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Solutions Real Estate MARKET UPDATE RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

· Current Real Estate Market Conditions for Condos & Townhomes · Trends in Pricing · Current Levels of Supply and Demand · Value Metrics

· Report for the week of May 30, 2011

· Presented by David Dion Solutions Real Estate www.SolutionsRealEstate.com - dave@solutionsrealestate.com 480-332-5942

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City Overview

Condos & Townhomes in

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

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

This Week

Real-Time Market Profile

The median list price in RANCHO SANTA FE, CA this week is $789,000. The 18 properties have been on the market for an average of 0 days.

$ 789,000

Average List Price

$ 952,956

±+

$ 425

±+

Average Days on Market (DoM)

0

==

Inventory of Properties Listed

18

±+

Asking Price Per Square Foot

Most Expensive Listing

Days-on-market has been trending up recently but the Market Action Index and inventory levels are basically flat and not providing strong indications for the market.

Trend

Median List Price

$ 1,750,000

Least Expensive Listing

$ 392,200

Average Age of Listing

32

Percent of Properties with Price Decrease

33 %

Percent Relisted (reset DOM)

6%

Percent Flip (price increased)

0%

Median House Size (sq ft)

2186

Median Number of Bedrooms

3.0

Median Number of Bathrooms

3.0

Supply and Demand

Altos Research Value Statistics

Home sales have been exceeding new inventory for several weeks. Since this is a Buyer's market prices are not yet moving higher as excess inventory is consumed. However, as the supply and demand trends continue, the market moves into the Seller's zone, and we are likely to see upward pressure on pricing.

Market Action Index

Strong Buyer's

13.0

±+

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:

±+

No change

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

Characteristics per Quartile Quartile

Median Price

Sq. Ft.

Beds

Baths

Top/First

$ 1,697,500

2754

3.0

3.0

35

4

0

0

212

Upper/Second

$ 897,250

1908

2.5

2.0

38

4

0

0

93

Upper-middle 25% of properties

Lower/Third

$ 775,000

2243

3.0

3.0

24

5

1

1

0

Lower-middle 25% of properties

Bottom/Fourth

$ 659,000

2129

3.0

3.0

24

5

0

0

217

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Age Inventory

New

Absorbed

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DOM Most expensive 25% of properties

Least expensive 25% of properties


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City Overview

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

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Median Price The market seems to have paused around this plateau. The Market Action Index is a good leading indicator for the durability of this trend.

7-day Average

90-day Average

Quartile Prices Prices in most of the market have stabilized recently. Only Quartile 4 shows any price increases in the last few weeks. Often this condition happens in markets where demand has fallen (for example, due to micro-location variables) but supply is still relatively short. Buyers are focusing on the lowest price homes in the area.

First/Top

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Second/Upper

Third/Lower

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Fourth/Bottom


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City Overview

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

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

Price per Square Foot The market plateau is seen across the price and value. The price per square foot and median list price have both been reasonably stagnant. Watch the Market Action Index for persistent changes as a leading indicator before the market moves from these levels.

7-day Average

90-day Average

Inventory of Properties Listed for Sale Inventory has been relatively steady around these levels in recent weeks.

7-day Average

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90-day Average

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City Overview

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

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

Market Action Index The RANCHO SANTA FE market is currently quite strongly in the Buyer's Advantage zone (below 30). The 90-day Market Action Index stands at 13.03. 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. The Market Action Index (MAI) illustrates a balance between supply and demand using a statistical function of the current rate of sale versus current inventory.

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Condos & Townhomes in

City Overview

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA

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

Days on Market The properties have been on the market for an average of 0 days. Half of the listings have come newly on the market in the past 0 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


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