Market Statistics for June 2010 in the Portland MetroPosted by Gerry Mains - Managing Broker on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 at 10:39am.
June Residential Highlights
While inventory continued to stay low in the Portland Metro area, sales activity saw both increases and declines. When comparing June 2010 with June 2009, closed sales increased 13.3%. Pending sales and new listings fell 25.2% and 4.9%, respectively. Comparing June 2010 with the previous month, May 2010, closed sales dropped 1.9% (2,012 v. 2,050) and pending sales grew 8.4% (1,618 v. 1,493). New listings also rose 16.3% (4,049 v. 3,482). At the month’s rate of sales, the 14,752 active residential listings would last approximately 7.3 months.
The average sale price for June 2010 declined 3.3% compared to June 2009. The median sale price also fell 4%. On a month-to-month basis, comparing June 2010 to May 2010, the average price went up 5.2% ($289,800 v. $275,500) and the median price grew a slight 0.4% ($240,000 v. $239,000).
Courtesy of RMLS.
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