market conditions: Real Estate Market Shows Great Promise and Opportunity - 01/26/09 07:20 AM
If I were writing for our Columbus newspaper "The Republic", or for the "Seymour Tribune". the headline would read "Market Plummets!"  If I were writing for the Wall Street Journal, I would write, "The Market Signal is Buy!, Buy!, Buy!!!",  But since I'm a Realtor , and Real Estate Professional in South Central Indiana, my hedline is:
Real Estate Market Shows Great Promise and Opportunity
Based on the following premises:
1.  Housing in Indiana's South Central area is Affordable
2. Interest rates are the Best in Years!
3. Residential Lenders Have Money and Want to Lend IT!
4. Good Selection of Housing … (3 comments)

market conditions: Columbus Indiana Takes Another "Big Hit!" - 01/15/09 06:52 AM
Columbus Indiana Takes another "Big Hit"
Yet again, Columbus Indiana takes another "Big Hit" to its residents and its economy, which will invariably be impacted.  The flood in June of 2008 devastated businesses and some home owners.  But the world's economy, the National economy, and overall recession,  have trickled down to one of Columbus's major employers, and employees.
Cummins announced about a month ago, they were laying off approximately 600 jobs, Yesterday in the Republic headlines they announced a further 800 Job losses, see the copy of the memo sent to Cummins employees.
Global Recession Forces Further Workforce ReductionsTo All Employees:During … (0 comments)

market conditions: Columbus Indiana & Bartholomew County Market Conditions - 01/09/09 12:36 AM
Up until the typical slow period just before Christmas, the Columbus, Indiana Real Estate market was relatively stable with minimal decreases in overall sales, or value to homes.
Columbus, Indiana was fairing pretty well, we are still in kind of a bubble?  The figures for 2007 Columbus home sales were $231,221,935. with 1408 units sold, and 2008 was $220,169,532. with 1316 units sold. Producing a 4.77% drop in total sales, and a 6.53% down turn in number of units sold.. The figures for year to year for Bartholomew County and the overall sales dropped from $331,818,914. with 2062 units sold in 2007, … (0 comments)

market conditions: What's Your View of Today's Real Estate Market? - 01/20/08 02:26 AM
It's my personal opinion that the market is different! But it is still very much alive and active. There are pockets/price ranges that are selling like hotcakes, while others appear to be on slow bake.
Now! According to our local newspaper, our local Real Estate Board, and some Brokers and agents in town, "The County is showing Positive Housing Trends, while the Nation over-all is in a slump. The article goes on to state:The country is in a slump that it hasn't seen in more than a decade. Bartholomew County is seeing rising prices and a steady pace of new home construction".[Source; TheRepublic]
Five … (3 comments)

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