Monday, March 16th, 2020

For Week Ending March 7, 2020

A report released this week from property management software firm RealPage predicts a total of 371,000 new apartments to enter the market in 2020, which would be the highest level across the country’s 150 largest apartment markets in three decades. Nationwide there is still a significant housing shortage and so increases in any housing type can help reduce pressure throughout the market.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending March 7:

  • New Listings increased 31.1% to 1,755
  • Pending Sales increased 23.2% to 1,162
  • Inventory decreased 11.0% to 8,001

For the month of February:

  • Median Sales Price increased 6.2% to $281,500
  • Days on Market decreased 2.9% to 67
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 0.3% to 98.0%
  • Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 11.1% to 1.6

All comparisons are to 2019

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From MAAR Market Data News.

Posted in Weekly Report |
Monday, March 9th, 2020

For Week Ending February 29, 2020

The U.S. Commerce Department reported this week that new-home sales rose 7.9% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764,000 units, which is 18.6% higher than a year ago and the highest monthly sales pace since July 2007. While new-home sales are increasing, new-home inventories fell 6.6% from a year ago and are now the lowest since 2017. The National Association of REALTORS┬« and others are calling on home builders to increase residential home construction to meet increased demand, but a labor shortage, higher costs of construction and possible supply-chain disruption due to COVID-19 may limit homebuiders’ ability to respond to the increased demand.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending February 29:

  • New Listings increased 8.0% to 1,395
  • Pending Sales increased 12.2% to 1,083
  • Inventory decreased 13.1% to 7,785

For the month of January:

  • Median Sales Price increased 4.2% to $270,000
  • Days on Market increased 3.1% to 67
  • Percent of Original List Price Received decreased 0.1% to 97.0%
  • Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 11.1% to 1.6

All comparisons are to 2019

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From MAAR Market Data News.

Posted in Weekly Report |
Monday, March 2nd, 2020

For Week Ending February 22, 2020

The ShowingTime Showing Index® for January saw a 20.2 percent year-over-year increase in showing traffic nationwide. All regions of the country were up double-digits from the year before, with the Midwest Region up 15.7 percent and the West Region, up 34.1 percent. As showing activty is a leading indicator for future home sales, the 2020 housing market is off to a strong start.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending February 22:

  • New Listings increased 31.4% to 1,269
  • Pending Sales increased 20.8% to 1,073
  • Inventory decreased 14.4% to 7,734

For the month of January:

  • Median Sales Price increased 4.2% to $270,000
  • Days on Market increased 3.1% to 67
  • Percent of Original List Price Received decreased 0.1% to 97.0%
  • Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 11.1% to 1.6

All comparisons are to 2019

Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From MAAR Market Data News.

Posted in Weekly Report |
Monday, February 24th, 2020

For Week Ending February 15, 2020

According to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey of more than 8,000 real estate respondents, one in four home sales faced a settlement delay in December 2019. Seventy-one percent closed on time and four percent were canceled altogether. The biggest reasons cited for a delayed closing were issues related to financing (37%), appraisal issues (19%), and home inspection/environmental issues (17%).

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending February 15:

  • New Listings increased 9.6% to 1,156
  • Pending Sales increased 13.9% to 967
  • Inventory decreased 14.8% to 7,692

For the month of January:

  • Median Sales Price increased 4.2% to $270,000
  • Days on Market increased 3.1% to 67
  • Percent of Original List Price Received decreased 0.1% to 97.0%
  • Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 11.1% to 1.6

All comparisons are to 2019
Click here for the full Weekly Market Activity Report. From MAAR Market Data News.

Posted in Weekly Report |
Monday, February 24th, 2020

For 2020, the National Association of REALTORS’ Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, sees good news for home prices.

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