The inventory of unsold condos and townhomes on the Palos Verdes Peninsula of 39 units is up approx. 3% compared to this time a year ago. The average number of sales per month over the last 3 months of 12 units per month is 8% lower than a year ago. There are 10 units in escrow at the end of December, however.
The average price per square foot of condos and townhomes sold on the Palos Verdes Peninsula over the last 3 months of $393 per sq. ft. is up approx. 5% compared to the similar period last year.
The average days on market to sell a condo or townhome on the Palos Verdes Peninsula has been a little over 3 months recently. Condos and townhomes are currently selling at an average of 95% of list price.
With 39 units for sale at the end of December and the average monthly sales over the last 3 months of 12 units sold this equates to about 3 months of inventory.
The average list price as of the end of December of $638,000 has decreased approx. 12% from last year. The average sold price of $609,000 over the last 3 months,of condos and townhomes is up 7% compared to the prior years comparable 3 months.
It is imperative that a buyer of a condo or townhome unit carefully reviews the financial condition of the homeowners association. It is also important to determine the number of units occupied by renters in the project, as many lenders will not lend on a project that has too high of a percentage of non-owner occupied units.With historically low interest rates and the recent correction in the market, with proper research, now is actually an excellent time for buyers to buy a condo or townhome on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
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