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Unaware of all the possible paths available today to sell their home, sellers now more than ever need professional guidance around which direction to take, according to JBGoodwin REALTORS®. With low inventory continuing to drive up home prices, local homeowners want to determine the best way to maximize their investment when it’s time to sell.

Offering sellers more help, JBGoodwin REALTORS®, one of the most established and well-respected real estate brokerages in Central-South Texas, is introducing “EasyMove by JBGoodwin” and powered by Zavvie. Sellers can instantly see the differences between an instant cash offer from an iBuyer, a buy-before-you-sell option from a Power Buyer, or take the traditional route by listing their home on the open market…
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Real Estate Teamwork

JBGoodwin REALTORS® was recently honored to receive 12 out of a possible 12 Top Workplaces Culture Badges for 2021.

Our company was one of the only in the nation to have been awarded all 12 Badges and was the only real estate brokerage in the state of Texas to have done so.

Culture Badges are awarded nationally to companies whose team member Top Workplaces survey results place the organization in either the top 5% or top 25% against their peers. The Badges cover a variety of topics, and among the 12 awarded to JBGoodwin in 2021, the company finished in the top 5% in six of the categories, including “Employee Appreciation,” “Supportive Managers,” “Innovation,” “Meaningful Work,” “Open Minded,” and “Leaders In The Know.”

The incredible

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2021 has started off with quite a bang for the San Antonio housing market!

Homes sales in January jumped another 22% year-on-year, following a 17% increase in 2020.

“The demand for housing typically experiences a slower start at the beginning of each year, but in seeing a consistent and quick rise in home sales, we expect a bright 2021,” said Cher Miculka, Chairman of the San Antonio Board of Realtors.

The Covid lockdown certainly happened, but one wouldn’t know it from these numbers.

Even as total sales made a remarkable leap, the median home price still rose 14% while days-on-market fell by 29% to 46 days.

Given that the year-on-year days-on-market remained virtually unchanged last January, this growth demonstrates new strength in the San Antonio area housing…
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Can the generational winter weather event that just made its way through Texas slow down the Austin housing market?

Because nothing else has.

Across the Austin area, home sales dollar volume skyrocketed an astounding 53.5% to more than $1.1 billion dollars year-on-year, while pending sales increased 15.9% in January.

Despite 2,878 new listings in January, active listings dropped 73.9% across the region. Housing inventory fell 1.3 months to a record-low 0.4 months of inventory, as homes spent an average of 33 days on market—literally half of what it was in 2020.

“There is strength across every price point and demand for every product,” said Vaike O’Grady, regional director with housing market research firm Zonda.

“Despite developers building as quickly as…
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The San Antonio metro continued its sizzling year-on-year growth, beating last year’s metrics in virtually every category.

With cities across the country affected by the COVID pandemic, home sales in San Antonio grew 16% on average while total sales increased by a whopping 32%—compared to “just” 7% year-on-year growth last month.

“The significant growth in sales, compared to last year, shows the housing sector as a possible factor to move the economy forward,” said Kim Bragman, SABOR's 2020 Chairman of the Board. "We are hopeful to see a positive growth of sales for the remainder of the year."

Even more amazingly, Bexar county total homes sales are screaming past other major Texas counties. 

Bexar clocked in at a blistering 8.2% year on

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