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ABoR in the News: 2015

December 6, 2015
Volunteers continue to build new home, life for family (KVUE)

December 4, 2015
Rising Home Prices Limit City's Floodplain Buyouts (KUT)

December 3, 2015
For renters, do Austin’s suburbs still offer price relief? (Austin American-Statesman)

December 2, 2015
Austin Board of REALTORS® Foundation Partners With Austin Habitat For Humanity (San Marcos Corridor News)

December 1, 2015
Ho ho homes for the holidays: Cheer abounds at Habitat's event (KVUE)

November 19, 2015
Austin’s scorching real estate market poised for record-breaking year (CultureMap Austin)
Austin home sales on pace for record year (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home sales head into holiday season at rapid clip (Austin Business Journal)

November 11, 2015
Are Millennial 'Stealth Dorms' Ruining Texas Cities? (CityLab)

November 2, 2015
Austin Board of REALTORS® weigh in on state propositions (KVUE)

October 26, 2015
Freddie Mac: Austin ranks highly as stable housing market (Austin Business Journal)

October 23, 2015
Austin Home Sales, Median Prices Set Record for September (Builder Magazine)

October 22, 2015
Austin-area home sales, prices hit record for September (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home prices surge during record-breaking month for local real estate (CultureMap Austin)
Austin home prices trek upward despite seasonal sales slowdown (Austin Business Journal)

October 7, 2015
AISD Turns to Realtors to Help Boost Enrollment (KUT)

October 6, 2015
Austin ISD taking REALTORS® on a tour of three schools (KXAN)

September 22, 2015
Austin-area home sales rise in August; prices set monthly record (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin homes harder to buy as prices trek upward, AB0R says (Austin Business Journal)
Home sale price rises 8 percent in August (KVUE)
Austin real estate market sizzles with summer surge in home prices (CultureMap Austin)

September 16, 2015
Austin Board of REALTORS® donates $15,000 to house Austin’s homeless veterans (KLBJ)

August 27, 2015
Austin mayor, Sen. Watson aim to end veteran homelessness (KVUE)

August 21, 2015
Minus occupancy limits, new STR rules approved (Austin Monitor)

August 20, 2015
Austin-area home sales hit new record high (Austin American-Statesman)
Hot Austin real estate market experiences another record-breaking month (CultureMap Austin)
Austin home sales hit all-time record in July (Austin Business Journal)

August 3, 2015
Austin Board of REALTORS® announces Tim Dain as new MLS Director (WAV Group)

July 22, 2015
Austin home sales top $1 billion in June (KVUE)

July 21, 2015
Central Texas home sales, median sale price, climb in June (Austin American-Statesman)
Big milestone: Austin home sales top $1 billion for first time (Austin Business Journal)
Austin home sales up 5% in June, but some agents say market cooling (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area home sales top $1 billion for first time ever (CultureMap Austin)

July 6, 2015
Central Texas cities pricing out prospective homeowners (KVUE)

June 25, 2015
Austin Board of Realtors to add turn lane on Spicewood Springs Road (Community Impact)

June 22, 2015
Sales slide, but Austin home prices still up in May (Austin Business Journal)

June 21, 2015
Austin home sales take a dip as prices continue to rise rapidly (CultureMap Austin)

June 19, 2015
Austin-area home sales dip 2 percent in May (Austin American-Statesman)

June 8, 2015
Four Rivers Association of Realtors/Austin Board of Realtors Partner To Expand Options For Homebuyers (San Marcos Corridor)

June 4, 2015
Austin City Council approves property tax exemption (KXAN)

May 21, 2015
Expert: Austin affordability challenges could reach Kyle (Community Impact)
Austin Home Prices Hit Another Record in April 2015 (KUT.org)
Austin-area home sales, prices set records in April (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin's skyrocketing home prices are forcing buyers out of the city limits (Austin Culture Map)
Yikes! Austin home prices jump $20,000 in 30 days (Austin Business Journal)
Average home prices up 11 percent from last April (KVUE)

May 18, 2015
Austin Board of REALTORS® Foundation To Present $35,500 In College Scholarships (San Marcos Corridor News)

April 21, 2015
Austin's new committee on affordability holds first meeting (KVUE)
Austin home prices hit all-time high; Realtors express more concern (Austin Business Journal)
Austin homes are more expensive than ever before, says new report (CultureMap Austin)
Austin-area median home prices hit all-time high (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin housing market ‘least affordable’ it has ever been (KXAN)
Hot Hot Hot: Austin Home Prices Reach Record High (Time Warner Cable News)
Austin home prices hit new, all-time high (KVUE)
Pricey real estate changing way Habitat for Humanity builds in Austin (KXAN)

April 15, 2015
Texas Realtors demand tax relief, transportation funding (Austin Business Journal)

April 13, 2015
New Austin condos might not hurt traffic (KXAN)

February 20, 2015
Austin-area home sales up 11% in January, median prices up 13% (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home prices escalating; up 13% from a year ago, ABOR says (Austin Business Journal)
ABoR: Austin-area home prices, sales increased in January (Community Impact)
Affordability a growing concern in booming Austin real estate market (CultureMap Austin)

January 21, 2015
2014 home sales break Austin records (KVUE)
2014 home sales break Austin records (Austin American-Statesman)
Biggest year ever? Austin real estate racks up billions in sales (CultureMap Austin)
2014 a record year for Central Texas home sales (Austin American-Statesman)

January 19, 2015
2014 another record year for Central Texas home sales (KLBJ)

January 16, 2015
Adler to Austin REALTORS® group: ‘I’m going to need your help’ (Austin American-Statesman)

ABoR in the News: 2014

December 19, 2014
Austin home sales, median price set record for November (Austin American-Statesman)
Homes donated to 2 deserving families (KVUE)
Local home prices reach new record-breaking high (CultureMap Austin)

December 2, 2014
A "Home for the Holidays": KVUE partners with Habitat for Humanity once again (KXAN)

November 20, 2014
Another record-breaking month in Austin real estate: Steeper prices, more sales (CultureMap Austin)
ABOR: Home sales stay strong heading into the holiday season (Austin Business Journal)

November 3, 2014
Buy or rent? Trulia says yes in Austin and most places in the country (Austin Business Journal)

October 21, 2014
Central Texas home sales up 10 percent in September (Austin American-Statesman)

October 3, 2014
Austin home sales slow but prices still on the rise (KXAN)

September 18, 2014
Austin home prices and sales velocity drop; ABOR blames affordability issues (Austin Business Journal)
Central Texas home sales dip 4% in August (Austin American-Statesman)

August 25, 2014
Home sales dip for first time in three years (Community Impact Newspaper)

August 21, 2014
Austin-area home sales down 3% in July, ‘as ‘frenzy is slowing down’ (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home sales drop for first time in years — but prices still on the rise (CultureMap Austin)
As Austin home sales drop, prices keep creeping upward (Austin Business Journal)

April 29, 2014
What trade offs come with Austin housing? City investigates (Austin Business Journal)

April 23, 2014
Appraiser: Williamson County home values soar 10.6 percent (NewsOK)
March real estate figures reach seven-year high (Community Impact)

April 21, 2014
New ABOR report: Austin home sales show no signs of slowing down (Austin Business Journal)
Austin-area home sales continue surge in March (Austin American-Statesman)

March 20, 2014
Austin home sales continue to thrive — even at higher prices (Austin Business Journal)
Austin real estate market hits all-time February highs (Community Impact)
Austin-area home sales, median price set record for February (Austin American-Statesman)

February 21, 2014
Austin home sales up since last year, while national sales drop (KXAN)
Austin real estate sales increase to start 2014 (Community Impact)
Austin-area home sales up 4 percent in January; median price up 7 percent (Austin American-Statesman)

February 12, 2014
Debate roils over Austin's affordability, 'stealth dorms' (Austin Business Journal)
Experts: Housing market continued to grow in 2013 (Community Impact)

February 11, 2014
Wilmington, NC, Realtor association to stop syndicating listings through ListHub (Inman News)

January 23, 2014
Realtors come out in force for Dewhurst campaign (Austin Business Journal)

January 17, 2014
2013 was record year for Central Texas home sales (Austin American-Statesman)
ABOR: Home sales reach historic highs during December (Austin Business Journal)
Austin-area home sales hit all-time high in 2013 (Austin American-Statesman)

January 15, 2014
RPR signs data licensing deals with Austin Realtors, Maponics (Inman News)

January 8, 2014
Forecast: 2014 should be another strong year for Austin housing market (Austin American-Statesman)

ABoR in the News: 2013

October 30, 2013
Buyers seize chance to reserve Seaholm condos (YNN)

October 28, 2013
Local leaders ban together for Housing Bond (KXAN)
Affordable housing advocates stress bond's importance (YNN)

October 25, 2013
Local MLS takes charge of flow of listings to Zillow, Trulia, Homes.com (Inman News)

October 23, 2013
Austin housing market stays hot (KXAN)

October 22, 2013
Austin home sales dip heading into holiday season (Austin Business Journal)

October 21, 2013
Austin-area home sales up 34 percent; most home sales for September since 2005 (RealEstateRama)
Austin area home sales up 34 percent in September (Austin American-Statesman)

October 16, 2013
Solving the shortage in real estate inventory (Digital Journal)

October 15, 2013
MLSs signing up with Move joint venture to provide members with info on new homes (Inman News)

October 10, 2013
Austin Board of Realtors pulls the plug on Move listing syndicator ListHub (Inman News)
Austin Board of Realtors pulls the plug on Move listing syndicator ListHub (Philadelphia Weekly)
Austin Board of REALTORS Bids Syndication Farewell (WAV Group)

October 9, 2013
Austin Board of REALTORS® to Return Data Syndication Decisions to Brokers (RIS Media)
Austin Board of REALTORS® to return data syndication decisions to brokers (RealEstateRama)

September 23, 2013
Google Fiber in Austin: Here’s what we know (Austin Business Journal)

September 19, 2013
Austin-area home sales hit 2nd-highest monthly level (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area home sales jump 30% in August (Austin American-Statesman)

September 18, 2013
Austin Board of REALTORS® named presenting sponsor for Leadership Austin 2013-14 ENGAGE Breakfast Series (RealEstateRama)

September 12, 2013
ABOR celebrates groundbreaking for NW Austin headquarters (Community Impact)

September 5, 2013
Austin Board of REALTORS® Announces Plans to Build New Headquarters (RealEstateRama)

September 4, 2013
ABOR finalizes plans for new HQ in Great Hills (Austin Business Journal)

August 26, 2013
Chenevert: Expand affordable housing options (Austin American-Statesman)

July 23, 2013
Inventory shrinks, prices skyrocket as Austin housing booms (Your News Now)

July 22, 2013
Austin area home sales, median home price rise 8 percent in June (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area housing inventory drops to 2.9 months in June Mid-year results show increase in sales, drop in days on market (RealEstateRama)
Austin home sales sizzle; inventory at critical level (Austin Business Journal)
Five Reasons Why Austin Home Sales Dipped in June (KUT News)
At midyear, Austin's housing market still sizzling (Austin American-Statesman)

July 20, 2013
Novak: Austin broker's business model: Give back (Austin American-Statesman)

July 9, 2013
Population in Austin (YouTube)

July 3, 2013
How does Austin's housing market compare to nation's? (KVUE)

June 21, 2013
Home sales in Austin jump 29% in May, report says (Austin Business Journal)

June 20, 2013
Austin-area home sales jump 29%, set record for May (Austin American-Statesman)
Another record proves Austin's housing market stronger than ever (KVUE)
Austin-Area Home Sales Jump 29%, Setting New Record for May (KUT News)
Austin-area home sales up 29 percent, most home sales for May on record (RealEstateRama)

May 29, 2013
Pflugerville home sales at nine-year high (Austin American-Statesman)

May 23, 2013
The fight over Austin Energy's governance (Community Impact)

May 22, 2013
New numbers show hottest Austin areas to sell homes (KVUE)

May 21, 2013
Austin-area home sales jump 32 percent in April (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area home sales up 32 percent, hit nine-year high for April (RealEstateRama)
Austin Home Sales Surged 32 Percent in April (KUT News)
Austin homes selling quick — really quick (Austin Business Journal)

May 9, 2013
ABOR awards $78K in college scholarships (Austin Business Journal)

May 1, 2013
Austin housing issues weighed at May 1 Engage Breakfast (Community Impact)

May 1, 2013
Austin growth outpaces housing supply (KXAN)

April 27, 2013
Hot Austin housing market shows no signs of slowdown (Your News Now)

April 26, 2013
Panel to discuss housing in region (KXAN)

March 23, 2013
Longtime public servant looks to lead Austin Board of Realtors into future (Austin American-Statesman)

March 21, 2013
Austin Home Sales, Leases Continue Their Climb (KUT News)

March 20, 2013
Median Home Prices and Home Sales Up in Austin, Texas (LoanSafe)
Austin-area home sales up 26% in February (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area home sales up 26 percent in February, median price up seven percent (RealEstateRama)
Austin home prices increase, supply declines (Austin Business Journal)

March 12, 2013
Visiting Austin for SXSW? You May Want to Move There (AOL Real Estate)

February 21, 2013
New numbers indicate hot Austin housing market (CultureMap Austin)

February 20, 2013
New numbers indicate hot Austin housing market (KVUE)
Austin home sales stay hot, up 33 percent in January (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin Home Sales Up 33 Percent in January (KUT News)
Austin-area home prices up 10% (Austin Business Journal)

January 31, 2013
Housing market outgrows NW Austin’s land (Community Impact)

January 24, 2013
If Texas Water Plan Is Funded, Where Will The Money Go? (StateImpact)
Legislators outline Texas water plan funding proposals (Dallas Morning News)

January 23, 2013
Texas' state water plan calls for heavy dose of conservation (Dallas Morning News)

January 21, 2013
Austin Board of REALTORSr Welcomes Cathy Coneway as 2013 Chairman (RealEstateRama)

January 18, 2013
Austin home sales continue upward trend (Your News Now)
Austin-area home sales hit six-year high (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin-area home sales hit six-year high for December (Austin Business Journal)
Austin real estate market is amazing (Origination News)

January 11, 2013
Realtors, retailers support Texas water bills (Austin Business Journal)

January 8, 2013
Expert: Local housing recovery to rev up in 2013 (Austin American-Statesman)

January 7, 2013
Hilgers takes helm of ABOR (Austin Business Journal)

January 4, 2013
Business Digest: Hilgers to lead Austin Board of Realtors (Austin American-Statesman)

ABoR in the News: 2012

December 20, 2012
Austin home sales rise, reach 5-year high (Austin Business Journal)
Austin-area home sales jump 23% in November (Austin American-Statesman)
Job growth, demand spur new apartments (Community Impact)

November 20, 2012
Austin area housing market continues to sizzle (Austin American-Statesman)
Housing Hot Streak: Austin-Area Home Sales Surge 37 Percent (KUT News)
ABOR report: Home sales, prices continue to rise (Austin Business Journal)

October 18, 2012
Central Texas home sales, median price rise in September (Austin American-Statesman)

October 5, 2012
Austin Board of REALTORS® gears up for Realty Round Up (Austin Business Journal)

September 20, 2012
Austin-area existing home sales up 33 percent for third month of growth (Austin-American Statesman)
Austin home prices rise, volumes surges (Austin Business Journal)

September 13, 2012
Texas Association of Realtors inks deal with Mexican Realtors (Austin Business Journal)

August 21, 2012
Renting? Good luck finding a place! (KUT News)

August 20, 2012
Austin real estate hotter than the weather (KUT News)
Austin home sales, prices sizzle (Austin Business Journal)
Austin-area home sales, prices up in July (Austin American-Statesman)

August 17, 2012
ABoR upgrades home search site (Inman News)
Surprise: Austin luxury homes in demand (Austin Business Journal)
Austin REALTORS® revamp consumer real estate search site (Inman News)
ABoR upgrades home search site (Austin Business Journal)

August 2, 2012
City Council approves short-term rental (KXAN News)

July 31, 2012
City Council prepares for final reading of short-term rentals ordinance in Austin (CultureMap Austin)

July 30, 2012
Short-term rentals vote still on for Thursday (Austin American-Statesman)

July 23, 2012
Austin REALTORS® sign up for Matrix (Inman News)

July 22, 2012
CoreLogic signs multiyear agreement with Austin Board of REALTORS® (RISMedia)

July 19, 2012
Austin home prices continue upward (Austin Business Journal)
June home sales jump 23 percent; median price up 7.5 percent (Austin American-Statesman)

June 20, 2012
Austin-area home sales jump 25 percent in May; median home prices up 10 percent (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin sees full year of increasing home sales (KUT News)
Report: Central Texas existing home sales up 25 percent in May (Austin American-Statesman)

June 8, 2012
STRs: Trying to draw the line (The Austin Chronicle)

June 5, 2012
Austin REALTORS® won’t require identification of listing agent (Inman News)

May 23, 2012
Who’s the listing agent? (Inman News)

May 21, 2012
Home sales up 16 percent in April (Austin Business Journal)

May 17, 2012
Lyday named COO at real estate firm’s local office (Austin Business Journal)

May 9, 2012
Apartment developers eye North Austin (KXAN)

April 24, 2012
Experts: Time is now for implementing state water plan (YNN)

April 19, 2012
Area's home sales up 15 percent in March; median home price up 8 percent (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home sales, median price both climb in March (Austin American-Statesman)

March 20, 2012
Still-rising Austin-area home sales jump 16 percent in February (Austin Business Journal)
Austin-area home sales up 16 percent in February (Austin American-Statesman)
Austin home sales climb for 9th straight month (Austin American-Statesman)

March 8, 2012
Tornadoes, other disasters have lasting impact on real estate (Investor's Business Daily)

February 21, 2012
Austin homes sales up in January (Austin Business Journal)
With Thin Apartment Vacancy, Home Buying Jumps in January (KUT News)

February 8, 2012
Living in: Austin, TX (BBC Travel)

January 19, 2012
Austin sees positive trend in home sales (Austin Business Journal)
Central Texas home sales rose 11 percent in December (Austin American-Statesman)

January 12, 2012
Area home starts could jump as much as 10 percent in 2012 (Austin American-Statesman)

January 11, 2012
Council may ask for inventory of short-term home rentals, look at impact on neighborhoods (Austin American-Statesman)

 

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