Prices Looking Up in Delaware Ohio Real Estate Market

Delaware Ohio April Home Sales
Delaware, Ohio in contract home sales are above the six-month average showing signs the market price may soon improve.

Delaware, Ohio’s single-family real estate market has shown signs of improvement over the past several months and in April those signs exploded into numerous blooms after March showers.

Single-Family Market in Delaware, Ohio

The real estate market in Delaware, Ohio, is on the up-tick. Inventory is currently down to 6.49 months which is neutral in terms of being classified as buyer’s vs. seller’s market. Another great sign is that nearly 47% of the properties on the market either were in contract or sold during the month of April.

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Delaware, Ohio in contract home sales are above the six-month average showing signs the market price may soon improve. Sold-6 is sales in last six months; sold-apr homes sold in April; finInsp are homes contingent financing and inspections; esc are homes Contingent Escape; lien are homes Contingent Lien Release; UC are homes that are Under Contract. Information provided by the Central Ohio / Columbus Multiple Listing Service and deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Sure Sales Are Back But What About Price

In April, well … no. But, we have a little nugget of positive news on that front as well. Over the past six months, the average home that’s sold in Delaware was for $88.57 per square foot. In April, 77 homes went in contract contingent upon finance and inspections at $99.70 per foot. That’s a great big jump and as the chart shows it is happening across the board, with the exception to under contract listings, to homes in contract. Delaware, Ohio should be in the $100 per foot neighborhood in May and above that in June and July.

Condominium Market Remains Soft

As the single-family market in Delaware, Ohio, has seen signs of regaining its strength the condominium market remains extremely soft with more than 17 months of inventory currently on the market.

That 17 months of inventory creates an extreme buyer’s market in the Delaware, Ohio, condominium market and it also shows in the number of homes currently in contract where only18.6 percent of the inventory wasn’t active in April.

In April, four condominiums sold at the average price of $110,975 or $81.99 per square foot after being listed for $118,225 or $87.64. That sold price is 13.1 percent lower than the average price for the 57 active listings at $92.71 per square foot ($139,900).

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Toby Boyce, president and broker for C.G. Boyce Real Estate Co., began his career as professional writer and winning influence with folks. He continues to do just that working with buyer and sellers throughout greater Delaware County. Toby has been a professional real estate agent since 2006 working mostly within residential real estate while doing some commercial and rental management as well. Toby grew up in Danville, Ohio, learning the lessons of hard-work and the value of a hand shake. He continued his education at Mount Union College (Bachelor's of Arts) and Heidelberg College (Master's of Business Administration) in business.