Real estate data shows housing prices jumped more than 60 percent in one Northwest Austin zip code in May

Median home prices only rose in the 78726 and 78750 in Northwest Austin for the month of July.

Median home prices only rose in the 78726 and 78750 in Northwest Austin for the month of July.

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Median housing prices in the 78750 zip code jumped by 69.32% in May, according to numbers provided by the Austin Board of REALTORS. This spike comes just after the same area saw a 29% jump in home prices in April.

No other zip code in the Northwest Austin area as defined by Community Impact Newspaper experienced a double-digit increase in the percentage of home prices in May, according to the data.

The figures also show that more than 50 homes sold in the 78759 zip code, up from the previous month.
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.