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Virden (Macoupin County) home prices rise in January 2020

Real Estate

By Metric Media News Service | Feb 7, 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2020 in Virden in Macoupin County rose by $15,000 while total sales increased by 100%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2020, there were six homes sold, with a median sale price of $30,000 - a 100% increase over the $15,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were three homes sold in Virden in January 2019.

The median sales tax in Virden for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $1,325, approximately 4.4% of the median home sale price for January 2020.

The following table compares Virden to other Macoupin County cities in January 2020:

City
Jan. 2020 Home Sales
Jan. 2019 Home Sales
% change (Total Home Sales)
Jan. 2020 Median Sales Price
Jan. 2019 Median Sales Price
% change (Median Sales Price)
Gillespie
2
3
-33.3%
$168,750
$65,000
159.6%
Staunton
1
5
-80%
$140,000
$60,000
133.3%
Brighton
1
1
0%
$70,000
$30,000
133.3%
Carlinville
7
7
0%
$70,000
$35,000
100%
Girard
1
4
-75%
$62,000
$53,250
16.4%
Bunker Hill
3
2
50%
$57,000
$75,250
-24.3%
Benld
4
1
300%
$31,500
$44,500
-29.2%
Mount Olive
3
3
0%
$30,500
$75,500
-59.6%
Virden
6
3
100%
$30,000
$15,000
100%
Medora
0
0
-
$0
$0
-
Sawyerville
0
1
-100%
$0
$88,000
-100%
White City
0
1
-100%
$0
$75,500
-100%
Lake Ka-Ho
0
0
-
$0
$0
-
East Gillespie
0
0
-
$0
$0
-
Wilsonville
0
0
-
$0
$0
-
Palmyra
0
2
-100%
$0
$7,750
-100%
Shipman
0
0
-
$0
$0
-
Mount Clare
0
2
-100%
$0
$100,000
-100%
* This story only considers sales data for the part of Virden that is in Macoupin County.

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