home sales

5:45 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Record Month For Home Sales In Area

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The number of home sales in the Springfield area set a record last month.  The average price per home was also an all time high.

The real estate market continues to recover, coming out of the recession.  The Capital Area Association of Realtors says June numbers show a nearly 30 percent jump in homes being sold, compared to the same period a year ago.  And it's a good time be a seller.  The median home sale price was above $136,000.  Both are all time marks.  

It's possible the severe winter resulted in pent up demand.     

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Illinois Issues
12:00 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Home Improvement: Illinois' Real Estate Market is Regaining Some Lost Ground

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Credit Illinois Association of Realtors

Five years after the real estate market collapsed and the country fell into the Great Recession, Illinois’ housing market is showing signs of recovery.

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