Average Inventory - Slim pickins! Boulder County is experiencing ~7 year lows in available properties. This can clearly be seen in all communities and in both houses & condos/townhomes. 2012 ended with a ~27% decrease in Active properties for sale vs. year-end 2011. As we slip into the spring months and into the 2nd quarter, more will indeed be coming onto the market, but 2012 year-end statistics clearly show a steady decrease in properties for sale.
Quantity of Homes Sold
Quantity of Homes Sold - More properties sold in 2012 vs. 2011! There are noticeable increases sold volume in all Boulder County communities. Specifically, single-family homes sold were up ~24% and condos/townhomes sold were up ~20% over Boulder County in 2012 vs. 2011. This is positive momentum as we anticipate similar to increased sales volume in 2013.
Days to Contract
Days to Contract - Faster! With limited inventory in 2012, the pace of the market picked up and the overall number of days on market noticeably decreased throughout all communities of Boulder County. Specifically the overall average days on market for 2012 year-end was 91 days vs. 156 days year-end 2011 and 189 days on market year-end 2010. In summary, this means that properties sold twice as fast in 2012 vs. 2010!
Average Sold Price
Median Sold Price
Median Sold Price - Here it is… The true statement of the local market value is looking at the median prices, which is at what value/price did most sales occur. It can be seen that there were overall increases in median sold prices throughout all of Boulder County for 2012 vs. 2011. Specifically in Boulder, single-family homes median sold value in 2012 was ~$585,000 vs. ~$565,000 in 2011. Equity is being gained!