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austin mls leasing stats - september 2018 

JB Goodwin is proud to present the Austin MLS® leasing statistics for September 2018. Get the low down on the rental numbers in the city below.

Supply remains down with just 200 units available. Demand is up 4%, compared to this time in 2018, while prices remain level. The average days on market for a rental property in Austin is 31 - rent that space 6 days quicker with JB Goodwin!

Important leasing stats:

  • Total leases are up 4%
  • Home leases are up 6%
  • Both single-family home & property leases are down, 6% & 4% respectively.

With supply down and demand up, now is the perfect time to rent out that property. Get in contact with JB Goodwin today & learn how we can help!

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A few months ago, Precourt Sports Ventures, the company that owns the Columbus Crew SC soccer team, delivered a proposal to develop a new professional soccer stadium in Austin, Texas. The stadium would replace the pro soccer team’s current homefield, Mapfre Stadium, in Columbus, OH, where the team has played since 1999.

Precourt Sports Ventures proposed building the new stadium at McKalla Place near The Domain, an area considered Austin’s “second downtown”.

According to Jonathan Emmett, design director of Gensler Sports Practice, the proposed stadium will be “influenced by great European venues... we are also drawing heavily on the incredibly diverse and vibrant local culture, to create a uniquely ‘Austin’ experience for MLS fans,"

On the

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austin real estate mls stats - july 2018

Hot off the press! Take a peek at the July 2018 real estate statistics for the city of Austin.

Inventory levels remain low at a 2.9 month's supply. Demand is up with a 4% increase so far in 2018.  Demand in 2017 was up 3%.

At just past the halfway mark of the year, the trend of continued rising median home prices is set to continue its upward trajectory.

Other highlights:

  • 20,810 total units were sold so far this year, up 4% from 2017 numbers
  • The median price of a home in Austin is $306,000, up 4%
  • Inventory level is down 4,200 compared to 8 years ago

 

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top zip codes in san antonio real estate

Best Zip Codes for Purchasing a Home in San Antonio

San Antonio is a vibrant city with hispanic roots that run deep. If you’ve been in the city any length of time, you’ll be reminded to remember the Alamo. But don’t forget to visit all the San Antonio missions as well!

San Antonio has become a top destination in the Southwest for young jobseekers. Recent developments such as The Pearl Brewery have brought a trendy side to Alamo City. We’ve written about why buying in San Antonio can be a great investment in your future.

If you have kiddos, San Antonio is also a phenomenal city to raise children. Between the Doseum, the Natural Bridge Caverns, Seaworld, Six Flags, and the San Antonio Zoo, you will never run out of fun things to do.

If

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bathroom design trends 2018Designing a home that you love begins with the spark of new ideas.

The right redesign project can add new character to a room and even increase the resale value of your home. One of the most popular rooms to change in any home is the master bathroom.

The master bath tends to start out so basic and non-descript, or simply becomes outdated in older houses. It is the perfect room to revamp when you're ready for a new look. 

When it comes to redesigning your bathroom, there’s a lot you can do to make yours unique.

We asked two designers and two architects about the latest trends in bathroom design. Here’s what they had to say:

2018 Bathroom Design Trends

With interior design trends, there is the perennial question, baked into the very fabric

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Supply remains level as does demand, at a 4% increase so far in 2018, compared to 10% by this time in 2017. Rental prices have remained more or less level from 2016 through to 2018.

Compared to the average, JB Goodwin gets rental listings filled 9 days faster!

Specific numbers to look out for, compared to 2017:

  • Total home leases are up 5%
  • Property leases are down 4%
  • Single-family home leases are down 6%

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There are many benefits to working for JB Goodwin Realtors. The training and support you receive, the resources offered to help you grow your business, and the ability to work in a rapidly growing market are just a few items that draw in some of the top real estate talent to Austin, TX. However, it is the culture, work environment, and sense of family that rises to the top of list of why someone would want to work for JB Goodwin. In the summer time, these traits are in full display.

While many companies hold gatherings or events to mark the mid-way point in the year and review numbers, JB Goodwin redefines how a company brings their employees together to build this great community. The annual JB Goodwin Realtors company picnic is an expansive

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austin real estate mls statistics, June 2018

It's that time again! Take a look at the latest Austin Real Estate MLS Statistics for June 2018!

The median price of a home in Austin continues to climb, with a value of $305,100 in the first half of the year - compared to 293,200 in 2017. Inventory levels remain more or less consistent over last month.

Market highlights:

  • Demand is up 4% overall
  • Real estate inventory remains low at 2.9 months
  • Total units sold are up 4% overall, with 17,330 units sold

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austin city skyline, new construction

A new building pierces the iconic Austin skyline. The Independent is a luxury residential complex under development in Central Austin. The building’s condo units vary from 1- 4 bedrooms and the finished building will offer weight rooms, swimming pools, and highrise play areas, among other residential amenities.

The 58-story, jagged-style building is among Austin’s tallest towers and is by far the city’s largest residential building. In fact, The Independent is one of several new buildings filling the skyline in downtown Austin. As our city continues to expand and more families call Austin their home, those who’ve been here for some time have the unique pleasure of watching Austin evolve right before our eyes.

If you live here, there’s a slim

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keep austin weird

Austin, Texas lives up to many of the iconic slogans that people have given it. We're known to some as "Bat City" and to others, "the place young people go to retire." But no phrase captures our city’s character quite like the 18-year-old slogan, "Keep Austin Weird."

Today this phrase lives on our mugs, t-shirts, and street art. But it is more than just an enjoyable statement of pride about our city’s uniqueness. Keep Austin Weird has been the rallying cry of not just one, but several important social movements in Austin’s recent history.

The phrase lives on through the ethos of peculiarity that attracts artists, creatives, innovators, and misfits from across the globe to call Austin their home.

Here’s how the famous Austin slogan got its

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