Rick McMillan, Vice President/Sales Manager of the Sibcy Cline Harrison office has reported the office’s January – May 2013 sales with a 144% increase in sales volume as compared to the same time period in 2012.
Sales units increased 100%
Median sale price increased 13.8% to $169,000
The Southeastern Indiana Board of Realtors MLS Home Sold Report for May 2013 showed overall sales for the region to be about the same as May 2012:
$132,813 Average sale price (versus $138,709 in May 2012) – 4% reduction
$127,200 Median sale price (versus $125,000 in May 2012) – 1.76% increase
Note: The Sibcy Cline Harrison office covers Southeastern Indian and the Harrison, Ohio region.
April 2013 saw home prices and home sales rise throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. The statistics show a continuing trend of the stabilization of the real estate market for our region.
Cincinnati April Statistics
$121,000 Media sale price – 6.6% increase from April 2012
1,919 Home sold – 24.1% increase from April 2012
10,148 Number of homes for sale on the market – 15.3% decrease from April 2012
Northern Kentucky Statistics
$131,500 Average sale price – 4% increase from April 2012
469 Homes sold – 17.25% increase from April 2012
5.9% decrease in the number of homes for sale on the market as compared to April 2012
$124,000 Average sale price – .9% increase from April 2012
14.5% Increase in homes sales as compared to April 2012
Dayton, Ohio has posted 22 month of continuous sales gains – This is the longest time period of uninterrupted growth in 16 years
Southeast Indiana Statistics
$101,000 Median sale price – 15% decrease from April 2012
According to a recent research report produced by REAL Trends, the 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms in the national controlled over 2 million residential sales transactions in 2012. The transactions represent close to 29.8 percent of all new and resale transactions completed by brokers during the year, yet the REAL Trends 500 represented less than three-fifths of one percent of all brokerage firms. The 500 mega-brokers closed 2,290,269 home transactions with a value of over $264 billion during 2012.
Sibcy Cline Realtors – a Megabroker Ranking #38
Included in the REAL Trends 500 is Sibcy Cline Realtors which services Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. Sibcy Cline ranked number 38 with 9,213 residential transaction sides closed last year.
This number was an increase of 11% from 2011
Sibcy Cline had $1,729,300 in sales volume, representing an increase of 8.8% from 2011
Other Sibcy Cline REAL Trends Rankings
#17 Among Brokers in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Sibcy Cline Realtors ranked number 17 among the top Leading Real Estate Companies of the World affiliates. (Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is a global network of over 500 independent real estate firms with 4,600 offices and 140,000 sales associates in 30 countries. Its membership dominates the U.S. list of top 500 real estate firms.)
#11 Among Top Core Services Providers
Sibcy Cline ranked number 11 when compared with other real estate companies that offered affiliate services such as mortgage, title, home warranties, and insurance. The company had a total of 8,231 core-service transactions in 2012.
U.S. Sales Trend for Real Estate in 2012 Says REAL Trends editor Steve Murray, “Unit sales were up 15.3 percent overall and total sales volume was up 20.7 percent…”
The 2013 Real Trends 500 is a compilation of a nationwide study of leading real estate companies conducted by REAL Trends, research, publishing and communciation company located in Denver, Colorado, serving the information needs of the residential real estate company. Numbers are documented by outside accounting firms.
Sibcy Cline’s business is rebounding with agents busy working with buyers and sellers. And the swift sales seen in the real estate market for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana can also be seen with the company’s support services.
In April 2013, Sibcy Cline’s Appointment Center – a service that schedules all of the company’s showing appointments – had a record month with over 14,000 appointments set.
Sibcy Cline’s Home Services division also set a record in April. This support service coordinates a variety of home-related services for buyers, sellers as well as friends and family of Sibcy Cline’s agent and employees. On April 29, 2013, the department set a record with the number of services provided for that day:
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