Data: Lake Travis-Westlake among largest markets in Austin metro by number of active listings

The most recent figures from the Austin Board of Realtors show that homes in the Lake Travis-Westlake area have retained a steady valuation growth.

Throughout the city of Austin, the median price of single-family homes in September rose 11.9% year over year to $406,000. That number is significantly lower than in the Lake Travis-Westlake area, which is defined by Community Impact Newspaper as encompassing the ZIP codes 78669, 78726, 78730, 78732, 78733, 78734, 78735, 78738 and 78746.

Even though the area's median single-family home value has dipped 4% since September 2018, it is still higher than Austin's, at $569,000, according to ABOR.

Also of note: ABOR figures show that the number of active listings in the Lake Travis-Westlake area for condos, townhouses and single-family homes remains among the highest in the Austin metropolitan area, at 818. That number is surpassed by Georgetown, which has 887; Central Austin, which has 834; Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto, which has 891; and Southwest Austin, which has 824 active listings.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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