Community Real Estate Market

The Woodlands Real Estate $400,000 to $500,000 List Price Range

The Woodlands real estate inventory of homes for sale in this list price range is down 47% from same period last year; written contracts are up 76%.

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The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
The Woodlands real estate inventory of homes for sale in this list price range is down 47% from same period last year.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
Available homes for sale in this list price range are distributed in all of The Woodlands Villages. Slight concentration in neighborhoods along Branch Crossing south of Woodlands Parkway.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
WOW! Written contracts are up 76% YTD from same period last year. Sellers in this list price are participating in the 3-step plan….LIST – PACK – MOVE. A note of advise for potential sellers; select your next home first before listing if you plan to remain in The Woodlands. In previous years, the traditional strategy was to list your home and receive an executed contract first, then begin search for next home. In today’s market in The Woodlands, you should select your next home first….then list your home.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
Months of inventory is defined by the National Association of Realtors as current inventory divided by the average number of monthly sales for the previous 12 months. A months of inventory above six is defined as a buyer’s market; a number below 6 is defined as a seller’s market. Six months is defined as a balanced market. Months of inventory in this list price range as of today is 1.3; lower than The Woodlands current real estate overall market 1.8 months.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
Days on market is defined as number of days from list date to contract date. This category always lags one month since it is based on contract activity. At 33 days for the month of March compared to an overall market of 87.8 days on market, this means there are significantly more buyers than seller in this list price range.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
This chart compares the list price of a home to the actual sale price of the home. The average percentage for March was 98.0 compared to The Woodlands overall average of 97.1.

The Woodlands Real Estate  April 2013
Centralized Showing Service coordinates 99% of the showings for active listings in The Woodlands. Combining their data with HAR data, each active listing in this list price range was visited by an average of 36.8 buyers during the month of March versus The Woodlands overall average of 25.1.

Visit Michele Flory for more information on The Woodlands real estate.

If you are considering selling your home, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss several of our unique marketing options to maximize the value of your home. If you are searching for a home in The Woodlands in this list price range and noticing that new listings are changed from Active to Pending or Sold within the same hour or day, we should discuss the topic of Pocket Listings.

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Michele Flory

Team Leader of Michele Flory Real Estate Team