Austin Area Unemployment Rate 3.8%!

A recent article in the Austin American Statesman was touting (again) the robust local economy and the low unemployment rate in our area.  The article cited the Texas Workforce Commission unemployment statistic for August at 3.8%, down from 4.2% from July.  In April,...

Austin Apartment Rents Are Rising!

A recent article in the Austin American Stateman reported that the rents of Austin apartments have increased 6.1% from June, 2020, and from December to June the rate of increase was 7.1%.  That’s a nice bump if you are the landlord, but not so good if you are the...

More Good Economic News for Austin

Recently our local paper, The Austin American Statesman, has had really good news for the Austin area economy.  Two articles in the Saturday paper shows two good reasons for owning Austin area residential rental real estate: Reason 1:  Anheuser Bush (you know the...

More Business News

Two great business articles in one day from the local paper, the Austin American Statesman, regarding companies relocating their HQ here.  The first is a financial tech firm called Green Dot (never heard of them) who is moving here from where else but California!  Two...