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Two Million Dollar Houses Top Sales

Two Million Dollar Houses Top Sales

Delaware County had two homes sell for more than $1 million this past week.

Builder Romenelli & Hughes paid $2,479,500 for the 1/4 acre lot located at 9559 Fair Oaks Drive in Powell. The development is also site of the 2016 BIA Parade of Homes this fall and is part of the former Shamrock Golf Club along Powell Road just west of Sawmill Parkway.

1685 Hardin Lane is a 4-bedroom, 5-1/2 bathroom home with 4,568 square feet and situated on 8.13 acres in rural Powell that sold for $1,275,000. The property went through foreclosure in 2014 and sold for $585,000 and then to FDT Group in April 2015 for $622,000. Not a bad return on the investment.

Delaware County’s Top Five Residential Transfers

  1. $2,479,500; 9559 Fair Oaks Drive, Powell.
  2. $1,275,000; 1685 Hardin Lane, Powell.
  3. $675,000; 8341 Whispher Trace, Delaware
  4. $632,900; 1589 Kearney Way, Delaware
  5. $689,900; 4444 North Hampton, Dublin

We omitted a transfer for 131 Joy Avenue in Delaware that was listed for $765,000. However that would be greatly out of line for that area and we are assuming a recording error in that situation.

Buckeye Valley only County School to Earn Prestigious Honor

Buckeye Valley only County School to Earn Prestigious Honor

Buckeye Valley Local Schools is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the fifth-Annual APĀ® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.

Buckeye Valley honored for advanced placement
Buckeye Valley only Delaware County school included on AP District Honor Roll.

BV is the only Delaware County school and joins Dublin City Schools and Worthington Schools as the only central Ohio districts. Inclusion on the fifth Annual AP District Honor Roll is based on the examination of three years of AP data, from 2012 to 2014, looking across 34 AP Exams, including world language and culture. The following criteria were used.

  • Increase participation/access to AP by at least 4 percent in large districts, at least 6 percent in medium districts, and at least 11 percent in small districts;
  • Increase or maintain the percentage of exams taken by African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native students; and
  • Improve performance levels when comparing the percentage of students in 2014 scoring a 3 or higher to those in 2012, unless the district has already attained a performance level at which more than 70 percent of its AP students are scoring a 3 or higher.

Reaching these goals indicates that the district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for the opportunity of AP. Since 2012, Buckeye Valley Local Schools has increased the number of students participating in AP while improving the number of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.

The district continues to identify instructional models and courses that provide a menu of options for students looking to advance their coursework beyond the traditional offerings.

For a complete list of honorees visit here.

The Week in Delaware County Real Estate

The Week in Delaware County Real Estate

Delaware County was another hot-bed of real estate activity last week with 179 total properties transfering – including 100 valid sales – for an average of $321,177.

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Top Five Real Estate Transfers Last Week

  1. $1,600,000, 3384 East Powell Road, Lewis Center, 599 – Other Residential
  2. $930,000, 3499 Market Street, Powell, 430 – Restaurant; Cafeteria
  3. $890,900, 1424 Kearney Way, Delaware, 500 – Residential vacant land
  4. $838,339, 5511 Via Alvito Drive, Westerville, 500 – Residential vacant land
  5. $775,000, 0 Tillinghast Drive, Dublin, 510 – Single family dwelling

Top Delaware County Sales by City

  • Ashley (1) – 9307 Smith, $219,500
  • Columbus (1) – 1561 Sarin Street, $162,000
  • Delaware (22) – 1424 Kearney Way, $890,900
  • Dublin (2) – 0 Tillinghast Drive, $775,000
  • Galena (7) – 5036 Normandy, $409,000
  • Lewis Center (21) – 3384 East Powell Road, $1,600,000
  • Ostrander (1) – 0 Penn Road, $179,000
  • Powell (20) – 3499 Market Street, $930,000
  • Radnor (1) – 2390 Penry Road, $297,500
  • Sunbury (7) – 4693 State Route 61, $582,450
  • Westerville (18) – 5511 Via Alvito Drive, $848,339
110 Homes Sell in Delaware Last Week

110 Homes Sell in Delaware Last Week

The Delaware County real estate market took a nice step forward during the week of June 2-8 with 179 total transfers occurring and more than 61 percent of them being valid sales.

The average sales price for valid sales was $299,653.

Top Five Delaware County Sales (June 2-8)

  1. $670,000. 5585 Kilbannon Court, Dublin; single-family residence.
  2. $635,000. 1928 Loch Lomand, Powell; single-family residence.
  3. $634,000. 5288 Ananndale Court, Westerville; single-family residence.
  4. $618,000. 8558 Gossling Way, Powell; residential vacant land.
  5. $573,000. 5292 Slater Ridge, Westerville; other residential structure.

This is one of the first-times since that I’ve been looking at these numbers that all five were residential transactions, with the fourth sale being a new build from Compass Homes.

Delaware Real Estate Transactions This Week

Delaware Real Estate Transactions This Week

For the Week of May 26 – June 2, 2014

Total transactions for the week were down, in large part because of Memorial Day holiday and the delay in filing end-of-the-month transfers. From discussion with area agents I would expect to a strong increase in total sales next week.

Delaware County Sales Stats (May 26-June 2)

Total Sales Valid Pct Valid Avg. Price Low High
113 63 44.2% $292,168 $0.00 $750,000
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The highest valid transfer was the purchase of 1290 US 42 North – the Nextel building – for $750,000. The property was purchased by Route 42 LLC which includes Gina Grote, William Cashman, and Billy Kilgore according to state filing information.

Top Five Sales Last Week

  1. $750,000. 1290 U.S. Highway 42, Delaware, Other Retail.
  2. $695,000. 1069 Elderberry Loop, Delaware, Single-Family Residence.
  3. $660,000. 10716 Campden Lakes Boulevard, Dublin, Single-Family Residence.
  4. $515,000. 5033 Glenaire Drive, Dublin, Single-Family Residence.
  5. $505,000. 1027 Cattail Cove, Delaware, Vacant Residential Land.

The single-family residential market in Southern Delaware County up to basically a line at State Route 36 and Union County to Sunbury and then State Route 37 to the East County line has shown solid signs of improvement however areas north of the line continue to lag behind.

Delaware County Top Five Transactions Last Week

Delaware County Top Five Transactions Last Week

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More than $19,000,000 in real estate changed hands — at least legally — in Delaware County last week according to the Delaware County Auditor’s report.

When looking at just valid sales in the County last week 52 properties were exchanged with an average value of $301,101 per transaction.

  1. $691,900. 10697 Preston Way, Powell, single-family home.
  2. $690,000. 1420 Bean-Oller Drive, Delaware, single-family home.
  3. $632,500. 6460 Mahogany Drive, Galena, residential vacant land.
  4. $600,000. Hollenbeck Road, Lewis Center, residential unplatted 0-09.99 acres. Not a valid sale
  5. $570,000. 5475 Sheffield Drive, Powell, single-family home.

A valid sale is when the home is transferred between two owners in what is known as an “arm-length” transaction.

Top 5 Delaware Real Estate Transfers April 1-7

Top 5 Delaware Real Estate Transfers April 1-7

Top Five Real Estate Transfers

Delaware County, March 31 – April 6
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  • $1,944,722. 1309 Starbright Crossing, Columbus. Commercial Land.
  • $1,733,640. 8990 Cobalt Moon Crossing, Columbus. Commercial Vacant Land.
  • $1,193,000. 7699 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center. Mini storage warehouse.
  • $1,060,000. 8570 Tartan Fields Drive, Dublin. Single-family residence.
  • $958,500. 8933 Quantum Square Drive, Dublin. Single-family residence

Overall a nice week in Delaware, Ohio. Abbreviated report, my apologies, I’ll make it up next week with something really cool and insightful.