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August 2019, The Housing Market in Cass County & SWMI

Overall home sales in August were up by 3 houses over August 2018 (75 vs. 72). Sales of waterfront houses dropped by 1 house (27 vs. 28). Non-waterfront home sales increased by 4 houses from August 2018 (48 vs. 44). 

Year-to-date, overall housing sales in Cass County were down 8 percent (416 vs.453) as a result of fewer waterfront house sales. Waterfront home sales, year-to-date, were down 19 percent (109 vs.135). Non-waterfront housing sales, year-to-date, were down 3 percent (307 vs. 318). 

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August 2019, The Housing Market in South Haven 49090 & SWMI

In August, the number of single-family home sales in the South Haven zip code 49090 fell 26 percent from August 2018 sales (20 vs. 27) and the average selling price plummeted 42 percent ($259,599 vs. $444,890). 

Year-to-date, single-family house sales were up 8 percent (153 vs. 142). 

The median selling price for single-family houses decreased 44 percent to $166,000 compared to $295,500 in August 2018.

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July 2019, SWMI Housing Market - Sales Dropped 19%, Prices Jump 10%

“Home sales in July took a step backward from a year ago, dropping 19 percent (317 vs. 390). July home sales also fell 14 percent from sales in June (317 vs. 367). Year-to-date, the number of houses sold was one house higher in July 2019 (1986 vs. 1985),” stated Alan Jeffries, Association Executive, Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

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August 2019, The Housing Market in Southwestern Michigan

Home sales in August rebounded 25 percent from July sales (397 vs. 317). The number of completed home sales in August was the highest per month this year. The average and median selling prices dropped 5 percent in August from July. The average and median selling prices peaked in May and June. 

Comparing August 2019 to August 2018, the number of houses sold varied by 10 houses (397 vs. 387) for a 3 percent increase in August 2019. Year-to-date home sales in August were up by just 11 houses (2383 vs. 2372). 

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July 2019, The Housing Market in Cass County & SWMI

Overall home sales in July fell 15 percent from what sold in July 2018 (58 vs. 68). Sales of waterfront houses dropped 8 percent (22 vs. 24). Non-waterfront home sales decreased by 8 houses for an 18% percent drop from July 2018 (36 vs. 44). 

Year-to-date, overall housing sales in Cass County were down 10 percent (341 vs. 381) as a result of fewer waterfront house sales. Waterfront home sales, year-to-date, were down 23 percent (82 vs. 107). Non-waterfront housing sales, year-to-date, were down 5 percent (259 vs. 274). 

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