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Entries from July 2010

Texas misses upswing in housing prices

July 30th, 2010

Texas, unlike other states such as Florida and California, has missed the huge rising in home prices. In recent years, Texas has managed to maintain a steady growth rate with only a few dips every so often. California house prices raised at a rate of 16 times more than the prices in Texas. As a […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Suburbs Long for Developers to Build Industrial Space

July 23rd, 2010

Austin suburbs like Cedar Park, Leander and Pflugerville are trying to convince developers to build industrial office space. The city has plenty of vacancies, but the suburbs have businesses fighting over the few options that are available for office space. The Austin Business Journal says, “Economic development directors agreed that while they believe they can […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Texas Ranked #1 State for Business in CNBC Survey

July 15th, 2010

Texas took the top spot on CNBC’s survey of the top states for business. According to the New York Daily News, “States are judged on 10 categories, with cost of doing business weighted heaviest. Other factors include education, quality of life and transportation.” Texas owns to number one position because it has remained strong despite […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin Real Estate · Buying homes in Austin

Study ranks Austin in the top five strongest real estate markets

July 6th, 2010

According to recently released information on the metro housing markets in the United States, Austin ranks among the top five cities with the strongest markets. Alongside Houston, Des Moines, Columbia, and Charleston, Austin’s real estate market remains strong, issuing even more permits than it did during the real estate boom of 2005-2006. The top five […]

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