October 2017 Statistics

October 2017 Statistics

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

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

Austin Area, 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, 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, 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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Texas Real Estate Market Sizzles

Austin Area, Real Estate News
Reprinted from CultureMap Austin The housing market in Texas is as hot as this summer heat. The latest quarterly housing report from Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) shows home sales have continued to increase across the Lone Star State for the hottest season to date. Looking at the second quarter of 2016, the median home price in Texas grew to $215,000, a 7.5 percent increase from Q2 2015, and an all-time high for the state. In addition, active listings rose by 4.1 percent, while the number of closed sales hit 91,418 (up 4.4 percent) — the highest volume of Texas home sales ever. “The last few months have been one of the strongest starts to the summer selling season in the history of Texas real estate,” says Leslie Rouda Smith, chairman of the…
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New Music Festival Coming to Texas

Austin Area, Real Estate News
The daily CultureMap email arrived this morning with an interesting announcement: there's a new music festival coming to town. And by 'town' I mean '35 miles east of Austin'. Many new festivals have popped up in our area over the past several years, but I thought I'd check this one out. Let me just say this: we might be camping out in 'Sherwood Forest' during the first weekend of November! BEACH HOUSE • EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY • PHANTOGRAM • RUN THE JEWELS • BIG BOI • PURITY RING • DESCENDENTS • COURTNEY BARNETT • DEATH GRIPS • YOUNG THUG • THURSDAY • MAC DEMARCO WALE • GUIDED BY VOICES • FLAG • BOYS NOIZE • A-TRAK • CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES • FIDLAR • THE DEAD MILKMEN • YOUTH OF TODAY • STRFKR • JAGWAR MA •…
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SOLD: Charming Two Story

SOLD: Charming Two Story

Austin Area, Solds
Charming two-story home with a picture-perfect view from an inviting front porch. The foyer leads past the formal dining and powder room into the open kitchen and living areas. Here’s an upgrade that DRHorton is no longer offering in their new constructions: Black granite countertops! With white cabinets and subway tile backsplash, you have the foundation of any color palette you heart desires! Another included upgrade: Dark wood floors throughout the main floor. A study nook and seating area provide added living space upstairs and divide the spaces between the master and secondary bedrooms to offer some privacy. Laundry becomes an easy task in the upstairs utility room. Convenient alley access to the attached two-car garage. Roses will be in full bloom next spring, and will fragrance the small side yard. This house offers the opportunity to own a…
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