Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Foreclosure Listing Service Inc. said 15,622 properties have been posted in Travis, Williamson, Hays and Bastrop counties this year. That’s the highest number since the Addison company began tracking Austin area postings in 2001.
Friday, November 19, 2010
But experts say market expected to improve starting next year.
Published: 9:39 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
Central Texas is on track for the fourth annual decline in existing home sales, although real estate experts are looking for gradual improvement in 2011.
The Austin Board of Realtors reported Thursday that the 1,221 existing home sales in October were down 31 percent from a year earlier, the fifth month in a row that sales have been below the year-earlier figure.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Homes sales decline in June; listings hit record level | Austin American Statesman
However, the number of homes on the market swelled to a record 11,749, a 16 percent increase from a year ago, while the number of sales in the closings pipeline fell by 23 percent, to 1,610.
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Monday, July 19, 2010
After at least 2 years on the market, it is now listed at 619k. (I still don't think it will sell at that price but it's a lot closer.) So tell me again why Zillow is no good? Tell me again why you realtors don't release sales data to us, the consumers? This seller would have been better off with an algorithm.
2305 Barton Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78735 MLS# 5152235 - Zillow
Thursday, July 15, 2010
ARED July 15 2010 Video Blog – Pending home sales crash!
Above is a link to John's blog...
Austin foreclosures up from '09, steady since May - Austin Business Journal
While home foreclosures have jumped dramatically from a year ago in Austin, the numbers remained steady in recent months with about 1,000 homes foreclosed on or in danger of such in June, according to a new report from RealtyTrac Inc.
One in every 655 houses foreclosed or was in danger of foreclosing in June, a 98 percent increase from the same month in 2009. While the figure is alarming, it’s only up 6 percent from May. Most real estate experts said foreclosures would start hitting the mark in both commercial and residential real estate starting in late 2009 through most of 2010, and have stressed that overall it’s more important to rely on month-to-month figures because it more accurately reflects market stability.
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