Southwest Austin Zip Code is #2 for “Places Where Homes are Selling the Fastest” in the Country!

According to a report from Business Week magazine which was released today, Austin real estate has not suffered the same ill effects that have plagued many markets around the U.S.  The zip code 78749 placed SECOND (behind Sunnyvale, CA) for the lowest number of days on the market, at 68 days.

The article contains the following statement:

Austin has the University of Texas, plenty of high-tech jobs, and one of the most vibrant rock music scenes in the world. The real estate market is one of the nation’s real estate bright spots.

As a 20-year resident of Austin and a 12-year veteran of real estate here, I couldn’t agree more. 

The overall market in Austin is also brisk, with an average time on the market hovering around 80-85 days, just slightly up from last year.  There are zips within the Plano and Houston markets that placed on the list as well.

Here is Austin’s snapshot page within the article:

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/08/09/0905_fast_selling_homes/3.htm

If you are considering a home purchase here in the Austin area, I would love the opportunity to help you with this.  I have been selling homes in Austin since 1997, and our team is knowledgeable with regard to almost every area of central Texas. 

Here is my online relocation package if you are interested in checking it out:

Austin Texas Relocation Package

Having lived here since the fall of 1988, I can assert that Austin is an absolutely terrific place to call home.  I hope you decide to join us here!  If you need anything at all, please don’t hesitate to contact me.  My cell phone number is 512-796-7653 and my email address is jason@austintexashomes.com.  Our main site for Austin homes is http://www.austintexashomes.com.  I look forward to hearing from you soon! 

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