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Austin's September 2023 Real Estate Statistics

AUSTIN, TEXAS ~ September 2023 housing market statistics have been released by the Austin Board of Realtors® (ABoR).

For the 16th consecutive month, the Austin-Round Rock MSA housing market continued its normalizing trend with more available inventory, reaching the highest level in over 8 years. For the 11th consecutive month, the Austin-Round Rock MSA median sales price did not increase - it declined 7% versus 2022. Let's take a closer look at the year-over-year highlights for the Austin-Round Rock MSA and Williamson County. In the Austin-Round Rock MSA:

  • What increased? Active listings increased by 7% to 10,235, pending sales increased by 7% to 2,320, and average days on market increased by 24 days to 65 days. Housing inventory increased by 0.9 months to 4.0 months available which still remains below the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University's benchmark of 6 months to maintain a balanced housing market.

  • What decreased? Closed sales decreased by 18% to 2,387, and the median sales price decreased by 4% to $452,080,

Heading north to Williamson County:

  • What increased? Pending sales increased by 9% to 807 and average days on market increased by 27 days to 68 days. Months of inventory rose by 0.2 months to 3.3 months of inventory. As with the greater Austin-Round Rock metro, this is still well below the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University's benchmark of months to maintain a balanced housing market. 

  • What decreased? Closed sales decreased 20% to 791, new and active listings both decreased 10% to 1,070 and 2,873 (respectively).

What do these metrics indicate for those looking to make a real estate move in the Austin area?
  • If you're looking to purchase a home or investment property, now is a good time to take advantage of the softer median home price coupled with increased inventory. If you'd like to speak with my clients who have recently closed or who are under contract, they are happy to share their experience working with me. If you're looking for financing options, I can also connect you to my trusted lending network which can help you explore options - estimates are free!

  • If you're selling you're still in a solid position to make a timely move despite the fact that there's increased competition and homes are remaining on the market longer than last year. Contact me and I can provide you with a complimentary, current competitive market analysis for your home. This will help you understand what your home is likely to sell for given the changing dynamics of the Central Texas real estate market.

Ready to make your next real estate move? Contact me and let's discuss your goals and the current market conditions and let's set a plan into action to leverage both to your advantage!

Joe Paul Reider

Home Style Austin Founder Austin Realtor®, CLRA Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

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