Brookside Home Sales Report – Jan 2017

It’s a new year for home sales and already–there is a lot of demand but not enough moderately priced inventory.  This will be a short blog as there is no need to check  year-to-date figures…since we just finished up January!

Here is the January 2017 single family home sales report for the Brookside zip code of 64113:

January 2017:

Number of homes sold:      13

Median list price:                 $395,000

Median sales price:              $388,500

Average days on market:        36

January 2016:

Number of homes sold:         8

Median list price:                  $369,500

Median sales price:               $367,500

Average days on market:        25

It looks like a significant jump in the median sales price compared to Jan 2016, however last year the highest sales were in the $440s; this year there was a $1.175 million sale plus two others in the $600s that skews the prices up for the month.  The lowest closed sales price last month was $201,000.  Note almost twice as many homes closed in January this year–high demand for our neighborhood!

Interesting to also note that 13 homes were listed in January; seven of them were priced at $400K or less and they all went under contract within a few days.  The demand is very high for $200-$400K homes.

Currently there are 32 single family homes for sale in Brookside, with a median price of $690,000 and 91 days on market. The lowest list price is $277,000 and the highest is $2.9 million.  Twenty-five of the 32 are listed over $400K, and ten of those are over $1 million.  So you can see why the median price is so high–the more expensive homes sit on the market longer. 

(All stats taken from Heartland MLS: deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)



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