Central Texas Home Sales on the Rise

Central Texas Home Sales on the Rise

Central Texas home sales kept up their hot streak in March, rising more than 15 percent over the same month last year. Meanwhile, the area’s median sales price also rose to $200,000, up 8 percent from March 2011, according to the Austin Board of Realtors. March...

Central Texas home sales up 38%

Central Texas existing-home sales jumped nearly 38 percent in October as buyers took advantage of a federal tax credit for first-time homeowners and favorable mortgage interest rates. It was the biggest year-over-year per centage gain in more than four years and...

Austin homebuilding market doing well

The Austin new-home market is showing signs of stabilizing, according to Bohlke Consulting Group LLC, a Houston firm that tracks building permit activity for single-family residences. Builders slowed down in September after a busy summer, with permits last month down...

New home starts hint at recovery

Central Texas’ new-home market might be bottoming out.  The 2,239 new homes that builders started from July through September were down 5.4 percent from the same quarter last year – but up 17 percent from this year’s second quarter. Much of increase...