Austin is No. 1 for having the newest housing stock in the nation


Nearly 14.97 percent of homes in the area have been built since 2005, according to an On Numbers analysis of U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Census BureauLatest from The Business JournalsBlacks trailing whites financially in Colorado, rest of U.S.Follow this company data.

As of 2010, the Austin area had 708,643 housing units — defined as all dwellings, including houses, condominiums and apartments. A total of 106,069 were built no earlier than seven years ago, a number nearly identical to the number of currently existing homes in Austin that were built prior to 1970: 105,469.

Austin beat the runner-up by a small amount: McAllen is No. 1 at 14.96 percent.

About melissagriggswebb

My professional career has always had a focus on sales and marketing including a diverse mix of technology and media sales as well as fund raising and event planning experience. My passion for residential real estate and design led me back to Texas almost a decade ago at which time I acquired my real estate license. I escalated my real estate career when I partnered in a business with my husband, Robert, in which we renovate homes in the Central Austin area. We have a daughter who is the joy of our lives and keeps us on the go and on our toes! Besides my family, my interests include art, design, jogging and music. I am a member of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS® and Member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. My enthusiasm for the highly desired Austin lifestyle, in addition to my extensive knowledge, resourcefulness and professionalism, make me the one to call for properties in Austin.
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