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Monday Market Stats Jan 23

Monday Market Stats Jan 23

Despite a slight rise in inflation at the end of last year, the news headlines for 2024 have mostly been positive. Consumers are starting to believe that overall price growth is slowing, and there is stabilization in rates. Additionally, more homebuyers who were previously on the sidelines are returning to the market. These are encouraging signs that could jumpstart the housing market in the new year and potentially lead to a turnaround. If this positive sentiment persists and the upward momentum continues, we may witness a resurgence in market activity in the near future. Pasadena, CA Mon Jan 22 2024 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,595,000 with the market action index (MAI) hovering around 52. This is about the same as last month’s market action index of 52. Inventory has held steady at or around 70. The market remains in a relative stasis in terms of sales to inventory and prices have been relatively stable for a few weeks. However, inventory is sufficiently low to keep us in the Seller’s Market zone so watch changes in the MAI. If the market heats up, prices are likely to resume an upward...

Monday Market Stats Oct. 23

Pasadena, CA Mon Oct 23 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,674,500 with the market action index (MAI) hovering around 52. This is less than last month’s market action index of 53. Inventory has held steady at or around 90. The market has started cooling and prices have been flat for several weeks. Since we’re in the Seller’s zone, watch for changes in MAI. If the MAI resumes its climb, prices will likely follow suit. If the MAI drops consistently or falls into the Buyer’s zone, watch for downward pressure on prices....

Monday Market Stats October 16

Pasadena, CA Mon Oct 16 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,649,500 with the market action index (MAI) hovering around 53. This is less than last month’s market action index of 55. Inventory has increased to 94. The market has started cooling and prices have been flat for several weeks. Since we’re in the Seller’s zone, watch for changes in MAI. If the MAI resumes its climb, prices will likely follow suit. If the MAI drops consistently or falls into the Buyer’s zone, watch for downward pressure on...

Monday Market Stats (oops – a day late!)

Pasadena, CA Tue Sep 26 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,495,000 with the market action index hovering around 55. This is about the same as last month’s market action index of 55. Inventory has held steady at or around 91. Market action index (MAI) compares rate of sales vs. inventory. The market remains in a relative stasis in terms of sales to inventory. Prices have not been moving higher for several weeks. However, inventory is sufficiently low to keep us in the Seller’s Market zone so watch changes in the MAI. If the market heats up persistently, prices are likely to resume an upward climb. South Pasadena, CA 91030 Tue Sep 26 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in South Pasadena, CA 91030 is $1,789,000 with the market action index hovering around 52. This is about the same as last month’s market action index of 52. Inventory has increased to 12. The market has started cooling and prices have recently plateaued. Since we’re in the Seller’s zone, watch for changes in MAI. If the MAI resumes its climb, prices will likely follow suit. If the MAI drops consistently or falls into the Buyer’s zone, watch for downward pressure on prices....

Monday Market Stats September 18

Buyers and sellers’ sentiments remained virtually unchanged in August as housing market participants wait for more signals on what the Fed’s next move will be in the upcoming FOMC meeting. With the economy looking stronger than what was anticipated six months ago, interest rates will remain elevated for a little longer. Consumers could be tapped out, however, as costs of borrowing continue to rise, and their financial conditions begin to tighten up. As such, the economy will likely show more signs of slowing later this year and the Central Bank will have no choice but to cut rates starting in the first quarter of 2024. Mortgage rates will decline starting in the fourth quarter of this year and will further improve next year. The decline will likely be gradual though. Pasadena, CA Mon Sep 18 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,462,000 with the market action index hovering around 54. This is about the same as last month’s market action index of 54. Inventory has increased to 90. Market Action Index This answers “How’s the Market?” by comparing rate of sales versus inventory. The market has started cooling and prices have been flat for several weeks. Since we’re in the Seller’s zone, watch for changes in market action index (MAI). If the MAI resumes its climb, prices will likely follow suit. If the MAI drops consistently or falls into the Buyer’s zone, watch for downward pressure on prices....