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    New Tampa Home Sales as of August 10, 2020 – Tampa Market Monday

    Happy Monday, August 10, 2020

    In July 2020, the New Tampa (Zip Code 33647) Single-Family Housing Market favored Sellers.

    Single-Family Homes For Sale fell 61.1% from July 2019 and 12.7% from June 2020. Single-Family Homes Sold rose 5.9% year over year and 18.7% month over month. Single-Family Homes Under Contact increased 2.7% compared to June 2020 and 11.9% compared to July 2019.

    The Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales of 0.9 months dropped 61.9% from the July of last year.

    The Average Sold Price per Square Footage climbed 2.9% compared to June 2020 and 7.6% compared to July 2019. The Median Sold Price jumped 8.2% from June of this year. The Average Sold Price rose 4.3% during the same time period.

    The Average Days on Market declined 1.9% compared to July 2019. The ratio of Sold Price vs. Original List Price of 98% increased 1% compared to July of last year.

     

    Home Sales (Sold)

    In July 2020, 108 single-family homes sold in New Tampa. That was 5.9% more than the 102 sold in July 2019. It was 18.7% higher than the 91 sales in June 2020.

    Current Inventory of Homes (For Sale)

    In July 2020, single-family homes for sale fell by 151 units or 61.1% compared to July 2019 . Current housing inventory declined 12.7% compared to June 2020.

    Homes Under Contract (Pending)

    Single-family homes under contract rose 2.7% in July 2020 compared to June 2020.  It was  11.9% higher than in July 2019.

    The Average Sold Price per Square Footage indicates which direction home prices are headed. Median Sold Price and Average Sold Price can sometimes be skewed by outliers that sell for a really high or low price. So the Average Sold Price per Square Footage is a more normalized indicator of home values. The July 2020 Average Sold Price per Square Footage of $142 increased 2.9% from $138 in June 2020 and 7.6% from $132 in July of last year.

    The Days on Market Showed a Neutral Trend

    The Average Days on Market (DOM) shows how many days the average home is on the market before it sells. An upward trend in DOM indicates 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 July 2020 of 51 dropped 5.6% from 54 days in June 2020 and 1.9% from 52 days in July 2019.

    The Sold/Original List Price Ratio Is Rising

    The Sold Price vs. Original List Price reveals the average amount that sellers are agreeing to decrease 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. July’s Sold Price vs. Original List Price of 98% climbed 2.1% from June 2020 and 1% from July 2019.

    The Average For Sale Price is Neutral

    The Average For Sale Price in July was $444,000, down 1.1% from $449,000 in July 2019 and up 1.4% from $438,000 in June 2020.

    The Average Sold Price is Appreciating

    The Average For Sale Price in July was $388,000, up 3.4% from $375,000 in July 2019 and up 4.3% from $372,000 in June 2020.

    The Median Sold Price is Appreciating 

    The Median Sold Price in July was $368,000, up 2.2% from $360,000 in July 2019 and 8.2% from $340,000 in June 2020.

    July 2020 was Seller’s market.*

    A comparatively lower Months of Inventory benefits sellers while a higher Months of Inventory favors buyers.

    *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

    Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales

    The July 2020 Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales of 0.9 months decreased 61.9% compared to July 2019 and 24.8% compared to June 2020.

    Absorption Rate measures what percentage of the current active listings are being absorbed each month.

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

    Absorption Rate based on Closed Sales

    The July 2020 Absorption Rate based on Closed Sales of 112.5 jumped 172.4% compared to July of last year and 36% compared to June of this year.

    From the Blog:

    Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today

    We’re sitting in an optimal moment in time for homeowners who are ready to sell their houses and make a move this year. Today’s homeowners are, on average, staying in their homes longer than they used to, and this is one factor driving increased homeowner equity. When equity grows, selling a house becomes increasingly desirable. Here’s a breakdown of why it’s a great time to capitalize on equity gain in today’s market.

    As average homeowner tenure lengthens and home prices rise, equity, a form of forced savings, can be applied forward to the purchase of a new home. CoreLogic explains:

    “Over the past 10 years, the equity position of homeowners has positively changed as a result of more than eight years of rising home prices. As the economy climbed out of the recession in the first quarter of 2010, 25.9% or 12.1 million homes were still underwater, compared to the first quarter of 2020 when the negative equity share was at 3.4%, or 1.8 million properties. Borrowers have seen an aggregate increase of $6.2 trillion in home equity since the first quarter of 2010 and the average homeowner has gained about $106,100 in equity.”

    Increasing equity is enabling many homeowners who are ready to sell their current houses today to sell for an increased profit, and then reinvest their earnings in a new home. According to the Q2 2020 U.S. Home Sales Report from ATTOM Data Solutions, in the second quarter of 2020:

    Home sellers nationwide realized a gain of $75,971 on the typical sale, up from the $66,500 in the first quarter of 2020 and from $65,250 in the second quarter of last year. The latest figure, based on median purchase and resale prices, marked yet another peak level of raw profits in the United States since the housing market began recovering from the Great Recession in 2012.”

    If you’ve been taking a closer look at your house recently and are thinking it might be time for you to make a move, determining your equity position is a great place to start. Understanding how much equity you’ve earned over time can be a key factor in helping you realize the potential profits in your real estate investment and move toward your next homeownership goal.

    Bottom Line

    With average home sale profits growing, it’s a great time to leverage your equity and make a move, especially while the inventory of houses for sale and mortgage rates are historically low. If you’re considering selling your house, let’s connect today so you can better understand your home equity position and take one step closer to the home of your dreams.

     

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    Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home

    Today’s homebuyers are not just talking about their plans, they’re actively engaged in the buying process – and they’re serious about it. A recent report by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) indicates:

    “…. Of American adults considering a future home purchase in the second quarter of 2020, about half(49%) are not simply planning it, they are actively engaged in the process to find a home. That is a significantly higher share than the comparable figure a year ago (41%), which suggests that the COVID-19 crisis and its accompanying record-low mortgage rates have converted some prospective buyers into active buyers.”

    Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home | Simplifying The MarketIt’s no surprise that buyers are out in full force today. Many Americans now need more space to work from home, and the current low mortgage rates are providing an extra boost of motivation to enter the housing market.

    If you’re considering selling your house, know that today’s buyers are serious about making a move. Your opportunity to sell your house in a market with high demand is growing, especially as more millennials enter the housing market too. The same report also notes:

    Of Millennials planning a home purchase in the next year, 57% are already actively searching for a home.”

    Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, explains:

    “When breaking down house-buying power by educational attainment for millennials in 2019, we find that the higher the education, the higher the household income, and the higher the house-buying power. In 2019, median house-buying power for millennials increased 16 percent relative to 2018.”

    As demand for homes to buy grows and more millennials enter the market with growing buying power, the opportunity to sell your house grows too.

    Bottom Line

    Today’s buyers are serious ones and more millennials are helping to fuel that charge. So, if you’re considering selling your home, let’s connect today to determine your next steps in the process while buyers are actively looking.

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    Mortgage Rates Drop, Hitting a Record Low for the Eighth Time this Year

    August 6, 2020

    The resilience of the housing market continues as mortgage rates hit another all-time low, giving potential buyers more purchasing power and strengthening demand. We expect rates to stay low and continue to propel the purchase market forward. However, the main barrier to rising demand remains the lack of inventory, especially for entry-level homes.

     

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