Category Archives: Austin Job Market

Information about the job market in Austin

The Draw- Austin Job Market

Austin, Texas – For some it’s a vacation spot, for other’s it is home. Being the fourth largest city in Texas, and the 14th most populous city in the United States can definitely have its perks- especially when it comes … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times

Our most recent lease listing received 2 full price applications in only 1 day on the market.  Our client recently purchased a new condo in the Tarrytown area and had her other property listed for sale for over 200 days … Continue reading

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Why a Texas boom?

According to an article released this week by the Austin Business Journal, Texas added 732,800 jobs since 2001.  The next closest state was Arizona with 92,000 jobs added over the same period.  According to the article only 19 states even … Continue reading

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Rental Rates Expected to Rise in 2011

The average rent prices in Austin, Texas are expected to increase by 4 percent in 2011 according to Marcus and Millichap, a California-based real estate analysis firm.  In 2010, 2,900 rental units were constructed in the city.  This year, that … Continue reading

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Projected Economic Impact of SXSW 2011 on Austin

The SXSW interactive, music, and film festival became a whole new animal this year.  The interactive and music portions in particular had record attendance.  Estimates are that 200,000 people attended the festival this year, 40% more than last year!  While … Continue reading

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When will the pendulum swing?

With the incredible increase in rents in Austin, Texas one would be silly not to ask when renters will stop shelling out money every month towards rent and start paying down a mortage. Interest rates remain low which makes the … Continue reading

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California & New York Make a Bee Line To Austin, TX

It is no surprise that many people are moving as quickly as possible to Austin, Texas.  There is so much to love and so much character in Austin, what’s not to love?  The character of the city itself is not … Continue reading

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A.I.S.D financial crisis and what it could mean for Austin Real Estate Values

On Febrary 28th, 2011 the Austin independent School District declared a state of “financial exigency,” essentially financial emergency.  The declaration  allows them to terminate up to 1,153 teaching and other positions which are under contract.  The 2011-2012 proposed budget also … Continue reading

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More Non-Stop Flights to Austin

The Austin Chamber of Commerce is doing everything it can to bring new businesses, and new jobs, to Austin, Texas.  Austin Bergstrom International Airport is proud to be the host of many non-stop flights into the city and excited about … Continue reading

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Austin’s Job Growth Forecast 2011

Austin has been ranked as the “number one city with the strongest job growth” in the United States and the opportunities for growth in 2011 are endless. In terms of employment and population growth, Austin ranks at the top of … Continue reading

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