housing market

Amy Sancetta / Associated Press

March home sale figures for Ohio will be released Monday and regardless of whether the number is higher than the month before, realtors are expecting the current sellers' market to continue.

Amy Sancetta / Associated Press

First-time buyers in Central Ohio may have more trouble finding their dream home this spring and summer, the peak time for home sales.

Home sale sign
Dan Moyle / Flickr

Last year was a record year for sales in the Central Ohio housing market, according to the organization Columbus Realtors. 

Home sale sign
Dan Moyle / Flickr

Columbus's real estate market hit new records this past August, with homes spending an average of 27 days on the market.

Housing Shortage in Central Ohio

Jun 16, 2017
Dan Moyle / Flickr

Today at 10am The median price for a central Ohio home rose 7.1 percent to $180,000 in April, which is great for the seller. For buyers, that higher price is in part a function of a lack of housing stock and can be especially hard for first timers.  Join us today as we discuss the decline in housing starts nationally and the housing shortage in Central Ohio.

Housing Shortage in Central Ohio

May 25, 2017
Home sale sign
Dan Moyle / Flickr

The median price for a central Ohio home rose 7.1 percent to $180,000 in April, which is great for the seller. For buyers, that higher price is in part a function of a lack of housing stock and can be especially hard for first timers. 

Join us today as we discuss the decline in housing starts nationally and the housing shortage in Central Ohio.

The latest Central Ohio housing numbers show the market continues dealing with low inventories and increasing prices.

Flora Alix-Flickr

Real estate in central Ohio last year saw some of its highest home sales and prices on record. The demand resulted in a smaller supply of homes and a shorter average time on market.

As voters go to the polls on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will be revisiting the 2008 collapse of the housing market, and the resulting drop in property values and property tax revenue. At issue are two cases testing whether Miami can sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America under the Fair Housing Act for alleged racial discrimination in mortgage terms and foreclosures.

Specifically, the city of Miami alleges that the banks discriminated against black and Latino homeowners in terms and fees.

Columbus Realtors: Housing Market Remains Hot

Sep 22, 2016

Realtors in Columbus say the central Ohio real estate market remains hot. Columbus Realtor's President John Royer says homes continue to fly off the market even as inventory begins to taper off.

Central Ohio Housing Market Up Marginally

May 20, 2016

According to a Central Ohio real estate group, the inventory of houses for sale in central Ohio was up slightly from March.

Columbus Housing Inventory Hits Record Low

Apr 20, 2016

A Columbus Realtor's group says there were nearly 50 percent more homes sold in March than in the month before.

Debbie Holmes

This week builders will showcase the latest in home design. The Parade of Homes 2015 opens Saturday in southern Delaware County.

Figures show new home construction in Central Ohio still lags what we saw during the housing boom 10 years ago. The inventory of homes for sale is tight; prices are up.

Central Ohio Real Estate Market Heats Up

Aug 20, 2015

Columbus Realtors described the Central Ohio housing market in July as hot. The group says houses cost more and stayed on the market a short length of time than at any other point in the year.

The State of Real Estate in Central Ohio

Nov 20, 2013

10:00 The mortgage meltdown did a number on more than just mortgages. It changed the dynamic of the entire housing market and brought about the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression. This hour, we discuss how the Central Ohio market has changed, how it's faring now and how it compares to the rest of the nation five years later. Guests

  • Todd Helpbringer, president of Helpbringer Mortgage Services 
  • Rob Vogt, real estate analyst at Voght Santer Insights

Pages