Austin Real Estate Market Activity Update for 2010

A quick real estate market data update for the city of Austin, Texas for the last two 9 month periods:
  • A quick view at how our market is doing comparing the following two periods: January 1st, 2009 to September 25, 2009 and January 1st, 2010 to September 25, 2010
  • Between January 1st, 2010 and September 25, 2010, 6,054 homes have sold in Austin.
  • Compared to 6,230 homes sold for the same period in 2009
  • This shows that we've had a slight decline of ~3% in actual market activity for 2010.
However for the 6,054 homes that have sold in 2010:
  • The Median Home Price was $245,000!
  • When compared to the 6,230 homes that sold in the same period in 2009
  • The Median Home Price (half sold above, half sold below) was $233,325.
  • This shows that we've had a slight increase int the Median Home Price of ~5%
Also on a good note for all Austinites:
  • The median days on the market for 2009 was at 43 Days.
  • This year it has been 36 Days
  • Which means houses are selling in less time and for more money
  • What does this mean? Are we actually doing Better? or is this just the remaining dust cloud left behind by the artificially (tax credit) manipulated market?
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