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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!

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

Boise Real Estate Market – September 2013

Below are the numbers for Active, Pending and Sold properties in the Boise Real Estate Market area for September 2013. These numbers are based on info from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service for single family/single family with acreage homes.

Ada County (Boise) September Market Statistics

Available Homes
# Available: 2525
# Vacant: 1350 (53%)
# Short Sale: 180 (7%)
# Bank Owned: 74 (3%)
Median Asking Price: $230,000

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Pending Sales
# Pending: 916
Median Asking Price: $221,839

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Closed Sales—September 2012
# Closed: 580
# Short Sale:92 (16%)
# Bank Owned: 36 (6%)
Median Sales Price: $174,850
Median Days on Market: 23

Closed Sales—September 2013
# Closed: 701
# Short Sale: 37 (5%)
# Bank Owned: 24 (3%)
Median Sales Price: $194,000
Median Days on Market: 21

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Fall is Upon Us!

More than leaves are falling in the Ada County real estate market! The seasonal pullback continues and I expect it to remain flat into early 2014. Although we may see a slight increase in activity towards the end of this year which is historically typical. Even with that I don’t anticipate any major jumps in pricing before next spring.

As you can see inventory is continuing to go up as builders try to take advantage of what was a low inventory market. However, the new inventory is starting to out pace demand and could result in shifting us back into a buyers market as existing homes try to compete with the new homes.

With the cooling off of sales, Pending Sales are now under 1000 for the first time in several months. Expect to see that trend into spring time.

The number of Closed Sales are down again month over month but are still above last year.    For the first time since May of this year we are under a $200K sales price. Meanwhile the distressed sales made up less than 8 percent of sold properties. We may see the number of bank owned homes for sale go up a little as the lenders try to unload inventory before the end of the year.

If you would like additional information regarding the Boise Real Estate Market, please go to my website: www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

 

By the Numbers…Boise Real Estate Market July 2013

By the Numbers… Boise – July 2013

Number of homes on the market:
July 2011: 2534
July 2012: 2104
July 2013: 2312

Median Asking Price:
July 2011: $179,900
July 2012: $209,900
July 2013: $233,145

Number of Pending Sales:
July 2011: 938
July 2012: 1194
July 2013: 1342

Median Sold Price:
July 2011: $149,900
July 2012: $171,990
July 2013: $233,145

Number of Distressed Homes Sold:
July 2011: 215
July 2012: 156
July 2013: 103

Boise Real Estate Statistics- April 2013

Below are the Boise Real Estate statistics for the month of April 2013. These numbers are pulled from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service for Active, Pending, and Sold single family homes/single family homes on acreage. The Boise area consists of Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, and Star, Idaho.

Boise Area- April 2013 Market Statistics

Available Homes
# Available: 1804
# Vacant: 920 (51%)
# Short Sale: 267 (15%)
# Bank Owned: 50 (3%)
Median Asking Price: $237,869

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Pending Sales
# Pending: 1388
Median Asking Price: $209,000

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Closed Sales – April 2012
# Closed: 668
# Short Sale: 141 (21%)
# Bank Owned: 95 (14%)
Median Sales Price: $158,245
Median Days on Market: 39

Closed Sales– April 2013
# Closed: 704
# Short Sale: 86 (12%)
# Bank Owned: 68 (10%)
Median Sales Price: $185,250
Median Days on Market: 20

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Spring Market Staying Strong!

The frantic pace that we saw in April has finally settled down a bit! Normally this time of year we see an increase in homes coming on the market. However, the inventory has only risen by 12 homes! Due to the lack of inventory, the median asking price is up by another $12K.

With the continued strong spring market, Pending Sales continue to rise as well. April was up (1388) from March’s 1239. And yes, another $10k increase in the Median Asking Price. Year over year the Median Asking Price is up by $29K!

Not surprisingly, the number of homes that Closed for April was up for both month over month, and year over year. What was a bit surprising was that the Median Sales Price remained relatively flat. The number of bank owned and short sales homes that closed was up and may be part of the reason that sold prices didn’t rise. If you look at the Median Days on Market, you can see how frantic the market was for April, it was down to 20 days. This means that homes were getting offers on them within 20 days of being on the market. Not sure the last time I have seen the Median DOM so low!

Please contact me if you would like to have an updated Current Market Analysis done for your home in the Boise area. You can either e-mail me: mary@BoiseRealEstateChick.com or go to my website: http://www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

 

 

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics for November 2012

Below are the Boise Real Estate Market statistics for November 2012. These numbers are based on the numbers from the Intermountain MLS f0r available, pending and closed sales. Numbers do not include condos or townhomes. Ada County consists of Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, ans Star.

Ada County November Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 1873

# Vacant: 1029 (55%)

# Short Sale: 409 (22%)

# Bank Owned: 57 (3%)

Median Asking Price: $204,900

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 889

Median Akign Price: $184,900

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 Closed SalesNovember 2011

# Closed: 503

# Short Sale: 105 (21%)

# Bank Owned: 133 (26%)

Median Sales Price: $148,000

Median Days on Market: 46

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Closed Sales– November 2012

# Closed: 571

# Short Sale: 87 (15%)

# Bank Owned: 54 (9%)

Median Sales Price: $177,400

Median Days on Market: 30

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 Winter Market is Here!

Well it looks like our winter market is here! The Available inventory has gone down again with the median Asking Price staying about the same as last month (down by $1k). The number of Bank Owned homes on the market is down to only 57 (3 percent of the market). This time last year there were 158 Bank Owned homes available.

 Pending Sales continue to be on the decrease, also consistent with the winter market. However, the median Asking Price went up slightly for Ada County. We will see if this translates into an increase in the median Closed Sales price for December.

 The number of November Closed Sales was down but the median Sales Price was up. Year over year, 2012 has proven to be dramatically better than 2011. We have seen the number of distressed properties go down, the Sales Price go up and even the number of homes sold go up as well.

 All indications are that we will end 2012 very strong and that 2013 looks to be an even better year. Prices are expected to rise by about 4 to 7 percent, and interest rates are supposed to stay around the 3.75 percent mark for at least another 9 months. So, if you are thinking of buying or selling, 2013 may be the year to do so!

 Please go to my website for more information regarding the Boise area market: www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com

 

Boise Real Estate Market Statistics – October 2012

Below are the Boise Real Estate Market Statistics for October 2012. These numbers are from the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service for available, pending, and sold, single family home/single family homes on acreage. These stats reflect the ADA County area that consists of Boise, Meridian, Kuna, Eagle, and Star, Idaho.

Ada County – October Market Statistics

Available Homes

# Available: 2019

# Vacant: 1043 (52%)

# Short Sale: 421 (21%)

# Bank Owned: 50 (2%)

Median Asking Price: $204,900

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Pending Sales

# Pending: 987

Median Asking Price: $179,900

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Closed Sales – October 2011

# Closed: 553

# Short Sale: 105 (19%)

# Bank Owned: 127 (23%)

Median Sales Price: $149,900

Median Days on Market: 36

 

Closed Sales– October 2012

# Closed: 641

# Short Sale: 89 (14%)

# Bank Owned: 66 (10%)

Median Sales Price: $176,500

Median Days on Market: 30

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Winter Market Coming Soon!

While the October real estate market did not do too badly, we can see that the winter market is coming in. So what does this mean? For the most part we will continue to see a drop in inventory as sellers remove their homes from the market for the holiday months and into February. Normally when inventory shrinks, prices go up but that is not usually the case in the winter months. Prices generally flatten out, mainly because the bulk of the buyers are not looking actively for a home until March.

However, sellers are at an advantage when selling in the winter because the pickings are few and the buyers are definitely serious. Will the seller get at or above asking price? Probably not above (less buyers means no multiple bids) but more than likely closer to asking. Price it well and it will move quick!

 Buyers have an advantage as well because the homes that are on the market are usually with sellers that really want to sell. There are also less buyers meaning less competition when making offers. Will the buyer get a great bargain? Actually yes, and mainly because the prices are still relatively low as are the interest rates.

So, if you are thinking of buying or selling a home, winter time may be a great time to consider it! For more information regarding the Boise Real Estate market please go to my website: www.BoiseRealEstateChick.com or e-mail me: mary@BosieRealEstateChick.com

 

 

 

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