Author: Jim Litten

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Column: F.C. Tucker Company reports growth

F.C. Tucker Company has reported growth in 2016. Four new offices have opened across Indiana, and three Central Indiana offices are expanding. The company also has hired approximately 188 new real estate associates and...

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Column: Pended sales up 6.1 percent

Central Indiana’s residential real estate market showed steady growth in September, according to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Compared to September 2015, overall pended sales rose 6.1 percent despite homebuyers having 2,118 fewer...

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Column: Pended sales up 15 percent

According to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company, August was the busiest month in 2016 for central Indiana’s real estate market so far. Compared to this time last year, pended sales grew more than...

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Column: Active listings down 19 percent

Across central Indiana, low inventory remains a large factor in the real estate market. Compared to last year at this time, active listings have declined almost 19 percent. Fortunately, this has not deterred buyers...

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Home inventory down 14.2 percent

April was the 52nd consecutive month of increasing year-to-date home sale prices, growing an average 1.9 percent in central Indiana. While prices grew, home inventory stayed tight, as available homes were down 14.2 percent...

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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...