The winter months began with November showing a strong real estate market in Sioux Falls. Pending sales were up and days on the market were down, a combination that has sellers feeling hopeful.

A Look at the Housing Stats

Sioux Falls Real Estate Graph showing real estate market going upDecember had a total of 249 condominiums and single-family homes sell. When you compare last yearโ€™s 234 homes sold during the month of December, youโ€™ll see an increase in sales of 6.4%. The median price range of homes sold in Sioux Falls during the month of December was $195,000. This amount shows an increase of 4.8% from last yearโ€™s $186,120.

What Does this Data Mean?

At the end of the month, there were 738 homes listed with no offer. The inventory trend continues with 2.6 months of inventory available for potential home buyers. This number is down from December of last year when the inventory supply was 3.1 months. For the real estate market to be considered balanced, there must be a 6-month supply of inventory. Still, there is a light ahead when we consider that last yearโ€™s new listings for December were 140, while this December they increased 15.7% to 162.

 

What This Means for Sellers

The good news for sellers is that Decemberโ€™s sellers received 98.6% of their original list price when all was said and done. This is an increase of 0.1% from last yearโ€™s 98.5%. Homes are selling faster this year, with an average time on the market of 78 days. This number shows a decrease of 17.2% from the average of 95 days last December. With the median price increasing, the current inventory needing additions, and the days on the market shrinking, this is a great time to place your home on the market.

What This Means for Buyers

December ended with 738 homes on the market. This number is down 12.8% from the 846 from last year. With fewer options to choose from, this is not the time to slow down when it comes to choosing your home. Thereโ€™s competition out there, and you can bet they are just as determined as you are to make that sale. Meet with your real estate agent to discuss your buying needs and create an offer than will catch the sellerโ€™s attention.

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See Additional Reports on the Sioux Falls Real Estate Market

Hereโ€™s the most recent home listings just added to the database in the average price range for Sioux Falls. All homes here are priced at ย $195,000ย or less.


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