Now that we are a few weeks into the new year, it’s time to look back at 2012 home sales statistics for Armour Hills. When I checked the stats each month last year, the trend was more homes sold and at a higher average price than 2011. I think the worst of the housing crisis is over for our Brookside neighborhood!
Here are the figures for 2012 single family home sales in Armour Hills:
In 2012, 78 homes sold. The average list price was $225,465 and the average sales price was $219,338. Average days on market: 83.
In 2011, 59 homes sold. The average list price was $220,551 and the average sales price was $212,088. Average days on market: 119.
In summary, 25% more Armour Hills homes sold in 2012 than 2011, and with a higher average sales price of almost 5%–very healthy numbers!
Something else I want to point out: the lowest sold price in 2012 was an $80,000 short sale. However, we had two homes sell over $400K–one at $485,000 and another at $417K. The highest sales price in 2011 was $350K. Both of these higher priced homes were total rehabs. This shows our neighborhood is desirable for more affluent buyers and we have a good area for rehabber /homeowner improvement investing. Finally, with the average home price in the $220s, Armour Hills is still very affordable for most first time buyers, despite the two over $400K sales.
I’ll continue to track monthly sales for 2013 in this blog. The upward trend in number of homes sold and increasing average sales prices should continue this year.
Interested in home prices and sales trends in your area? Email me and I’ll provide the information. In a few days I will post home sales stats for the Brookside zip code of 64113–also showing better sales activity than last year.
(All statistics taken from Heartland MLS; deemed reliable but not guaranteed)