Garland Texas Real Estate Sales were up 22% in February 2012

Real Estate Broker/Owner with DFW Team Realty

Garland Texas Real Estate Sales were up 22% in February 2012 over the same month last year with 126 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 223 homes sold, a 16% from last year.

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New Garland Texas real estate listings experienced a 2% change for the same period last year with 225 homes listed this month. For the year to date, overall home listings underwent a -10% change with 439 homes listed this year. Listings pending sales this month underwent a 65% change, with 176 homes contracted. Listings under contract for the year to date experienced a 25% change, with 306 homes under contract for this month.

The average sales price of a home in Garland was $102,414, a -3% change from this month last year. Overall, for 2012, the average sales price was $99,046, a -8% change. Sellers received 92% of their asking price this month, which is a 4% change from last year. For year to date, sellers received 92% of their asking price, which is a 3% change. This month, homes spent an average of 102 days on the market until sold, which was a -15% change from last year. For the year to date, the average number of days on the market was 102, an overall change of -14%.

The current supply of active listings on the market this month was 565 homes. This is a change of -42% from the same month last year. This month there was a 3.8 month supply of homes on the market; this was a -46% change from last year. Garland real estate is known as area 24 in the North Texas Real Estate Information System. Information is believed reliable but is only as accurate as reported by the system in the month of February 2012.

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