Hamilton County experienced the biggest percentage gains in single-family residential permits, a 23.5% increase through November, supported by strong growth in the City of Cincinnati, the City of Harrison, and Green Township. The County issued a total of 463 single-family permits during this period, compared to 375 last year.
While Hamilton County is showing increasing strength, Warren County continues to dominate the region with a total of 826 single-family permits, a 19% increase, during the first 11 months of the year. Hamilton Township, Clearcreek Township, and the City of Mason all passed the century mark in permits issued, while the City of Springboro and Turtle Creek Township also saw strong activity.
Butler County is showing signs of slowing down with a decrease of 0.8% (524 single-family permits). Its bright spot continues to be Liberty Township, which accounted for 4 out of 10 permits in the county (221 single-family permits) – leading all local jurisdictions in the region. Fairfield Township, West Chester Township, and the City of Monroe also experienced significant activity.
Clermont County is also losing momentum, dropping 7.8% (284 single-family permits). Its focus continues to be Union Township and Batavia Township.
Altogether, there were a total of 2,097 single-family permits issued through November in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties, compared to 1,905 in 2014, a 10.1% overall increase.
The top 10 markets for single-family homes through November were:
- Liberty Township (Butler Co.)---221
- Hamilton Township (Warren Co.)---193
- Clearcreek Township (Warren Co.)---153
- City of Mason (Warren Co.)---125
- City of Cincinnati (Hamilton Co.)---89
- Batavia Township (Clermont Co.)---79
- Turtle Creek Township (Warren Co.)---77
- City of Springboro (Warren Co.)---75
- Fairfield Township (Butler Co.)---70
- West Chester Township (Butler Co.)---66