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In Marion County—the most active market in central Indiana—closed sales of existing homes in September were down 16.1% on a year-over-year basis.
The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in September for the eighth month in a row.
The brisk jump in rates, along with a sharp increase in home prices, has been pushing potential homebuyers out of the market.
Sales have been on the downturn in typical residential hotbeds Hamilton, Johnson and Marion counties, but have been on the rise in Madison, Hancock and Morgan counties.
A limited inventory of houses available for purchase has been driving up prices across the region, an ongoing trend that began about two years ago.
Central Indiana homes typically exit the market after only five days, according to Zillow, with the average Indy metro house priced at about $255,000 as of February—up 20.5% from last year.
The median price for homes sold in the area last month was up 13.6%, to $253,245, compared with $223,000 in February 2021.
According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average has spiked in the last six weeks to 3.92%.
Sales of existing single-family homes in central Indiana slowed in December, but 2021 was a solid year for the residential real estate market despite high prices and shrinking inventories.
Based on the early interest in the property, the estate might end up selling above $14 million list price, the listing agent said. Proceeds from the sale will allow the not-for-profit Christel House International to expand its outreach to students in high-poverty areas around the world.
The listing provides a rare glimpse at an Indianapolis estate that sits behind stucco walls topped with terracotta tiles at 4501 N. Michigan Ave.
After a three-month streak of declining numbers, Indianapolis-area builders received a surge of interest from new-house buyers in November and are nearing a 16-year record.
Sales of existing homes in central Indiana fell for the third time in four months in October amid skyrocketing prices and tight inventories.
Host Mason King sat down with McLaughlin to learn how he closed so many sales, what makes his approach different and what he thinks about central Indiana’s red-hot real estate market.
Sales in central Indiana fell for the second time in three months last month as prices continued to escalate and inventories remained low.
On a year-to-date basis, closed sales in central Indiana are up 6.6%, to 25,349, compared with 23,776 in the first eight months of 2020.
Millions of Americans are getting priced out of ownership or stuck spending the bulk of their income on rent. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed a record 19.1% in June from a year ago.