Low Inventory Encourages Prices to Climb
Although only slightly less, Ann Arbor homes saw a decrease in both listings and sales entered this June compared to the previous. The amount of new listings entered only differed by 1.5%, from 194 homes to 197 homes last June. Listing prices saw an increase of 5.9% though, with the average LP being $449,417 in 2017 and $475,710 currently. Properties sold in June declined by 4.3%, 139 versus 133 sold homes. However, the average sale price rose by 3.4% from $434,142 last June to $449,116 this year. Houses are being sold faster, with the average amount of days on the market being 18; this is great for sellers. So far this year, there is a 3.8% increase in homes listed from 840 in the year prior to 872 now. With the small increase of homes added to the market, prices have done the same, $477,729 versus 488,286; an increase of 2.2%. The amount of properties sold to date has decreased 3.3% from 540 to 522 sold homes. There has been minimal discrepancy between the average sale price so far this year compared to the previous year, $435,573 versus $437,914 currently. Overall, it is a seller’s market for Ann Arbor residential homes; especially for homes priced under $600k. Higher end homes, in the $600k to $1m range, are considered to be a part of a balanced market. As per usual, luxury homes that are over $1m are a buyer’s market. Continue reading
With a Rise in New Listings, Prices Slowly Begin to Lower for Ann Arbor Homes
Ann Arbor homes have seen an increase in the amount of listings this May, compared to last; and with the additional inventory prices are beginning to slowly reduce. An impressive increase of 53.4% more listings were entered this May compared to last May, 224 homes listed versus 146. And although listing prices are lower, it is only a decline of less than 0.5%, from $496,037 to $494,320. Continue reading
An Increase in Listings and Sales in Saline
In April, Saline Real Estate saw a significant jump of 51% in the amount of listings entered this month compared to April last year, 62 versus 41. The average listing price did decline slightly from $501,642 to $490,153. A 12% increase in the amount of sales this year equals a 3 home difference, with 28 homes selling in April. Like listing prices, selling prices also saw a decrease. Last year during April, selling prices averaged at $431,895, and this year selling prices averaged 10% lower at $389,144. The average days on the market were extended from 33 days last year to 46 in 2018. But year-to-date statistics rose in general, there were more listings with a higher listing price and higher selling price in comparison to the year prior. The amount of listings thus far increased by 10% compared to last year, from 124 homes listed to 136 homes listed. Listing prices went from $458,838 to $483,633, which is a 5% increase. There was a 6% decline in the amount of homes sold year-to-date, with 74 homes selling so far this year. Presumably because listing prices rose, selling prices also did; so far this year the average price of properties sold increased 11%, $421,314 versus $379,481. Overall, Saline has a balanced market, especially within the 400k to 500k price range. Below 400k would be classified as a seller’s market; whereas above 500k would be considered part of a buyer’s market. Similar trends were also found in the last quarter report, but those in the seller’s market are slowly increasing their current month supply this year.
If Saline continues on this trajectory, it should be a successful year. With more inventory on the market, buyer’s have more options and seller’s must properly evaluate the value of their homes. Whether you are buying or selling, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay tuned for more market updates here!
More Inventory in April for Dexter
Both the amount of listings entered and sales in April increased this year in Dexter compared to last, and prices saw a minimal decline of less than 0.5%. The number of listings that were entered in April increased a solid 15%, from 34 to 39; and the average listing price was $432,954. With a boost in available inventory, the average days on the market were prolonged to 51 days; in the year prior the average DOM was 31% less at 39 days. Last month, sales also saw a considerable increase from 25 sold homes the year prior to 32 sold homes, which means a 28% increase. The amount of new listing entered year-to-date decreased 7%, 115 versus 107. However, listing prices have rose from $412,317 to $433,210 this year. There was a significant increase of 30% for the number of properties sold thus far compared to April 2017, 79 sold homes versus 61 sold homes. Although only a slight increase, the average selling price for homes sold year-to-date rose as well, from $372,861 to $379,587 which is an increase of 2%. Overall, it is a seller’s market for Dexter, particularity below the 500k price range. Homes that are above 500k are classified as a buyer’s market, especially for higher end homes that are priced and sold above 800k.
In comparison to the last quarterly report for Dexter, the current month supply is gradually declining, which could mean that there will continue to be a seller’s market. Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email email@example.com. Check back here to stay updated on the Dexter market!
Buyer’s and Seller’s Market Dependent on Price Range
For Ann Arbor homes, listings were slightly down and sales increased in April compared to 2017. New listings decreased a small percentage of 1% in comparison to April last year, 173 versus 175. Although there is minimal decline in the amount of listings, according to the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, the average listing price increased from $478,871 to $510,951. The number of sales rose 35% compared to the previous year, from 75 homes sold to 101; along with it, the average sale price increased by 5%, $414,281 versus $435,787. When looking at the average days on the market, only one day differed from this April compared to last, this year had 1 more day equaling 22 days on average. Looking at the year to date statistics, listings are lower. This year, 454 listings have been entered thus far, versus the 496 listings entered in 2017. But, the homes sold since the beginning of the year have a higher volume compared to last year, with 270 homes sold versus 247 in 2017. Homes sold under $400k are a seller’s market, and becomes stronger as the price range reduces. Mid-range homes are part of a balanced market, creating negotiation between buyers and sellers. Higher end homes, such as those above $800k, are considered to be a buyer’s market, with it being most intense in the 1 million dollar + range.
Looking ahead, it should be a solid year for Ann Arbor residential homes. Whether you are looking to sell or buy, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group at (734)761-3060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. And stay tuned for next month’s real estate report for Ann Arbor homes!
More New Listings and Sales in November
Market Update for November 2017
Both new listings and sales for Ann Arbor homes were up for the month of November. New listings entered were up 30% compared with last November, 73 vs. 56, with the average list price coming in at $500,023 vs. $443,054. The number of sales was up 12.5%, 90 vs. 80, with the average days on the market at 38, down from 48. The average sale price was $405,669 compared with $409,972 this time last year. However, when looking at the year-to-date statistics, both listings and sales are down. There were 1383 new listings entered so far this year, compared with 1473 last year, and 1057 sales compared with 1116 last year. It is a very strong seller’s market with a 2.7 month supply of homes for sale overall. The $600k – $700k and $800k – $1 million price points are balanced with only the over $1 million in a buyer’s market with a large inventory.
If the Ann Arbor real estate market stays as busy in December, we may see the gaps narrow, but the year will most likely end with less sales and listings than in 2016. Be sure to check back for the December market update after the new year. Here at The Bouma Group, Realtors we already have a lot of great listings ready to hit the market in late winter and early spring. Be the first to know, contact us today for a sneak preview to see if any are the right match for you! 734-761-3060 or email@example.com
Lack of Listings Drive Ann Arbor Real Estate Prices Upward
As has been the trend for most of the year, new real estate listings are down, sales are steady, and prices are up. According to the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, new Ann Arbor home listings decreased by 12% when comparing December of this year to December of last year. Home sales decreased slightly from 84 in 2015 to 81 in 2016. And, the average sale price rose 8%, from $362,452 in ’15 to $390,381 in ’16.
Low Inventory of Ann Arbor Homes Sets Stage for Higher Prices
Ann Arbor Real Estate inventory is still declining and that is the driving force behind the continued seller’s market. Right now, the month supply of homes listed for sale is 4.5. Due to lower inventory, homes are selling at a faster pace and for more money. According to the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, the average days on the market for August was 42 in 2015 and decreased to 36 in 2016, while the average sale price was $276,505 in 2015 and increased to $283,171 in 2016. When new inventory comes to the market, buyers are moving quickly to secure the property and willing to outbid competition to get the home.
Be sure to check back here each month for an update for Ann Arbor Real Estate, Ann Arbor Condos, Dexter Real Estate, and Saline Real Estate as we track each month’s statistics. To learn more about home values in your specific neighborhood or what your home is worth, contact the specialists with The Bouma Group at 734-761-3060 or firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Now is the Time to List Your Ann Arbor Home
Ann Arbor remains in a seller’s market with a 2.8 month supply of homes listed for sale. Listing inventory is beginning to rise and sales are very strong. This is the beginning of what is going to be a hot spring market. Home inventory will only continue to increase over the next few months, so now is the time to get listed before the competition gets tougher.
Thinking of listing your home, but not sure what it’s worth in today’s market? Get a free market analysis here or give us a call at 734-761-3060 to learn more about home values in your Ann Arbor neighborhood.
New Listings Increase for Ann Arbor in November
When compared with November 2014, new residential listings increased by almost 5%. Homes sold and sale prices are also up slightly, a result of continued buyer activity and a strong local economy. Ann Arbor remains in a seller’s market with a 3.4 month supply of homes listed for sale.
With the business we’ve had here at The Bouma Group so far this December, we are anticipating a great month with a very busy new year. We have many new listings slated to enter the market in January. If you’ve been considering selling your home, get a jump on the spring market and contact us now at 734-761-3060 or email@example.com for a market analysis of your home. The spring market starts right after the holidays, be ready and get your home sold before the competition!