During 2018, home values increased nationally by over 5%! In our area Portland Metro we saw saw average gains of 5.62%. The largest gain was Yamhill County at 10.1% with Lake Oswego under 1%. If you
Portland Oregon Residential Real Estate Review June 2018
June Residential Highlights
The Portland metro area saw some cooler activity this June, but closed sales saw a gain over last month. At 2,946, closed sales slipped 7.6% below the 3,187 closings recorded last year in June 2017, but outpaced May 2018 (2,803) by 5.1%. Even so, June closings were last lower in 2014, when 2,617 were recorded for the month.
New listings, at 4,515, ended 4.7% cooler than in June 2017 (4,739) and 3.2% cooler than last month in May 2018 (4,665).
Pending sales fared similarly. There were 3,059 offers accepted, falling 6.0% below the 3,254 offers accepted last year in June 2017 and 4.4% below the 3,201 offers accepted last month in May 2018.
Inventory rose to 2.1 months in June, with total market time holding steady at 37 days.
Year to Date Summary
Activity so far in 2018 is a little mixed compared to 2017. New listings (22,079) are up 2.7%. Pending sales (16,297) are down 1.7% and closed sales (14,546) are down 2.2%.
Average and Median Sale Prices
Comparing 2018 to 2017 through June of each year, the average sale price rose 6.2% from $427,000 to $453,400. In the same comparison, the median sale price rose 6.7% from $375,000 to $400,000.
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