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The stats are in, and October brought more of the same to the Austin real estate market. You can read over the full Austin MLS® sold stats below!

Inventory continues to fall, even as demand continues to rise. Compared to last month, the total number of properties available for sale is down, but still up 7.8% compared to 2017. Sales in October were up 4% compared to the same time last year.

Here are the key stats to look for:

  • Total inventory in Austin is only 2.9 months
  • Median home price is $305,700, compared to $293,200 in 2017
  • So far in 2018, 29,334 units have been sold
Have more questions about the Austin real estate market? Please don't hesitate to contact JB Goodwin REALTORS® online today!

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So, how is the rental market in Austin faring? Well, we're glad you asked. Read up on the latest from the Austin leasing market, direct from the MLS®!

Supply remains quite low at just 300 units, so it's a great time to lease out that property you've been considering. With high demand and low supply, you can get top dollar for your rental. Remember, the average days on market for a rental in Austin is currently 34 days, but you can get that property filled 4 days faster with a JB Goodwin rental specialist.

The essential stats to look out for:

  • Total leases are up 4%
  • Home leases are up 6%
  • Property & single-family home leases are both down 10% respectively
  • The median price of a single-family home rental is $1,750, or approximately
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Hot off the press! The JB Goodwin Team is proud to present the latest Austin MLS® stats for the month of September 2018!

Upward is the predominant trend across several different statistics. In a shift over last month, inventory is up 5% compared to 2017 figures, as are the median price of homes and the total units sold year to date.

Supply is up 400 units compared this same time last year, but still lags far behind eight years ago when there were 2,500 more units available for sale.

Key stats:

  • Median home prices are up 4.3% over last year
  • Despite an increase, inventory remains low at just 3 months
  • Demand is up 3%
Have more questions about the Austin real estate market? Don't hesitate to contact us online today!

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Read up on the Austin rental market with JB Goodwin's MLS® leasing statistics for the month of October - hot off the press!

Supply is still down overall, but up slightly over last month with 200 available units. With supply down and demand up 4% in 2018, now is a great time to lease out that property. The average days on market of an Austin rental property is 34 days, but you can get that unit filled 5 days quicker with JB Goodwin!

Other essential leasing stats:

  • Total leases are up 4%
  • Home leases are up 6%
  • Property leases & single-family homes leases are both down, 6% & 8% respectively

Are you interested in learning more about leasing our your Austin home, condo or townhome? Don't hestitate to contact the team at JB

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The JB Goodwin team is pleased to present the latest Austin MLS® stats for the month of August 2018.

The median price of a home in the city continues to rise, up 4.6 % this year at a price of $306,700. Demand is also up 4% with a low inventory of just 3 months. It's a great time to sell!

Compared to 2017 figures, the total inventory for the first half of the year is down 3%. The median price of homes and the total units sold so far this year are both up 4%.

Key stats to look out for:

  • Inventory is down over 4000 units compared to 8 years ago
  • Sales are up 6.5% this year
  • Median home prices are expected to continue upward into the second half of the year

 

 

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The REAL Trends 2018 Website Rankings results are in - we are thrilled to announce that JB Goodwin has been recognized in not one, but three categories in this year's REAL Trends website rankings!

Best Website Design - #6

We are so proud that JBGoodwin.com ranked in the top 2018 websites for Best Design. Websites that ranked in this category are recognized as providing superior user experiences. Our website is recognized as truly understanding our clients' needs from a realty website - from a user-friendly layout all the way to excellent branding.

Best Mobile Website - #8

We are also pleased that our website has been acknowledged as one of the top websites of 2018 in the Best Mobile Website category. This category is the one that means a

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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!

austin mls leasing stats - september 2018

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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

 

austin real estate mls stats - july 2018

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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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