Triangle Region Market Update | March 2020

With each passing month comes a shift in the local real estate market that changes the way home buyers and sellers approach their next step. Whether you're currently in the market, thinking about buying or selling a home, or simply own a home in the Triangle, it's important to understand what's happening in the area's real estate market.

Here’s a glance at the Triangle region’s real estate market activity during March using data provided by Triangle Multiple Listing Service, Inc. 

New Listings

The number of new listings entering the market during March totaled 4,793. Compared to last March’s 4,781  listings, this number reflects a .3% increase in new listings hitting the market year-over-year. 

Closed Home Sales

Last month, there were 3,648 closed home sales—a 6.2% increase in total closed home sales compared to the previous March’s 3,435 closed sales. On average, homes that sold this March sold for $325,029. This price reflects a 5.2% increase in average sales price from last March ’s $309,072. 

Days on Market 

Based on March’s trends, the average number of days that a home spent on the market before selling was 34. Last March, the average number of days a home spent on the market was 37— an 8.1% decrease year-over-year. 

Inventory of Homes 

Wondering what our local market offers when it comes to the inventory of homes? Having a grasp on how many homes are actually for sale can help you evaluate the competition you'll face when listing your home or buying a new one.

Last month, there were 7,245 active listings for sale in the Triangle region. Compared to last year, our local market has seen a 12.3% decrease in inventory from the 8,262 active listings available in March of last year.

List Price Specs

On average, individuals that sold their home during March of this year received 98.3% of the original list price for their home. This is a 0.1% increase compared to last March ’s 98.2%. In situations where the price was altered from the original list price, 99.2% of the final list price was received.

We hope this information proves helpful as you navigate the local market. If you have any questions about the Triangle's real estate market, visit our contact page here.

 

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