The residential real estate market in Santa Fe was remarkably robust throughout 2018. According to the Santa Fe Association of Realtors MLS, sales of residential properties rose 8% this year from 3,049 properties sold in 2017 to 3,301 properties sold in 2018. Median prices also rose 8% from $320K in 2017 to $345K in 2018. The average sales price rose by 4% from $423K in 2017 to $441K in 2018.
Average days on market, another key indicator of market activity, decreased by double digits in all price sectors except for homes priced $2M+, which rose by 6%. Listing inventories in the $500,000 to $750,000 sectors rose by 4% and those listed above $2M rose by 3%. Total active listings declined year over year by 5%.
The average selling price at our firm for properties sold in 2018 was approximately $720,000 vs. $501,000 for our nearest competitor.
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As always, my goal in sharing this data with you is to create a better understanding of the trends affecting our unique housing market. I hope you find it to be a valuable resource, and I look forward to working with you to meet your real estate needs now and in the future. If you have any questions about the Santa Fe market, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.