Austin named one of America’s fittest cities.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

A new report looks at 30 different measures to determine which cities’ residents are healthiest. When it comes to healthy living, Washington, D.C., is seldom mentioned in the same breath as cities like San Francisco, Portland, Ore., and Seattle, all of which are known for their active, health-conscious residents. But according to a new report, […]

Which cities will and won’t recover fastest — Austin at the top, AGAIN!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON – The three most important things in real estate: location, location, location. It’s true for recovery from a real estate bubble too. Overall, many economists expect the national economy to return to growth later in 2009, perhaps as soon as this summer. But that won’t be the case everywhere. While some cities are poised […]

Austin home sales hit highest level in a year

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

By Claudia GrisalesAMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Austin-area sales of existing homes hit the highest level in a year last month, according to figures Monday from the Austin Board of Realtors. Last month, 2,135 single-family homes were sold in the area, down 4 percent from a year earlier. That was the smallest decline since […]