News & Notes ~ July Numbers

Here are the most recent real estate numbers for Portland and the Lake Oswego/West Linn areas (RMLS lumps them together).

Enjoy!  I hope you find this helpful.

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, July, 2015:

  • There were 4,273 New Listings in July which was down .2% from the previous month/June, but up 8.1% from July of 2014.
  • At 3,452 July Closed Sales increased 4.5% over June, and were up  28.9% from July of 2014.
  • July Pending Sales (accepted offers), at 3,494, were down a bit from the previous month by 3.1%, and 24.7% better than July of 2014.
  •  The Average Sale Price in July of $369,100 was down a whole $400. from June’s Average of $369,500, and up $24,400 from July of 2014’s $344,700. 

The combined areas of Lake Oswego and West Linn  for the month of July 2015 reported:

    •  447 Active Listings 
    •  253 New Listings  
    •  190 Pending Sales    
    •  201 Closed Sales   
    • Average Sale Price for July of $570,800. 
      • NOTE: Higher-Priced vs Lower-Priced Homes Sales can skew the “Average” in any given month.  Lake Oswego has quite a variety, so this tends to be a less meaningful stat, generally speaking, in this niche.
    • Average Time on the Market: 65 Days