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March 2012 Market Report: Austin-area Home Sales Volume and Median Price Up in March 2012

Austin Board of REALTORS® Releases March 2012 Real Estate Statistics According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, 1,852 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in March 2012, which is 15 percent more than March 2011. During the same time …

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Texas Homestead Exemptions

There are two distinct types of homestead exemptions that one thinks of in Texas. One relates to a reduction in taxes on property that the owner uses as a primary residence. The other relates to protection from forced sale by certain types of creditors. Read more.

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February 2012 Market Report: Austin real estate market continues to show momentum with 9th month of year-over-year increases in sales volume

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases February 2012 real estate statistics According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, 1,283 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in February 2012, which is 16 percent more than February 2011. During the same time …

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January 2012 Market Report: Austin-area home sales volume up 10 percent in January compared to 2011

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for January 2011 According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, 1,051 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in January 2012, which is 10 percent more than January 2011. During the same …

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A 2012 Real Estate Olio

Looking back over previous articles I have written for this column, I see that my first article in 2011 was entitled Odds and Ends to Begin the New Year. It seems I will keep the same theme for 2012; there are several brief topics I want to discuss. Read more.

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