Over the past few months, it has been a seller’s market in Athens, making it more and more difficult for buyers to find a home in a lower price range. When a home in this price range stays on the market for a while, it is likely either overpriced or there is a problem that keeps it from selling.
Homes under $150,000 – July 31, 2018
Clarke County 34 active, 34 under contract and 302 sold in 2018
Madison County 14 active, 9 under contract and 41 sold in 2018
Homes $150,000-$200,000 – July 31, 2018
Barrow County 58 active, 102 under contract and 473 sold in 2018
Clarke 38 active, 48 under contract and 194 sold in 2018
Madison County 12 active, 9 under contract and 25 sold in 2018
Seeing this information to confirm that it’s a seller’s market for Barrow County is great for the homeowners. It wasn’t that long ago that Barrow County was one of the hardest hit counties in the state for foreclosures. Even though it’s difficult for buyers now, it’s a relief to see the rebound in the housing market.
To buy a home it’s more important than ever to be ready. When a house comes on the market, it can easily have multiple offers within one day. Having a pre-approval letter from your lender and diligently watching new listings every day can mean the difference in finding a home or continuing to rent.
New Listings Under $200,000
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