Real Estate News

Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Ardent Residential has more than a decade of development history in Austin, and it’s discovered that selecting the right sites is the secret to success. The company has a habit of building, leasing up and selling as soon as possible. [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 2:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
A group of local residential real estate agents locked in a dispute with the Austin Board of Realtors have escalated the conflict by filing a lawsuit. Cord Shiflet of Moreland Properties and Jonathan Boatwright, co-founder of Realty Austin, filed the suit Wednesday in Travis County District Court, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 12:59:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Housing inventory looks healthier across the metro and more homes are being built than last year, but high demand means prices keep going up — the median price across the area has stayed above $300,000 since May. Thousands of homes were sold in August alone, according to the latest numbers [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 12:56:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
UT's new football coach purchased a $6 million newly built house with spectacular views of downtown Austin, and like many wealthy people or celebrities he did the deal in a relatively secretive manner. [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017 12:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Pittsburgh, Pa., had the highest rate of return on home flipping in the second quarter of this year, according to a report from Attom Data Solutions. The report showed 53,638 single family homes and condos were flipped throughout the U.S. in Q2. Attom defined a home flip as “a property that [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017 1:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
Austin home-flippers generate significantly less on properties than the national average, according to a new report by Attom Data Solutions. The report found that 216 single-family homes and condominiums were flipped in the Austin metro during the second quarter, for a median sale price of $335,160. That compares with a median [...]
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 5:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
The second version of CodeNEXT has arrived amid continued debate over how to best add the thousands of homes Austin needed to keep up with explosive population growth and properly manage infill development. The city on Friday released version 2.0 of its sweeping overhaul of the land development code. Go here [...]
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 4:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
It’s been nearly 10 years since the Austin City Council approved it, but finally Whisper Valley — a 2,062-acre master-planned community — is more than a whisper. The first homes are under construction and eventually the property near State Highway 130 and FM 973, a few miles south of downtown Manor, [...]
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 12:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
In this guest column, Mary Scott Nabers of Austin-based Strategic Partnerships Inc. examines the role private-public partnerships take in helping to rebuild cities after natural disasters and looks at the choice of Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp to lead the rebuilding efforts in Texas in the wake of Hurricane [...]
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 7:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Austin Business Journal Residential Real Estate News
An expert on housing trends in South and Central Texas will deliver the keynote address for the 2017 Austin-San Antonio Growth Summit on Sept. 28 in New Braunfels. Vaike O’Grady — the Austin-based regional director for Metrostudy, which provides primary and secondary market information to the housing and residential construction industry [...]
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 7:26:00 PM, Continue reading at the source