Home Sales Increase by Seven Percent in Dayton for February 2017!

Dayton_Dusk_River.jpgThe Dayton, Ohio region had a 6.74% increase in home sales during February. A mild winter and low mortgage interest rates have lured home buyers to look and purchase homes. Here are the statistics for the region:

February 2017 vs February 2016

  • 66.74% Increase in home sales (855 homes vs 801 homes)
  • 24.44% Increase in sales volume ($121,789,011 vs $97,954,341)
  • 17.13% Increase in median sale price ($126,500 vs $108,000)
  • 15.03% Increase in average sale price ($142,443 vs $124,836)

January-February 2017 vs January-February 2016

  • 3.77% Increase in home sales (1,705 homes vs 1,643 homes)
  • 18.95% Increase in sales volume ($240,748,221 vs $202,397,531)
  • 17.54% Increase in median sale price ($124,000 vs $105,500)
  • 13.51% Increase in average sale price ($141,201 vs $124,399)

Mortgage interest are still low. Many homes on the market are selling quickly. Is it time to sell your home? Look at homes for sale.

Statistics courtesy of: Dayton Association of Realtors Home Sales Report, February 2017

 

 

Homes are Selling in Northern Kentucky with a Thirteen Percent Increase for February 2017!

NKY_River_Barge.jpgWith a mild winter, home buyers have been out looking and buying homes in Northern Kentucky. The region had a 12.54% increase in home sales for February 2017 as compared to February 2016.  Here are the statistics:

February 2017 vs February 2016

  • 12.54% Increase in homes sold (395 homes vs 351 homes)
  • 12.13% Increase in average sale price ($170,004 vs $151,613)
  • 15.95% Increase in median sale price ($149,000 vs $128,500)
  • 26.19% Increase in sales volume ($67,151,879 vs $53,216,272)

January – February 2017 vs January – February 2016

  • 18.09% Increase in homes sold (777 homes vs 658 homes)
  • 1.96% Increase in average sale price ($161,914 vs $158,797)
  • 5.15% Increase in median sale price ($142,000 vs $135,050)
  • 20.40% Increase in sales volume ($125,807,779 vs $104,488,510)

Although mortgage interest rates have risen, they are still low. With a low inventory of homes for sale, many homes for sale are selling quickly.  Perhaps it is time for your to sell your home!

Look at homes for sale.

Statistics courtesy of: Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors Home Sales Report, February 2017

 

Cincinnati Sets a Record for Average Sale Price in February 2017

Map of Cincinnati OhioWith strong home sales, the Cincinnati, Ohio region set a February record for its average home sale price at $180,372. Here are the statistics:

February 2017 vs February 2016

  • 12.14% Increase in average sale price ($180,372 vs $160,839)
  • 6.33% Increase in median sale price ($138,500 vs $130,250)
  • -3.73 Decrease in home sales (1,407 homes vs 1,462 homes)
  • 7.93% Increase in sales volume ($254,783,557 vs $235,147,121)

January – February 2017 vs January – February 2016

  • 10.53% Increase in average sale price ($180,626 vs $163,415)
  • 10.04% Increase in median sale price ($141,950 vs $129,000)
  • .32 Increase in home sales (2,858 homes vs 2,849 homes)
  • 10.88% Increase in sales volume ($516,227,932 vs $465,569,061)

Although mortgage interest rates have increased, they are still low. There is still a shortage of available homes for sale and many homes for sale are selling quickly.

Look at homes for sale.

Statistics courtesy of: Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors Home Sales Report, February 2017

 

Taste of Cincinnati – May 27-29, 2017

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The Taste of Cincinnati is a long-standing Memorial Day tradition in Cincinnati since 1979. The nation’s longest-running culinary festival will be held along Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati on May 27-29, 2017.  This year the food festival has been moved eastward two blocks along Fifth Street to accommodate the Cincinnati Bell Streetcar.

Kicking off the event is the Vibrant Veggies Races held May 26, 2017 at noon at Fountain Square. Contestants will be given vegetables to build and race as a motorized vehicle.

Food Truck Alley
Local food trucks will be serving their culinary delights at the festival right from their vehicles along West Sixth Street.

About the Taste of Cincinnati
The Taste of Cincinnati has been held every Memorial Day weekend since 1979. It started as a one-day event in Piatt Park (aka Garfield Park) and was expanded to two days in 1981. In 1988, it was held for three days on Central Parkway. In 2007, the event moved to Fifth Street. From 2013-2016, 2.15 million people attended this event.

2017 Guide to Dayton, Ohio’s Farmers’ Markets

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There are many great reasons to live in Dayton, Ohio and their local farmers’ markets is one of them. Most of these markets are open throughout the growing season into October, so be sure to check them out. There is nothing that compares to a fresh tomato bursting with flavor.

Here’s our list of Dayton farmers’ markets including the  days and times they are open. If you know of any local markets that aren’t featured on this list, please let us know and we’ll add them! 

TUESDAYS
West Carrollton Farmers’ Market
833 E Central Avenue, West Carrollton, Ohio. 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Xenia Towne Square Farmers Market
Parking lot in front of the former Kmart on Main St., Xenia, Ohio. 2pm-6pm (June – end of October 2017)

Mechanicsburg Farmers & Artisans Market
140 S. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio, 4:30pm-7pm (June – September 2017)


WEDNESDAYS
Downtown Miamisburg Farmers’ Market
1146 E Central Avenue at Miamisburg Christian Church, Miamisburg, Ohio. 3pm-7pm pm (July-October 2017)

Fairborn Farmers Market
Corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue (Fifth Third Commons parking lot) in Fairborn, Ohio. 10am-2pm (April – November 2017)


THURSDAYS
2nd Street Market
600 E 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio. 11am-3pm (Year round)

Centerville Farmers’ Market
892 S Main Street, Parking lot of Centerville Shopping Center, Centerville, Ohio. 2:30pm-6:30pm (May 18 – October 26, 2017)
November/December Markets: Third Thursday from 2pm-4pm at Benham’s Grove Barn at 166 North Main St.

Lebanon Farmers’ Market
Corner of Main Street and Sycamore Street, Lebanon, Ohio.3pm-7pm (May 18- October 19, 2017)

Piqua Community Farmers’ Market
High Street in front of the Fort Piqua Plaza in downtown Piqua, Ohio. 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm (June 1 – September 14, 2017)

Tippecanoe Farmers’ Market in Tipp City
Fourth at Main Street, Tipp City, Ohio. (evenings)

The Market at Austin Landing
10400 Innovation Drive, Dayton, Ohio. 3pm-7pm (June – September, 2017)

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2017 Guide to Cincinnati Farmers’ Markets

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Cincinnati, Ohio has so many local businesses to enjoy including local farmers’ markets. Most of these popular markets are open through October, so be sure to check them out throughout the growing season. By visiting a farmers’ market, you are not only supporting a local agribusiness, but are more environmentally conscientious since fewer resources are used in the transportation and packaging of locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Here’s our list of Cincinnati farmers’ markets including the days and times they are open. If you know of any local markets that aren’t on this list, please let us know and we’ll add them!


EVERYDAY
Columbia Tusculum Farmers’ Market
260 Wilmer Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
7 days a week: M-F: 2-6p; S-S: 9-Noon

Newtown Farmers’ Market
3950 Round Bottom Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
7 days a week: Monday-Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 10am-6pm

Findlay Market (Farmers’ Market)
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, Tuesday-Friday: 9am–6pm; Sat: 8am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm (Closed on Mondays)

Lunken Airport Farmers’ Market
Near Kellogg and Wilmer Avenues. Mon-Fri 9am – 4pm. Sat-Sun.


SUNDAYS
Hyde Park Farmers’ Market
2700 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH – 9:30am – 1:30pm


MONDAYS
Nativity Church Tailgate Market
Pleasant Ridge: 5935 Pandora Avenue, Cincinnati, OH – 3:30pm – 7pm
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2017 Guide to Northern Kentucky Farmers’ Markets

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There are so many great reasons to live in Northern Kentucky and local farmers’ markets are one of them. Enjoy shopping for your locally grown fruits and vegetables through October by visiting one of these markets listed below.

If you know of any local markets that aren’t mentioned on this list, please let us know and we’ll add them! 


EVERY DAY
Boone County Farmers Market
6028 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, Kentucky.
7 days a week: 10am-5pm
Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): 9am-6pm

The Friendly Market/Farmer’s Pavilion
10050 Norbotten Drive, Florence, Kentucky.
April 1 – October 31
Mon-Fri: 11am-6 pm
Sat-Sun: Hours vary


TUESDAYS
Highland Heights Farmers’ Market
3054 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, Kentucky. 3pm–6 pm (May-October )

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