housing market

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 27, 2023. Inflation impacts local food banks. The City of Austin completes resiliency hub upgrades. Eighth Street Shelter reopens. 2023 housing market. Jacobs Well update. Normal weather to end Austin’s warmest year on record.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 15, 2023. Austin-area homes priced lower and taking longer to sell. Court rules Texas power companies not liable for 2021 severe freeze. Austin putting $15 million down payment on I-35 caps. Hays Co working to get tax statements out by year’s end. Healthcare Marketplace enrollment ending. Longhorns volleyball in NCAA Championship this weekend. 

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 17, 2023. Excessive Heat Warning, but with lower humidity. Williamson could issue burn ban tomorrow. Local housing market cooling, but prices still high. More room for bikes on Barton Springs Road. How White House loan forgiveness plan affects Texans. Blues on the Green this week.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 16, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 16, 2023. Algae in Austin waterways. Austin Energy expects sufficient supply for hot summer months. Snake blamed for outage affecting thousands. Cooler Austin housing market. Market value vs assessed value. San Marcos police contract vote. Kennel safety bill passed.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for March 17, 2023. Ruling on 2021 blackout rate hikes. Storm debris pick-up update. Austin-area housing market slows. Fentanyl education bill. Stormy SXSW. Texas basketball. Austin FC.

Texas Standard: November 21, 2022

‘Tis the season for bill filing; a quick look at what filing season in the Texas legislature tells us about lawmaker priorities for the coming session. Other stories we’re watching: an earthquake recorded in west Texas last week, the third biggest ever recorded in the state, what it could mean for the oil and gas industry. And a nuclear reactor taking shape on the campus of Abilene Christian University, we’ll hear why. Also how military families are trying to deal with the search for suitable housing. These stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 17, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 17, 2022. Weather changes coming. Housing market normalizing. Call for water conservation. Jan 6 guilty plea. Student parent college costs. Spurs coming to Austin.

Texas Standard: June 13, 2022

Less than democrats hoped for but more than they expected, that’s how a new bipartisan gun safety deal, led in part by Texas Senator John Cornyn, is being characterized by some. We’ll hear what’s in it and what isn’t. Also, the tight market for homes in Austin and elsewhere in Texas; would-be homebuyers might be surprised what they’re up against. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Housing Prices

Home prices across Texas, and especially in some of its major cities, have risen steeply. The costs are also being passed along to those who rent. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

Ex-Urbs

Tremendous population growth in Texas and a fiery hot housing market have many people feeling a bit overwhelmed. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.