Second quarter 2019 results for sales of residential properties in Santa Fe confirm a continued increase in average sales price and median sales price, while total units sold decreased by 9% from one year ago. According to the Santa Fe MLS, by the end of the second quarter of 2019, the average sales price for residential properties stood at $461K, compared to $423K one year ago, a 9% increase. The median selling price increased by 8%, or $360K, compared to $333K one year ago. As of June 30, 2019, active listings of residential properties in the Santa Fe area increased by 10%, with the largest increases found in homes priced between $250K to $500K, reflecting a 13% increase from one year ago while homes priced $1M+ reflected an increase of 12% from one year ago. Increased inventory translates to more choices for buyers as the summer sales season is upon us. Average days on market decreased by 17% throughout the second quarter. The only price sector showing an increase in days on market were homes priced from $1M to $2M, which saw an 8% increase from 156 days on the market last year to 162 days on the market this year. Of note for the Santa Fe high-end market was the fact that sales activity in the $2M+ market continued a slow yet steady increase in closed sales for the third year in a row.
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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.