February 2020

Found 5 blog entries for February 2020.

San Antonio New Construction homes
It’s impossible to deny that San Antonio is an amazing city.

It’s filled with colorful buildings, top-rated restaurants, and cultural events, making it one of the top visited cities in the United States.

Every year, over 37 million people come to visit this beautiful city we call home.

And although visitors come for the majesty of the city, they stay for the incredible lifestyle.

Over the past several years, San Antonio has seen a steady increase in population, meaning more and more homes have been needed.

As a result, plenty of new construction homes have been popping up in and around the city, and have been impressing homebuyers of all types.

But if you're looking for the best of the best, here are the top four home builders to look

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Here we are at the end of the first month of 2020!

Welcome to the January 2020 edition of the JB Goodwin Austin real estate market report, featuring exclusive data from our agents and the Austin MLS®!

Business is booming in the city, even as indicators point to a slight cooling off. The median price of homes in Austin are more or less steady compared to last year at this time, even as inventory levels continue to drop. Inventory is down a total of 24% compared to January 2019.

Even with cooling median home prices, demand continues to rise. It's never been a better time to sell!

Key stats to look out for:

  • 1,947 units were sold in January, up 8.5% from last year
  • Austin median home price is down 1%
  • Inventory is low, with a 1.6 months
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Ever since the 2008 U.S. recession, thousands of Californians have been making the decision to relocate to Austin, TX.

So what's going on?

California has long been the dream location for many. Picture year-round warm weather, gorgeous sandy beaches, endless blue skies, and that notorious laid-back attitude. It's hard to believe that anyone would want to move away from such a luxurious location.

The reality of the situation is that many Californians are realizing that this picturesque dream is just that; a dream.

California is becoming an increasingly difficult place to live and work. Well...relative to Austin at least.

The cost of living continues to grow, housing prices are astronomical, and though the active lifestyle, food industry,

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Investment properties in San Antonio
Every homeowner is an investor.

With home values appreciating in San Antonio, it’s a great time to think about buying so you can start seeing the benefits for yourself.

Even if you never take the extra steps to directly monetize your real estate purchase—like flipping, short term renting, or leasing out your home—at least you’ll start putting more money in your own pocket, as opposed to the pocket of someone else.

"It helps to put homeownership in perspective: If there is a roof over your head, you’re either paying a landlord’s mortgage or you’re investing in your own future."

But real estate investment offers more than just an escape from paying rent.

The Benefits of Investing in San Antonio Real Estate

Passive Income

There are sides to

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Why Move to Texas?

Texas has become one of the most popular places for relocation in the United States, according to The Fiscal Times. Our state is home to sprawling cities, temperate weather, and an ethos that is still punctuated by the independence and adventure of Louis L’Amour novels and John Wayne films.

On their way to their new Texas homes, families drive through the dips and winds of the Texas Hill Country, passing horses and farms, city lights and towers. Texas is still a place where independence and new beginnings draw families from across the country to experience fresh starts that are filled with adventure.

No matter the city you choose, finding a new home in Texas is thrilling. It also comes with a handful of challenges.

We

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