Sales of existing single-family homes rose in central Indiana in August despite a huge decline in available houses and another record in prices.
Central Indiana homebuilders see another strong month
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Pandemic depresses number of houses for sale, which drives up prices
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Area builders see big jump in home-construction applications
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Central Indiana existing-home sales rebounded strongly in June
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Active listings have continued to fall throughout 2020, as sellers resist having potential buyers in their homes during a pandemic.
After spending months in virtual lockdown, some homeowners have learned their residences just don’t serve their needs. Or more accurately, the needs of a family in quarantine.
Tall ceilings, large windows and a great balcony attracted Bryan Bisson to a four-story condo on Alabama Street.
Dennis Nottingham’s Indy Home Pros Team claims the No. 1 spot (again) on the teams list, while Jennil Salazar of RE/MAX Ability Plus repeats for the second year as the top IBJ All-Star solo agent.
As expected due to the pandemic, the number of houses sold from March through May dropped by 10% compared with last year and the number of houses on the market dropped by 31%.
May’s sales decline in the 16-county central Indiana area came on top of a 16.8% year-over-year decrease in April.
Applications for home construction permits rose 5% in the Indianapolis area in April, marking the ninth monthly increase in the past 10 months on a year-over-year basis.
Local brokers have made big changes in the way they sell houses in an effort to protect buyers and sellers during the coronavirus outbreak. It’s not clear yet whether or how much the changes will hurt home sales—in the short term or long term.
Sales ticked up in February—but that was before the coronavirus all but shut down the local economy.
Donald and Leslie Bolinger’s vaguely Old World-looking Carmel home seems like it belongs in one of Indianapolis’ historic neighborhoods.
Applications for home construction permits soared 34% in the Indianapolis area in February. The flurry of new applications came before the first cases of COVID-19 hit Indiana.
Sales of existing single-family homes rose in three of the last four months of 2019 in central Indiana, capping off a sluggish year for transactions amid rising prices and low inventories.
Sales of existing single-family homes decreased 4.5% in central Indiana in November—ending a two-month streak of increases.
Applications for home construction fell 15 percent in November, which means Indianapolis-area builders will need a huge December to match 2018’s numbers.
Sales are still down in the area on a year-to-date basis amid tight inventories and rising prices.
Jeff and Anna Tegethoff spent 16 months renovating a condo at 429 N. Pennsylvania St. into what he calls an “urban oasis.” But six months after moving in, they’re putting the house on the market.
Inventory remains low. As of Sept. 1, the region had just two months of supply—10% less than at this time last year—meaning it would take just two months to sell out the current inventory of houses if no more came on the market.
Sales of existing single-family homes rose 1.8% in central Indiana in September—only the second month of increased sales this year on a year-over-year basis.
This summer, houses in central Indiana sold after being on the market an average of just one month, half the time of homes sold in 2015. And that’s the average of all houses. Those that are move-in-ready and in desirable neighborhoods—the kinds of homes most buyers are looking for—are often sold within hours or, at most, a few days.