Regional News

Sept. 26, 2018

Market Recap: Record-Breaking August Sales

Central Texas housing market ends summer selling season with record-breaking sales

AUSTIN, TX– Continued demand for single-family homes in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) led to the highest-grossing August on record for Central Texas home sales volume, according to the August 2018 Central Texas Housing Market Report released ...

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May 30, 2018

Austin-Area Market Update: An Infographic

May real estate in review... Still a Sellers' Market!

In the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), home sales rose 4.2 percent year-over-year to 3,210 sales in May 2018 and housing inventory decreased from 2.8 months of inventory in 2017 to only 2.7 months of inventory ...

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April 19, 2018

Central Texas Housing Market Ends Quarter with Strong Sales

AUSTIN, TX–The Austin housing market continues to show increased demand, with double-digit percent increases in sales in March 2018 according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR). The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced a 10.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same time last ...

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Aug. 9, 2012

Low Office Space in Round Rock, Short-Term Home Rentals in Austin and Other Real Estate News

Hey Everyone, below are 5 brief real estate articles and several virtual open house tours I thought would be of interest to you. Also we’re taking a quick survey - What are your favorite real estate websites to look at home listings on? Email me your top choices.

If you’re thinking ...

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July 26, 2012

Round Rock Rezoning, Business Growth Fuels Austin Economy

In more proof that the rental market in Round Rock and the rest of Central Texas no longer satisfies local need, the Round Rock City Council has asked the planning staff to create new zoning districts. This would change current standard of multifamily district into three different districts with varying ...

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July 20, 2012

Real Estate News Round-Up: Nationwide Market Improvement, Homeowner Bill of Rights, and More

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, here are a few real estate news articles about the current state of the housing market, both nationally and locally.

After seven years of declining markets, most home price indexes around the country are starting to trend upward. – Wall Street ...

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July 11, 2012

Texas Housing Market Recovering, Austin's Hot Housing Market and Other Real Estate News

Hey Everyone, below are 5 brief real estate articles and several virtual open house tours I thought would be of interest to you.

Though I’ve been saying it for the past few months, the local news is really starting to report that the Austin/Round Rock real estate market is ...

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July 9, 2012

Consumer Alert: Home Lease Scams on Craigslist on the Rise

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been alerted to a couple of Craigslist scams where people claimed they were leasing or selling a home they own that in reality was listed by us through Keller Williams. We initially believed these were isolated incidences, which tend to occur every now and ...

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June 6, 2012

Austin Home Prices Increase 6.5% and Other Austin Real Estate News

We sent out our monthly newsletter earlier today that included real estate news as well as our current, upcoming and pending listings. If you're not on our mailing list, but would like to be, please let us know at robert@robertjfischer.com. You can see the newsletter in its ...

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April 20, 2012

Texas Home Sales Continue to Improve

According to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, noted Texas residential analyst and research economist Dr. Jim Gaines sees a “slow upturn” and remains optimistic about the Texas housing market. He projects that Texas home sales will increase 3 to 3.5 percent compared to last year.

“Home ...

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