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Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR) Stats October 2022

The October 2022 Austin Board of Realtors stats are in! The average sales price increased 4% year over year to $474,990 in the month of October. Active listings saw an 180% increase with 9,562 available homes, but closed sales decreased 29% to 2,244 closings during this time. The median days on market was 47 days, which was a 26 day increase compared to September of 2022

October 2022 Austin - Round Rock MSA Stats

“Austin’s housing market is still growing, just at a different pace,” Cord Shiflet, 2022 ABoR president, said. “We’re entering the time of year that is historically a quieter time for home sales. With more available inventory than our area has seen in a decade and price growth stabilizing, buyers have more options today than ever before. Now is the time...

Host Thanksgiving like a Pro!

Thanksgiving is just a week away which means it’s time for family, feasts, and football!  If you are hosting Thanksgiving for family and friends this year, we have put together some tips and recipes to help you along the way. The key is prepping and planning as much as possible to ensure the day goes smoothly, giving you more time to enjoy it with the people you love!

Remember: “The perfect meal starts with a plan!”

Here are some steps to help you get started:

  1. Finalize your guest list
  2. Select your menu items
  3. Take inventory of plates, chairs, and other table setting items
  4. Go grocery shopping
  5. Meal prep as much as possible the day before

View full Thanksgiving host plan here:

Catching waves in Central Texas! World’s largest surf park said to open in South Austin

Pura Vida surf park plans pictured above

Surf's up in Central Texas!

A company called Surf Lakes has recently announced a new $1.3 billion surf park project that they plan to open in South Austin as early as next year. The project, named Pura Vida, would be the world’s largest surf park of its kind with plans to feature sandy beaches, boardwalks, hotels residential living and more.

The 400-acre property has already been purchased, located just South of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Surf Lakes says that construction may begin as early as mid-2023.

Learn more about Pura Vida by Surf Lakes here:

Celebrate National Donut Day with Round Rock Donuts

“World Famous since 1926!” - Round Rock Donuts pictured above

Happy National Donut Day to all those with a sweet tooth! Did you know that November 5th is one of two National Donut Days observed in the U.S. each year? (The other is observed on June 2nd!)

Austinites have been sharing their love for the world-famous Round Rock Donuts since the early 1940’s after the original owner, Reinhold R. Moehring, decided to create giant donuts as a specialty item to keep his small business doors open at the Lone Star Bakery which originally opened in 1926.

Over the past 96 years, Round Rock Donuts has remained a local and nationally recognized favorite. In early 2022, they opened their 2nd Austin-area location in Cedar Park. Customers can choose from giant donuts,...

A Christmas Affair 2022: Night of The Nutcracker

Christmas in November! Join shoppers at Austin’s highly anticipated 47th annual Christmas Affair: Night of the Nutcracker. This tradition has been hosted for decades by the amazing women of The Junior League of Austin. The 5-day event will take place this month on November 16th – 20th at the Palmer Events Center featuring shopping, raffles, auctions, children’s events, Santa photos and parties!

Shop clothing, toys, food & wine, jewelry, stationary and beyond from 200+ vendors, benefiting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and nonprofit community partners. Tickets are on sale now!

Visit the Junior League of Austin website to purchase tickets and view the event calendar:

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