Austin Texas Real Estate Blog

Austin Real Estate Market Takes Slight Dip

Steiner Ranch Realtor describes market conditions

Unbeknownst to many local homeowners, the local real estate market took a dip this summer. Camouflagedunder headlines of Austin’s continued growth, real estate sales in both Austin and the Four Points Area has dropped in the past 60 – 90 days compared to 2013.

 Forbes ranked Austin the third fastest growing city in the nation with approximately 110 people moving here daily yet in July, ABOR reported a 3% drop in the city’s real estate sales. Why the contradiction? If you are an economist studying the local market, you would note that the average home price and number of properties sold in the Four Points area has decreased slightly from 2013 to 2014.

 This year alone, the average price of Four Point area homes...

Schools Sell in Real Estate

There are many variables that come into play when deciding to invest in a particular house. One very important factor is the school(s) associated with your home.  Whether you have school aged children or not, potential buyers may, so it is a factor to be considered for resale.

The Leander Independent School District is named a “Recognized” district by the Texas Education Agency. Leander ISD is renown for its high academic standards as well as its outstanding athletics. LISD is approximately 225 miles and includes Leander, Cedar Park, Jonestown (Williamson County) and Northwest Austin (Travis Country).   LISD is composed of six high schools, eight middle schools and twenty-four elementary schools.

Schools in Steiner Ranch

The Four Points Area is a beautiful...