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Austin-area home sales dip for second consecutive month in August 2014

Austin-area home sales dipped for the second consecutive month, according to the August 2014 MLS Report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. There was a slight year-over-year decrease of 4% in single-family home sales; 2,835 single-family homes were sold in August 2014. Rising home prices continue to bring on affordability issues. “A majority of […]

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Austin-area home sales dip, year-over-year housing inventory rises for first time in three years

Austin-area home sales took a small step back in July 2014, with 2,944 single-family homes sold, down 3% from July 2013. Believe it or not, this marks the first decrease in home sales since May 2011. Also breaking trends, the monthly housing inventory increased year-over-year for the first time in three years! “July 2013 had […]

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Austin-area home sales reach all-time high for June as listings increase; Mid-year results show 2014 on pace to exceed record sales volume in 2013

Midway through the year, Austin-area home sales continue to move at a record pace in 2014. Single-family home sales jumped a whopping 13% in June, ending up at 2,997 homes sold, a record for the month of June. We could be looking at a record year in home sales. “The 2014 summer selling season in […]

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Preparing for the Move to Austin, Texas

Whether you’re moving to Austin from out-of-state or from a different city, there’s a lot to do while preparing for the big move. Below are some tips to make your move hassle-free. Work with a REALTOR® Buying or renting a new property is a very intricate process (not to mention the biggest investment you’re likely […]

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Austin-area Home Sales Continue Last Year’s Stride, Listings Grow for First Time in Three Years

The Austin-area real estate market continues to be competitive, but if you’re on the market to buy a home, the good news is that the number of active listings on the market increased for the first time in more than three years. Following the Austin Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report, Austin-area home […]

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