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LA Westside Sales Highlights - November 2015

by Craig Whitlock

This report will provide a quick overview as to how the Westside micro-markets are currently performing and then compares that data to the same period a year ago.

Pending sales activity off in every segment except Beverly Hills SFR, Brentwood Condo and Westwood SFR homes.  Significant price increases BH Condo, BW SFR and Santa Monica SFR Condo segments continue to reflect not enough inventory to meet demand as multiple offers abound. 

December and January definitely hold opportunity to be in the market as buyers face less competition and can still enjoy historically low rates despite the recent rate bump by the Fed.  Sellers will also enjoy less competition and market to a larger mix of serious buyers. 

The key market indicators are:

Pending Sales Activity - sometimes referred to as the 'Number of Properties Under Contract'. This is a forward-looking indicator of current sales activity where there has been an accepted offer and escrow has opened.

Median Sales Price - that point at which half of the properties have sold for a greater amount and half have sold for a lesser amount. This indicator pinpoints where in the price spectrum homes have sold rather than reflecting home value. There is a common misperception that a drop in the MSP directly indicates a drop in home value. It is far more likely that the drop indicates either smaller, older and/or homes in lower-priced areas have sold during the period.

Months Supply of Inventory (MSI) - a leading indicator of market supply, which directly impacts pricing. Generally, a five to six month supply indicates market equilibrium while anything less signals a 'seller's market' and anything above a 'buyer's market'.

LA Westside Sales Highlights - November 2015 © 2010–2015 10K Research and Marketing®

To view a portfolio of three additional reports trended over the past 12 months: Properties For Sale, Days On Market and New Properties For Sale, visit the Market Sales Data section. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this data at greater length, just drop me a note or call.

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Craig Whitlock
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