Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) just released the MLS statistics for April 2017. And the numbers are continuing the upward trend of the past several months.
So here are the highlights:
- Home sales across the Houston area increased 3.1%
- The 3.1% represents the 6,583 single-family units sold vs. 6,387 in April 2016
- Single-family home median price went up 4.6% (an April high) to $228,000
- Single-family home average price climbed to 4.7% to 291,770 (An April high)
- Single-family home rentals grew 5.9% year-over-year
- Townhome/condo rentals 5.9 percent
As you can see, every number is pointing upward. So what do these numbers mean to you?
For sellers, the current market trend is positive, and the forecast looks good as well. At Realty by Judy Hayes, we are experts at helping sellers determining the optimum listing price. Moreover, our experience in staging homes and positioning them within the realtor community will help increase the not only the offer amount, but we can help accelerate the time your home is on the market. Moreover, when you select Realty by Judy Hayes, not only do you have a dedicated and passionate team represent you, but you also have the weight and network of ReMax – the largest residential real estate company in the US and Canada since 1999. And with more than 40 years of serving buyers and sellers in more than 100 countries, we have access to resources all designed around providing clients with superior results.
For buyers, we offer a full array of services to not only help you find your dream home, but we also provide expertise and advice from property selection to financing to standing with you at your closing. With years of experience selling Northwest Houston, from Lake Houston to Montgomery County and the Woodlands, we can find the right neighborhood or community for you. For our buyers, we explain every step of the home purchasing process from financing to the home inspection and much more. Our mission is to provide each Realty by Judy Hayes a superior experience.
While the above statistics point to growth all over the Houston area, there are areas that may be experiencing variations in growth. With our expertise, we can help buyers identify exceptionally attractive areas in Houston and Northwest Houston in particular. This is important if you are moving across Houston or into neighboring counties. Moreover, since Houston is the oil and gas capital of the world, we help both out-of-state and foreign nationals successfully relocate to the greater Houston area.
Whether you are selling your home or looking to buy your second or third home, you can count on Realty by Judy Hayes to make your home sale or home purchase a great experience. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.