Median prices going up, home sales on the rise, properties on the market for fewer days — what should a buyer do in this seller’s market in the Austin area, especially when thinking affordability. According to the Austin Board of Realtors:
— Median home values increased to $230,530 in Austin, representing an 11 percent gain from February 2013;
— 1,761 single-family homes sold, nine percent more than February 2013; and
— 55 days single-family homes spent on the market, 16 days fewer than February 2013.
While there are some small pockets in Austin – if you are looking for real affordability, quality of life and newer homes? GO WILCO!
In the last 90 days:
— Round Rock East (RRE) – median sales price: $196,750
— Georgetown East (GTE) – median: $173,199
— Leander – median $185,500
— Hutto – median sales price $153,000
If Travis County is a must, Pflugerville’s the place: Pflugerville – median sales price: $178,823. If you are in the market for a new home, please contact us.