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“Even though March sales are down slightly from last year, last month recorded the second highest number of March sales in 12 years” said Phil Morrical III, president of the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors. “Home sales in 2017 was very good. We anticipate that 2018 will be just as strong.”
Butler County residential sales in March were 383 compared to 448 in March 2017, a 14.5 percent decrease. Average home price in Butler County was $188,283 compared to $165,658 a year earlier, a 13.7 percent increase.
Warren County residential sales in March were 279 compared to 280 in March 2017, only a 0.35 percent drop. Average home price in Warren County was $261,354 compared to $254,514 a year earlier, a 2.7 percent increase.
Nationwide, March home sales were up 1.1 percent from February on a seasonally adjusted basis, but were down 1.2 percent from March 2017.