Monday, November 9th, 2015

For Week Ending October 31, 2015

Softer September sales continue to be a stout topic for stats analysis. Rental prices are not so soft, however, and across many markets, rising prices are turning heads. More first-time homebuyers may jump at the chance to invest in their own homes. Much of the evidence still points to recovering market health.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending October 31:

  • New Listings increased 1.9% to 1,096
  • Pending Sales increased 0.6% to 933
  • Inventory decreased 16.2% to 15,440

For the month of October:

  • Median Sales Price increased 4.9% to $218,000
  • Days on Market decreased 2.8% to 70
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.1% to 96.2%
  • Months Supply of Inventory decreased 25.6% to 3.2

All comparisons are to 2014

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From The Skinny Blog.

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015

For Week Ending October 24, 2015

Data analysis from September national numbers revealed that new home sales underperformed slightly from what was originally expected. Some say this indicates market cooling, but with October giving way to November, it means we will soon have another month of sales to prove or disprove naysayers.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending October 24:

  • New Listings decreased 2.5% to 1,233
  • Pending Sales increased 10.7% to 934
  • Inventory decreased 15.7% to 15,650

For the month of September:

  • Median Sales Price increased 8.1% to $221,650
  • Days on Market decreased 8.5% to 65
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.0% to 96.6%
  • Months Supply of Inventory decreased 23.9% to 3.5

All comparisons are to 2014

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From The Skinny Blog.

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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

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Monday, October 26th, 2015

For Week Ending October 17, 2015

Jobless claims have dropped once again, matching levels not seen since 1973. Housing sales have continued to perform well, which should not be a surprise to those active in the real estate industry. Good economic environments foster healthy housing, and persistent health should lead to a Federal Reserve rate hike before the year is over.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending October 17:

  • New Listings decreased 0.2% to 1,301
  • Pending Sales increased 9.8% to 1,001
  • Inventory decreased 15.3% to 15,895

For the month of September:

  • Median Sales Price increased 8.3% to $222,000
  • Days on Market decreased 8.5% to 65
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.0% to 96.6%
  • Months Supply of Inventory decreased 26.1% to 3.4

All comparisons are to 2014

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From The Skinny Blog.

Posted in Weekly Report |
Monday, October 19th, 2015

For Week Ending October 10, 2015

Supply and demand drive housing prices, and this basic economic tenet has been in the spotlight recently, as inventory remains low across the country while prices continue to edge up in many locales. Cash investment has gobbled up supply in some regions, while a lack of new construction has hit the supply side in others. The truth remains that there is still healthy demand in most corners. Every market and situation is unique, so let’s track the listings and sales for the week in your area.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending October 10:

  • New Listings increased 2.5% to 1,453
  • Pending Sales increased 13.0% to 1,053
  • Inventory decreased 14.7% to 16,048

For the month of September:

  • Median Sales Price increased 8.3% to $222,000
  • Days on Market decreased 8.5% to 65
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.0% to 96.6%
  • Months Supply of Inventory decreased 26.1% to 3.4

All comparisons are to 2014

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From The Skinny Blog.

Posted in Weekly Report |

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