The average sales price for single family homes continues to outpace the same time frame when comparing the fist 4 months of 2015 to 2016. According to the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati the average sale price for a single family home January-April of 2015 was $172,065 while the year the price jumped nearly +6% to $182,637.
The total number of single family home listings continues to decline- down -24% compared to April 2015 and down -30% from 2014. The lack of homes for sale is hurting both buyers and sellers- higher prices for buyers and sellers who are afraid to sell without finding a place to move before signing a contract.
Single family home sales volume for the 4 counties. Data pulled from the CincyMLS.
Lots of real estate needs- buyers looking to buy, potential sellers trying to determine next move and waiting until they secure housing – before they decide to list. Also for flexible landlords- lots of people looking for short term housing options as they shuffle through the sale or building process.