By Art Wilson, Realtor
Highland Park's June Property sales were 56, down -12.5% from 64 in June of 2014 and -8.2% lower than the 61 sales last month. June 2015 sales were at their lowest level compared to June of 2014 and 2013. June YTD sales of 237 are running 10.2% ahead of last year's year-to-date sales of 215.
The Median Sales Price in June was $545,000, up 7.7% from $506,000 in June of 2014 and up 35.6% from $401,800 last month. The Average Sales Price in June was $621,075, down -0.7% from $625,366 in June of 2014 and up 33.9% from $463,904 last month. June 2015 ASP was at a mid range compared to June of 2014 and 2013.
The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of June was 291, down -4.6% from 305 last month and up 12.4% from 259 in June of last year. June 2015 Inventory was at highest level compared to June of 2014 and 2013.
The June 2015 Months Supply of Inventory of 5.2 months was at its highest level compared with June of 2014 and 2013. A comparatively lower MSI is more beneficial for sellers while a higher MSI is better for buyers.
The average Days On Market (DOM) is how many days the average Property is on the Market before it sells. An upward trend in DOM tends to indicate a move towards more of a Buyer's market, a downward trend a move towards more of a Seller's market. The DOM for June was 59, down -3.3% from 61 days last month and down -7.8% from 64 days in June of last year. The June 2015 DOM was at its lowest level compared with June of 2014 and 2013.
The Selling Price vs Listing Price is the average amount that Sellers are agreeing to come down from their list price. The lower the ratio is below 100% the more of a Buyer's market exists, a ratio at or above 100% indicates more of a Seller's market. The June 2015 Selling Price vs List Price of 95.1% was down from 95.6% last month and down from 95.8% in June of last year.
The number of New Listings in June 2015 was 92, down -16.4% from 110 last month and down -14.0% from 107 in June of last year.