November brought good results for Ridgefield’s real estate market. The number of new properties for sale, number of properties that went under contract, number of properties sold and the median sales price all increased over the same time last year. This puts us on track to exceed 2014’s total real estate sales and indicates a market that is stable or even growing slightly.
MEDIAN SALES PRICE and CLOSED SALES
The median sales price for November 2015 was $640,000, which exceeds the median sales price of $538,500 seen in November 2014 by 18.8%. Year to date was slightly lower at $660,000 compared to $666,000 during the same time period in 2014 – a decrease of 0.9%. There were also 26 closed sales in November 2015 compared to 14 during the same time last year. In the year to date there is only a 0.3% decrease in the number homes sold from 296 in 2014 to 295 so far this year.
PROPERTIES UNDER CONTRACT
In continued good news, 42 properties went under contract in November 2015, as compared to only 27 during November 2014 representing an increase of 55.6%. Overall, 323 properties have gone under contract in 2015 as compared to 317 during the same time period last year.
DAYS ON MARKET and INVENTORY
The average number of days on market increased by 2.0% from 152 days in November 2014 compared to 155 days this year. Months of inventory decreased by 29.7% from 11.8 months last year as compared to 8.3 months in 2015.
NEW PROPERTIES FOR SALE
There was an increase in the number of homes listed for sale this month, jumping from 16 in October 2014 to 41 during the same time period this year. This represents an increase of 156.3%. Year to date, there was also an increase in the number of new properties for sale from 610 in 2014 to 689 in 2015.
For a full graphical analysis of Ridgefield’s October 2015 real estate market, click here. You can also take advantage of my complimentary Comparative Market Analysis to find out what your home’s worth.