Waldo Home Values Rise in 2014

Wonderful Waldo!  Overall, home prices rose in this area last year.   Waldo has always been a popular place to live, and I think even more so lately as we’ve had so many locally owned  new businesses move into Waldo.  Let’s look at single family home sales for Waldo, comparing 2013 to 2014; and we’ll start with stats for December.  The boundaries I’m using are State Line east to Holmes, and Gregory south to 85th St.

In December  2014, 23 homes sold with a median sales price of $170,000 and 30 days on market.  

In December 2013, 28 homes sold with a median sales price of $148,000 and 39 days on market.  

Comparing these two months, prices were way up in December 2014 compared to the previous year.  Now we will compare 2014 to 2014 single family home sales:

In 2014, 330 homes have sold with a median price of $144,000 and 46 days on market.  The lowest home sales price was $23,000 and the highest was $430,000.

In 2013, 332 homes sold with a median price of $139,500 and 50 days on market. The lowest home sales price was $15,000 and the highest was $372,000.

So, average sales prices in Waldo rose 2.89% in 2014, with about the same number of homes selling in six weeks’ time.  Waldo homeowners continue to gain equity lost during the recession, and there is a wide range of prices for homebuyers interested in this area.

Currently there are 36 active  single family listings  Waldo area, with a median list price of $136,000 and 78 days on market.

 (All information from Heartland MLS; numbers are deemed reliable but not guaranteed).

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