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M O N T H L Y

MARKET UPDATE D E C E M B E R

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BROWARD


BROWARD

December 2016 was a Neutral market! The number of for sale listings was down 2.8% from one year earlier and down 0.6% from the previous month. The number of sold listings decreased 19.3% year over year and increased 1.4% month over month. The number of under contract listings was down 3.9% compared to the previous month and up 2.9% compared to the previous year. The Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales is 5.3, up 20.6% from the previous year. The Average Sold Price per Square Footage was up 2.7% compared to the previous month and up 6.3% compared to last year. The Median Sold Price increased by 3.6% from last month. The Average Sold Price also increased by 1.7% from last month. Based on the 6 month trend, the Average Sold Price trend is "Appreciating" and the Median Sold Price trend is "Neutral".

FOR SALE vs. SOLD

The Average Days on Market showed a neutral trend, an increase of 1.4% compared to the previous year. The ratio of Sold Price vs. Original List Price is 92%, a decrease of 1.1% compared to the previous year.


BROWARD

FOR SALE vs. SOLD

IT'S A NEUTRAL MARKET Property Sales (Sold) December property sales were 2318, down 19.3% from 2873 in December of 2015 and 1.4% higher than the 2285 sales last month. Current Inventory (For Sale) Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 358 units of 2.8%. This year's smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have smaller selection to choose from. The number of current inventory is down 0.6% compared to the previous month. Property Under Contract (Pended) There was a decrease of 3.9% in the pended properties in December, with 2350 properties versus 2446 last month. This month's pended property sales were 2.9% higher than at this time last year.


AVERAGE PRICE PER SQ. FT. BROWARD

The Average Sold Price per Square Footage is Appreciating* The Average Sold Price per Square Footage is a great indicator for the direction of property values. Since Median Sold Price and Average Sold Price can be impacted by the 'mix' of high or low end properties in the market, the Average Sold Price per Square Footage is a more normalized indicator on the direction of property values. The December 2016 Average Sold Price per Square Footage of $187 was up 2.7% from $182 last month and up 6.3% from $176 in December of last year

* Based on 6 months trend – Appreciating/Depreciating/Neutral


DAYS ON MARKET BROWARD

The Days on Market Shows Neutral Trend* The average Days on Market (DOM) shows how many days the average property is on the market before it sells. An upward trend in DOM trends to indicate a move towards more of a Buyer’s market, a downward trend indicates a move towards more of a Seller’s market. The DOM for December 2016 was 72, down 2.7% from 74 days last month and up 1.4% from 71 days in December of last year. The Sold/Original List Price Ratio Remains Steady** The Sold Price vs. Original List Price reveals the average amount that sellers are agreeing to come down from their original list price. The lower the ratio is below 100% the more of a Buyer’s market exists, a ratio at or above 100% indicates more of a Seller’s market. This month Sold Price vs. Original List Price of 92% is down 1.1% % from last month and down from 1.1% % in December of last year. * Based on 6 months trend – Upward/Downward/Neutral ** Based on 6 months trend – Rising/Falling/Remains Steady


AVERAGE PRICE FOR SALE & SOLD BROWARD

The Average For Sale Price is Neutral* The Average For Sale Price in December was $566,000, up 13.2% from $500,000 in December of 2015 and down 0.4% from $568,000 last month. The Average Sold Price is Appreciating* The Average Sold Price in December was $301,000, up 3.1% from $292,000 in December of 2015 and up 1.7% from $296,000 last month The Median Sold Price is Neutral* The Median Sold Price in December was $230,000, up 9% from $211,000 in December of 2015 and up 3.6% from $222,000 last month

* Based on 6 months trend – Appreciating/Depreciating/Neutral


MONTHS OF INVENTORY BROWARD

A comparatively lower Months of Inventory is more beneficial for sellers while a higher months of inventory is better for buyers. Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales The December 2016 Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales of 5.3 was increased by 20.6% compared to last year and down 1.9% compared to last month. December 2016 is Neutral market. Months of Inventory based on Pended Sales The December 2016 Months of Inventory based on Pended Sales of 5.2 was decreased by 5.4% compared to last year and up 4% compared to last month. December 2016 is Neutral market.

*Buyer’s market: more than 6 months of inventory Seller’s market: less than 3 months of inventory Neutral market: 3 – 6 months of inventory


ABSORPTION RATE BROWARD

Absorption Rate measures the inverse of Months of Inventory and represents how much of the current active listings (as a percentage) are being absorbed each month. Absorption Rate based on Closed Sales The December 2016 Absorption Rate based on Closed Sales of 19 was decreased by 16.6% compared to last year and up 2.2% compared to last month. Absorption Rate based on Pended Sales The December 2016 Absorption Rate based on Pended Sales of 19.2 was increased by 5.5% compared to last year and down 3.5% compared to last month.

*Buyer’s market: 16.67% and below Seller’s market: 33.33% and above Neutral market: 16.67% - 33.33%

All reports are published January 2017, based on data available at the end of December 2016, except for the today stats. This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by the Realtor Association of Miami, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors, or the Southeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Neither the Board or its MLS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by the Board or its MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.


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