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October (2012) residential Real Estate Stats

Congratulations, you have a balanced market in Moon Twp.!

  • There are 35 CONTINGENT properties compared to 46 last month.
  • There are 17 UNDER CONTRACT compared to 11 last month.
  • 30 properties SOLD compared to 24 last month.
  • There are 125 active compared to 141 last month.

 

ABSORPTION RATE – Is the rate at which homes are selling in.

 

  • 1. Time Frame = 304 days (total days from January 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012)
  • 2. Number of Sold Homes = 251 (from January 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012)
  • 3. Number of Active Homes = 125 (at the end of October 31, 2012)

CALCULATIONS:

  • Rate of Home Sales = 1.2 – 1 home is sold every 1.2 days.  This number is found by taking 304/251 (Time Frame/Number of Sold Homes)
  • Absorption Rate = 151 days or 5 Months. Found by taking 125 x 1.2(Number of Active Homes x Rate of Home Sales)

What does this tell us?

If market conditions do not change and if no new listings come on the market it will take 5 months for the current inventory to sell at the current pace of the market.  A balanced market’s absorption rate is typically between 5 – 7 months.

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