January 2024 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 79)

January 2024 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 79)

Time to listen to the January real estate beat! Our podcasting MCs Terry and Beth are back to guide you through the notable trends and standout data points you want to know about from the January market. Inventory counts will rise, affordability levels will plateau, and Aligned Showings updates will dominate! Tune in for what might be the best 15 minutes of your month!

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Music: “Tropical Summer” by ArtIss (via MelodyLoops.com)

REAL TALK WITH RMLS – JANUARY 2024 STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS

OREGON

  • New Listings: 3,064 (+1,257)
  • Active Listings: 6,639 (-302)
  • Pending Sales: 2,482 (+350)
  • Closed Sales: 1,847 (-322)
  • Inventory: 3.6 (+0.4)
  • TMT: 73 (+10)
  • Avg Sale Price: $517,700 (-$8,200)
  • Median Sale Price: $467,100 (+$2,100)

WASHINGTON

  • New Listings: 651 (+245)
  • Active Listings: 1,330 (-62)
  • Pending Sales: 555 (+70)
  • Closed Sales: 393 (-85)
  • Inventory 3.4 (+0.5)
  • TMT: 64 (+9)
  • Avg Sale Price: $536,900 (-$32,100)
  • Med Sale Price: $480,000 (-$19,100)

SPIKES

  • Baker
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 10 in December 2023 to 22 in January 2024
  • Coos
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 59 in December 2023 to 83 in January 2024
  • Curry
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 19 in December 2023 to 45 in January 2024
  • Grant
    • Inventory spiked upwards from 7.8 in December 2023 to 43.0 in January 2024
    • Average Sale Price spiked downward from $443,100 in December 2023 to $185,000 in January 2024
    • Closed Sales spiked downward from 6 in December 2023 to 1 in January 2024
  • Lane
    • New Listings spiked upward from 177 in December 2023 to 283 in January 2024
  • Polk and Marion
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 136 in December 2023 to 200 in January 2024
  • Portland Metro
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 1,026 in December 2023 to 1,941 in January 2024
  • SW Washington
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 313 in December 2023 to 547 in January 2024
  • Union
  • New Listings spiked upwards from 13 in December 2023 to 24 in January 2024 

STREAKS

  • Columbia Basin
    • New Listings are on a 5-month downward streak. Down to 60 in January 2024
  • North Coastal
    • Active Listings are on a 5-month decrease streak. Down to 388 in January 2024
    • Closed Sales are on a 5-month decrease streak. Down to 75 in January 2024
  • Portland Metro
    • Closed Sales are on a 5-month decline streak. Down to 1,120 in January 2024
  • SW Washington
    • Total Market Time is on a 7-month increase streak. Up to 64 in January 2024
  • Union
    • Inventory is on a 7-month increase streak. Up to 5.3 in January 2024

MILESTONES

  • North Coastal
    • New Listings increased for the first time since May 2023. At 101 in January 2024
  • Polk and Marion
    • Closed Sales at lowest point since February 2018. At 122 in January 2024
  • Wallowa
    • Closed Sales at the lowest point since March 2010. At 0 in January 2024

NEW GROWTH

  • Portland Metro: 313 (-5)
  • SW Washington: 143 (+27)
  • Lane County: 21 (-2)

AFFORDABILITY

  • Portland Metro: 83%
  • SW Washington: 85%
  • Lane County: 82%
January 2024 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 79)

December 2023 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 78)

As we start off the new year, our hosts consider their resolutions as they break down the market stats that closed out 2023. Did the surprising highs in inventory continue? Did Douglas County have the lowest number of new listings since December 2012 ? (Yes!)  Did the annual sales volume for Portland Metro exceed last year? You’ll need to tune in to find out.

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Music: “Tropical Summer” by ArtIss (via MelodyLoops.com)

REAL TALK WITH RMLS – DECEMBER 2023 STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS

The numbers in parentheses show the difference from the previous month, except for the Annual Sales Volume figures, which show the difference from 2022 totals.

OREGON

  • New Listings: 1,807 (-1,169)
  • Active Listings: 6,941 (-1,509)
  • Pending Sales: 2,132 (-241)
  • Closed Sales: 2,169 (-120)
  • Inventory: 3.2 (-0.5)
  • TMT: 63 (+4)
  • Average Sale Price: $525,900 (-$10,400)
  • Median Sale Price: $465,000 (-$10,000)

WASHINGTON

  • New Listings: 406 (-210)
  • Active Listings: 1,392 (-268)
  • Pending Sales: 485 (+9)
  • Closed Sales: 478 (+23)
  • Inventory 2.9 (-0.8)
  • TMT: 55 (-4)
  • Average Sale Price: $569,000 (+$29,100)
  • Median Sale Price: $499,000 (+$24,000)

SPIKES

  • Baker
    • New Listings spiked downwards from 23 in November to 10 in December 2023.
  • Coos
    • Total Market Time spiked upwards from 55 in November to 85 in December 2023.
  • Grant
    • New Listings spiked upwards from 4 in November to 11 in December 2023.
    • Closed Sales spiked upwards from 1 in November to 6 in December 2023.
  • Josephine
    • New Listings spiked downwards from 7 in November to 2 in December 2023.
  • Lane
    • New Listings spiked downwards from 313 in November to 177 in December 2023.
  • Portland Metro
    • New Listings spiked downwards from 1828 in November to 1026 in December 2023.

    STREAKS

    • Columbia Basin
      • New Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 63 in December 2023.
    • Curry
      • New Listings are on a 7-month downward streak. Down to 19 in December 2023.
    • Lane
      • Closed Sales are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 215 in December 2023.
      • New Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 177 in December 2023.
      • Pending Sales are on a 5-month downward streak. Down to 208 in December 2023.
    • Mid-Columbia
      • Active Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 214 in December 2023.
      • Pending Sales are on a 5-month downward streak. Down to 42 in December 2023.
    • North Coastal
      • New Listings are on a 7-month downward streak. Down to 77 in December 2023.
    • Portland Metro
      • Pending Sales are on a 7-month downward streak. Down to 1,309 in December 2023.
      • New Sales are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 1,026 in December 2023.

    MILESTONES

    • Douglas
      • Highest Inventory since January 2019. At 4.6 in December 2023.
      • Lowest New Listings since December 2012. At 80 in December 2023.
      • Lowest Closed Sales since January 2015. At 74 in December 2023.
    • Polk and Marion
      • Highest Inventory since March 2023. At 3.5 in December 2023.
    • SW Washington
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time in 8 months. Down to 1,011 in December 2023.

    NEW GROWTH

    • Portland Metro: 318 (-48)
    • SW Washington: 116 (-8)
    • Lane County: 23 (-10)

    ANNUAL SALES VOLUME

    • Portland Metro: $12,552,000 (-$4,621,000)
    • SW Washington $3,381,000 (-$2,022,000)
    • Lane County: $1,832,000 (-$556,000)

    January 2024 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 79)

    November 2023 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 77)

    We start off with a real estate-themed holiday song and things heat up from there. The holiday season has brought us our first gift and it’s what everyone wanted – more inventory!

    The November stats show off a number of positive milestones with inventory highs not seen in 8 years in some cases. So, join us to see if the rest of the stats are delightful, frightful, or just plain insightful!

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    Music: “Tropical Summer” by ArtIss (via MelodyLoops.com)

    REAL TALK WITH RMLS – NOVEMBER 2023 STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS

    OREGON

    • New Listings: 2,976 (-656)
    • Active Listings: 8,450 (-395)
    • Pending Sales: 2,373 (-412)
    • Closed Sales: 2,289 (-458)
    • Inventory: 3.7 (+0.5)
    • TMT: 59 (+7)
    • Avg Sale Price: $534,000 (+$1,700)
    • Median Sale Price: $475,000 (No Change)

    WASHINGTON

    • New Listings: 616 (-171)
    • Active Listings: 1,660 (-42)
    • Pending Sales: 476 (-108)
    • Closed Sales: 455 (-120)
    • Inventory 3.7 (+0.7)
    • TMT: 59 (+14)
    • Avg Sale Price: $539,900 (-$11,900)
    • Median Sale Price: $475,000 (-$15,000)

    SPIKES 

    • Baker
      • Total Market Time spiked upwards from 64 in October to 94 in November 2023.
    • Grant
      • Total Market Time spiked upwards from 63 in October to 144 in November 2023.
      • Closed Sales spiked downward from 10 in October to 1 in November 2023.          

    STREAKS

    • Curry
      • New Listings are on a 6-month downward streak. Down to 29 in November 2023.
    • Douglas
      • Pending Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 87 in November 2023.
    • Lane
      • Pending Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 236 in November 2023.
      • Total Market Time is on a 4-month upward streak. Up to 52 in November 2023.
    • North Coastal
      • New Listings are on a 6-month downward streak. Down to 104 in November 2023.
    • Portland Metro
      • Pending Listings are on a 6-month downward streak. Down to 1,441 in November 2023.
    • SW Washington
      • Active Inventory upward streak broken. Decreased for the first time since March 2023. At 1,213 in November 2023.
      • New Listings are on a 5-month downward streak. Down to 455 in November 2023.

    MILESTONES

    • Coos
      • Highest Inventory since July 2018. At 4.8 in November 2023.
    • Curry
      • Highest Inventory since May 2020. At 9.8 in November 2023.
    • Grant
      • Highest Inventory since December 2014. At 47.0 in November 2023.
    • Lane
      • Highest Inventory since January 2015. At 2.9 in November 2023.
    • Mid-Columbia
      • Highest Inventory since April 2020. At 4.8 in November 2023.
    • Portland Metro
      • Highest Inventory since February 2014. At 3.5 in November 2023.
    • SW Washington
      • Highest Inventory since February 2015. At 3.7 in November 2023.

    NEW GROWTH

    • Portland Metro: 366 (-3)
    • SW Washington: 124 (+3)
    • Lane County: 33 (-1)

    October 2023 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 76)

    October 2023 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 76)

    The leaves are falling…but are the key real estate metrics? We’re thankful that you’re here to join us and find out. Grab a cup of sleepytime tea and get ready for the calm, peaceful breakdown of October numbers, as we slice and serve the key data like slices of holiday pie.

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    Music: “Tropical Summer” by ArtIss (via MelodyLoops.com)

    REAL TALK WITH RMLS – OCTOBER 2023 STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS

    The data below in parentheses is in reference to the previous month. 

    OREGON

    • New Listings: 3,632 (-770)
    • Active Listings: 8,845 (-208)
    • Pending Sales: 2,785 (-246)
    • Closed Sales: 2,747 (-203)
    • Inventory: 3.2 (+0.2)
    • Total Market Time: 52 (+5)
    • Average Sale Price: $534,400 (-$1,900)
    • Median Sale Price: $475,000 (-$8,000)

    WASHINGTON

    • New Listings: 787 (-39)
    • Active Listings: 1,702 (+27)
    • Pending Sales: 584 (+1)
    • Closed Sales: 575 (-36)
    • Inventory 3.0 (+0.2)
    • Total Market Time: 44 (+4)
    • Average Sale Price: $551,800 (-$100)
    • Median Sale Price: $490,000 (-$5,000)

    SPIKES

    • Mid-Columbia
      • Total Market Time spiked upwards from 57 in September to 97 in October 2023
    • Baker
      • Pending Sales spiked upwards from 18 in September to 26 in October 2023
      • Total Market Time as spiked downwards from 119 in September to 64 in October 2023
    • Union
      • Total Market Time spiked upwards from 19 in September to 38 in October 2023
    • Wallowa
      • New Listings spiked downwards from 14 in September to 6 in October 2023
      • Pending Sales spiked downwards from 11 in September to 4 in October 2023
      • Median Sale Price spiked downwards from $505,000 in September to $287,000 in October 2023.

    STREAKS

    • Portland Metro
      • Pending Sales are on a 5-month downward streak. Down to 1,625 in October 2023
    • SW Washington
      • Active Listings are on a 7-month downward streak. Down to 1,225 in October 2023
      • New Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Down to 601 in October 2023
    • Lane
      • Inventory is on a 4-month upward streak. Reaching 2.5 in October 2023
    • North Coastal
      • New Listings are on a 5-month decrease streak. Down to 133 in October 2023
    • Douglas
      • Inventory is on a 4-month upward streak. Reaching 4.2 in October 2023

    MILESTONES

    • Portland Metro
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time since February 2023. At 4,848 in October 2023
    • Lane County
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time since February 2023. At 736 in October 2023
    • Polk and Marion
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time since April 2023. At 519 in October 2023

    NEW GROWTH

    • Portland Metro: 369 (+46)
    • SW Washington: 121 (+5)
    • Lane County: 34 (-50)
    January 2024 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 79)

    September 2023 Market Action Statistics (Real Talk with RMLS, Episode 75)

    BOO! Happy Halloween season. Instead of frights, we have delights for you, including rising inventory numbers and the most active listings in the Portland Metro market since 2019. Tune in for more treats.

    Also, our new showing management platform, Aligned Showings, is now live. All that and a Halloween costume contest. Might as well tune in NOW!

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    Music: “Tropical Summer” by ArtIss (via MelodyLoops.com)

    REAL TALK WITH RMLS – SEPTEMBER 2023 STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS 

    Note: The parenthetical figures below represent the change from the previous month.

    OREGON

    • New Listings: 4,402 (-506)
    • Active Listings: 9,053 (+199)
    • Pending Sales: 3,031 (-470)
    • Closed Sales: 2,950 (-607)
    • Inventory: 3.1 (+0.6)
    • TMT: 47 (+3)
    • Avg Sale Price: $536,300 (-$19,400)
    • Median Sale Price: $483,000 (-$7,000)

    WASHINGTON

    • New Listings: 826 (-137)
    • Active Listings: 1,675 (+59)
    • Pending Sales: 583 (-142)
    • Closed Sales: 611 (-163)
    • Inventory 2.7 (+0.6)
    • TMT: 40 (+3)
    • Avg Sale Price: $551,900 (-$17,100) 
    • Med Sale Price: $495,000 (-$25,000)

    SPIKES

    •     Columbia Basin
      • Pending Listings spiked downwards from 105 in August to 61 in September 2023
    •     Union
      • Total Market Time spiked downwards from 28 in August to 19 in September 2023

    STREAKS

    • Curry
      • New Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Reaching 51 in September 2023
    • Douglas
      • New Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Reaching 155 in September 2023
    • Polk and Marion
      • Active Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Reaching 552 in September 2023
    • Portland Metro
      • Active Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Reaching 4,895 in September 2023
    • Portland Metro
      • Pending Listings are on a 4-month downward streak. Reaching 1809 in September 2023
    • SW Washington
      • New Listings are on a 6-month downward streak. Reaching 1,182 in September 2023

    MILESTONES

    • Columbia Basin
      • Active Listings at the highest point since September 2017. At 283 in September 2023
    • Mid-Columbia
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time since February 2023. At 283 in September 2023
    • North Coastal
      • Active Listings decreased for the first time since January 2023. At 592 in September 2023
    • Portland Metro
      • Active Listings at highest point since November 2019. At 4,895 in September 2023

    NEW GROWTH

    • Portland Metro: 323
    • SW Washington 116
    • Lane County: 36

    AFFORDABILITY

    • Lane County: 78%
    • Portland Metro: 84%
    • SW Washington: 83%