Shelton CT Real Estate Market Report and Homes Sold - January 2016

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Shelton CT real estate market report January 2016



Shelton CT single family home sales for January 2016  decreased 30% as compared to January 2015 sales.


Listing and closed sales averages both INCREASED 13%, and the median went UP 29%.  The closed sales average was the HIGHEST for the year. See chart below.


Inventory went down 5% which combined with the low sales rate pushed the absorption rate way up into a strong buyers market for the month.  Translation: it would take 10.79  months to sell off the present inventory of 151 homesSee the three month trend below for a more accurate absorption rate.



Going forward, there are 37 homes under deposit and 34 homes pending.   These numbers are slightly higher than last month.


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  Shelton CT January 2016 Homes Sold 

as recorded in the Greater Fairfield County MLS


Shelton CT homes sold January 2016


Where was the sweet spot for sales in January?   Down from the popular range ($300K - $400K) into the $200K - $300K range with 36% of sales with.

Shelton CT January 2016  homes sold


January 2016 sales took a big dip from last month and was the lowest recorded for the year.

Shelton CT Annual Home Sales Chart January 2016


The average sales prices throughout the last year provides buyers and sellers with an even better understanding of Shelton's present and past market.  The January sales average was the HIGHEST for the year.


Shelton CT real estate sales averages in the last year


The absorption TREND, which shows the number of months it would take to sell the entire inventory at the same pace, came in at 6.29 months for the last three months, staying in a sellers market statistically


This rate is for ALL houses. If you are selling your home, your agent should calculate the absorption rate for your price point to get a more accurate analysis. Some price points favor sellers; others favor buyers.



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The success in selling your house in Shelton or any other community is dependent upon accurate pricing, effective preparation, calculating the absorption rate for your particular price point, and having a strong online marketing presence. 


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Date Source: Greater Fairfield County Multiple Listing Service -- February 25, 2016. No representation or warranty is made to the accuracy of this information.


Shelton CT Real Estate Market Report and Homes Sold -  January 2016



Comments (1)

Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Barbara. Very well done report, lots of detail, important for anyone considering selling in the future.

Feb 25, 2016 06:32 PM