With 1,921 home sales in September in central Indiana, overall year-to-date home sales are up 17.8 percent compared to this time period last year, according to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company.
On a monthly basis, September 2013 home sales declined 1.6 percent compared to September 2012, a decrease of 31 homes sold in the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks. Four of the nine counties reported increased sales compared to September 2012.
September home sales decreased slightly in Boone County, but sales are still trending upward for the first nine months of 2013, compared to the same time period last year.
- In Boone County, overall year-to-date home sales climbed to 899 – an increase of 117 homes compared to the same time period in 2012.
- September 2013 home sales in Boone County dipped 4.1 percent to 71 homes – down three homes from September 2012.
- Specifically in Zionsville, 33 homes sold in September 2013, an increase of 3.1 percent compared to September 2012.
- Available homes are spending less time on the market in Zionsville. For the first nine months of this year, homes spent an average of 81 days for sale. During the same time last year, homes spent 111 days on the market.
- Sales prices adjusted down slightly in Zionsville. Last month, the average sales price decreased to $346,420 – down 4.3 percent from September 2012.
- Of the home sales in Zionsville last month, four were priced $500,000 to $1 million; 11 were priced $300,000 to $499,999; nine were priced $200,000 to 299,999; and nine were priced $100,000 to $199,999.
As we close the third quarter of 2013, we remain optimistic that the central Indiana real estate market will continue to improve. Across the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks, home sales and home prices are up while the number of available homes for sale are down, which will help the market further stabilize.