ABoR Blog

Going Virtual with the ACTRIS MLS

Overcoming hurdles with laser-focused precision, the ACTRIS MLS and our MLS partners and vendors are working to ensure you have the tools you need to keep your businesses on track. While hosting virtual tours is not the same as showing a home in person, it’s an excellent option for clients …

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February 2020 Central Texas Housing Market Report

February housing sales strong, REALTORS® adapt amid COVID-19 Historically low interest rates add another variable to housing market AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) February 2020 market analysis showed a 6.8% increase in residential home sales in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and a 12.8% …

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TCAD Update: How ABoR is Taking Action

Dear ABoR members, You may have seen in the news recently that TCAD Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler announced she would not be updating residential property appraisals in 2020, citing the fact that she was no longer able to access ABoR’s MLS data, which TCAD previously accessed through unauthorized means. This …

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January 2020 Central Texas Housing Market Report

Steady gains in January home sales signal strong year ahead for Austin area Housing inventory continues to decline The first Central Texas Housing Market Report of the year shows steady gains in both home sales and prices across the five-county Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR).    Compared to January 2019, residential …

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December & Year-End 2019 Central Texas Housing Market Report

Austin area closes decade with record-breaking $13B in home sales Single-family home sales increased by 84% since 2010 AUSTIN, TX – While Austin continued to rank high on “Best of U.S." lists, Central Texas REALTORS® sold more homes in 2019 than any year on record, according to the latest Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) analysis. …

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