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Why right now is not a good time for many home sellers in Austin
There’s a window of opportunity for homebuyers right now, according an expert, and it means many home sellers are at a major disadvantage.
Real estate experts' hot housing takes of 2023
It’s a new year, but some things never change. Austinites want to know what to expect from the city’s housing market.
Team structures are a trainwreck. Here's why it's ruining rankings
Are some of the biggest teams in the industry really brokerages or teamerages (or vice versa) and how does that affect the way they’re ranked? Before the 2023 rankings come out, let’s get this figured out.
Austin's Spyglass Realty keeps focus on teamwork, training and support
Spyglass Realty ranks No. 1 among small employers in the American-Statesman’s 2022 Top Workplaces of Greater Austin project.
Austin's best employers adapt, evolve to get the most from their teams
The coronavirus pandemic and shifting economic conditions meant finding new ways for Austin businesses to get things done.
Housing market in Austin could be moving from seller to buyer
Austin’s once red-hot housing market might be cooling off. New real estate projections point to a large shift in the market by next summer.
Is it a buyer’s market? How increasing interest rates impact the Austin housing market
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday in an effort to fight inflation. As analysts expected, the rates increased by another three-quarter point rate hike—its third in a row. Mortgage rates were above 6% in anticipation of the rate increase.
Austin's midyear housing outlook
Sharp increases in mortgage rates and an unaffordable housing market have left homebuyers scratching their heads, wondering if they should continue their search or press pause.
Data: Down payments take longer to save for Texas first-time home buyers with student debt
New data shows how looming college debt can impact first-time homebuyers in Texas. Texas Real Estate Research Center data shows student loan debt can consume between 3.3% to 10.9% of income for the average Texas college graduate.
America’s Real Estate Market May Be Finally Recovering From the Pandemic—Here’s Proof
America’s housing market has undergone some wild swings during the coronavirus pandemic, but at long last, it appears to be recovering.
Announcing Inman Connect Las Vegas, Aug. 3-5, 2022
Inman Connect Las Vegas is back! DATES: August 3-5, 2022. We’re gathering at the Aria Resort on the Las Vegas Strip for a three-day exploration and celebration of the glorious, complicated, rapidly evolving real estate market.
Hot Austin market saw an increase in housing inventory for June
That prompted broker and owner of Spyglass Realty Ryan Rodenbeck to post on social media a video where he asks, “are we seeing a slowdown in the Austin real estate market? Are we approaching what could be a bubble?”
Austin housing outlook: Some see signs of slowdown, others call this the new normal
Buyer demand in the first half of 2021 stretched Austin’s housing market thin. Sales prices hit record highs, inventory plummeted to near zero and potential buyers went from competing with a few other offers to going up against dozens.
How to build your team from the ground up
They say if you want to grow your business as an agent, get into listings. If you want to grow your business as a real estate professional, build a team. Here’s how regular Inman contributor Ryan Rodenbeck recommends building a team.
Neighborhoods, apartments using tech tools to stand out in Austin's crowded residential market
These kinds of apps, which can help residents schedule mundane tasks such as doing the laundry or walking the dog, aren’t exactly new. But apartment managers and residential developers are turning to them in droves to compete for residents.
Platinum Top 50 Realtors awards handed out at Austin event
The 2014 Platinum Top 50 Austin awards were handed out this week. The program, which is supported by a variety of real estate-related firms, is based on agents’ special achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. The program was started in San Antonio and is in its third year in Austin.