With an average listing price of $198,860, home prices in Columbia City dropped by 4.5 percent this year, but the marginal decline did little to the overall market. At the same time, inventory increased slightly by 3.9 percent to reach 79 listings in this year. A number of homes in this city that have larger yards also have elaborate outdoor landscaping with features like sculpted topiaries and large flower gardens that really add to the beauty of the area. To keep life simple, the minimalist styling of this area's ranch homes is an option worth considering. Various houses in this place incorporate walk-in closets which are ideal for people who want to store their belongings in an orderly fashion.