Bethalto, Illinois Market Update

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Here's a snapshot of the Bethalto real estate market* for the first half of 2008 as compared to the first half of 2007:



  • 71  homes have sold in the first 6 months of 2008  (down 11% from same time last year)
  • Average marketing time was 128 days  (about three weeks longer than same time last year)
  • Average list price - $145,234  (down 3% from last year)
  • Average sales price - $140,013  (down 5% from last year)

Bethalto homes are selling, on average, at 96% of list price.

The Bethalto real estate market is similar to that of Madison County, in general.  The number of transactions based on the MLS for the first half of this year in Madison County was 1,556 which decreased 16% from the first half of 2007. Average sales price for Madison County is down 5%, while average marketing time was up 10 days. 

*Based on information from the Southwestern Illinois Regional MLS for the period of Jan. 2008 - June 2008.  SIRMLS does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy.  Data maintained by SIRMLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. 


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Stacie Colclasure

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