Monroe NY Real Estate Results - November 2017

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The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for November 2017. The number of sales remains healthy, inventory has declined and sales prices continue to outperform 2016. If you are a buyer, the shortage of inventory means you need to be ready with your pre-approval should the right house appear on the market. You also need to be prepared to make a strong offer. If you are a seller, now is a great time to put your home on the market. Competition will be lower than it has been (and will be), and buyers are ready.

Sales Volume

In the month of November 2017, there were 18 sales, which is about even with the same month last year and remains a healthy level of activity. During the last year, 247 homes were sold. With an average of 20-21 sales per month, and an available inventory of 82, this means there are only four months of inventory available in the Monroe NY area. That's typically indicative of a seller's market, where sellers with correctly priced and presented homes can sell quickly.

Median Sales Prices

Median sales prices this year are evidently much higher than last year. As the red bar on the chart below indicates, November 2017 was 35% higher than the same time last year, and just slightly less than October 2017. This year has been a better year than 2016 for sellers.

Days on Market

Days on market have been decreasing as well during the year. This measurement refers to the time it takes from listing a home to the date that home goes under contract. In April 2017, it was taking about four months to get from a new listing to a contract. In November, on average that time was two and a half months.

Bottom Line

The real estate market in the town of Monroe NY remains healthy. Homes are selling, price points are strong, and days on market are shrinking. If you are a seller and want to put your home on the market, now is the time! If you are a buyer, it's important to be ready to go, and the best way to ensure you're ready is to talk to a real estate professional. I'm happy to help! To get started, call me on 914-419-0270 or email me at

Monroe NY Real Estate Results - November 2017

For previous market results reports, click here.


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Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat

Licensed Associate Broker, CBR®

Grand Lux Realty, Inc.

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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Kat Palmiotti ,

Good news for Monroe, NY. Healthy sales is always a good thing even in the face of low inventory. Sounds like prices are rising too which can be a good thing after lack luster years!

Dec 12, 2017 05:00 AM #1
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

That is quite the price increase Kat Palmiotti 

Dec 12, 2017 05:21 AM #2
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

You always provide good information about your housing market. Thank you for sharing 

Dec 12, 2017 01:09 PM #3
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kat, I love your summary indeed the market is healthy in Monroe NY and if they call you they will be glad they did to help them out, Endre

Dec 12, 2017 06:56 PM #4
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty 914-419-0270 (NY),, (MT) 406-270-3667, more information to be provided shortly - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

Dorie - Thank you for commenting! This has been a healthier year than we've seen in quite a while. 

Scott - Indeed!

Gita - Thank you as always!

Endre - It sure is healthy and thank you for the comment! I stand by waiting for calls. :-)


Dec 13, 2017 04:12 AM #5
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Kat... certainly seems like all the indicators in Monroe are heading in the right direction for a strong market.

Dec 14, 2017 05:44 AM #6
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

Your market report is very well written and informative. It's one of the best I've seen. Congrats on a strong NY real estate market. 

Dec 20, 2017 06:59 AM #7
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hi Kat.  Thanks for keeping us in the loop about the Monroe NY real estate market.

Dec 22, 2017 05:55 AM #8
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