New Albany, OH Real Estate News

By Jason Opland
(Better Homes and Gardens Realty)
New Albany         Living at it's finest!  Founded in 1837, New Albany began as a small farming village just 20 minutes northeast of Columbus. In the 1980's, Columbus native and CEO of Limited Brands, Les Wexner, began purchasing parcels of land in and around the village. His vision was to create a thriving community that upheld the elegant style and close-knit feel of a small rural town, while offering all the conveniences of a trendy suburban city. Les achieved this vision by designing inter-connected neighborhoods of sophisticated Georgian-style homes that reflected high standards of architectural design and quality finishes. The careful planning of this community has resulted in a balance of residential, commercial, and recreational land use. Hundreds of acres of land were preserved...
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By Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate
(HER Realtors)
New Albany homes for sale - Only homes in the Plain Local School District     New Albany homes for sale - market report 292 homes for sale23 homes sold in the month of June12.7 months of inventory based on salesAverage active price $619,000Average sale price $432,00021.5% less inventory than a year agohMonths of Inventory (based on closed sales) 9.5 (2008)  12.7 (2009) increase of 33.7%     New Albany homes for sale - neighborhoods The graph and numbers here are for neighborhoods in the Village of New Albany, as well as for neighborhoods that are in an unincorporated area (township) or City of Columbus, all are in the Plain Local School District.   Maureen McCabe - Real Living HER - Worthington Trendgraphix uses single family and condominium sales combined. The graphs are based on data ...
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By Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate
(HER Realtors)
This week Real Living announced they are going to put all of the Real Living listings on Zillow now...  Zillow Welcome Real Living (and their 14,000 daily listings)  I've had a "love/hate" make that a  "luke warm acceptance / not fond of " relationship with Zillow since before Zillow was public.  I have flip flopped a few times... Don't make me defend Zillow!  On TechCrunch I read an  8.5 to 9 million dollar Columbus Ohio home is Zestimated at 1.5 million dollars? Really?  That's seriously out of whack.  That seller has certainly  been "Zillowed" huh?  A comment on a TechCrunch post...about Zillow  # Erick  January 10th, 2008 at 10:25 am I have a friend who's parents own one of the most expensive houses in Columbus OH. They are selling it for 8.5-9 million dollars. Zillow zestimates it ...
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