Austin is not the only area experiencing a tight housing market. Here is an excerpt from an article appearing today in Texas Hill Country.
Fredericksburg is of course one of our favorite small Texas towns, built around boutique stores and around 30 wineries, with a population hovering around just 10,000.
But like with much of the region, the ongoing growth and correlating increase in population is causing a few headaches to go along with the joys of prosperity.
“A lot of homes that would fill the need of a lower income or working-class guy very often are bought up as a second home,” says Mike Starks of the Gillespie County Economic Development Commission (GCEDC). “Just your typical little two-bedroom 1940s house close to Main Street. That’s a…