A Bountiful Harvest Awaits for Austin, TX

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  Here in Austin, strong first-half sales means we can expect a bumper crop of new home owners this fall.  Yet we’ve reached new levels of unsold spec inventory.  Will demand hold strong enough to absorb the new homes we’ve “seeded?  Here’s what the 28 builders who participate in our ...

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Irma Impact – Tampa Bay and Sarasota/Bradenton

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About 2 million homes and businesses lost power in the Tampa Bay area at some point as a result of hurricane Irma.  Most were restored by mid to late week.  Damage was mostly wind with some low lying areas impacted by flooding.  Insurance estimates for loss initially were as high ...

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South Florida Housing Market Update Post Irma

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David Cobb, Metrostudy’s South Florida Regional Director, spoke with several builders in the south Florida market and they all say that their housing inventory came through the storm with little or no damage.  The new homes built to current codes have proven over the last dozen years that they are far ...

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HBAG Annual Conference Market Updates from Eugene James

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We had a great turnout at the Homebuilders Association of Georgia this past month. Although Hurricane Irma traveled through Georgia just days before the HBAG event, knocking out power for millions and closed schools for days, many were still able to make the annual conference. Regional Director Eugene James provided the ...

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Game On: Austin’s September HomeBrew Event

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Austin Metrostudy builder and developer members got their game on Kung Fu Saloon on September 14, enjoying throwback games like Galaga and Pac-Man as well as lots of “Home Brew” and snacks.  The first 5 attendees received a $10 roll of quarters (which got the party started) and then the ...

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Austin: New and Notable – 2Q2017

Austin: New and Notable – 2Q2017

Supply is way up, there are more homes under construction here in Austin than there have been since we started counting. 6,218 homes with sticks in the air. So that supply is really growing and it’s a response to huge demand that we’ve had over the past few years. What’s ...

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Ground Up: Construction Lending Summit

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On August 22nd, Land Gorilla in conjunction with MRG hosted the Ground Up: Construction Lending Summit at Venue Forty 50 in Addison. Many national industry leaders specializing in construction loan financing were in attendance. Our DFW regional director, Paige Shipp, had the honor of kicking off the summit.  Paige shared ...

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