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The Austin real estate market is the talk of the town. Buyers are sharing war stories and battle scars, agents are moving at a phrenetic pace as multiple offers are the norm, not the exception and nobody can believe how quickly prices have escalated. Many thought the market would settle down as we moved into 2022, but instead it looks like we’re in for a repeat of that frenzied 2021 pace. Here’s why…

1. HOW LOW CAN IT GO? 

At last check, the Austin Area MLS has just 2000 available residential units. In real estate terms that’s a little over 2 weeks worth of inventory and only about 10% of number of homes we typically see on the market at this time. The good news is that most inventory hits the market between March and July so buyers will soon have more options to choose from.

2. PRICE ESCALATION

Multiple offers and over-asking prices with seller-friendly terms are the not the exception, but the rule. It’s been that way for a while, but the impact this has had on price is unprecedented. The average sold price in the metro area saw a huge gain of +30.9% in 2021. Strong competition for today’s limited supply is bound to push prices upward at a similar pace this year.

3. TIME TO SELL

It’s a fun time to be a seller…you have all the leverage in this market. If your property is in good condition and properly marketed, there is no reason it shouldn’t attract attention, buyers and ultimately offers. This is the beginning of the Spring market so take advantage of the  BEST time of the year to enter the market and command the maximum return. 

Markets like this create opportunity! Are you waiting? Are you missing out? Are you ready to build wealth with real estate Let’s chat! Call Courtney 512.809.5495

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5 Things  I’m Loving ❤️ this Week 

RODEO AUSTIN BBQ
Friday, March 4- Saturday, March 5

Are you ready to experience one of the best BBQ cook-offs in Texas? Teams from all over Texas will be in town to compete as well as a petting zoo, pony rides, shopping, a fireworks show, and more. This event has a little something for everybody! Click here to purchase your tickets

SIGNAL HILL SNEAK PEEK

Signal Hill Estates, an exclusive gated community comprised of 61 estate homes, each sitting on an acre lot. You’ll find residents enjoying Saturday morning bike rides and walks along the nature trail in the community’s interior. 15136 Grumbles Lane (lot 27) is one of the final four luxury homes from Ames Design Build in this development. Listing Agent: Micah Vandover, Kuper Sotheby’s  MORE

SPARROW SCRATCH & DENT SALE
Friday, March 4- Sunday, March 6
3404 Jefferson Street

Out with the old and in with the new! Stop for our Sparrow Interiors and Gifts’ first annual Scratch & Dent sale beginning Friday, March 4th! Hope to see you there MORE

AUSTIN FC vs INTER MIAMI CF
Sunday, March 6th | 3:00 PM 

Austin FC vs Inter Miami CF After winning 5-0 last week, Austin FC needs your support again at their game this Sunday against Miami at the Q2 Stadium! Tickets are still on sale – click here to get yours! P.S. Our American Dream TV episode featuring the Austin FC airs on 3/13

AUSTIN CRAWFISH FESTIVAL

The Austin Crawfish Festival returns this year on March 5th & 6th, 2022! Get ready for cajun cuisine, carnival games, live music on 2 stages, and gator pits! Grab your tickets now as prices will increase when the lineup is officially announced. TICKETS

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MORE RESOURCES

OLDHAM GROUP PRESS:
Our latest mention in the Austin Business Journal FULL ARTICLE

AUSTIN AREA MARKET STATS: For those who love a good spreadsheet, here are latest Austin market stats broken down by month and zip code. JANUARY STATS

ULTRA LUXURY REPORT:  Enjoy this complimentary compilation of the most prestigious properties Compass has to offer. LUXURY REPORT

CELEBRITIES ON THE MOVE: Here is the latest in celebrity real estate transactions. CELEB

BUYER GUIDE: It’s not easy buying in a market with rising prices and limited inventory. We can help you through the process. BUYER GUIDE

SELLER GUIDE: How do you make sure you get the most money for your home? From pricing to marketing, we’ll customize a plan to ensure you get the most money for your home. SELLER GUIDE

Courtney Oldham

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The information contained herein does not purport to be complete nor, necessarily, accurate and should be independently verified; nor does it represent or constitute a legal analysis or financial advice. All of the financial projections and/or conclusions are provided for illustration purposes only. Compass and its agents disclaim any and all liability for representations and warranties, express or implied, contained in, or for omissions from, the information contained herein or any other written or oral communication transmitted or made available to the recipient. This represents an estimated sale price for this property. It is not the same as an opinion of value in an appraisal developed by a licensed appraiser under the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

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