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Palos Verdes Peninsula 4th Quarter 2018 single family real estate market report

Summary: The number of homes listed for sale on the Palos Verdes Peninsula of 155 homes is 19% higher than last year and the number of homes sold during the last three months is 1% higher compared to the prior year, resulting in unsold inventory of 4 months supply. Prices per square foot are down approx. 2% compared to the prior year's quarterly average. Lower priced homes are moving faster than the upper end of the market. The market has also been very active with houses taking 1 to  2 months to sell.

The number of properties listed for sale for the overall Palos Verdes Peninsula at the end of December of 155 properties is 19% higher than at the same time last year, and the average number of homes sold per month of 45 over the last 3 months is 1% higher than the comparable period last year. There are 38 homes in escrow at the end of December, 15% higher than at the end of December last year.

The average price per sq. ft. for homes sold over the last 3 months of $611 per sq. ft.
 is 2% lower compared to the comparable period last year..
Based on the average monthly sales of 45 homes over the last 3 months, the current inventory of 155 home for sale equates to about 4 months inventory. 

The average price of the homes sold on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during the last 3 months averaged $1.9 million, up about 8% compared to the average price of homes sold in the comparable period last year. The average listing price for homes during the last 3 months of $3.0 million is 10% lower than the comparable period last year. These statistics show that lower priced homes are selling faster than the higher priced homes.


Days on Market to sell a property has been averaging 1 to 2 months and properties are selling at approx. 89% of original list price, indicating a very competitive market.




For other market reports for the Palos Verdes Peninsula, go to Market Reports on
my web site.

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Comment balloon 0 commentsMaureen Megowan • January 11 2019 11:03PM


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