The housing market is very good right now in St. Charles County. There are more buyers looking for houses than there are houses for sale, so it’s a great time to list your home. Recent articles in the St. Louis Business Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch show that the housing market in St. Charles County is strong!
St. Charles County Association of Realtors 2013 Statistics
A snap shot of the first quarter of 2013 shows that 200 more homes were sold in St. Charles County compared to the same period in 2012. That up over 22.78%!
Month over month home sales have outperformed the previous year 20 out of the last 21 month.
The Median sales price is up almost 3.5%.
Year to date days on market went from 103 last year to 71 this year – a decrease of over 31%.
Pending sales in the first quarter of 2013 are up 16% compared to the first quarter of 2012.
The active inventory is down 6% from the first quarter of 2012.
Traffic is way better than you might think
The Blanchette Bridge Construction on I-70 is nearly complete. The Page Avenue Extension (MO-364) is complete to Mid Rivers Drive now. And there have been several other major road improvements in St. Charles County.
We have great school districts, including Francis Howell, Fort Zumwalt, St. Charles, and Orchard Farm with strong academic performance. Also, Francis Howell is No. 1 area large-schools program for sports for 2012-13 in the St. Louis area. Francis Howell was also recently selected as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for 2013.
A Great Place to Visit, and to Live!
AAA Midwest Traveler Magazine July/August 2013 listed St. Charles, MO as the Best Day Tour from St. Louis. In fact, St. Charles rated #2 for Best Small City, Best Romantic City, and #1 for Best Casino. You might just come for the day but wind up deciding to live in St. Charles!
Summer is in full swing & homes are selling faster than they have in years!! It is the time for sellers to put their homes on the market & for buyers to start your home search! This Spring has been the busiest in 6 years & interest rates are hovering around 4.0%. Both home prices & interest rates are on the rise though! Contact me for details today!