New and Sold Listings Rebound in Region, State

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Statewide housing sales and new listings increased by double-digit percentages in June, a trend that was reflected in the three-county region.

In the 18-county statistical area that includes Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull counties, Yes-MLS.com reports 5,935 new single-family listings, up from 5,090 in May, a 16.4% increase. Sold listings reached 4,298 up from 3,443, a month-over-month increase of 24.8%.

Compared to June 2019, new and sold listings are down slightly from 6,142 (-3.4%) and 4,451 (-3.4%), respectively.

Mahoning County reported 319 new listings in June, up from 263 in May, but down 15.2% from 359 in May 2019. Sold listings dropped to 178 from 204 in April, and are down 27.6% from 376 in June 2019.

The average sale price in Mahoning County last month was $143,457, up slightly from $140,689 in May, but down 4.2% from $149,700 year-over-year.

In Trumbull County, 253 new listings were put on the market in May, up from 211 in May, though down 6.6% from 271 in June 2019. The county reports 198 listings sold last month, up from 131 sold in May, and down 2% from 202 sold in June 2019.

The county reports an average sale price of $118,008 for the month, down from $125,071 in May, and up 1.4% from $116,413 year-over-year.

New listings in Columbiana County reached 123, up from 113 in May. That compares to 114 listed in June 2019, an increase of 7.9%. The county reported 87 single-family listings sold in June, up from 51 in May. That’s also up 13% from 77 sold in June 2019.

The average sale price in Columbiana County in June was $117,706, down from $157,184 in May, and down 11% from $132,265 in June 2019.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.