The Colbert Real Estate Report
Monthly Market Update for October 2014
Jackson Hole, WY
Summary – Sept 2014:
- 50 :: Total residential sale transactions (similar to last month’s 53)
- $90,600,000 :: Total residential sales volume reported to MLS (DOUBLE last month’s $45 million)
- $2,014,000:: Average sales price of all* sales (DOUBLE last month’s $957,000)
- 96% :: Ratio of sales price to list price (down from last month’s 96%)
- 193** :: Average days on market prior to selling (similar to last month’s 180)
What it means: September continued the strong selling trends of the summer with 50 transactions and a staggering $90,600,000 in reported sales volume (more than double the typical volume). In fact, this month’s sales volume was at the highest level since I began keeping statistics. The closest comparable month was Aug 2013, which saw $70,000,000 in reported sales volume. Additionally, there were 5 unreported sale prices in September, accounting for an estimated $10 million in additional sales volume. Understandably, the average sales price also nearly doubled from last month ($957,000). *Note that the Average sales price calculation factors in unreported sales by making an estimate on these sales prices. The increases in sales volume and average sales price can be explained by several high end sales (over $4 million) and 2 very high end sales (over $10 million). See the “What Sold” section below. The sale price to list price ratio dropped after several months at or above 95%. This could be explained by many sellers’ extra motivation and eagerness to sell as we head into the Fall/Winter season. **After removing 3 outlier properties that were on the market for more than 1,000 days, the average days on market were similar to last month and again low on average (see chart below).
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