Considering a move to Grand Island? You’ll love living and working here. Grand Island offers natural beauty, easy commutes and friendly people. We are also home to active, involved residents, future oriented educational institutions, and a strong multi-generational businesses.
Grand Island is a growing community of 49,939 with a 3% population increase in the last two years. Real estate choices reflect this growth. The 2013 average price per square foot for homes in Grand Island was $101. The average sold price for homes in 2013 was $131,691. The dream of owning your own home is strong in Grand Island with a 62% home ownership rate.
Looking for a modern condo downtown? Or maybe a family home by the lake? Perhaps new construction is your desire. Whatever you prefer, Grand Island has the home for you. Housing costs are below the national average and with home sales exceeding $105 million in 2013, you can be sure that one of Grand Island’s licensed real estate professionals can help you locate the perfect home.
If building your dream home is your family’s goal, Grand Island has numerous excellent builders and available properties to make this goal a reality. New home construction reached $25 million in 2013.
If you are planning a move to Grand Island, start with our Relocation Packet. It is full of the kind of useful information you’ll need to get started in your new city. Individuals and families from across the nation and the world have come to call Grand Island home. Here are a few reasons why. Relocation Testimonials
Grand Island Housing Affordability Index
Prepared by the UNL College of Business Administration, Bureau of Business Research
Author: Dr. Eric Thompson
Summary: The Housing Affordability Index for Grand Island, Nebraska stood at 255.8 in July 2014. Any index value over 100.0 suggests that an existing single-family home is affordable for the median income family at prevailing interest rates. The June value, which is more than two times greater than 100.0, indicates that existing single-family homes are very affordable in Grand Island. Housing is also more affordable than in many other parts of the country. The Housing Affordability Index for the United States, which is computed by the National Association of Realtors, stood at 151.2 in June, 2014, the most recent month for which data is available.
|Total Volume Sales||$111,617,029||$106,221,738||$104,892,742|
|Average Sale Price||$143,026||$139,950||$131,691|
|Average Days on Market||62||56||61|
December Housing Sales
|Total New Listings||50||58|
|Median Sold Price||$145,000||$132,500|
|Average Sold Price||$161,956||$141,673|
|Average Days on Market||70||60|
|Total Sold Volume for Single Family Homes||$10,220,177||$10,425,988|
Grand Island has a wide variety of retirement resident options, including independent apartments, assisted living facilities, and skilled-care facilities for those needing more personal and medical assistance. With a wide variety of choices, your unique needs and interests are sure to be met.
|Nursing Home Care||4|
|Skilled and Intermediate||1|
|Alzheimer’s Specialty Care||1|
|Affordable Housing for Elderly and Disabled||2|