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April 2020 Central Texas Housing Market Report

Austin-area home sales feel impact of COVID-19 pandemic Signs of optimism remain AUSTIN, Texas—Austin-area home sales declined across most of the region in April as the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and local shelter-in-place orders was felt in the housing market, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) …

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Social Media Rules for 2020

Fact: as less people are outside, more people are online—and everyone is looking at their screens more than ever. Now is a good time to audit your social media and make sure it’s doing the most for you. Here are some simple tips on what you can do to amplify …

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Open House Field Restored to ACTRIS MLS

Following Gov. Greg Abbott's recent executive order and Report to Open Texas, there have been questions about the possibility of in-person open houses. In-person showings and open houses are not prohibited under Gov. Abbott's plan, so the ACTRIS MLS Board of Directors met to discuss the issue today. They voted to reinstate the in-person …

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What REALTORS® Need to Know About Reopening the Economy

As of Friday, May 1, phase one of Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen Texas will go into effect, resulting from the statewide executive order issued on April 27. Please read our analysis of the order and the following changes that impact your business: Residential and commercial real estate services …

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March 2020 Central Texas Housing Market Report

Austin area home sales hold steady in March Central Texas REALTORS® remain cautiously optimistic during COVID-19 pandemic AUSTIN, Texas – Local shelter-in-place orders that went into effect on March 24 had little impact on March home sales, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) latest Central Texas Housing Market …

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