The Weston market ended April with 37 YTD closings for an increase of 12.1% over 2016.  The strength was under $1 million with 27 sales, an increase of 22.7% over last year.

 Listing inventory totaled 176 active properties, that’s 10.2% below last year’s total (196).  The combination of sales and contracting inventory enabled the absorption rate to drop from 18 to 14 months (It was also 18 months in April 2016).  Pricing was down, again due to the activity in the lower end with the median at $745,000 (-3.4%) and the average at $783,768 (-8.6%).

The sales pipeline holds 49 transactions; this is an impressive 58% increase over last year’s total of 31 sales.  24 are CTS (binder) and 25 are pending (contract), with 13 from $1-2 million and 2 in excess of $2 million.

May 2016 yielded 11 sales, with a pending pipeline of 25 transactions; it appears that the Weston market will build on its YTD gains by the end of May.

 Number of sales:

 

Month

Sales, Number of 2015

Sales, Number of 2016

Sales, Number of 2017

Jan

9

3

5

Feb

4

7

10

Mar

8

12

9

Apr

12

11

13

May

20

11

Jun

19

20

Jul

22

15

Aug

14

30

Sep

16

19

Oct

7

12

Nov

11

15

Dec

14

10

 

Year:          All $             $0-1 million        $1-2 million        $2 million +

2016:               33                        22                        10                      1    

2017:               37                        27                        10                       0        

 

Number of listings:

Month

Active Listings, Number of 2015

Active Listings, Number of 2016

Active Listings, Number of 2017

Jan

114

145

117

Feb

126

167

135

Mar

136

188

162

Apr

158

196

176

May

165

202

Jun

175

195

Jul

179

194

Aug

175

175

Sep

175

172

Oct

168

149

Nov

144

134

Dec

135

120

 

Months of inventory (absorption rate):

Month

Months of Inventory 2015

Months of Inventory 2016

Months of Inventory 2017

Jan

13

48

23

Feb

32

24

14

Mar

17

16

18

Apr

13

18

14

May

8

18

Jun

9

10

Jul

8

13

Aug

13

6

Sep

11

9

Oct

24

12

Nov

13

9

Dec

10

12


Median sales price:

2016:          $745,000

2017:          $720,000

 

Average sales price:

2016:          $857,248

2017:          $783,768