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There were a lot of factors at the national and state level that would indicate a housing slowdown with Hurricane Harvey and the overhaul of the tax code, but locally homes in the In the Austin-Round Rock MSA grew at a record breaking pace in 2017.  Although compared to the previous few years there has been a normalization in the market and a large increase of new homes available throughout Austin, the price of homes increased by 5.4 percent to $299,900 in 2017. Home sales increased annually by 2.4 percent to 30,059 sales, an all-time high for the area.

City of Austin

In the city of Austin, the median price for single-family homes increased annually to $362,000—an all-time high—and sales increased annually by 2.5 percent to 9,278 sales. In

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Home sales declined across most of the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in September, while inventory levels continued to increase, according to the September 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.

"It is important to keep in mind that although home sales dipped in September, this is compared to 2016 which was the record setting home sale year for the Austin-area.  So while sales are down and inventory is rising there is still a healthy demand in the market well above the national and state averages."  Michele Turnquist, CEO of Engel & Volkers Austin.

Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS®, agreed: “Austin has

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For four consecutive months sales volume in the Austin area has eclipsed $1 Billion dollars with median home sales now over $300,000 throughout Austin.  The 2017 Central Texas summer selling season was the strongest on record in terms of single-family home sales and median price across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Single-family home sales volume jumped in the city of Austin in August, while median price held steady.

In August 2017, single-family home sales volume in the Austin-Round Rock MSA increased 1.0 percent year-over-year to 2,994 home sales, while home sales within the city of Austin jumped 6.1 percent year-over-year to 927 home sales. During the same month, single-family home sales volume increased 0.9 percent to

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Denise Bodman

Todd Boatwright Time Warner Cable News

How To Make Your Home Look Fresh And Ready To Sell

Todd Boatwright, with Time Warner Cable News, interviews Engel & Völkers own Denise Bodman about how to make your home look fresh and ready to sell.  In this two minute video, they cover the basics on making your home look outstanding when a potential buyer wants to look at your home...continued...

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Selling your Austin home

The Austin real estate market has been on fire for the past year. With such an influx of buyers in the market because of the city’s great job opportunities, dynamic cultural offerings, and something for every lifestyle, it’s no wonder why the city is one of the hottest real estate markets in America. With so many people looking for homes in the city, it can be a very lucrative time to be a seller.

Austin Median Home Prices Continue To Rise

The median home price in the Austin-Round Rock area has increase by 8% over last year, to $295,500, and if it continues its trend as projected, this number will continue to rise in the coming months. What’s driving this intense seller’s market? A lack of inventory and an influx of buyers, especially for homes

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why you need an agent to sell your austin home

The Austin real estate market is easily one of the hottest seller’s markets in the country right now. With the median price at an all-time high and a very low inventory, there’s never been a better time to think about selling your home. With a market that’s yearning for more inventory and a sea of buyers waiting for their perfect home to hit the market, it may be tempting to sell your home yourself. While doing the work yourself could save you from paying the commission rates of an agent, there’s a good chance that you won’t get what you deserve for the home – and actually end up missing out on more money in the long run than if you had worked with an expert.

Buying your home was likely one of the biggest financial decisions of your life, and

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Engel & Völkers Austin will be introducing our third office this Fall in the epicenter of North Austin Rock Rose at the Domain.  This new development is home to some of Austin's favorite local restaurants, entertainment and bars.  Rock Rose will also be host to 100's of aparmtments and businesses such as HomeAway.  Backing to the original Domain which is represented by anchor tenants Macy's, Dillard's and Whole Foods, our new office will be at the center of North Austin development!  

If your or someone you know is looking to join our quickly growing elite group of Realtors read on.

We are looking for a small, select group of well-qualified agents to join our expanding team in one of the hottest growth communities in Central Texas. We’ll be opening

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Although being a landlord certainly has its cons, tops among its pros are the tax deductions rental homeowners enjoy.

From finding tenants to fixing faucets, renting out a home can be a lot of work. If that doesn’t dissuade you, you’ll appreciate collecting the rent checks and taking advantage of tax deductions.

In fact, you can use many rental property expenses to offset your rental income. IRS Publication 527 has all the details.

Writing Off Rental Home Expenses

Many rental home expenses are tax deductible. Save receipts and any other documentation, and take the deductions on Schedule E. Figure you’ll spend four hours a week, on average, maintaining a rental property, including recordkeeping.

In general, you can claim the

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Luxury home sales continued to be one of the fastest growing housing segments in Texas’ largest markets in 2015, according to the 2016 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. The report cited sales volume increases from 4.5 percent to 36.4 percent for homes sold at $1 million or more in Texas’ four major markets. Based on data analyzed by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, the Texas Luxury Home Sales Report analyzes trends in homes sold for $1 million or more from January through October 2015 in Texas’ four largest markets.

A popular trend for homebuyers in this price class is to purchase homes on smaller lots, but in more desirable locations and with higher-end amenities. The Houston market saw

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