The Carroll Iowa Real Estate market remained strong through July as new listing and pending sales activity levels were almost the same as July of 2011. The real difference is the sold activity that showed an increase of 86.4% from one year ago. The year to date sold activity is up 35.2% from this time last year. 

The average home price in the Carroll was up 11.6% from July of 2011 to $139,407 while the median price was up 18.5% to $130,375.

The sale price to listing price comparison has increased only 6.6% from a year ago indicating that educated buyers are still not over paying for their share of the American Dream in this active market.

The days on the market on down 22.3% from last July to only 73 days showing that when quality listings that are priced correctly in the market it does not take long for qualified buyers to make offers.

The news is equally as good for the housing market in the State of Iowa as the Iowa Association of Realtors reported in their July 2012 Housing Report that statewide homes sales have been up for the past 13 months in a row.

The overall health of the Carroll Iowa Real Estate market it very good. Currently there are 36 single family homes for sale in the City of Carroll.

If you are thinking about buying or selling in the Carroll Iowa area give your Mid Iowa Real Estate team a call at 1-712-792-4324.

Mike Franey