Austin-area home prices remain high, home sales decrease in May 2015

Austin Board of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for May 2015

AUSTIN, Texas – June 19, 2015 – After setting a record in April, single-family home sales dipped two percent to 2,767 home sales in May, according to the May 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.

Single-family home prices remained high, both setting a record for the month of May and increasing at a rapid rate that is outpacing historical appreciation, which is typically four percent annually according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. The majority of homes entering the market continue to be priced outside of an affordable price range…

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I was talking with a woman who took her home off the market after it didn’t sell in 3 months. When I asked her why her home didn’t sell she said, “Someone told me the pictures sucked, but I never checked.”

With the advent of affordable digital cameras and camera phones many agents will tell you that they can take real estate pictures that are just as good as a professional photographer. I have heard many agents say the pictures they take are “good enough.”

Even though camera phones and consumer level digital cameras have incredible sensors there is a big difference between the photos an agent can take and what a professional can do.

We offer professional photography for all of our listings. Let’s look at some of the differences between…

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When you are buying or selling a home in Avery Ranch you will want to work with a Realtor who knows the market here.

We have been Avery Ranch homeowners since 2007 and we know the area better than anyone else.

When you’re selling your home wouldn’t you like a Realtor on your side who loves the neighborhood as much as you do?

We can talk to you about the schools, restaurants, trailheads and real estate in Avery Ranch because we live here every day.

There are almost 4,000 homes in Avery Ranch split up into many different sections. You should work with Realtors who specialize in the neighborhood like us, and who can tell you the best areas to help you find the perfect home.

Many of the best homes in Avery Ranch sell before they are listed, or…

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