How did the Columbus Ohio Real Estate Market Perform in July, 2022?

How did the  real estate market perform here in Columbus? We did the research! Find out below. 👇

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Welcome to our Columbus real estate market update for August of 2022. Each month, we analyze the sales data on how the real estate market here performed during the last month. Then, we put the data into a readable and easily understandable format for both our clients and the general public.

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More homes for sale, a robust market, and more time to choose. Columbus REALTORS® breaks down the July housing report for Central Ohio.

Strong demand for homes continues to boost home sellers long-term gains. 

Year-to-year home values are still up in the month of July. The average sales price in July rose 10.4% to $346,359. That’s up from $313,737 one year ago. 

We’re seeing a healthy housing market in Columbus. Ohio through the summer. Columbus is a sought after region booming with new business, entrepreneurship, and a unique culture. It’s unsurprising surprising that our housing market reflects these strong qualities.

Year-to-year, homes sat on the market longer in July. It’s taking an average of 13 days for a home in Central Ohio to sell. That’s an 18.2% increase since July 2021, but it’s a marked improvement from the average year-to-date, which is 15 days on the market. 

The housing market in Franklin County moves faster. Homes spend around 11 days in the market before being sold. 

There is more housing inventory to browse in Central Ohio. Inventory rose 15.9% year-to-year in July. This is positive news for home buyers taking their time to find the right property. 

The July report showed the first sign of home prices cooling off since this spring.

Home buyers in Columbus, Ohio looking for a home now will potentially get a better price on a new home than they would have gotten for the same house a few months ago. The average sales price for a home dropped just over $8,000 since June. 

These shifts in the market follow several federal interest rate hikes and inflation that squeezed consumer’s wallets. 

Buyers are watching the conomy closely before they make major buying decisions. They are being careful that they’re making a wise investment for the future.

Columbus suburb Worthington is gaining national attention for its hot housing market. named it the third hottest zip code in the nation. 

It’s not very surprising that Worthington is one of the most sought after suburbgs in the country. It’s a well-rounded neighbor with much to offer. It’s position gives easy access to much of the greater city area.’s team analyzed over 29,000 zip codes to discover their list of “Hot Zips”. They took into account the demand and pace of the market. 

Homes in Worthington sold at an average price of $398,408 in July. Inventory is tight. People are holding on to their real estate gems. There were only 47 homes for sale in Worthington in July. 

Central Ohio Homes for Sale & Listings

🏘 There were 3,750 homes for sale in July 2022 🏘

The Average Price per Square Foot in Columbus

💲 The Average Price per square foot in July 2022 was $189  💲

💲 This is a > 10% increase from the same time last year. 💲

Columbus, Ohio: Days on Market

🏡  The average real estate listing stayed on the market for just 13 days in July 2022 🏡

💲 Columbus Ohio Home Prices 💲

💲 The average sale price for these listings was  $346,356 (up 10.4% from last year) 

💲  The median sale price for these listings was  $300,563 (up 9.3% from last year)

See the graph below to see how the median sale price has changed, year over year, since 2013 in Columbus 👇

Closed Home Sales vs Homes in Contract in Columbus

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New Listings & Single Family Sales in Columbus

Percentage of Original List Price Received

This graph represents what percentage of homes sell for their original list prie

Condo Sales in Central Ohio

The Columbus, OH August 2022 Housing Report: At a Glance

Homes sales are down 9.7% this year in Columbus compared to the same period last year. 

How to Buy a Home in Columbus

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The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are not intended to be construed as investment advice. Van Steyn Partners does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained herein. Nothing herein should be construed as investment advice. You should always conduct your own research and due diligence and obtain professional advice before making any investment decision. Van Steyn Partners will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on the information or opinions contained herein.

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