January 2020

Found 4 blog entries for January 2020.

Austin Texas City Skyline

Well, that's a wrap for 2019! And what a year it's been!

The red-hot Austin real estate market continues upward through the last months of the decade. Demand is higher than ever, with median house prices continuing to grow as inventory levels remain low. It's still a seller's market out there, so if you've got a property you are considering listing, market factors are definitely favorable.

Let's recap a few key market stats for 2019:

  • 33,847 units were sold in total
  • The median price of a home in Austin is $312,800, up 2.7%
  • Total inventory sits at 6,522 units, down 14%
  • Demand is up 6%, with a low inventory of just 2.1 months

Take a look at our infographic below for full details!

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Quaint towns near Austin
Looking for the entertainment value of a city like Austin with the quaint living environment of small rural town?

While there are many small towns around ATX that can give you the best of both worlds, we’re highlighting four here that fit the bill:

Lockhart

Lockhart, Texas buildingsPopulation: 13,700

Distance to Austin: 33 miles

Noted for its particularly beautiful Victorian architecture, Lockhart is an old railroad cotton town that has since become known as a popular filming location for Hollywood movies.

Unofficially known as “The BBQ Capital of Texas” for its four famous eateries, Austinites were often known to spend the day here organized around delicious meat consumption before Austin became known as a barbecue town in its own right.

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A beginners guide to investing in Austin Real Estate

Are you considering buying an investment property in fast-growing Austin?

If you’ve ever owned a home before, you know that real estate transactions require a great deal of due diligence (and retaining a knowledgeable agent helps a lot).

Yet, investment properties offer unique benefits that might not be as readily available from other investment forms like stocks, including:

1) Steady Income

Unless you purchase a stock with a regular dividend-yield, you won’t see any income from that investment until you sell the stock and collect the appreciation.

With rental real estate, purchasing a property for a monthly cost less than what you can ask in rent produces a positive cash flow differential each month that goes into your pocket.

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happy Central Texas home owners - father and a young child

Search Home Tips To Help With Your 2019 Resolution

1. Eating Healthily

2. Spending Time With Family

3. Saving Money

4. Stop Procrastinating

5. Keeping Organized

The fireworks have burst into the sky to welcome the New Year, and the Christmas decorations are coming down. Most of us are returning to work after vacation.

As you return home from holiday travels or finish the last of that leftover turkey, it’s time to mull over what you hope to create in 2020. As a Texan, your dreams can be as large as the state itself.

New Year’s resolutions are easiest to fulfill when your home fosters an environment that pushes you toward those goals. Here are some ways to prepare your home for making the most of 2020:

1. Robust kitchen =

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