Housing sales up in Crawford County


By Brandon Klein - [email protected]



Housing sales in Crawford County improved in 2015 compared with 2014 figures as of Nov. 30. Source: Mansfield Association of Realtors.


The 2015 housing market in Crawford County improved from the previous year in November.

There were 252 units sold from Jan. 1, 2014 to Nov. 30, 2014 compared with 318 units sold during the same time period in 2015, according to data provided by the Mansfield Association of Realtors.

The data represents residential, condo, farms and multi-family dwellings, said Barb Murray, the association’s exeuctive director.

As of November, the average number of days for dwellings to be on the market dropped from 166 days in 2014 to 163 days in 2015, while the average price increased from $69,666 in 2014 to $77,050 in 2015.

The county’s total dollar volume spiked from $17,555,866 in 2014 to $24,502,025 in 2015.

Galion had the most dwellings sold out of the five main local school districts within Crawford. The district had 121 homes sold in 2015 compared with 107 the previous year. The average price for Galion dwellings was $68,359 in 2015.

Bucyrus came in second with 93 homes sold in 2015 compared with 58 in 2014. The average price for Bucyrus homes was $75,568.

Crestline had sold 41 dwelling in 2015 compared with 31 homes during the same period in 2014. The average price for Crestline dwellings was $54,510 in 2015.

Colonel Crawford had 33 homes sold in 2015 compared with 22, while Wynford had 18 as of November. The average price for Colonel Crawford homes was $112,058 in 2015, while Wynford was $121,658.

Additionally, Bucyrus’ dwellings were on the market much longer in 2015 with the average at 213 days compared with Crestline (161), Colonel Crawford (153), Galion (136) and Wynford (106).

Housing sales in Crawford County improved in 2015 compared with 2014 figures as of Nov. 30. Source: Mansfield Association of Realtors.
http://galioninquirer.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Housing.jpgHousing sales in Crawford County improved in 2015 compared with 2014 figures as of Nov. 30. Source: Mansfield Association of Realtors.

By Brandon Klein

[email protected]

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

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