Cedar Park home sales drop nearly 50%; Leander sales increase 6.4%

Cedar Park single-family home sales dropped by 49.6% in April as compared to the same month in 2019, according to Austin Board of Realtors data released May 19. (Community Impact file photo)
Cedar Park single-family home sales dropped by 49.6% in April as compared to the same month in 2019, according to Austin Board of Realtors data released May 19. (Community Impact file photo)

Cedar Park single-family home sales dropped by 49.6% in April as compared to the same month in 2019, according to Austin Board of Realtors data released May 19. (Community Impact file photo)

Cedar Park single-family home sales dropped by 49.6% in April as compared to the same month in 2019, according to Austin Board of Realtors monthly data released May 19.

The city saw 64 closed sales in April. ABoR attributed the nearly 50% drop in sales to social restrictions due to coronavirus concerns.

However, the median price for Cedar Park’s single-family homes increased in April to $349,500, a 7.5% increase from a year ago.

The number of closed sales in Leander, meanwhile, reached 116 in April, a 6.4% increase over April 2019.

However, the year-over-year median price for single-family homes in Leander remained flat as compared to a year ago. The median price was $285,000 for April, the same as for April 2019, according to ABoR.


Williamson County single-family home sales totaled 857 in April for a 23.2% drop as compared to April 2019, per ABoR. Travis County saw 1,058 single-family home sales for a 26.3% drop.

Median single-family home prices in April were $300,555 for Williamson County, a 5.5% increase over April 2019, and $400,000 for Travis County, a 6.8% increase.

The ABoR data includes new and existing single-family home sales.
By Brian Perdue
Brian Perdue is the editor of the Lake Travis-Westlake and Northwest Austin editions of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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