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  • Redfin: Apple's new campus will heat up Austin's housing market

    Californians' interest in the Silicon Hills is increasing
    Apple recently announced it selected Austin, Texas as a home for one of its new campuses, potentially bringing an estimated 15,000 jobs to the city's local market. Notably, new data from Redfin indicates that Apple is likely to heat up the Texas capital's housing market, specifically catching the attention of buyers from the Bay Area.
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  • Greater Austin should keep getting great property values into 2019

    Appreciation for the Heart of Texas
    [Expert Commentary] For some time, the Austin area has also been able to lay claim to an upward trending economy that currently includes projected real estate appreciation of 5.4% over the next year. With a current supply of homes that has been inching up, and now stands at 3.3 months, the rapidly growing metro area is certainly likely to keep the Lone Star state popular with lenders.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Private capital is returning to the mortgage market

    Plus, developments in affordable housing
    A few weeks ago, we asked if private capital was beginning to show more interest in the mortgage market. And now, we’re starting to see more signs that interest in mortgages that don’t fit inside the Qualified Mortgage box seems to be growing. Plus, big rental-related news out of New York and Minnesota. All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • New homes becoming more affordable in Texas metros

    Competition still high as days on market decrease
    The rolling 12-month average of new home prices in Texas dipped in July from June, but it is not due to the lack of housing demand. In fact, the number of days on market dropped in all four of Texas’ major metropolitan areas. Here’s why home prices could be slowing down in the Lone Star State.
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  • Here’s how Texas is solving its inventory crisis

    Dallas homebuilding outpaces rest of country
    Texas’ inventory shortages won’t be around much longer if the state keeps up its crazy-fast home building pace. The state is currently blowing past the rest of the country in homebuilding, with only three Texas markets – Dallas, Houston, and Austin - on pace to make up more than 10% of all permits in the U.S. Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia's chief economist, explains what the growth means for the Lone Star State.
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  • Texas hot markets begin to see slowdown

    All except one
    The market for new home sales in major Texas metros is slowing down as the number of days on market increase and home prices increase at slower rates. But while most major markets are slowing down, one market saw competition rise as the number of days on market for new homes dropped for the second consecutive month.
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  • [Graphs] Here's what it typically takes to lock in a home purchase in Texas

    This is an inside look at Texan homebuyers
    Texas’ housing market is as hot as the state’s scorching summer heat, as the market reaches new peaks in sales and home prices. So who are the homebuyers that are able to break into the market? This new Texas Association of Mortgage Bankers’ report provides an in-depth look at the people who are snagging a piece of the pie in the quickly growing housing market.
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  • Texas housing inventory officially hits all-time low

    Supply problems in every major metro
    The problem just got worse for folks looking to buy in the Lone Star State. If they weren't already struggling enough with today’s tight market, housing inventory now sits at an all-time low. According to the Texas Association of Realtors, this could become a larger problem if something doesn't change.
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