ST. JOSEPH, MI ? ?Our housing market has continued a nice rebound with over 300 houses selling per month since June. The month of May missed the trend with only 297 houses sold. October sales, at 347 houses sold, was the highest number of sales than in any other October going back to 2006, the peak year in our market area. This makes the third month in a row housing sales have set this record. October 2015 home sales were up 8 percent over October 2014 and 7 percent over sales in September,? stated Gary Walter, EVP, of the?Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS?, Inc.
Read more: October 2015, SWMI Housing Market Rebounds
The housing market set a new record for the highest number of houses sold in the month of August since the peak year in 2006. With 374 houses sold, the market in August was up 13 percent over August 2014 (330). This nice leap in sales occurred when the inventory of homes dropped 11 percent from last year in August,? stated Gary Walter, EVP, of the Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS?, Inc.
Read more: August 2015 - SWMI Housing Market Sets Records, Nationally Sales Stall