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Zumper Report: San Marcos has “most affordable” rent in region

Zumper Report: San Marcos has “most affordable” rent in region

By Crystal Chen The Zumper Austin Metro Area Report analyzed active listings last month across 6 metro cities to show…
How the homeownership rate in Texas compares to other states

How the homeownership rate in Texas compares to other states

The surge in home sales was fueled by several factors, including historically low mortgage rates, and, as many experts speculate,…
Texas voters approve two modest property tax relief measures

Texas voters approve two modest property tax relief measures

Texas’ high property taxes have once again taken center stage amid the state’s real estate market explosion. Home values in…
Millennials hit hard by housing crunch

Millennials hit hard by housing crunch

One can dream, right? Sadly, the American dream of homeownership is moving further and further away for people of all…
As Texas home values skyrocket, state officials wrestle with how to slow property tax increases

As Texas home values skyrocket, state officials wrestle with how to slow property tax increases

Texas’ local governments rely heavily on property taxes to pay the salaries of police officers and firefighters and for government services…
Austin-Round Rock MSA home sales volume down, median home price increases in first quarter of 2022

Austin-Round Rock MSA home sales volume down, median home price increases in first quarter of 2022

“Homebuyers and sellers in Texas have had a decade of high expectations, and that excitement isn’t going away, but it…
How much it costs to house a family of 4 in Texas

How much it costs to house a family of 4 in Texas

The spike in demand, coupled with declining inventory, have put upward pressure on housing prices. Renters have not been spared...
ABoR: March home sales decline and inventory ticks up as home prices set records across MSA

ABoR: March home sales decline and inventory ticks up as home prices set records across MSA

"For individuals who are borderline on being able to afford that monthly payment, increased mortgage rates can make it that…
Are you prepared to protest your property values?

Are you prepared to protest your property values?

In fact, local officials everywhere should be encouraged to adopt the no-new-revenue tax rate, which is the “tax rate that…
February’s Texas housing insight

February’s Texas housing insight

The Texas housing market was strong for most of 2021 as mortgage interest rates remained low throughout the year. Sales…
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