St. Josephn County Real Estate Report – February 2017

I’m excited to share February’s 2017 real estate market data with you today for St. Joseph County which includes Granger, Mishawaka, and South Bend cities. We also share our housing report data and video versions of the updates on our Facebook page.

St. Joseph County Real Estate Data:

  • February Homes Sold = 178 vs 220 (2016)
  • February Days on Market = 66 vs 81 (2016)
  • February Average Sold Price = $126,400 vs $125,500 (2016)

As you can see, homes sold was down compared to February 2016 as inventory is low this year. The low inventory though, is causing prices to increase due to the high demand from buyers competing for limited houses on the market. Days on market is down, meaning homes are selling faster than they were one year ago.

I also want to share with you the results of last year in the spring time so you can see what’s potentially in store again this spring.

  • February 2016: $125,500 (81 days on market)
  • March 2016: $131,500 (79 days on market)
  • April 2016: $127,700 (76 days on market)
  • May 2016: $143,700 (68 days on market)
  • June 2016: $152,000 (57 days on market)
  • July 2016: $154,400 (44 days on market)

See the Full Break Down

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Looking at the numbers from last year, it’s clear the housing market heats up in the spring and summer with prices rising and homes selling faster compared to the fall and winter months.

This means March is a great month to start preparing your house for sale if you are thinking about moving. We’d love to stop by and take a look at the property, pointing out the repairs that would increase the value of your home the most and point out things you don’t need to worry about as much, saving you unnecessary spending.

We can also run a more detailed market analysis specific to your home and surrounding neighborhood to give you a good idea of what it would sell for if you decided to list it on the market this spring.

Lastly, we can break down the different fees and costs for you to help you understand your net profit that would result from the sale of your home and how much funds you’d have to carry over to the next property you are purchasing!

Thanks for your time today. You can find Team Foy’s contact information below and we look forward to hearing from you! (:

Contact Team Foy – RE/MAX Excellence Realtors

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If you have any questions about Elkhart schools or the Elkhart Community School Corporation, then give us a call. We’d be happy to assist you during the home buying process and finding a home near Elkhart schools that you feel are the best fit for your children to attend.

  • Nick Foy: (574) 538-8801
  • Kevin Foy: (574) 536-9218
  • Email: Info@TeamFoy.com

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