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Welcome to the latest edition of the JB Goodwin real estate market stats report, direct from the MLS®!

Upward is the overall trend more or less across the board. Inventory is actually up 700 units compared to 2017 figures, even though its down 2,000 units overall compared to eight years ago.

It was quite a year in Austin! The total units sold this past year amounted to 34,435, with a median price of $304,900, up 4% from the previous year.

Here are a few key stats to look for:

  • Demand is up 3%
  • Overall inventory is still low, with just a 2.3 months supply
  • Total units sold for 2018 is up 1.5% compared to 2017
Have more questions about the Austin real estate market? Please don't hesitate to contact JB Goodwin REALTORS® online…
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austin mls leasing stats - January 2019

Welcome to 2019 - here is JB Goodwin's first MLS® leasing report of 2019! Check out the info-graphic below.

As the Austin rental market enters 2019, trends remain remarkably similar to last year. In the first month of the new year, demand continues to grow as supply levels remain low. Demand is up 4% from 2018! It's a good time to have an investment property.

Here are the key stats to watch:

  • Total leases are up 4%
  • Home leases are up 6%
  • Property leases are down 10%
  • Single-family home leases are down 13%

Remember, JB Goodwin REALTORS® can get your rental property filled 5 days faster than the average Austin agent!

If you're interested in learning more about leasing out your property or finding the perfect rental, please…
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Austin real estate MLS stats - November 2018

Happy new year! Here are the latest stats direct from the Austin MLS® for November of 2018. You can read JB Goodwin's full analysis of the month's sold data below.

Despite a seasonal slowdown, inventory is actually up with 700 additional units hitting the marketplace. With the year nearing its close, Austin's total inventory sits at 7,750 units. Even with this increase, the total inventory is still quite low, with a supply of just 2.7 months total.

Here are the key stats, compared to 2017 figures:

  • The median price of a home is $305,000, up 4% from 2017
  • Total inventory is up 10% from 2017
  • 31, 789 units have been sold this year to date, up 3% from 2017
Have more questions about the Austin real estate market? Please don't…
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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 2019. 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 2019:

1. Robust kitchen =

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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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