lancaster market report: Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report July 7, 2010 - 07/08/10 08:04 AM
Here are the numbers from my July 7, 2010 searches in the Lancaster County MLS:
                 Active Listings   UA Listings   Ratio     Prior year RatioJul 7, 2010       3,409               582      17.07%       28.83%Jun 4, 2010      3,310               830      25.08%       28.62%May 7, 2010     3,301            1,040      31.51%       28.15%Apr, 7, 2010     3,344               830      24.82%       22.44%                (keep in mind that this is usefulMar 7, 2010      3,089               666      21.56%       19.38%                in watching trends emerge andFeb 6, 2010      2,931               554      18.90%       16.37%                change in the market)Jan 7, 2010      2,772               413      14.89%       16.05% 
The July 2010 issue of the Lancaster County … (0 comments)

lancaster market report: Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report December 17, 2009 - 12/17/09 04:21 AM
Happy holidays!  Christmas is almost here and people are busy getting ready.  I hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
This time of year tends to have fewer active buyers and sellers, but those who are active are generally feeling the need to move for some reason or another.  There is talk of interest rates heading up in the Spring due to the Federal Reserve changing strategy and focus, in an attempt to avoid inflation.  Astute buyers are trying to lock in ahead of that.
The $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit has been extended, and, there is now also … (0 comments)

lancaster market report: Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report July 8, 2009 - 07/08/09 09:03 AM
Here are the numbers from my July 7, 2009 searches in the Lancaster County MLS: 
                 Active Listings   UA Listings   Ratio     Prior year Ratio
Jul 7, 2009       2,761             796      28.83%      29.17%
Jun 5, 2009      2,844             814       28.62%      33.26%
May 7, 2009      2,845            801       28.15%      34.95%
Apr 4, 2009       2,861            642        22.44%     32.03%
Mar 7, 2009       2,812           545         19.38%     31.00%
Feb 4, 2009       2,730           447         16.37%     24.62%
Jan 3, 2009        2,660          427         16.05%     21.29%
In analyzing that information, it's clear that the market in the Lancaster area has strengthened a good bit in 2009 compared to 2008.  Considering the ratio in January … (0 comments)

lancaster market report: Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report January 6, 2009 - 01/06/09 08:56 AM
Here are the numbers from my January 3, 2009 searches in the Lancaster County MLS:
 
                        Active Listings   UA Listings    Ratio          Prior year Ratio    2004/05 Ratio   2001 Ratio
January 3, 2009           2,660         427        16.05%          21.29%            85.24%                23.10%
December 4, 2008       2,848          518        18.19%          24.15%            8.74%                  35.31%
November 7, 2008      2,903           593        20.43%          20.43%            95.00%                33.91%
October 4, 2008          2,879          652        22.65%          28.76%            90.55%                33.36%
September 6, 2008      2,819          680        24.12%          32.90%            95.09%                35.99%
August 9, 2008           2,852           714        25.04%          41.02%            103.22%              (not recorded)
July 5, 2008                 2,736         798        29.17%          44.61%            109.65%              39.34%
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lancaster market report: Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report April 29, 2008 - 04/29/08 07:53 AM
Lancaster County Real Estate Market Report  April 29, 2008
We see continued strengthening in the local real estate market in the last month.  The numbers from my April 6, 2008 search in the Lancaster County MLS indicate the following:
                        Active Listings            Under-Agreement Listings     Ratio               2007 Ratio
April 6, 2008               2,523                           808                         32.03%            50.33%
March 6, 2008             2,403                           745                         31.00%            50.76%
February 2, 2008         2,340                           576                         24.62%            47.33%
January 5, 2008           2,273                           484                        21.29%            33.22%
From February 15, 2008 thru March 15, 2008 my search in the MLS indicates 969 homes went Under-Agreement.  During the same period a year ago there were 1,065 homes that went UA.  That indicates a reduction of … (0 comments)

 

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