Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in January 2016

By ForSaleByOwner

December proved to be a strong month for existing home sales, helping to make 2015 one of the strongest years for residential real estate in nearly a decade.

Listings on ForSaleByOwner were even hotter in January with a 62 percent increase in visitors over December. And house hunters aren’t just active in the south; two of our hottest homes for the month are located in the Midwest and one was under contract in only 9 days.

A few of 2015’s trends seem to be continuing into the New Year as well with two of our most popular homes in January coming from our top states for by-owner home sales.

With all of the attention these homes are getting you’ll want to find your favorite before it becomes the next successful sale on

1. 15030 CR 1131, Tyler, TX 75703
Price: $574,800
Highlights: Built in 2000, but recently updated, this beautiful 3,950 square-foot home offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on lots of land. The open concept kitchen includes slab granite countertops, all-new stainless steel appliances and lots of storage. The master suite includes a large walk-in closet and spa bath. A guest house, dedicated satellite tower for high-speed wireless service and more make this home a true one-of-a-kind.

2. 560 Canvasback Cove, Sumter, SC 29150
Price: $298,600
Highlights: This completely renovated 4-bedroom 3-bathroom home sits on a desirable cul-de-sac and features amazing amenities. The master suite includes two walk-in closets and a large Italian marble shower. The kitchen includes new appliances, and granite countertops. A formal dining room, gas fireplace, back patio, two walk-in attics, screened porch, brick fence and great room with vaulted ceiling are just the beginning of what this home has to offer.

3. 115 Coveshire Pl, Madison, AL 35758
Price: $939,000
Highlights: A stunning, 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom custom-built, this home is southern living at its finest. High ceilings are included throughout and a wrap-around deck offers stunning views. The master en suite includes a sunroom overlooking the lake and the chef’s kitchen features top of the line Viking appliances. A paneled study/library, exercise room and 4.5-car garage make this home so attractive you’ll never want to leave.

4. 1321 Northlawn Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Price: $184,900
Highlights: Full of upgrades and recently remodeled, this stunning home blends style and energy-efficiency. A striking master suite includes soaker tub, double vanity and spa-like shower. The fireplace, sunny recreation room and gorgeous deck make the main house hard to resist, but the fully furnished mother-in-law suite with large living room, private entrance and walk-in closet in the master suite make this home irresistible.

5. 7555 State Route 582, Woodville, OH 43469
Price: $324,900
Highlights: Built in 2014, this 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home offers 2,600 square feet of living space with an open floor plan. The custom kitchen includes cherry wood cabinets, full side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, large dual-fuel range and island. The master suite offers a generous walk-in closet, large bathroom with double vanity and a sizable shower. The 1,200 square-foot unfinished basement offers unlimited potential.

Which popular home is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.