Austin Home Sales Up – February 2015

Austin Housing Statistics

AUSTIN, Texas – March 20, 2015 – Austin-area single-family home sales and home prices hit an all-time high for the month of February according to the February 2015 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®.

According to the MLS, 1,775 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in February 2015, a year-over-year increase of five percent and the highest number of homes sold for the month of February. In February 2015, 69 percent of single-family homes sold in the Austin area were priced $200,000 or higher.

Home prices also set new records for the month of February. The median price for Austin-area homes in February increased eight percent year-over-year to $248,640 and the average price rose five percent to $307,928 during the same time period. Pending home sales in the Austin area increased eight percent to 2,278 sales.

Austin-area monthly housing inventory ended February 2015 at 2.2 months about two thirds less than 6.5 months inventory level which is considered a balanced market.

In summary, the Austin real estate market should continue to remain strong through 2015.

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