January is typically a slower month in the Sumter Real Estate Market and 2011 proved to follow prior years with the number of closings down from 61 in December 2010 to 38 in January 2011.
Year to Date closings is for the month of January only.
Days on Market for Sumter County, South Carolina decreased to 150 in January.
Listings per month increased from 95 in December to 147 in January. This increase in listings isn't untypical as more home sellers are receiving orders for spring PCSing and also many sellers delay putting their homes on the market during the holidays.
The Year to Date Listings is for the month of January only. 2011 has started out very similar to prior years.
The number of active listings in the Sumter has remained around the 1300 mark with some fluctuation over the past few months. The end of January 2011 has 1356 active listings.
The median home price decreased from $142,500 in December to $120,306 in January.
The average $ per square foot increased in January to $74.95.
As I recommend every month, please consult a local Realtor® about the local market. Even though the Sumter Board of Realtors provides data, this data is very specific to Sumter County and residential home sales only. I do not include other counties in our Board of Realtors nor do I include lots or land.
I hope you find this real estate market report for Sumter County, SC informative. If you have any suggestions or questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will help you in any way possible.
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