December 2019

Found 5 blog entries for December 2019.

We're nearing the end of a prosperous year here in Austin. It's a great time to check in on the status of the local Austin real estate market! We invite you to take a look at the real estate market report for November 2019, courtesy of the professionals at JB Goodwin and the Austin MLS®.

11 months into the year, the Austin market has seen a total of 33,847 units sold, a 6% increase over last year's numbers. Median home prices hold steady compared to last months, but are up 2.5% compared to last year.

Unsurprisingly, demand continues to rise, up 6% over last year. As a result of a huge demand, supply continues to dwindle, down 14% with just 2.1 months supply.

To recap, the Austin real estate market continues to boom. Without a doubt, it's a

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Have you put a hold on your gift-buying until inspiration strikes? Are you unsure what to get for that special someone who has everything?

Instead of giving a “thing” you’re not sure they’ll really use... why not give an experience?

The Brunch Bus: Austin Food Tour with Live Band Onboard

Brunch is the best thing about the weekend, so it is our absolute delight to show-off the best of Austin’s brunch scene. And as if that’s not enough motivation to roll out of bed... we are bringing a live band along with us for the ride!

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Austin's BBQ and Winery Shuttle

Searching for an affordable and fun way to get out to Salt Lick and Texas wineries? Look no further. This BBQ and Wine shuttle is great for solo travelers, couples, and

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According to the National Retail Federation, about half of gift-givers have completed their holiday gift-buying by December 12th.

That’s not very exciting though, is it? So for everyone out there who enjoys the thrill of last-minute gift shopping, we’re here to help!

Here are some 11th hour gift ideas with broad appeal:

For Teens: Amazon Gift Card

Wait, is this a cop out? Far from it! The teenage years are about forming a unique identity, in preparation for life outside the home. A general purpose gift card actually shows that you, an established adult, respect their decision-making.

Available at: Amazon.com

For Young Adults: Lyft or Uber Gift Card

Young adult life is an opportunity to explore, before the responsibilities of

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Hot off the press! JBGoodwin REALTORS® are proud to present the Austin leasing stats report for December 2019, direct from the Austin MLS®. Take a peek below!

As we enter the last month of the year, we seem to be experiencing a normalizing of the market. Supply is level and demand is tapering off somewhat, registering an increase of just 2% over last year's figures. Rental prices also remain more or less consistent with previous years.

Key stats to look out for:

  • Total leases are up 1%
  • Total property leases remain level
  • Single-family home leases are down 3%
  • Median price per square foot remains level at $1.13
Do you have more questions about the state of the Austin rental market? Don't hesitate to contact JBGoodwin…
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2019 central-south texas holiday events guide, Austin & San Antonio

Bundle up and wrangle your loved ones! Central Texas is cooling down fast and event planners are already organizing festive yuletide fun for you and your family.

Here are some of the standout holiday events and activities we’re anticipating this year, in Austin and San Antonio:

Holiday Lights on the River Walk

San Antonio
November 29, 2019 to January 13, 2020

Even though the annual River Parade to kickoff the holiday lighting on the River Walk has already taken place, the River Walk will continue to be lit up with lights and decorations throughout December and early January. There are over 100,000 lights that cover the trees along the River Walk to marvel at.

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Holiday Boat

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