It may not be the boom times of a few years ago, but the pace of
sales in the Portland Metro has actually picked up quite a bit from
September of last year. "Pending sales were up 34.1% and closed sales
rose 9.8% compared to September 2008." The inventory is also declining, with new listings down "14.3%".
on the other hand have continued to decline, "The average sale price
for September 2009 was down 8% (to 290,100 vs 315,300) compared to
September 2008, while the median sale price declined 9.6% (to 241,400
Inventory is down to an almost balanced level 13,667
listings which would take 7.6 months to sell at the current pace. 6
month is considered a balanced market.
If you would like further information or local market statistics specific to your neighborhood, please contact us.
All statistics are from RMLS Market Action, September 2009.