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March 2019, The Housing Market in Cass County & SWMI

After the 23 percent jump in housing sales in February when compared to the previous year, the Cass County overall housing market fell 31 percent in March 2019 when compared to March 2018 (31 vs. 45). Sales of waterfront houses dropped 82 percent (2 vs 11). Non-waterfront home sales decreased 15 percent in March 2019 (29 vs. 34).

Year-to-date, overall housing sales in March 2019 were 96 versus 108 in March 2018. Waterfront home sales were down 54 percent in March 2019 (12 vs. 26), Non-waterfront housing sales were up by 2 houses (84 vs. 82).

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March 2019, The Housing Market in South Haven 49090 and SWMI

In March, the number of single family home sales in the South Haven zip code 49090 was up 50 percent (18 vs. 12) while the average selling price dropped 20 percent from March 2018 ($276,902 vs. $345,525). Year-to-date, single family house sales were up 47 percent (47 vs. 32).

The median selling price for single family houses increased 1 percent to $250,703 compared to $247,450 in March 2018.

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February 2019, SWMI Housing Market - Bounced Back From Frigid January

“In February, the SWMI housing market began to warm up after a dismal start to the year in January. The number of houses sold in February bounced up to 235 from 175 sold in January for 34 percent increase. In the year-over-year comparison back to 2006, February 2019 was the highest sales overall which included a 28 percent increase over February 2018 (235 vs. 184). Year-to-date, February sales were up 10 percent over February 2018 (410 vs. 374).” stated Alan Jeffries, Association Executive, Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

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February 2019, The Housing Market in Cass County & SWMI

In February, the Cass County overall housing market jumped 23 percent over February 2018 (38 vs. 31). The number of waterfront sales were the same, six houses in both years. Non-waterfront home sales increased by 7 houses in February 2019 for a 28 percent increase over February 2018 (32 vs. 25).

Year-to-date, overall housing sales in February 2019 were 65 versus 63 in February 2018. Waterfront home sales were down 33 percent in February 2019 (10 vs.15), Non-waterfront housing sales were up 15 percent (55 vs. 48).

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