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for: ‘February, 2012’

Austin home sales up 10% in January!

According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS, 1,051 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in January 2012, which is 10 percent more than January 2011. The Chairman of the Austin Board of REALTORS, commented, “It is encouraging to see last year’s momentum continue into the […]

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Top 30 Reasons Why Austin is a Great Place to Live

Click here to learn the top 30 reasons why Austin is such a phenomenal place to live!!

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Austin remains popular with foreign real estate investors

Austin has moved up a few spots on a list of top U.S. cities favored by foreign real estate investors, according to a survey three weeks ago by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate.  Austin moved up to #8  from #11 last year. Houston took #7 and Dallas was #13 after not ranking […]

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Chamber of Commerce of Texas – 2012 Economic Forecast

The following link takes you to a 72 page slide show from the Chamber of Commerce of Texas 2012 Economic Forecast.  The comprehensive presentation by Jesse Thompson gives details on the Texas economy including research graphs on various industry sectors.

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2011 Year-in-Review Heat Maps

Click here to view two heat maps of Austin and surrounding areas showing “Median Price Change” and “Number of Properties Sold” when comparing 2010 to 2011.

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Home sales outpace prior year for 7 straight months

According to the Austin Board of Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), single-family home sales in December 2011 outpaced the same month of the prior year for the seventh straight month, and year-end figures show momentum in Austin real estate heading into 2012.  2011 ended with increased sales volume, stable prices and strong demand. […]

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