Market UpdateReal Estate December 13, 2023

Real Estate Trends in Northeast Ohio: A Comprehensive Market Update!

Unveiling the Real Estate Tapestry: A Decade of Trends in Northeast Ohio

Embark on a journey through time as Mike Ferrante, the seasoned Cleveland Realtor from Century 21 HomeStar and the 21 Mike Team, takes us on a riveting exploration of Northeast Ohio’s real estate landscape over the past decade. In this insightful market update, we’ll uncover trends, analyze data, and gain a profound understanding of the Greater Cleveland and Northern Ohio real estate market. Don’t miss this opportunity to grasp the pulse of Cleveland’s real estate evolution. Subscribe to the 21 Mike Team for future updates and visit to connect with our expert team.

Exploring a Decade of Real Estate Trends in Northeast Ohio: A Comprehensive Market Update:

A decade-long retrospective of Northeast Ohio’s real estate, guided by Mike Ferrante of Century 21 HomeStar, unravels a compelling narrative that spans market dynamics, inventory shifts, and price evolution. As we delve into the numbers, a clear picture emerges, illustrating the ebb and flow of the Cleveland real estate scene.

Real Estate Trends in Northeast Ohio: A Market Update

1. Inventory Dynamics: A Quarter of a Decade Ago

Let’s rewind to November 2013, a pivotal moment post-recession, where the real estate landscape was reshaping. A staggering 8,139 active listings dotted Northeast Ohio, marking a stark contrast to the recent scenario of 2,399 listings in November 2023. The precipitous drop over the decade, down to about a quarter of the inventory, highlights the persistent challenge of an inventory shortage in the current market.

2. Sales Activity: Fluctuations Over the Years

Examining the number of sales unveils interesting fluctuations. In November 2013, post-recession, sales were modest at 1,210. Fast forward five years to 2018, and the market displayed vigor with 1,259 sales. Now, in November 2023, with 1,077 sales, there’s a perceptible slowdown typical of the winter season. Yet, the figures remain relatively stable compared to the previous year.

3. Days to Sell: From a Slow Crawl to a Swift Pace

The number of days it takes to sell a home, reflects the evolving pace of the market. November 2013 witnessed a leisurely 63 days on average. Five years later, in 2018, the timeline shortened to 49 days. Fast forward to November 2023, and the market still maintains an impressive speed, with homes taking an average of 19 days to sell.

4. Average Sale Price: An Upward Trajectory

The average sale price tells a story of consistent growth over the decade. In November 2013, the average sale price stood at just over $124,000. By November 2018, it experienced a substantial leap to $162,000. Fast forward to the latest data, and the average sale price has soared to $247,000 in November 2023.

5. Future Outlook: Stability Amid Inventory Challenges

Mike Ferrante allays concerns about an imminent crash, citing the ongoing inventory shortage and strong demand. While acknowledging that appreciation may slow down, he predicts a return to the normal 3 to 5% range experienced in Northeast Ohio. The market remains resilient, poised for stability despite the evolving landscape.

Conclusion: A Decade of Resilience

In conclusion, Northeast Ohio’s real estate market has weathered storms, adapted to change, and emerged resilient over the past decade. With insights from Mike Ferrante, this market update offers realtors a valuable perspective on the region’s trajectory, empowering them to navigate the landscape with confidence. Stay tuned for more updates by subscribing to the 21 Mike Team and explore personalized real estate solutions at



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