Caught in the middle: Affordability still a problem for middle-class homeowners
Parks or housing? Austin faces a dilemma as it considers raising construction fees
No tipping point yet for Austin housing market, as home prices keep rising
Experts: Austin home prices to keep rising in 2022, but at a slower pace
Mortgage rates already cooling Austin market ahead of expected Fed hike
Dogsitting at his new home in Austin’s growing Mueller neighborhood, Drew Glapa told KXAN it took nine months to find his casa.
Austin ranks amount 20 cities where middle class can’t afford housing
“our capacity to house people cannot keep up, with people having to drive further outside city limits to find a home they can afford,” Scott Turner, president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, says in the article.
Home Builders Struggling To Keep Up With Demand
Fox News Austin spoke with Scott about the challenges that builders face right now.
Austin housing market not at tipping point yet
“It is harder than ever for builders to complete homes on time due to a lack of both materials and labor,” Turner said. “It takes almost twice as long to build than it did pre-pandemic, so we are building less housing per year, despite our best efforts.”
What do developers think of Austin's push for more granny flats, other code tweaks?
Riverside Homes has been building Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADU’s, in Austin for many years. They are one of the most affordable ways to build in Central Austin, but still cost more and take longer to build than they should for such a tiny home. The Austin Business Journal interviewed Scott Turner to find out why.
"Relative to other homes in the neighborhood, the ADU is always going to be less expensive than an existing home on an existing lot," Turner said. "And that's because you're paying for land that, frankly, a lot of people don't want anymore."
Amid its housing shortage, Austin is trying to keep up with permits to build more
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A department within the City of Austin that deals with housing permits is asking for help.
The Development Services Department (DSD) said it can’t keep up....
An ‘unprecedented’ and ‘perfect storm’: Why prices of new homes are spiking in Austin
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Realtors and home builders in Austin say a supply chain disruption is happening during peak housing demand, driving up total costs for buyers of newly-constructed homes.
Riverside Homes helping to keep Austin green
March 12, 2020 5pm
Riverside Homes is Austin's 2020 Green Builder of the Year
March 12, 2020 1pm
Austin's top home sellers, homebuilders honored at 2020 Residential Real Estate Awards Read more
How big can Austin get? Check out the capacity conundrum
February 27, 2020 2pm
Scott Turner discusses zoning regulations and their impacts on Austin as we continue unprecedented growth. Click through to see the full article on ABJ's website. Read More
Recognized as One of The Top Custom Home Builders in Austin
The 2019 Austin Business Journal list of custom homebuilders highlights companies that build unique residences according to client specifications on the client's lot. Read more
New Central East contemporary asks close to $1M
The particularly rapid upward trajectory of home costs in Central East Austin—including the... Read More
Austin Loosens Rules for Designating Buildings Historic
The city of Austin moved to make it a little easier to designate buildings historic, but Riverside Homes' Scott Turner tells us why that can be an issue for homeowners trying to sell what is often their largest family asset. Read More
Is 'Missing-Middle' Housing Still Missing From CodeNEXT?
Scott Turner discusses why Austin's new land development code (CodeNEXT) should incentivize "missing middle" housing. Read More
Historic Preservation Can Be a Hurdle for Homeowners Trying to Sell in East Austin
Riverside Homes owner, Scott Turner, was interviewed on KUT about the repercussions of high lot prices in the urban core. Read More.