ST. JOSEPH, MI ? "The housing market continues to do well with six continuous months of 250 or more houses sold each month. Since May sales have ranged from 250 to 287 with 273 houses sold in October. The October number of houses sold was up 37 percent over October 2011when only 199 houses were sold. Every month this year the number of houses sold has substantially beat 2011 monthly numbers with the exception of June and August when the numbers sold varied by just 6 houses. Year-to-date the number of houses sold was up 23 percent," stated Gary Walter, EVP, of the Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS?, Inc.
Read more: October 2012 SWMI Housing Market Continues Positive Trend
ST. JOSEPH, MI ? "The local housing market in August rebounded nicely from the disappointing July results. However, over time July has routinely taken a step backward during our peak selling season. In August, there was a 13 percent increase in the number of homes sold and a 13 percent increase in the total dollar volume from those sales while the average and median selling prices held steady. July had dropped 7 percent in both number of homes sold and total dollar volume from June this year," stated Gary Walter, EVP, of the Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS?, Inc.
Read more: August 2014 ? SWMI Housing Market Rebounds in August