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Solutions Real Estate MARKET UPDATE VISTA, CA

· Current Real Estate Market Conditions for Single Family Homes · Trends in Pricing · Current Levels of Supply and Demand · Value Metrics

· Report for the week of March 19, 2012

· Presented byCrystal David Jordan Dion Presented by Solutions SolutionsReal Real Estate Estate www.SolutionsRealEstate.com - dave@solutionsrealestate.com www.CrystalClearSolutionsRE.com ~ CrystalClearSolutionsRE@gmail.com 480-332-5942 760 586 8552

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City Overview

Single Family Homes in

VISTA, CA

David Dion | Solutions Real Estate | 480-332-5942 | www.

CRYSTAL JORDAN - SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE - 760 586 8552

This Week

Real-Time Market Profile

The median list price in VISTA, CA this week is $348,678. The 212 properties have been on the market for an average of 130 days.

Trend

Median List Price

$ 348,678

Average List Price

$ 372,421 $ 174

±+

Average Days on Market (DoM)

130

≠≠

Inventory of Properties Listed

212

≠≠

Asking Price Per Square Foot

Most Expensive Listing

Inventory is tightening and days-onmarket is falling. The Market Action Index shows demand heating up. These are relatively bullish signs for prices.

$ 1,700,000

Least Expensive Listing

$ 20,000

Average Age of Listing

30

Percent of Properties with Price Decrease

31 %

Percent Relisted (reset DOM)

n/a

Percent Flip (price increased)

5%

Median House Size (sq ft)

1664

Median Lot Size

Supply and Demand

==

0.50 - 1.0 acre

Median Number of Bedrooms

3.0

Median Number of Bathrooms

2.0

Altos Research Value Statistics

The market has shown some evidence of slowing recently. Both prices and inventory levels are relatively unchanged in recent weeks. Watch the Market Action Index for changes as it can be a leading indicator for price changes.

Market Action Index

Strong Buyer's

22.1

==

The Market Action Index answers the question "How's the Market?" by measuring the current rate of sale versus the amount of the inventory. Index above 30 implies a seller's advantage. Below 30, conditions give the advantage to the buyer.

Trend Key:

±+

== Strong upward trend ≠≠ Strong downward trend = Slight upward trend ≠ Slight downward trend

No change

Characteristics per Quartile Quartile

Median Price

Sq. Ft. Lot Size

Beds

Baths

Age Inventory New

Absorbed

DOM

Top/First

$ 589,900

3146

1.0 - 2.5 acres

4.0

3.0

22

53

3

4

183

Most expensive 25% of properties

Upper/Second

$ 385,000

2033

1.0 - 2.5 acres

3.0

2.5

24

53

8

6

110

Upper-middle 25% of properties

Lower/Third

$ 280,000

1593

0.25 - 0.50 acre

3.0

2.0

28

53

7

11

138

Lower-middle 25% of properties

Bottom/Fourth

$ 139,000

1167

0.25 - 0.50 acre

2.0

2.0

40

53

6

8

90

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Least expensive 25% of properties


Single Family Homes in

City Overview

VISTA, CA

David DionJORDAN | Solutions Real Estate | 480-332-5942 | www. CRYSTAL - SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE - 760 586 8552

Median Price Prices continue their climb again this week. We're a long way from the market's price high-point so watch the Market Action Index as an indicator of how long this trend will last.

7-day Average

90-day Average

Quartile Prices Prices have settled at a price plateau across the board. Prices in all four quartiles are basically mixed. Look for a persistent shift (up or down) in the Market Action Index before prices move from these current levels.

First/Top

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Second/Upper

Third/Lower

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Fourth/Bottom


Single Family Homes in

City Overview

VISTA, CA

David Dion | Solutions Real Estate | 480-332-5942 | www.

CRYSTAL JORDAN - SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE - 760 586 8552

Price per Square Foot In a market where prices are rising fairly consistently, price per square foot is essentially flat. This often implies that new homes coming on the market are pricier, and also larger than older homes. As a result the value one can buy stays the same.

7-day Average

90-day Average

Inventory of Properties Listed for Sale Inventory has been falling in recent weeks. Note that declining inventory alone does not signal a strengthening market. Look to the Market Action Index and Days on Market trends to gauge whether buyer interest is changing with the available supply.

7-day Average

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90-day Average

Monday March 19, 2012


Single Family Homes in

City Overview

VISTA, CA

David Dion | Solutions Real Estate | 480-332-5942 | www.

CRYSTAL JORDAN - SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE - 760 586 8552

Market Action Index The VISTA market is currently quite strongly in the Buyer's Advantage zone (below 30). The 90-day Market Action Index stands at 22.14. With several months of inventory available at the current sales rate, buyers should find ample choice.

90-day Average

Buyers/Sellers Cutoff

Market Action Index per Quartile Not surprisingly given the overall Market Action Index, all quartiles are in the Buyer's Market zone with several months of inventory given the current rate of demand for homes in the quartile. Watch the quartile for changes before the overall market shifts. Often one end of the market (e.g. the low end) will improve and signal a strengthening market before the whole group changes.

First/Top

Second/Upper

Third/Lower

Fourth/Bottom

Buyers/Sellers Cutoff Residential house prices are a function of supply and demand, and market conditions can be characterized by analyzing those factors. Watch this index for sustained changes: if the index falls into the Buyer’s Advantage zone (below 30) for a long period, prices are likely in for a downward correction.

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Single Family Homes in

City Overview

VISTA, CA

David DionJORDAN | Solutions Real Estate | 480-332-5942 | www. CRYSTAL - SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE - 760 586 8552

Days on Market The properties have been on the market for an average of 130 days. Half of the listings have come newly on the market in the past 70 or so days.

7-day Average

90-day Average

Days on Market per Quartile It is not uncommon for the higher priced homes in an area to take longer to sell than those in the lower quartiles.

First/Top

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Second/Upper

Third/Lower

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Fourth/Bottom


Vista, CA Market Update for the week of March 19