SOLD: Great Location in Downtown Georgetown

Austin Area, Listings, portfolio, Solds
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Here's your chance to live only blocks from The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas! 1965 ranch style house on a corner lot. Metal roof, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,144 square feet. Original single-car carport has been enclosed and is reflected on tax records. Lovely yard with shade trees. Potential investment property or update and make it your own!
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SOLD: an Oasis in West Georgetown

SOLD: an Oasis in West Georgetown

Austin Area, Listings, portfolio, Solds
103 Alyssa Drive Spacious kitchen with granite countertops and a breakfast bar. From the kitchen sink it’s easy to interact with friends or family in the living room. Stone-encased cooking nook. Space for a coffee bar. Cabinets and storage abound. Dark wood floors throughout the living and formal dining rooms are complemented by large-scale hard tile in the entry and kitchen. Recent (2016) carpet in all bedrooms is a neutral gray to complement most modern design styles. The formal dining room overlooks the front yard through a bay window. Need an office/study? Use this room for your business activities while dining in the spacious breakfast area. Sprawling front yard with a half-circle driveway for your visitors. Large windows in the master bedroom bring the outside in, as it overlooks the…
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