North Eastern Group Realty is proud to announce that Jane White has joined our growing group of Fort Wayne's top real estate professionals. North Eastern Group Realty is committed to changing the way northeastern Indiana views real estate through real knowledge, proven experience and professional, quality service. Jane's goal is to provide her customers and clients with...
For once, the headlines are getting it right: “Supply-side correction continues,” “Home buyer demand strengthening,” “Market heads toward balance.” There is a very real sense that the landscape is shifting. We don’t want to overstate the case this month, as this coming spring will be the bellwether. It’s been plus or minus five long years since the peak of the housing bubble and the ensuing aftermath. As we delve into a new year, let’s see if the first month of the sixth year brought any encouraging signs.
- New Listings increased 2.5 percent to 885.
- Pending Sales were up 12.3 percent to 429.
- Inventory levels shrank 1.5 percent to 3,513 units.
- The Median Sales Price declined 0.6 percent to $83,500.
- Percent of Original List Price Received increased 0.6 percent to 93.0.
- Months Supply of Inventory was down 3.9 percent to 7.1 months.
U.S. economic data has been encouraging. The unemployment rate flirted with a 3-year low and an initial reading on the fourth quarter of 2011 GDP was in-line with expectations. Mortgage rates posted yet another fresh new record low. At the risk of sounding redundant (at the risk of sounding redundant), the missing puzzle piece is still jobs. Improvements in the labor market will spur housing demand through new household formations, improve family financials and galvanize consumer confidence.
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North Eastern Group Realty is Fort Wayne’s largest independent real estate company located at 10808 La Cabreah Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46845.