Cedar Park, Leander see drop in homes sold while Austin-Round Rock area breaks October records

The Cold Springs neighborhood is located in Leander.

The Cold Springs neighborhood is located in Leander.

Home sales in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area reached record-breaking numbers in October with 2,347 total sales of single-family homes, according to a statement from the Austin Board of Realtors.

This is the highest amount of single-family homes sold in the Austin-Round Rock MSA during any October on record, according to ABOR and a 4.3 percent increase over last year’s October sales.

Home sales in Leander and Cedar Park did not fare as well. In October, Cedar Park saw single-family home sales drop year over year by 22.4 percent. This year Cedar Park has had an overall 12.5 percent decrease in single-family homes sold compared to 2017, according to ABOR data.

Leander saw a decrease of 14.4 percent last month compared to October 2017, according to ABOR. However, so far yearlong single-family home sales in Leander have still increased by 8.4 percent compared to last year.

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