Data: Leander home sales skyrocket 32.1%; Cedar Park home prices rebound

Single-family home sales in Leander jumped 32.1% in September compared to the same month last year, according to the Austin Board of Realtors' monthly housing report.

Last month, there were 111 closed sales for single-family homes in Leander—an average of nearly four per day.

In September, Leander’s sales accounted for 11.65% of all single-family home sales in Williamson County, which totaled 953, according to the report.

While Cedar Park’s single-family home sales experienced a modest 1% increase, the city’s median price for single-family home sales rebounded after a sluggish August. According to ABoR, Cedar Park's median home price increased to $330,000 in September, a 10.4% jump over the previous September—helping to erase some of the 17.7% median price drop in August.

In Leander, the median price improved 2.4% to $281,000 year over year in September, according to ABoR.

In Williamson County, the median home price for September was $295,000, a 6.1% increase over the same month in 2018. The county also experienced a 22% jump in single-family home sales during the same period, according to the report.

In Travis County, the median single-family home price for September increased 8.6% year over year to $489,417, while the number of single-family home sales went up 10.6% for a total of 1,267, ABoR's report states.

In the state of Texas, the median single-family home price went up 12.7% compared to September of last year to $292,126, while the number of single-family home sales increased 8.8% for a total of 27,257, according to ABoR.
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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