Pending sales are up by 19% from 2nd quarter of 2014; last year. The market’s demand side is a lot more active. Please pay attention to demand and supply in this figures.
Closed sales (i.e sales that completed) were up by 11.5% for 2nd quarter of 2014; last year. Look at this figure and add the numbers to the one above for better perspective.
Homes available for sale are down by 6.5%. In English, that means supply is down. With that in mind, when supply is down AND demand is simultaneously high, what is the effect? Let’s take a look.
Before we take a look at the effect of low supply and high demand, there is more to that supply story. Monthly supply of inventory is down by 16.7% from 2nd quarter of 2014; last year. Therefore inventory is worse.
Here is one of the effects of what you have been seeing in the figures above. List price is the price a home was originally listed for when it got on the market.
As shown below, percentage of list price received at sale (which means there was ZERO negotiation down…) increased by 0.4% to 96.5% of list homes… as compared to last year 2nd quarter.
Let’s see the effect of all these on the median sales price. Median sales price increases by 2% from last year 2014 2nd quarter. Looking back now, and even visually on these figures, the market is just getting started.This market is HOT in all kind of ways. What that means is that there are all kinds of opportunity all over the place, regardless of what side you are one; buying, selling or investing.
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