Battle Ground WA Homes For Sale Report - February 2020

Real Estate Agent with Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington 88349

Units Sold Ease-up for Home Sales in Battle Ground WA for February 2020

Unit-sales took a relatively significant easing this month, after several months of pretty decent numbers; Sales prices have not been affected much at this point, in fact - they hit another all-time high. Here are the key points for this month's report:

  • The 3-Month Moving Average Sales Price is $443,070 which is up 1.17% compared to last year (up about $3.2k from last month); with the 12-Month Moving Average now at $414,173 or, -2.27% compared to last year (approximately $1.3k decrease from last month).
  • The Inventory level for Resale Homes rose slightly to 1.3 Months (up 0.1).
  • Approximately 26 Pre-owned Homes closed, compared to 34 Sold in 2019; an decrease of 8 homes (-23.5%).
  • REO/Bank Owned property sales were 1 units (3.8% of total); up from 0 (0%) for the same month in 2019. 
  • Short Sale /Pre-Foreclosure property sales were 0 units (0% of total); compared to 2 (5.6%) in February 2019.

 The Average Sales Price for Battle Ground moved up to $443,070 this month; and now leads Vancouver's price-level by $65,675 (down slightly from last month).

The trend for the Average Number of Pre-owned Homes Sold; with the short term (3-months-trend shown in red) and long term (12-months - blue) trend-lines are illustrated in the chart below:

Battle Ground Resale Home Sales February 2020 - Units Sold Battle Ground Resale Home Sales -
Units Sold Trend February 2020

The short term trend-line fell quite a bit this month although it is at a higher mark level than at this time last year; while the long-term trend has reversed its recent upward run. With the effects of the Pandemic starting to hit in March, we expect these two lines to be in the negative direction.

The Average Sales price trends are shown in this next chart:

Battle Ground Resale Home Sales 2014 - Average Sales Price Trends Battle Ground Resale Home Sales -
Avg Sales Price Trend February 2020

The Average Sales Price made another positive move although by a much smaller amount compared to last month's blazing move.  Again, with the Pandemic's impacts not yet kicking in we are still of the opinion prices will soften from this level.

The remaining graphs below come from RMLS for Battle Ground WA and show:

Charts of Battle Ground WA Resale Home Sales Trends in February 2020 Battle Ground Resale Home Sales Inventory
& Days on Market February 2020

New Listings declined slightly while Pending Sales rose slightly from last month, with Closed Sales coming in at the lowest level for the past 12 months.  On a combined-basis this caused Active Inventory to rise by 0.1 month.  

The Average Price for New Listings is still higher than the running average of closed prices. Closed sales prices posted their second highest mark for the past 12 months. 

Finally, the Average Days on Market fell by more than half; and Median Days fell by about 2/3'rds worth! We expect a slowing in these numbers as the Pandemic impacts play out in the next couple of months.

Thank you for viewing our home sales report for Battle Ground Washington. I'm glad to answer any questions you have - just let me know!

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The Battle Ground Washington Real Estate informational charts used in this report (prepared by Realtor® John Slocum, our resident statistician) are based on home sales recorded in the Battle Ground  MLS system (RMLS), excluding sales of mobile home; and shows the purchase activity since 2009; charting the 3 month Moving average number of sales, and the 12 month Moving average.  This "smoothing" of the trend-data helps illustrate the short-term and longer term trends in the Battle Ground WA real estate market.

Disclaimer: as with any real estate statistics, we do our best to provide the best representation at the time the data was acquired.  We deem the data and reports reliable but not guaranteed.

Comments (1)

Catherine Ulrey
Keller Williams Capital City - Salem, OR
Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist

We are starting to see an increase in inventory too, slight, but it is an increase.

Mar 31, 2020 01:45 PM
Alexander- Slocum

Hi Catherine Ulrey - thanks for reviewing our home sales report on Battle Ground, and sharing what you are experiencing in Salem!

Mar 31, 2020 02:30 PM

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