The latest survey by the National Association of Realtors® shows existing-home sales rose from the first quarter in 13 states, largely from buyers responding to discounted home prices. Nearly one-quarter of metropolitan areas showed rising home prices in the second quarter from a year ago, with greatly mixed conditions continuing around the country.
Let’s take a look at the latest Mobile AL real estate sales statistics from Trulia to see if Mobile AL home sales have increased. Trulia compared May-July 2008 sales with May-July 2007 sales:
Mobile AL Real Estate Sales Statistics, May-July Comparison
The number of Mobile AL homes that sold declined 25% during the May-July time period compared to the same period in 2007. The per square foot price decreased by $1.00 or 1%, while both the average and median prices declined 3%.
Average Sales Price 2008: $168,457
Average Sales Price 2007: $173,403
Median Sales Price 2008: $140,238
Median Sales Price 2007: $145,000
Average Price Per Square Foot 2008: $92.00
Average Price Per Square Foot 2007: $93.00
Number of Sales 2008: 505
Number of Sales 2007: 675
What does this mean for Mobile AL home buyers and sellers? Buyers are continue to benefit from moderate prices. Add low interest rates to the moderate prices and the new tax credit for first-time buyers and now is an excellent time to buyer Mobile AL real estate.
With sales off 25% from a year ago, sellers will need to be competitively priced and in excellent condition to catch the eye of prospective buyers.
Interested in buying or selling Mobile AL real estate? Visit our website, JudySells, or give us a call for more personal service, 251-583-5923.
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