YTD Real Estate Market Update for Muscogee and Harris Counties – Comparing 2015 and 2016

market-update

The following is a summary of the information that is highlighted in the above mailer:

  • Total homes SOLD UP 5% to 1511
  • Average SOLD price UP 7% to $180,000
  • Average number of days on market – DOWN 30% to 97 (days from start of the listing until the property is under contract)
  • Total sales and volume UP 12% to $271,318,525.
  • New listings UP 9% to 2800.

These are positive signs that the market is improving in our area. Homes are selling faster at a slightly higher price and our volume is increasing.  When homes are priced at or slightly below market value, they will sell in a timely manner.

About Ruthie Curtis

About Ruthie I am a real estate agent in Columbus, GA and love my “job.” I enjoy being associated with the professionals at Bickerstaff Parham Real Estate and the folks that I come in contact with each and every day. I basically just love houses and all that is associated with them. It is so rewarding to help buyers and sellers reach their goals and to be a part of the process that makes it happen. I especially love gardens and how they can work to improve a property both in aesthetics and function. As a Master Gardener, I feel that I can add another dimension to the home buying and selling process. Partnered with my love of creatively doing the “what if we” changes to houses and my attention to detail, I can offer my clients a well-rounded approach to meeting their real estate needs while having some fun along the way. I have lived in Columbus for the past 25 years and have been actively involved in the community. My involvements include being the 1996 Race Director for the Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens; a past board member of Girls,Inc and the Columbus Regional Tennis Association (CORTA); a board member of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the Columbus Botanical Garden, the Chattahoochee Valley Camellia Society, and is a member of the Women’s Reading Club of Columbus and the Overdue Book Club. I am a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church where I serve on the Altar Guild.photo (10) I am a UGA Bulldawg – having grown up in Athens and attended the University of Georgia where I received a BA degree in Advertising. I have two daughters, two great son-in-laws, five grandchildren and a Jack Russell Terrier named Jasper. I live in the historic Overlook area in Columbus where I recently purchased an older home and enjoyed the experience of putting my creative knowledge and skills to work!
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