San Mateo County Jan 2018 Market Trends at a Glance

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San Mateo County Jan 2018 Market Trends at a Glance

Trends At a Glance Jan 2018 Previous Month Year-over-Year
Median Price $1,450,000 (-3.3%) $1,500,000 $1,150,000 (+26.1%)
Average Price $1,760,780 (-5.4%) $1,861,700 $1,452,440 (+21.2%)
No. of Sales 165 (-46.4%) 308 188 (-12.2%)
Pending 212 (+14.6%) 185 194 (+9.3%)
Active 205 (+24.2%) 165 308 (-33.4%)
Sale vs. List Price 110.2% (+0.6%) 109.6% 103.0% (+7.0%)
Days on Market 28 (-1.1%) 28 38 (-26.9%)
Days of Inventory 37 (+131.9%) 16 49 (-24.2%)


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San Mateo County Jan 2018 Market Trends at a Glance

Prices and Sales

Days of Inventory

Sales Year-to-Date

Sale Price/List Price Ratio

Market Overview

Some things to keep in mind about the San Mateo County Jan 2018 market trends at a glance include a trend in rising home prices. Also, the trend dominated Jan 2018 for both single-family, resale homes and condos. In fact, this bears more validity in double digits for January, year-over-year. As a result, the same is true for median home prices.

Some Takeaways

1. This is the 22nd month in a row where the median price was higher than the year before.

2. Also, the average price for homes rose 21.2%. The average price for condos was up 17.2% over Jan 2017.

Another market trend that held on in Jan 2018 was multiple offers on San Mateo County homes for sale. In fact, that has become a norm. As a direct result of it, the typical sales price surpassed the list price to the tune of 110.2% for homes.

Some Takeaways

1. San Mateo County real estate continues to have quite a low inventory of available homes and condos.

-Early in Jan 2018, there were just 205 homes and 47 condos for sale in all San Mateo County.

2. Homes do not stay on the market more than about 28 days. For condos, the average selling time is only 17 days.

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

In fact, for great tips on getting your home ready to sell, have a look at this section on  the full Jan 2018 Market Trends Report.