Author: Jim Litten

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Column: Selling prices up 2.7 percent

March revealed it’s a sellers’ market in central Indiana residential real estate. The amount of available listings decreased 13.5 percent compared to this time last year, and this has helped raise the average selling...

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Column: Homes sales down 3.5 percent

Pended home sales are gaining momentum in Central Indiana. Although February 2016’s data shows pended sales were down 3.5 percent compared to this time last year, January 2016 sales had been down 9.5 percent....

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Column: Home sales up 2.1 percent

Home sellers have benefitted from the continued rise in home sale prices as the number of available homes steadily declines in the nine-county central Indiana region. The average sale price rose 2.1 percent in...

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Column: Home sales up 8 percent

The year finished on a high note, with 2015 showing an 8 percent increase in pended home sales over 2014 in the nine-county central Indiana region. It was a strong year for sellers, as...

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Column: Home sales up 6.9 percent

F.C. Tucker Company reports central Indiana home sales are up 6.9 percent year to date, compared to the same time period last year. On a monthly basis, November’s pended home sales in the nine-county...

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Column: Sales remain a balancing act

Central Indiana’s real estate market remains a balancing act between available inventory and sale prices. Sale prices rose 4.3 percent last month compared to October 2014, while active listings declined 7.6 percent. In addition,...

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Column: Homes sales up since last year

September saw fewer listings and pended home sales, but year-to-date, the market is performing better than 2014. In the nine-county central Indiana region, Tucker’s data revealed a 6.8 percent decline in home sales last...

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Column: Trending towards a balanced market

Central Indiana continues to trend towards a more balanced market as fewer homes become available and selling prices rise. For August 2015, Tucker’s data revealed an 11.1 percent decline in home sales compared to...

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Column: Home sales up 5 percent

With average Central Indiana home prices reaching $185,529 in July 2015, home sale prices are up 5.3 percent compared to July 2014. Eight of the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks experienced slightly higher...

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Column: Home sales up 8 percent

F.C. Tucker Company reported more than 16,000 pended home sales in the first half of the year, resulting in a year-to-date increase of 8.8 percent compared to this time last year. Year-to-date sales prices...