Market Update: Crystal, MN March 2012 (Prices are Increasing for 1 1/2 & 2 Story Design Homes)

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The City of Crystal, MN | Market Update

For every appraisal it's important to determine as to whether values are increasing, decreasing, or are remaining stable (click here for detailed article on how this is done). The MLS indicates that prices for the city of Crystal, MN decreased for the month of March, as well as year to date. This is for all types of properties that have sold within the city of Crystal, MN. This is not what is happening for 1 1/2 & 2 story design homes over the past 12 months (see below) in the selected neighborhood area. The data for this market update is based on the above search criteria over the past 12 months. The homes that were selected for this trend line were all single family 1 1/2 & 2 story design homes within the city of Crystal, MN for the past 12 months; for the exact search criteria see the map above. This market analysis indicates that prices are considered to be increasing as indicated by the chart above. Distressed sales (Bank REO's & Short Sales) are considered a factor in the market, and they make-up approximately 60% of the sales. The decline in inventory levels (53%) will have a positive impact on values.

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Comments (4)

John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Contact Realtor® Michael Bolton for all your City of Crystal and surrounding MN real estate needs.  Michael is ready to exceed your real estate expectations!

May 19, 2012 12:33 AM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

I believe we are all seeing certain segments of the market improving. More markets will improve over time, as it always has.

May 19, 2012 09:27 PM
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Hello Michael,

Nicely presented, great information - well done!

May 24, 2012 12:12 PM
Don Sabinske
Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
Sabinske & Associates Inc.

I have had listings in Crystal.  Thanks, Michael. 

May 28, 2012 03:36 AM