Checking The Pulse Of The Kansas City Real Estate Market
The latest market stats from the Kansas Association of Realtors for the month April shows home sales fell 0.4% state-wide compared to April of last year. This decrease in home sales follows up a 13.1 fall in last month’s update. A low volume of available housing inventory is a main contributor to the lower volume of home sales we’re experiencing.
Overall in the state of Kansas, we have moved backed into a slight seller’s market with 4.6 months of inventory currently for sale. This is down from the 5.4 months of inventory at last month’s update. Along with the current seller’s market was a huge jump in home sales price with the average sales price up 19.6% compared to April of last year. This rise follows up last month’s 2.0% rise in home sale prices.
Locally in Johnson County Kansas, a seller’s real estate market continues with 891 homes sold (closed) during the past 30 days. Compared to the current volume of homes for sale in Johnson County Kansas, we have 2.4 months of inventory currently for sale in Johnson County. This amount of inventory represents a firm seller’s market.
Posted by Jason Brown