The City of Lights is just keeping ahead of 2010 sales figures as we enter the 2nd half of the year. Without the 1st time home buyer's incentive that is saying a lot. With the most affordable housing stock in the area Aurora IL YTD sales are slightly ahead of 2010.
June 2010 - 169 vs June 2011 - 166
Foreclosures 60 vs Foreclosures 41
Short Sales 21 vs Short Sales 22
Currently theare are 311 contingent listings (have contracts but are contingent on financing, attorney review) with 207 additional listings marked as pending (waiting for final clear to close).
Year to date numbers of closed listings from 2010 at this point were 692 and in 2011 the current number is 697.
We currently have 823 active listings looking for a buyer! Under 100K there are 270 listings! If you are looking for an affordable home, investment property or your dream home, Illinois' 2nd city is the place!