The 2nd Quarter Stephenville Housing Report is out, and according to most indicators, the housing market remains strong. The report compare this year’s 2nd quarter results with last year’s and overall, things look good.

While there are a few more months of inventory out there this year – 3.9 months compared to 2.3 months last year – median home prices rose by 13 percent to $136,750 and single-family home sales are up by 14.3 percent from this time last year.

The number of active listings was down from 64 percent in 2015 to 56.1 percent this year, and houses have stayed on the market two days longer than last year at 54 days.

Of all the homes sold in the 2nd quarter of 2016, 89.06 percent were priced at $199, 999 or less, with 10.94 percent in the $200,000 to $499,999 range. No homes over $500,000 or more were sold in the quarter.

About the report, David Smith, of Stephenville Realty and a member of the Board of Directors of the Stephenville Association of Realtors said, “Stephenville continues to enjoy a strong housing market as evidenced by the numbers. Now is a great time to use a local REALTOR to complete your next real estate transaction.”

The Stephenville Association of Realtors is a non-profit organization that seeks to help Realtors in Stephenville, Comanche, Dublin, Eastland, Hamilton, Hico, and beyond with any resources they may need. They also assist area residents who are looking to buy or sell within the area to find the best Realtor professionals to fit their needs.

Their office is located at 465 S. Graham in Stephenville . For more information call 254-965-4002.