National Real Estate Trends & Insights
It's hard to believe that more than 6 months into COVID-19 the demand for new, unique homes continues to increase. Here's what we're seeing across the country:
Mortgage rates have dropped below 3%, the lowest in history.
US home prices increase 5.5%, with sales of homes over $10 million up 11% YOY, according to WSJ.
While we never thought it would be possible, we're seeing rates as low as 2.87% and predict this could last well into 2022.
Buyers want their very own paradise: Searches for pools have increased more than 1500% YOY.
Buyers want convenience: Searches for washer/dryer have increased more than 350% YOY.
Buyers want a personal oasis: Searches for outdoor space have increased more than 900% YOY.
Down 36.8% for single-family homes versus the same time last year, and overall inventory is down.
The number of sold single-family homes is up 14% over August 2019.
Pending contracts are up almost 43% YOY with 1569 single-family homes in-contract.
Single-family homes sold from June 1 to Sept 1 are up 26% over the same time last year and the average sales price has skyrocketed almost 45% to $4.107,005.
Condo sales went down 9.1% in July but the median prices increased to $260,000, a growth of 4.2%.
Single-family home sales increased by 9.4%.
Active listings have fallen 28%.
Condo sales are up 7.1% with the median sale’s price growing at 10.8%.
July 2020 was a huge milestone with an estimated rise in population to 1 million residents.
Total sales are up in Austin by 12.9%, total sales volume is up 35.3%, and the median price has jumped 11% to $355,000.
From January 1, 2020, the numbers of sales are up 35% over the same time period in 2019, and the average price is up 42% to $1,652,155.
Although the sales market is going through the roof, rentals in August fell about 2.6%, a first since 2009.
The luxury market is the dominating force with housing above $750,000 on the rise with over 40% decrease in inventory levels, the lowest point since 2015.
Dallas County marked a growth of 13.1% in median price, YOY, to $279,000.
Closed sales are up 6.3%.
Sold houses are up 175%.
Pending deals are up 30% over last year.
Is currently in a seller’s market.
The average list price for single-family homes has reached an all-time high of $1,60,000 with its recent jump of 7.4% YOY.
San Francisco Bay Area:
The Median price of Single-family homes broke a new record of $1,068,000 in the Bay Area.
The median price of single-family homes in San Francisco is just over $1,700,000.
Sales in Marin County have increased 35% on luxury real estate properties over 3 million, with over 45 sales in this category.
Pending sales are hovering around 1700 units which are up 18.1% over July but still down 33.7%.
Inventory is up about 10% to 10,670 but contract signs are growing.
One week saw a 40% growth over the prior week. 73% of those deals were for studios and 1 and 2 bedroom homes.
55% of the deals signed were asking under $1 million.
61% of deals are under $1 million but the majority of pending units are for 2, 3, and 4 plus bedroom homes.
Seeing bidding wars with some homes selling $100,000+ over asking in multiple price points.