Austin is the third fastest growing big city in America and the housing market is reflecting that. The
increase in annual home sales at the end of 2014 marked a fourth straight year of increases in the area.
As our community continues to expand at a rapid pace, it’s an important time to be savvy about your
real estate decisions.
Due to steady job and population growth, real estate has been going through the roof in the area. With
new subdivisions developing and expanding in the Bastrop area all the time, they are still struggling to
keep up with the demand for its residents. On average in 2014, a house stayed on the market for only
47 days before being purchased. That is three days fewer than in 2013. Turnover like that as well as a
competitive market could leave newcomers to town feeling anxious about finding their own place to
The Austin-area housing market is at the very least consistent. According to a report, 2,283
single-family homes were sold last year. Families from all walks of life in a wide array of homes. With
the right realtor to help you navigate this generous wave of sales, you can be looking at the home of
your dreams in no time. Real estate has a tendency to be a very scary field, especially for first time
buyers. There are so many pitfalls and things to know that most are seem overwhelmed by the prospect
of buying or even looking for a place of their own. Here at Bridges Real Estate Group, Patti Bridges is
licensed and skilled in all the ways to help you make the right decision and find the house of your
It’s a good time to be house shopping in the Austin area. Let us show you how!