Stories tagged with: Jay Butler

June 27, 2012 - 1:37pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Single-family home sales have soared to their highest level in two years.

According to adjusted estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, national sales in may were up 369,000 homes, up over 7.5% in April and nearly 20% from the same time last year.

Jay Butler of Butler Real Estate said so far this year in Muskingum County, the number of homes sold are up from January 1st to July 1st of last year, however on average, these homes are selling for less.

"In that same time...

September 21, 2011 - 4:37pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Ohio's real estate market despite the economy is stabilizing.

The Ohio Association of Realtors says home sales rose nearly 10 percent in the state from July to August while the average selling price went down.

"The trends are that were still in the red but not nearly as fast as in 08 or 09," said Jay Butler with Jay Butler Realty in Zanesville.

And even though the market is still in the red, he is seeing many residents in the county looking to upgrade their home...

August 25, 2010 - 6:42pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

The latest home sales numbers are out and statewide things are not looking so good.

The Ohio Association of Realtors say that July home sales are down 35% from June. Zanesville Real Estate Agent Jay Butler talks about sales in this region.

"Muskingum County is only down however, 1.3%, a year ago, July, three counties: Muskingum, Morgan and Perry County, there's a collective of 76 homes sold," said Jay Butler.

This year, 75 homes have been sold in the...

July 23, 2010 - 4:49pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Good news for home sellers and buyers, the real estate market is starting to improve in central Ohio and statewide.

Realtor, Jay Butler, believes Muskingum County real estate is beginning to stabilize.

"The residential market stabilized which is a real good thing, previously, the last 24 months, it had dropped 18-24% on conveyance values," he said.

According to Butler, interest rates are historically low right now, allowing buyers with good credit to purchase...

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