Warren County Ohio Real Estate News and Observations: Ohio: Morrow

What's My Morrow Ohio Home Worth? September 2018

The Morrow Ohio real estate market appears to be entering the annual slow down.  Stick with us for further details.

We're including some easy to use Search Morrow Homes For Sale links at the end!

This report is specific to zip code 45152 (includes homes in portions of Union Township, Salem Township, Hamilton Township, Harlan Township and Washington Township in addition to Morrow).  45152 is covered primarily by Little Miami Schools but also has Lebanon and Kings school district present. 

For a free home valuation, home owners please click What Is My Morrow Ohio Home Value? and fill out the form.

All data is derived from the Cincinnati MLS system.  If any Morrow area homes traded hands without a REALTOR® involved, then those sales  won't be reflected in this report. 

Wedgwood of Morrow OhioWedgwood, a typical Morrow area subdivision (although the new construction is finished there!)

With regards to housing choices in 45152, there are quite a few developments, with the majority focused at the $200k price point with many starter type homes available well below that.  There are also several smaller communities with a focus on upper end properties with larger lots.  Additionally, there are some patio home communities also available.  And of course if your preference is rural living with more acreage, there's plenty of opportunity for that too! 

So, on to the review!
 
First up is the number of Morrow area single family homes sold on a month by month basis for 2010 through present month:
Morrow Ohio 45152 Residential Home Market Report
Next is the Morrow median price summary chart.
Morrow Single Family Home Market Report

 

Morrow 45152 Single Family Home Summary:

Homes Sold: 15 (0 Bank/Government Owned, 0 Short Sale, 0 New Construction) DOWN 14

Average Price Sold:  $282,747 UP $20.5k

Median Price Sold:  $212,000 DOWN $27k

Average Days on Market for SOLD homes: 21 DOWN 17 (median 10)

Homes Active 10/15/18: 66 UP 4

Homes Pending 10/15/18: 31 DOWN 6

Average Sales/List %:  98.5% UP .9%

Most Expensive Home Sold:  $590,000

Least Expensive Home Sold:  $143,000

 

So what can we determine from the latest statistics? 

  • We're seeing a slowdown that is typical for this time of year.  Sales volume dropped heavily from a VERY high last month to this month's 15.  
  • With this low a volume of sales, prices can be easily shifted.  3 of the 15 homes sold for over $500,000, helping the average price rise.
  • The number of homes for sale decreased, and a third of the 66 for sale are new construction. 
  • Time to sell is still decreased even further, now just over 1.5 weeks.
  • The number of homes under contract decreased, but still leave room for October sales to at least match Septembers. 
  • Distressed property is totally missing from homes sold but there are 2 in the 66 for sale.

 

So what does this mean to you as a Morrow single family home owner?

STILL NO REASON TO CHANGE FROM LAST MONTH:  Low inventory levels work to your advantage, just as long as you take into account the new construction competition.  If you live in a community still actively building, that's a key consideration when pricing your home. 

Overall, demand varies based on subdivision or rural location, home features, new construction competition, etc. 

Buyer demand is obviously there based on the number of homes under contract.  However, it does typically take longer to sell than other communities with an easier commute to Cincinnati.

For an evaluation of your specific home's marketability, please contact us.  

 

So what does this mean to you as a potential Morrow home buyer? 

NO REASON TO CHANGE HERE EITHER: Competition for the best homes is there, but it's not as severe as other places in Warren County.  The best homes CAN sell quickly.  Inventory is VERY low. If Morrow's location fits your needs, there is good value in Morrow homes.  The commute is actually faster than most people expect, and there's both resale and new construction to choose from for your purchase.  You've got your pick of VERY affordable housing. 

Inventory levels are NOT as high as other areas of Warren County, so depending on your housing needs, there may not be a good match on the market.   You can use these Search Morrow Homes For Sale links to get an idea of what is currently offered.  Interested in new construction?  We can help with that too, so just call 513-520-5305.

Search Morrow Ohio 45152 Homes For Sale Under $200,000

Search Morrow Ohio 45152 Homes For Sale $200,000 to $400,000

Search Morrow Ohio 45152 Homes For Sale $400,000 and Up 

However, one key piece of advice that applies in Morrow and elsewhere:  If you see something you like, don't wait on it assuming there will be a price reduction.  Get your offer written, submitted and negotiated to final signatures as rapidly as possible. 

When you're considering buying a Morrow area home, please contact us with your needs and we'll help you find the right community or country spot for you! 

Serving Warren County's home buyers and sellers,
Liz and Bill aka BLiz

 

 

Recent Morrow Market Reports:

August 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

July 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

June 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

May 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

April 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

March 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

February 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

January 2018 Morrow Ohio Real Estate Report

 

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Comment balloon 0 commentsLiz and Bill Spear • October 16 2018 02:34AM
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