Ted Smith's Blog Posts

202004 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 5. Summary & Conclusions (Winner Neighborhoods for Sellers and Buyers)

2019 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 5. Summary & Conclusions (Winner Neighborhoods for Sellers and Buyers)(If you are viewing this newsletter on a smart phone, it will be

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202004 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 4. Comparisons of Ratios (Sold Price to List Price, Sold Properties to Active Properties)

2019 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 4. Comparisons of Ratios (Median Sold Price to Median List Price, Sold Properties to Active Properties)(If you are viewing this newsletter on a

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202004 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 3. Comparisons of Dollar Amounts (Median List Price, Median Sold Price, Dollars per Sq. Ft.)

2019 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 3. Comparisons of Dollar Amounts (Median List Prices, Median Sold Prices, and Dollars per Sq. Ft.)(If you are viewing this newsletter on a

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2020-04 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 2. Comparisons of Numerical Items (Days on the Market, Active Listings, Sold Listings)

2019 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 2. Comparisons of Numerical Items (Days on the Market, Active Listings, Sold Listings)(If you are viewing this newsletter on a smart phone, it

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2020-04 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 1. Introduction

2019 Year-End Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods: 1. IntroductionThis year, I am able to report results for 39 walkable neighborhoods along with an amalgam walkable neighborhood to compare with

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2020-01 Year-End Report for Austin City Real Estate

 2019 Year-End Report for Austin City Real EstateWell, the books are now closed on Austin City residential real estate for 2019, so it’s a good time to take stock of what happened last

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Directory of Blog Entries

Directory of Blog EntriesEvery quarter in my newsletter, Walkable Austin, I write a headline article concerning some relevant aspect for walkability and walkable neighborhoods in the Austin city

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2018-12, Recent Real Estate-Zilker

Recent Real Estate Performance-Zilker(If you are viewing with a mobile device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Like other walkable neighborhoods, the median value of

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2018-02, Recent Real Estate Performance-Upper Boggy Creek

Recent Real Estate Performance-Upper Boggy Creek(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Most REALTORS® evaluate a market's

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2018-05, Recent Real Estate Performance-Mueller (RMMA)

Recent Real Estate Performance-Mueller (RMMA)(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Like other walkable neighborhoods, Mueller has been

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2019-11, Common Misconceptions and Responses about Austin Land Development Code Revision

Common Misconceptions and Responses about Austin Land Development Code Revisionby American Institute of Architects, Austin(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display

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2019-11, Growth Slows for Austin, National Home Prices

Growth Slows for Austin, National Home Prices(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)“Home Prices Continue 15 Month Trend to

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2019-08, Austin City Residential Real Estate Increases in Sold Price and Number of Sales, Decreases in Supply

YTD (2019) Performance for Austin City Residential Real Estate (If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)August is a good month in

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2019-08 Mid-Year Walkable Austin Report (Based on Top 30)

Mid-Year (2019) Walkable Austin Report(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)The table below compares the relative performance for

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2018-07, Mid-Year Report on Walkable Neighborhoods

Mid-Year (2018) Report on Walkable Austin Neighborhoods(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Overall, the Austin City median sold

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2019-06, Recent Real Estate Performance-Downtown Austin

Recent Real Estate Performance-Downtown Austin(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)REALTORS usually examine a number of statistics

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2019-03, How Sellers and Buyers Can Take Advantage of the Real Estate Macro-Cycles

Take Advantage of the Real Estate Macro-Cycles(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)As we enter the Spring real estate season, it's

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2019-03 Recent Real Estate Performance-West University

Recent Real Estate Performance-West UniversityBecause the types of real estate in West University are quite different in West Campus from those in the Heritage neighborhood, I will discuss these

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2018-10, Is the Austin Market Slowing Down?

Slowdown in the Austin Residential Market (2018)?(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Several news stories have recently cited a

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2018-09, Recent Real Estate Performance-Allandale

Recent Real Estate Performance-AllandaleMost REALTORS® evaluate a market's performance by the following variables:ADOM (Average Days on Market)--the fewer the days on the market, the more

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2018-09, Exploring Austin's Walkability & Quality of Life

Walkability & Quality of LifeI was surprised and honored when Christopher Kennedy, President of Leadership Austin, asked me to submit an article for the regular Leadership Austin contribution in

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2018-07, Recent Real Estate Performance-Riverside

Recent Real Estate PerformanceMost REALTORS® evaluate a market's performance by considering variables like the following (among others):List, Median--the higher the list price, the more

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2018-05, What $750K Buys You in Metro Austin vs. Metro San Francisco

What $750K Buys You in Metro Austin vs. Metro San Francisco(c) 2018, Austin Board of REALTORS The idea was an intriguing one: TV station KRON in San Francisco wanted to do a series of short

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2018-04, Walkability & Affordability

Walkability & Affordability(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)I sometimes hear people say that they'd love to live in a

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2018-04, Recent Real Estate Performance-Crestview

Recent Real Estate Performance-Crestview(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)Like other walkable neighborhoods, Crestview has been

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2017-12, Year-end Report on Walkable Neighborhoods

Year-End (2017) Report on Walkable Neighborhoods(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)I study 24 walkable neighborhoods within the

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2017-11, Code NEXT and Walkability

                                                    Over the

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2017-11, Recent Real Estate Performance-Old West Austin

Recent Real Estate Performance-Old West AustinMost REALTORS® evaluate a market's performance by several variables, including:ADOM (Average Days on Market)--the fewer the days on the market,

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2017-10, Why "Walkable Austin"?

Walkable Austin & You (and Me)After living in Austin since 1982, I took a break 8 years ago to move to Washington, DC, where I became a REALTOR ®. One of my goals in moving was to experience

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2017-10 Recent Real Estate Performance-Bouldin Creek

Recent Real Estate Performance-Bouldin Creek(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)I recently sold this cute house on W. Elizabeth St.

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2017-05, A Tale of Two Capitals

Washington, DC and Austin, TX(If you are viewing with a moblie device, graphics and data charts display better in horizontal mode.)              © 2017

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