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Boise Real Estate Market Statistics -June 2014

Ada County June Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 2750

# Vacant: 1470 (53%)

# Short Sale: 117 (4%)

# Bank Owned: 61 (2%)

Median Asking Price: $257,995

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 1072

Median Asking Price: $229,900

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Closed Sales—June 2013

# Closed: 843

# Short Sale: 56 (7%)

# Bank Owned: 44 (5%)

Median Sales Price: $210,000

Median Days on Market: 15

 

Closed Sales—June 2014

# Closed: 819

# Short Sale: 17 (2%)

# Bank Owned: 37 (4%)

Median Sales Price: $217,000

Median Days on Market: 20

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Summer Market Has Arrived!

While technically June is reflective of May sales and therefore, the Spring market; things are slowing down a bit. The June numbers are decent, but you can see that sales are leveling off. Inventory is still rising, as is the Median Asking Price. We currently have 32 percent more inventory available then we did last year. This increase is expected to continue until September.

Pending Sales were down not only month over month but year over year as well. And actually, Pending Sales have been trending behind last years numbers for eleven straight months now. The leveling off indicates to me that even with more inventory and great interest rates, prices may have jumped too quickly.

Closed Sales were up but only by 19 homes month over month. Once again, when comparing year over year, 2014 is behind 2013. For Ada County, 2013 was an exceptionally strong market, and would not have been sustainable if it were to have continued at that pace for two years. And as many have seen, property taxes reflected those increases. However, the good news is that next years tax bill should not be much higher than this years!

For more information regarding the Boise Real Estate Market, please go to my web site: www. BoiseRealEstateChick.com

Silvercreek Realty Group, 1099 S Well St, Ste 200, Meridian, ID 83642

 

 

 

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Boise Real Estate Market Statistics-May 2014

Ada County May Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 2656

# Vacant: 1388 (52%)

# Short Sale: 108 (4%)

# Bank Owned: 74 (3%)

Median Asking Price: $250,000

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 1161

Median Asking Price: $229,390

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Closed Sales—May 2013

# Closed: 852

# Short Sale: 60 (7%)

# Bank Owned: 40 (5%)

Median Sales Price: $194,447

Median Days on Market: 16

 

Closed Sales—May 2014

# Closed: 800

# Short Sale: 22 (3%)

# Bank Owned: 29 (4%)

Median Sales Price: $209,200

Median Days on Market: 17

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Inventory Continues to Rise!

May continued the inventory rise that is typical for spring. There was a slight pull back on the Median Asking Price (down by $8k month over month). As we head into summer, we should see the inventory numbers start to level off.

Pending Sales were up slightly month over month (up by 45). The Median Asking Price was up only by $4K. While unremarkable, good news is that the number of Pending Sales is staying over 1K. With increasing inventory, increased pending sales is a must to keep the market from tipping in the wrong direction.

The number of Closed Sales while up month over month, are down if we look at year over year numbers. We also see that last months flat Median Asking Price for Pending Sales is now reflected in this months flat Closed Sales Price. The number of Days on Market is down to 17 but I anticipate that number to start inching back up as this year continues.

Overall, this has been a fairly quiet spring market as far as sales go. On the other hand asking prices and inventory continue to rise and has been driven primarily by two things: very low number of distressed sales and new build jobs. The distressed numbers should continue to bottom out and the pace of the new build jobs should begin to taper off.

For additional information regarding the Boise Real Estate Market, please go to my website: http://www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

Silvercreek Realty Group, 1099 S Wells St., Ste 200, Meridian, ID 83642

 

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics- April 2014

Below are the Boise Real Estate Market Statistics for April 2014. Numbers reflect single family/single family on acreage that are either Available, Pending or have Sold. All data is taken from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service.

Ada County April Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 2464

# Vacant: 1293 (53%)

# Short Sale: 113 (5%)

# Bank Owned: 67 (3%)

Median Asking Price: $258,990

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 1116

Median Asking Price: $225,000

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Closed Sales—April 2013

# Closed: 736

# Short Sale: 87 (12%)

# Bank Owned: 68 (9%)

Median Sales Price: $186,370

Median Days on Market: 20

 

Closed Sales—April 2014

# Closed: 669

# Short Sale: 29 (4%)

# Bank Owned: 42 (6%)

Median Sales Price: $209,000

Median Days on Market: 20

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Asking Price on the Rise!

As I put together the April statistics (remember my newsletter reflects the previous month) I am shocked at the Median Asking Price jump. It is up by $16K over March and March was up by $12K over February! That is a $28K price increase, and in my opinion, that is a pretty steep jump in just a few months time. Not sure that trend can continue into the summer without losing quite a few first time buyers though.

Pending Sales are up but only by 106 homes. Interestingly, even though the Median Asking Price has had such a huge jump for Available homes, that has not been the case for Pending Sales. The Median Asking Price only went up $100 since last month. Another item to note is that year over year Pending Sales are actually down.

For Closed Sales we saw a modest increase in the number of sold homes. The Median Asking Price did see a jump of about $11K, that number has been going back and forth for several months, but it has been awhile since we have been over the $200K mark. And look at the Median Day on Market! 20 Days! Now that is a sure sign of a spring market! I do not expect that to get too much lower and actually after our May numbers come in, it should start trending back up.

For additional information please go to my website:  http://www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

Silvercreek Realty Group, 1099 S Wells Way, Suite 200, Meridian, ID 83642

 

 

 

 

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics – March 2014

Ada County March 2014 Market Statistics

Available Homes
# Available: 2221
# Vacant: 1287 (58%)
# Short Sale: 121 (5%)
# Bank Owned: 64 (3%)
Median Asking Price: $242,990

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Pending Sales
# Pending: 1010
Median Asking Price: $224,900

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Closed Sales—March 2013
# Closed: 575
# Short Sale: 60 (10%)
# Bank Owned: 44 (8%)
Median Sales Price: $186,900
Median Days on Market: 27

Closed Sales—March 2014
# Closed: 583
# Short Sale: 27 (5%)
# Bank Owned: 40 (7%)
Median Sales Price: $198,000
Median Days on Market: 35

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Inventory is on the Rise!

As is typical for this time of year, we are seeing an increase in the available inventory. We are also seeing the Median Asking Price on the rise, up by $18K over the last two months. At the same time the number of Vacant homes decreased indicating an increase in existing homes (traditional seller) versus new (builder).

Pending Sales continue their rise and I expect to see that well into June. The Median Asking Price for pending sales was up by $4K. The bulk (65 percent) of the Pending Sales are in the under $250K price range.

As was expected with the increase in Pending Sales, Closed Sales are increasing as well. The Days on Market are now down to 35 and we can expect to see that number continue to come down over the next few months as the Spring Market takes off. The Sales Price has remained pretty flat for the past several months. Even though the Median Asking Price in Available homes has increased, I don’t see the actual Closed Sales Prices going up too dramatically. Remember, just because sellers are asking more, does not mean they will get more. Buyers determine market price, not sellers. And with the increase in inventory, sellers would be wise to watch market pricing, not wishful thinking!

If you would like additional information regarding the Boise Real Estate Market please feel free to contact me via my website: http://www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

Silvercreek Realty Group – 1099 S Wells St.,  Ste 200, Meridian ID 83642

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics-February 2014

Ada County February 2014 Market Statistics

Available Homes
# Available: 2008
# Vacant: 1303 (65%)
# Short Sale: 152 (8%)
# Bank Owned: 68 (3%)
Median Asking Price: $230,495

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Pending Sales
# Pending: 889
Median Asking Price: $220,000

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Closed Sales—February 2013
# Closed: 491
# Short Sale: 67 (14%)
# Bank Owned: 31 (6%)
Median Sales Price: $178,900
Median Days on Market: 39

Closed Sales—February 2014
# Closed: 431
# Short Sale: 23 (5%)
# Bank Owned: 35 (8%)
Median Sales Price: $199,000
Median Days on Market: 47

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Not Quite a Spring Market…Yet

February’s inventory was down from last month and is normally one of the lower months of the year. Other than a slight increase in the asking price, everything else within the Available market is relatively flat. This year’s market feels a little different than last year’s, to me anyway. I am not getting that same sense of urgency to sell or buy. I think the increase in prices has people looking a lot more carefully at what they may be getting for their money.

The number of Pending Sales was up pretty substantially from last month but the Median Asking Price remained flat. This indicates that we will see higher Closed Sales for March and probably a slight uptick in Closed Sales Price.

Closed Sales were down again but this was anticipated due to the lower number of Pending Sales in January. The Median Sold price was down by about $9K giving back all of January’s price increase. The Median Days on Market has started to come down. Homes that are priced correctly and are move-in ready are generally getting offers within the first week or two.

Of special note: Take a look at Eagle’s number of Short Sales and Reo’s that Sold in February. That is right! The number was zero! Making February a completely traditional sales month!

 

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics – January 2014

Ada County January 2014  Market Statistics

Available Homes
# Available: 2030
# Vacant: 1312 (65%)
# Short Sale: 156 (8%)
# Bank Owned: 58 (3%)
Median Asking Price: $224,900

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Pending Sales
# Pending: 785
Median Asking Price: $220,000

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Closed Sales—January 2013
# Closed: 381
# Short Sale: 51 (13%)
# Bank Owned: 31 (8%)
Median Sales Price: $184,990
Median Days on Market: 30

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Closed Sales—January 2014
# Closed: 405
# Short Sale: 14 (3%)
# Bank Owned: 34 (8%)
Median Sales Price: $208,200
Median Days on Market: 47

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2014 Starts in a Mixed Way…

The 2014 real estate market has begun! Inventory inched back up and so did the Median Asking Price. We continue to see the distressed inventory dry up but we are also seeing an increase in new build jobs. This will for sure keep the Median Asking Price on the rise.

The number of Pending Sales went up but there was a slight pullback in Median Asking Price. Even with the winter weather hanging around we should continue to see the Pending Sales go up as many buyers try to take advantage of low interest rates.

Closed Sales saw a big pull back from last month but is still up from a year ago. The Median Sold Price was up both month over month and year over year. The Median Days on Market went up but I do expect to see that  start coming back down as we approach March. As home prices rise I also expect to see short sales disappear from the market as sellers finally come out from underwater.

For additional information regarding the Boise Real Estate Market please go to my website: www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

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All numbers are based on data from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service.

Silvercreek Realty Group – 1099 S Wells St. Ste. 200, Meridian, ID 83642

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics-December 2013

Below are the Boise Real Estate Market Stats for December 2013. These numbers reflect Active, Pending, and Sold single family/ single family with acreage homes. All numbers are from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service.

Ada County December Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 2002

# Vacant: 1286 (64%)

# Short Sale: 161 (8%)

# Bank Owned: 70 (3%)

Median Asking Price: $220,500

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 712

Median Asking Price: $229,900

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Closed Sales—December 2012

# Closed: 477

# Short Sale: 86 (18%)

# Bank Owned: 30 (6%)

Median Sales Price: $179,000

Median Days on Market: 32

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Closed Sales—December 2013

# Closed: 543

# Short Sale: 28 (5%)

# Bank Owned: 35 (6%)

Median Sales Price: $198,000

Median Days on Market: 35

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2013 Year End Numbers are in…

2013 proved to be a very strong market for real estate. Sellers finally saw some daylight as home prices moved upward. Buyers had more options with increased inventory and continued low-interest rates. Will 2014 continue the seller’s market? Will buyers be able to stay in the game or will many have to wait it out?

Our current inventory has had some pull back, going down by 15 percent. This is actually a pretty good indicator of a “normal” market as homeowners of existing homes wait until after the holiday season to list their homes. However, my concern is the number of new build jobs out there. Of all the current available inventory (2002 homes), 739 of them are new build jobs. That is 37%percent of the market! If that trend continues it  could make it difficult for existing home sellers (in the under $400K price range) to compete.

Because interest rates seem to be staying in the 3.75 to 4.75 percent range buyers are still getting good deals on their loans. However, prices are rising and I am expecting a very active spring. Sellers are wanting top dollar and are not making too many (if any) concessions on offers they receive. My advice, if you are thinking of buying do so now and make your first offer your best one.

Thinking of Selling?

If you are considering selling your home, don’t wait until the end of April or May! The time to get your home on the market is in March. This gives you a jump-start on the spring sellers who wait. With less competition your home will sell for more and will sell quicker! If you (or someone you know) is thinking about selling, please contact me and I will do a free Current Market Analysis to show you what your home is worth. My contact info: mary@BoiseRealEstateChick.com or got to my website: www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

My brokerage is :Silvercreek Realty Group, 1099 S Wells St., Ste #200, Meridian, ID 83642

 

 

 

 

 

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