Archive Monthly Archives: February 2009

Never a Dull Moment in Austin Real Estate

If you are looking for an interesting, versatile, challenging and very rewarding career, where each day brings something new, then look no further. Real estate is the job for you! I never fail to be amazed at how wonderful this job is and how there is never a dull moment! Every time I take someone […]

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Posted by Sylvia
9 years ago

Crossland Team Buyer and Investor Seminar March 4th

Sylvia and I will be hosting our first ever Buyer and Investor seminar in Austin on Wednesday March 4th from 6PM till 8PM at our Keller Williams Office. Why do I refer to it as a “Buyer and Investor” seminar? Well, we think even owner-occupant buyers should approach the home evaluation and purchase process with […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Austin Ranked Second Healthiest Housing Market by Builders

From the Texas A&M Real Estate Center Newsletter: FIVE TEXAS CITIES NAMED HEALTHIEST HOUSING MARKETS TEXAS (Builder) – Five Texas cities swept the top spots on Builder magazine’s list of “Healthiest Housing Markets for 2009.” Houston ranked first, Austin second, Fort Worth third, San Antonio fourth and Dallas fifth. Rounding out the top ten were […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Austin Real Estate Networking Club

Tomorrow (Thusday Feb 19) I’ll be giving the stats presentation for the monthly Austin Real Estate Networking Club. Each month a different Realtor is invited to provide a real estate overview of the Austin market, and I’ll be up this month and March also. But that’s not why I want to encourage and invite you […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Austin Real Estate Market Update and Stats – Jan 2009

  Average sales values for single family homes in Austin fell 5.43% for January 2009 compared to Jan 2008. Median values fell as well, by 4.80%. Number of sales fell 40% and the number of Not Solds (expired/withdrawn) for Jan was 61% of all listings that departed the MLS. And yet, despite this, finding a […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Austin Price Drop Predictions

The sour real estate market hit Austin later than the rest of the country. There is widespread agreement that our slowdown with be shorter and much milder than that experienced in the harder hit areas of the U.S. My personal prediction for Austin is that we will see an overall slide of 3% to 5% […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago