Home sales totalled $2.18 million in May in the Batesville Community School Corp. district, compared to $1.06 million in May 2013, reported Countryside Realty, Batesville, broker Jim Dreyer, who analyzed Southeastern Indiana Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service data.
There were 13 homes sold in May compared to eight in May 2013. “Wow! What a month we had in May,” he said.
Year-to-date sales are $6.21 million, $99,669 or 1.4 percent ahead of last year at this time.
In the past 12 months there have been 103 homes sold in the Batesville school district. The number of homes listed for sale is up four to 75. He explained, “That means we have 8.7 months on hand of active listings.”
So far in 2014, the average Batesville home selling price is $172,457. During the entire 2013, that average was $164,602.
The average listing price of the 18 homes pending sale is even better – $217,311.