New Home Construction in Southwest Ohio

Posted by JoAnn Doss on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 1:08pm.    1080 Views

Looking at 2013 is Encouraging for 2014 Ohio home builds.

southwest Ohio homes for sale new construction2013 began with the sounds of construction. Statistics show that total new home building permits, (including single-family and attached homes), were up over 41% compared to 2012. In fact during 2013, 549 building permits were filed, a large increase from 389 filed during the first quarter of 2012.

Looking back at previous history in 2012 and 2013 is a clear indicator Ohio home building in on the rise and we can expect more in 2014. Major events like Ohio legalizing gambling, thereby increasing state revenue which is being poured back into communities and schools among other notable events were just the beginning of healing a distressed Ohio real estate market overall. Many neighborhoods are receiving funds to tear down eye-sore homes and abandoned properties to make way for new houses. We see fine subdivisions expanding, and new ones being developed late this year in anticipation of higher demand. Many of the new home builders I talked with this year state they are already having a hard time keeping up.

New home construction typically picks up in May, and real estate industry professionals including many of colleagues are quite excited. Demand is picking up, and prices are rising too, albeit it's a slow but steady climb. We're moving towards a more balanced market, with reasonable prices that accommodate both buyers and sellers for the Ohio real estate market over all. 

For another example, last year single-family home building permits for Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties rose 30% compared with 2012, with 429 filed in the first quarter of 2013 alone. Attached permits are up 100 percent, with 120 filed during first quarter 2013.

If you're in the market for a new homes in Beavercreek to new homes, Cincinnati, I've been an Ohio Realtor for years, know these territories and communities and passionate about what I do. I love real estate, and southwest Ohio.


If you're buying or selling in the Greater Dayton Metro Area, I'd love to put my expertise to work for you!

Call me: 937-581-5656, or email me.

3 Responses to "New Home Construction in Southwest Ohio"

Peter S wrote: My wife and I have been wanting to build our dream home in Kettering for a few years, but everything has been so expensive. What builders do you work with and do they have any land in Kettering?

Posted on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 10:55am.

Joann Doss wrote: Hello Peter,

I'd love to help. It depends on exact location and other factors including the builder, I work with many new home builders like Drees Homes and Fischbaugh to name a couple. One thing I'd be happy to investigate for you are any city or county incentives (they come and go fairly quickly.) There is some land available in Kettering too, but may or may not suit you depending on exact location or let's say school district. Give me a call and I'll be glad to help.

Posted on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 7:07pm.

Juanita Limes wrote: Joann,

This is so absolutely true, was just reading your post and wanted to tell you as a Miami Valley / Great Dayton Area Realtor, I see this all over the place in many communities, and notice my relationships with home builders keeps increasing. Let's all have a great 2014!

Posted on Sunday, January 5th, 2014 at 4:09pm.

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