Canyon County Real Estate Statistics-Dec 2012

Below are the Canyon County Real Estate Statistics for December 2012. Canyon County consists of Caldwell, Nampa, Middleton, and surrounding areas. All numbers are taken from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service for single family and single family with acreage.

Canyon CountyDecember Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 875

# Vacant: 516 (59%)

# Short Sale: 210 (24%)

# Bank Owned: 51 (6%)

Median Asking Price: $129,900


Pending Sales

# Pending: 313

Median Asking Price: $104,900


Closed Sales – December 2011

# Closed: 224

# Short Sale: 56 (25%)

# Bank Owned: 121 (52%)

Median Sales Price: $78,050

Median Days on Market: 29

Closed Sales– December 2012

# Closed: 196

# Short Sale: 41 (21%)

# Bank Owned: 31 (21%)

Median Sales Price: $99,406

Median Days on Market: 30


The New Year is Here!

Happy New Year! Let us hope and pray that this year will be one of the best we have had in recent years. As the saying goes, “success is 99 percent attitude and 1 percent aptitude”. So let us get our positive attitudes going!

Inventory continues to decline! We are down to 875 homes in Canyon County and if we take out the homes that are contingent short sales, the number of Available homes is around 607. I have not seen this low of an inventory since I became a Realtor over seven years ago!

The number of Pending Sales is down and is to be expected this time of year. Interesting to note is that the median Asking Price is up by $5k since last month for the Caldwell area.

Closed Sales for December saw a pullback as well. I think this is due to the combination of low inventory and the typical holiday seasonal slowdown. With the lower Pending Sales number, we will see if January has lower Closed Sales as well.

Overall, I think 2013 is going to be somewhat similar, sales wise, to 2012. Continuing

another year of it being a good time to be a buyer and/or a seller. Prices will inch up around 5 to 6 percent due to low inventory (good for sellers) and the decrease in the number of distressed properties (35 percent of homes for sale in December 2011 were

distressed, December 2012 was at 25 percent). Good for buyers, is the fact that interest rates are expect to stay at historic lows this year!

If you would like to know what the current value of your home is you can contact me either through my website: or e-mail me:

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