First and Foremost: Wash your hands and practice social distancing.
Today in the Austin area, there are over 17,000 real estate licenses, majority of whom have never experienced any downturn or hickup in the Austin real estate market in their working lives.
I, however, started in full time residential real estate before the 2000 dot.com crisis, before 9/11, and long before the 2008 banking recession. In all these cases, the Austin real estate statistics proved out that our housing market rises slowly, levels off when the rest of the country's housing market goes into free-fall, and Austin's market is fundamentally different for one very important reason: JOBS.
Austin has jobs, is creating jobs, building apartments and houses as fast as we…