Austin Real Estate Stats You Won’t Get Anywhere Else

March 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(To skip straight to the market report, scroll to the bottom of this post.) Can you believe that it’s mid-March already?! March, for real estate, marks the beginning of the Spring selling season. More and more people will be listing their homes for sale–trying to time the market to sell in the least amount of […]

Foreclosed Homes up for Auction

March 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The next Austin foreclosure auction is coming up soon. The banks are set to liquidate some great properties and if you are thinking of investing, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up some properties at a fraction of their true value. There are a few things that you should consider before running out and […]

Buy a house in 2010? Don’t forget to file your homestead exemption!

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Buy a house in 2010? Don’t forget to file your homestead exemption! It’s a very simple -FREE- process that a lot of homeowners forget all about. That’s right; the county wants to reward you for being a homeowner. They will lower the valuation of the property (the exact amount varies from county-to-county) for you so […]

Austin Real Estate Market Report – 2010 Summary and 2011 Forecasts

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Marketplace fans, It’s been a long time since the Austin Real Estate market has ended on a high point—4 years to be exact. This past December, homes sales were up 1.36%. We haven’t been able to say that sales were up in six months. 2010 was a year of high points and low points. […]

How many homes that hit the market in 2010 actually SOLD? You might be surprised.

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This a question that many Realtors are discussing across the country. The answer is somewhat shocking. Denver, Colorado had as few as 1 in 4 homes sell, while Washington, DC had 6 out of 10 sell. As far as Austin, Texas goes… we are (in my opinion) the most stable real estate market in the […]

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