Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report March 2008

The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) has released the MLS statistics for the month of march 2008 for Area 13 which the majority of Area 13 would be considered Spring TX.Spring Texas Area 13_1.gif

The closed sales for March 2008 were 231 which was 16% less than a year ago. The quantity of active listings for Area 13 are 1,717 which is 4% more than a year ago. The average days on market (DOM) remains relatively unchanged from the prior year at 87 days.

The combination of the decrease in closed sales and the increase in inventory over the prior year has added one month to the quantity of months of inventory increasing it to 6.8 months. Over six months of inventory typically is referred to as a buyer’s market.

Although it may be considered a buyer’s market, Spring Texas homes sellers are not accepting low ball offers as indicated by the percentage of sales price to list price which was 96%.

Low interest rates and a good selection of homes means its now the ideal time for buyers to search Spring Texas homes for sale

If you are a seller the increase in inventory / competition means your house needs to put its best impression on to attract those buyers. You must stage your Spring Texas home to capture the buyers attention.