Marshall County home up again in June
Sales: According to the Marshall County Board of Realtors, July residential sales increased 22.5% year-over-year from 98 to 120 closed transactions. Sales decreased 1.6% from June, and are up 15.5% year to date.
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Inventory: Total homes listed for sale in July declined 40.9% year-over-year from 367 to 217 listings. Months of supply dropped from 3.7 to 1.8, reflecting a market where sellers generally have elevated bargaining power.
Pricing: The area’s median sales price in July was $175,000, a decrease of 6.2% from one year ago and an increase of 5.3% from June. The differing sample size (number of residential sales of comparative months) can contribute to statistical volatility, including pricing. ACRE recommends consulting with a local real estate professional to discuss pricing, as it will vary from neighborhood to neighborhood.
Homes sold in July averaged 61 days on the market (DOM), 8 days faster than July 2019.
Forecast: July sales were 30 units, or 33.3%, above the Alabama Center for Real Estate’s (ACRE) monthly forecast. ACRE projected 90 sales for the month, while actual sales were 120 units. ACRE forecast a total of 551 residential sales in the area year-to-date, while there were 612 actual sales through July, a difference of 11.1%.
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The Marshall County Residential Monthly Report is developed in conjunction with the Marshall County Board of Realtors to better serve area consumers.
Editor's Note: All information in this article reflects data provided to the Alabama Center for Real Estate for the time period July 1 - 31, 2020. Thus, the performance represented is historical and should not be used as an indicator of future results, particularly considering the impact of COVID-19 on the housing market.