The Austin real estate market remained strong through August. With our local market shifting to a seller's market, Summer 2012 turned out to be a great time for those engaging in Austin real estate. The upswing in home purchases began in May as 2360 homes were sold as compared to April's 1981 homes (an increase of nearly 20%). This trend remained strong throughout the summer months, with June and July closing 2492 and 2493 respectively. The latest statistics show that August remained consistent with this trend with a total of 2428 homes being sold. For more information on the homes sold in August, we've provided an infographic to illustrate the comparative numbers of homes sold by price range.