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Austin's Rankings

Wednesday, February 06, 2019   /   by Holly Northup

Austin's Rankings


The month of June has been a record-breaking month for real estate sales!!!

According to the Austin Board of Realtors, 2,997 single family homes sold in June.  This is the most ever in the month of June, along with being the second-highest month since records have been kept.  Additionally, this number of homes sold indicates a 13 percent increase over June 2013 sales.

Talk about great news for the Austin economy and the real estate market!!  Way to go, Austin!!!

However, real estate isn’t the only thing that Austin is doing right these days.  In fact, our beloved city continues to grow and thrive even when other areas are struggling to just to maintain.

Some might say Austin flourishes because of the gorgeous Texas landscape or the eclectic culture, fabulous food or the great music.  Or maybe it’s our ‘weirdness’ or the University of Texas, Lake Austin or our bat population!!!  Whatever the case is, Austin is a force to be reckoned with and a remarkable place to call home.

And this isn’t just coming from people who live in Austin or have a hidden agenda to lure unsuspecting folks to our great city!

Forbes alone has ranked our city fourth or better on their “best” lists FOUR times just this year…and it’s only July!!!

#4 Creative City in U.S. (Forbes, July 2014)

#3 Best Big Cities for Jobs 2014 (Forbes, May 2014)

#1 Best City to Find Employment Now (Forbes, May 2014)

#1 Fastest Growing City in the U.S. (Forbes, February 2014)

Moreover, in the 2013 Forbes named Austin No. 1 in the following areas:

  • Best City for Job Growth (August)

  • America’s Fastest Growing City (December)

  • Top Metro Area with Most Economic Momentum Going into 2014 (December)

As you can probably tell, we love our city and we would be honored to share it with you!!  Please do not hesitate to contact Kathleen Bucher at 512.794.6644 or KathleenBucher@mac.com for all of your real estate needs!!!

Visit Austin and find out for yourself what an amazing city we have tucked in the middle of Central Texas!!!
The Bucher Group | Austin Portfolio Real Estate
Kathleen Bucher
1801 S Mopac Drive Expy, Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78746
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