During September new homes sales in Greater Cincinnati aren’t keeping pace with the national trends. In September 2017 74 newly constructed homes closed with an average sale price of $376,575 compared to September 2016 with 97 sales with an average sale price of $358,320. A 22% drop in the total number of sales but a 5% increase in the average sale price.
Many local builders were open to negotiating sale prices of “spec homes” in order to get them off their hands. In some cases, buyers were lucky to get the benefit of hefty discounts.
The local real estate market needs more new construction to offset the shortage of homes for sale in our market. More new homes (and condos) helps motivate undecided sellers into finding someplace to move and, in turn. listing their home for sale.
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