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The Central Ohio Real Estate Forecast


2016 Central Ohio Housing Statistics

Last year's stats at a glance:

  • Average Sale Price: $204,560
  • Average Days to Sell: 57 (faster by 18 days from 2015)
  • Number of Homes Sold: 31,577
  • Average Increase in Value: 5.84%

Forecasting For Over A Decade

The Central Ohio Real Estate Forecast

Sharing the numbers and our insight into the Columbus real estate market for the past 12 years. Work with the best in central Ohio when you buy or sell a home. Work with The Selling Columbus Team.

Housing Is An Investment

We have made more money buying and selling real estate than any other investment. We would like to help you do the same! See below just how much money you can earn living in your home!

In 2017 we are expecting another higher than average year for increasing home values.

Contact Us and put our experience to work for you! We work throughout the central Ohio area assisting both Buyers and Sellers.

Real Estate Forecasts

The Central Ohio Real Estate Forecast is our outlook on what home buyers and home sellers can expect in the coming year in the Columbus and central Ohio area.

  • Real estate information for the current year
  • Information for those buying a home
  • Information for those selling a home
  • Published each January

Take a look at what we believe is coming in the year ahead in the housing market. Take a look back at our track record. Of course we cannot predict the future. We are making educated guesses based on statistics and our local knowledge. Real estate markets are local and we know the market.



Forecast Year
Description
Forecast Year:  
2017  (750kb)
Description:
Mortgage rates on the rise will not slow things down. Continued high growth in home value. It will be another Seller's Market.
Forecast Year:  
2016  (939kb)
Description:
What is going to happen in 2016? Rates stay around 4.5%. Home prices go up around 5%. How much money could you make just living in your house? What you need to know for Buyers and Sellers.
Forecast Year:  
2015  (750kb)
Description:
Home values will have a big gain in 2015. Get tips on buying and selling. Plus, what did it take to earn $2,400 a month last year just living in your home? We look at the statistics and the financial value that brought to homeowners!
Forecast Year:  
2014  (479kb)
Description:
Another good year for home values is on its way in central Ohio.
Forecast Year:  
2013  (122kb)
Description:
For 2013 we anticipate supply being at a healthy level and demand continuing at a steady pace
Forecast Year:  
2012  (77kb)
Description:
1 out of 3 homes sold by a bank, lender mediated homes keep value down, plus five positives for 2012
Forecast Year:  
2011  (86kb)
Description:
Home prices remain flat while interest rates edge up.
** Plus ** A look at Columbus and central Ohio statistics over this past decade, 2001 through 2010.
Forecast Year:  
2010  (78kb)
Description:
Home prices level out while interest rates edge up
Forecast Year:  
2009  (81kb)
Description:
Hitting the bottom: home values, mortgage rates, employment rates
Forecast Year:  
2008  (84kb)
Description:
How long will the buyers market continue? What can you do as a seller?
Forecast Year:  
2007  (203kb)
Description:
Find out why now is the time to move up to a more expensive home in central Ohio
Forecast Year:  
2006  (206kb)
Description:
Read how the Columbus, Ohio area is being affected by supply and demand

Earn Money Just Living in Your Home  Go to top of page

A home is an investment! The Selling Columbus team treats it that way and works to help you make more money from your investment when selecting a home and when selling a home.

Based on statistics from the past 4 years:
The Average Home

  • Increased value $36,974.78
  • Monthly increase of $770.31

A $550 a month home*
  • Increased value $16,628.64
  • Monthly increase of $346.43

A $500,000 home
  • Increased value $110,857.61
  • Monthly increase of $2,309.53

For details on this and more download the 2017 Central Ohio Real Estate Forecast

*$75,000 at 3.5% on a 30 year mortgage with Principle, Taxes, and Insurance

The Columbus Real Estate Market on News Radio 610 WTVN  Go to top of page

Greg provides insight and experiences regarding the 2015 real estate market on The Joel Riley Show, News Radio 610 WTVN
Listen to the MP3.
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The Two Year Rule  Go to top of page

It pays to work with an experienced Realtor. If your Realtor let you sell a house after you lived there less than two years, I hope they brought capital gains to your attention. Otherwise, you could be paying tax* on $10,000 or more easily, and it could have been avoided.

If you are making money when you sell your principal residence, do not sell before 2 years if you can avoid it. See our Capital Gains page for details.

*Always consult a tax professional regarding your specific situation.

Lori Swearingen, Team Leader
Coldwell Banker King Thompson
Realtor
Certified New Home Sales Professional
E-mail:
Mobile:(614) 595-5510

Greg Swearingen
Coldwell Banker King Thompson
Realtor
Marketing Specialist
E-mail:
Mobile: (614) 595-0468

Member:
CBR Ten Million Dollar Club
OAR President's Sales Club - 2017
OAR President's Sales Club - 2016
OAR President's Sales Club - 2014
OAR President's Sales Club - 2013
OAR President's Sales Club - 2008
OAR President's Sales Club - 2007
OAR President's Sales Club - 2006
OAR President's Sales Club - 2004
OAR President's Sales Club - 2003
OAR President's Sales Club - 2000
OAR President's Sales Club - 1999


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