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The mission of the Lorain County Association of REALTORS is to service its members by developing and instituting programs and services to enhance members' ability to conduct their individual business successfully with professional competency and through combined membership activities to preserve the right of all to own, transfer, and enjoy the use of real property.
Activity in the Ohio Housing Market Cools in 2022
Activity in the Ohio housing marketplace slowed in 2022, as the sector was affected by rising interest rates, according to Ohio REALTORS®.
Ohio’s homes sales reached 163,155 in 2022, a 9.6% decrease from the 2021 year-end level of 180,461. The average sales price across Ohio in 2022 reached $240,088, a 6.9% increase from the $224,554 mark posted during 2021. Finally, total dollar volume in 2022 reached $39.2 billion, a 3.3% decrease from the 2021 level of $40.5 billion. READ MORE
LoCAR Members Make a Difference in Their Communities
This year, LoCAR's Community Outreach Committee’s local family was from Vermilion and consists of a mom, dad (Marine vet) and four children (boy age 10, boy age 7, girl age 3 and boy age 9 months).
The family was identified through the Lorain County Veterans Service Commission as a family needing assistance for the holidays. READ MORE
LoCAR REALTOR® Members' Dream Becomes a Reality
The “Lorain Sign” started as just an idea from LoCAR REALTOR® members Andrea and Jeff Neal. The idea became reality through generous donations from the private sector and local businesses.
The project would not have been possible without the creative assistance of Lorainite, Brian Bartlebaugh, a lifelong friend of the Neals. Brian was more than happy to volunteer his time to give back to his community as the Designer Project Engineer. Together they raised the $25,000-plus needed to begin fabrication of the sign. READ MORE