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Sales Up In Almost Every Price Range
The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure.
Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-10.1%). The decline in this price range points to the lower inventory of distressed properties available for sale and speaks to the strength of the market.
Every other category showed a minimum increase of at least 9%, with sales in the $250,000- $500,000 range up 21.2%!
Here is the breakdown:
What does that mean to you if you are selling?
Houses are definitely selling. If your house has been on the market for any length of time and has not yet sold, perhaps it is time we get together and make sure your house is priced properly to compete in today’s market.
Michael was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. He graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Mathematics. His first job out of college was as an engineer tracking satellites. His last career before....