Roanoke Real Estate
Housing markets continue to improve nationwide and here in Roanoke, VA. In August 2011 there were 4,290 homes for sale in the Valley. This August, there were 3737, a 13.1% drop. Less inventory means higher prices, as long as demand remains steady or increases. In fact, Demand rose 8.4% when comparing August 2011 to August 2012. This all points to the return of appreciation. Buyers-the time to make a move is NOW! Five years from now, people will be saying “I wish I bought back in 2012.”
The Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS has launched a website to make it easier for buyers to find Open Houses in the Roanoke Valley. Just visit RoanokeValleyOpenHouse.com (click the icon below) and you’ll find open houses listed for Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem, Franklin County, Botetourt County, Bedford County, Bedford City and Craig County. The site includes home photos, directions to the Open House, and some details about the property. This makes it a lot easier than finding open houses randomly-get them all in one site!