Last year, average home listing prices in Council decreased 14.7 percent, perhaps reflecting the waning popularity of the local area. The average listing price this year is $337,178 from a previous $395,259. In terms of inventory, the number of homes for sale increased marginally year-over-year by 11.5 percent, a positive trend for future house hunters looking to buy a piece of this area's real estate. A decent number of the homes in Council are ranch homes, which are excellent starter homes for many people. The beautiful landscaping around some of the properties here enhances the attractiveness of the area.