Current home values in Indiana

Home values have been rising throughout Indiana and are up 8.6% from a year ago.

Statewide, the median value for a single-family home — meaning half are worth more, half are worth less — is currently $273,371, Realtor says.

Real estate agents say would-be homebuyers in some parts of the country are starting to overcome the obstacles caused by COVID-19 and are going virtual house hunting to take advantage of today's bargain mortgage rates and the low monthly house payments they provide.

Here's how that works in Indiana: Let's say you want to buy a mid-priced home using a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at the current average interest, which is a low 3.33%, according to mortgage company Freddie Mac.

A 30-year mortgage for a $273,371 home at 3.33% would give a typical Indiana homebuyer a monthly payment of $961, assuming a 20% down payment.

How the Indiana housing market stacks up

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The state's median home value is higher than the U.S. median of $248,948, which is up 5.1% from a year ago.

While the coronavirus is expected to continue hanging over the U.S. economy like a dark cloud, Zillow forecasts that U.S. home values will rise 5.1% over the next year, while in Indiana, they're predicted to rise 4.9%.

Homes right now are going on the market in Indiana at a median price of $101 per square foot, versus $134 per square foot nationwide.

Are you looking to buy? Take a look at today's best mortgage rates where you live.

Indiana home prices over the last 10 years

Year Avg. Price
2020* $157,955
2019 $145,488
2018 $135,283
2017 $124,317
2016 $116,425
2015 $110,200
2014 $106,150
2013 $104,567
2012 $104,675
2011 $105,725
2010 $107,850
2009 $110,333

*2020 price average through March 31, 2020.

How much for an average-sized home?

Here's what a 2,500-square-foot home in Indiana is worth now, and how that's changed over the last decade, based on the Zillow Home Value Index.

Year Avg. Price
2020* $251,657
2019 $242,500
2018 $222,500
2017 $205,000
2016 $192,500
2015 $180,000
2014 $175,000
2013 $172,500
2012 $172,500
2011 $177,500
2010 $180,000
2009 $182,500

*2020 price average through March 31, 2020.

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Doug Whiteman

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Doug Whiteman was formerly the editor-in-chief of MoneyWise. He has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and and has been interviewed on Fox Business, CBS Radio and the syndicated TV show "First Business."

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