San Francisco / Marin Market Update

  • Jeff Marples
  • 02/22/24

San Francisco Home Prices Up, Sales Down

 

The median sales price for single-family, re-sale rose 7.8% in January from December. It was up 14.9% year-over-year.

The average sales price for single-family, re-sale homes was up 19% month-over-month. Year-over-year, it was up 39.1%.

Sales of single-family, re-sale homes fell 9.7% year-over-year. There were 84 homes sold in San Francisco last month. The average since 2000 is 214.

The median sales price for condos/lofts was up 10.6% year-over-year.

The average sales price was up 23.2% year-over-year.

Sales of condos/lofts rose 12.2% year-over-year. There were 110 condos/lofts sold last month. The average since 2000 is 230.

The sales price to list price ratio, or what buyers are paying over what sellers are asking, fell from 100.7% to 100.4% for homes. The ratio for condos/townhomes fell from 97.8% to 93.9%.

Average days on market, or the time from when a property is listed to when it goes into contract, was 55 for homes and 83 for condos/lofts.

Momentum Statistics

Sales momentum…
for homes rose from –27.1 to –26.1. Sales momentum for condos/lofts was up 4.1 points to –38.8.

Pricing momentum…
for single-family homes fell 2.7 points to –11.3. Pricing momentum for condos/lofts rose 1.2 points to –4.3.

Our momentum statistics are based on 12-month moving averages to eliminate monthly and seasonal variations.

If you are planning on selling your property, call me for a free comparative market analysis. 

We calculate…

momentum by using a 12-month moving average to eliminate seasonality. By comparing this year's 12-month moving average to last year's, we get a percentage showing market momentum.  

In the chart below…

the blue area shows momentum for home sales while the red line shows momentum for pending sales of single-family, re-sale homes. The purple line shows momentum for the average price.

As you can see, pricing momentum has an inverse relationship to sales momentum.


The graph below shows the median and average prices plus unit sales for homes.


Remember, the real estate market is a matter of neighborhoods and houses. No two are the same. For complete information on a particular neighborhood or property, call me.




The graph below shows the median and average prices plus unit sales for condos/lofts.


The real estate market is very hard to generalize. It is a market made up of many micro markets. For complete information on a particular neighborhood or property, call me.

 

 

 

Marin Home Prices Up, Sales Down

 

 



  Curnt vs. Prev Month Curnt vs. Same Month 1 Yr Ago Curnt vs. Same Qtr 1 Yr Ago
  Jan. 24 Dec. 23 % Change Jan. 24 Jan. 23 % Change Nov. 23 to Jan. 24 Nov. 22 to Jan. 23 % Change
New Listing 694 573 21.1% up 694 867 -20% down 1,999 2,156 -7.3% down
Sold 623 717 -13.1% down 623 565 10.3% up 2,135 2,334 -8.5% down
Pended 770 629 22.4% up 770 680 13.2% up 2,169 2,188 0.9% down
 
TODAY’S STATS
  Current vs. Prev MTD Current vs. Same MTD 1 Yr Ago Current vs. Prev YTD
  2/1/24 - 2/13/24 1/1/24 - 1/13/24 % Change 2/1/24 - 2/13/24 2/1/23 - 2/13/23 % Change 1/1/24 - 2/13/24 1/1/23 - 2/13/23 % Change
New Listing 29 43 -32.6% down 29 95 -69.5% down 131 226 -42% down
Sold 39 39 0%     39 43 -9.3% down 125 106 17.9% up
Pended 58 33 75.8% up 58 69 -15.9% down 148 164 -9.8% down
 Data Table

 

 

 

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