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Austin Market Update – August 2021

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The school year is upon us and as folks have shifted attention to one last vacation before it starts, the Austin real estate market has taken a small breather.  It is hard to tell, of course, because with limited inventory it still feels very competitive and active.  But July transactions were down compared to last […]

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Austin Market Update – July 2021

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You might have heard comments recently that the Austin market slowed a little.  It is hard to say since inventory is so low that many properties are still getting multiple offers, but perhaps instead of 10 offers it is “only” 3.  Still a very hot market, but feels a little different than it did a […]

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Tarrytown Market Update – June 2021

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The latest metrics for Tarrytown real estate are below.  All of the observations from my June print article are still true: pricing is up, transactions are up relative to 2020 (though they now lag 2019 after a slower May driven by lack of inventory), and days on market still suggest a very hot seller’s market. […]

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Protesting Your Property Taxes in Austin, Texas

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If you were alarmed at the increase in your home’s appraised value and concerned about your property taxes and intend to protest, the following tips, selected from “Fight Your Texas Tax Appraisal and Win”, co-authored by Gordon T Gorychka (GRI, CRB, Realtor Emeritus and MBA) could be helpful in developing a winning approach.   Don’t […]

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Austin Market Update – April – Q1 Recap

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Q1 2021 was significantly disrupted by the winter storm in mid-February, resulting in delayed closings and delays to homes being listed for sale.  Things certainly have bounced back in March and continue that trend with early data from April. New listings bounced back in March, but still lag previous years a bit: The sub-500K market […]

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2021 Kick-Off – Austin Market Update

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Happy February, I hope that your 2021 is off to a great start!  I wanted to quickly re-cap how things went in 2020 and then provide some insights into how things have kicked off here in 2021. Some key highlights: Overall transactions in MLS in the city of Austin were up a little over 2% […]

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2020 Re-Cap – COVID19 Impact – Austin

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Last year I started tracking transaction activity in MLS for sales in Austin and looked at things by week, comparing activity to 2019.  Where transactions typically increase starting in March and build through the spring, the pandemic and lockdown limited activity for the bulk of the spring and began increasing in mid-May, peaking in July […]

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