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.

By Abby Bora
Abby Bora started at Community Impact Newspaper in May 2017. After working as a reporter, she became editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition in October 2018. She covers Leander ISD and city government. Bora graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications studies.


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