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Monday Market Stats

Monday Market Stats

Pasadena, CA Mon Feb 26 2024 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,678,500 with the market action index hovering around 49. This is less than last month’s market action index of 51. Inventory has held steady at or around 76. The market has been cooling over time and prices have recently flattened. Despite the consistent decrease in Market Action Index (MAI), we’re in a Seller’s Market (where significant demand leaves little inventory available). If the MAI begins to 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....

Monday Market Stats Sept 11

What’s the latest in real estate news? As the job market continues to show signs of easing, it is looking more likely that the Fed may not raise rates in their upcoming September meeting. With mortgage rates remaining elevated despite their downward movement in the past couple of weeks, the Fed’s hike pause would be welcome news for the housing market. Mortgage applications just started rising after five weeks of retreat, and the housing market could build on its momentum if rates continue to move sideways or even decline in the next few weeks. Pasadena, CA Mon Sep 11 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,488,000 with the market action index hovering around 55. This is less than last month’s market action index of 56. Inventory has increased to 83. In the last few weeks the market has achieved a relative stasis point in terms of sales to inventory. 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 climb. South Pasadena, CA 91030 Mon Sep 11 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in South Pasadena, CA 91030 is $1,825,000 with the market action index hovering around 51. This is an increase over last month’s market action index of 49. Inventory has decreased to 10. While the Market Action Index shows some strengthening in the last few weeks, prices have settled in a bit of a plateau. We are currently in a...

Monday Market Stats July 31

Pasadena, CA Mon Jul 31 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Pasadena, CA is $1,595,000 with the market action index hovering around 53. This is about the same as last month’s market action index of 53. Inventory has increased to 87. In the last few weeks the market has achieved a relative stasis point in terms of sales to inventory. 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 climb. Altadena, CA 91001 Mon Jul 31 2023 This week the median list price for a single family home in Altadena, CA 91001 is $1,399,000 with the market action index hovering around 59. This is an increase over last month’s market action index of 58. Inventory has decreased to 35. The market continues to get hotter. More sales demand and fewer homes listed have contributed to a relatively long run of increasing prices....