How did the Fort Mill and Tega Cay housing markets do in July 2019? Both the Fort Mill and Tega Cay, SC housing markets remained seller markets in July 2019, characterized by decreasing inventory and months supply of housing compared with July 2018. Pending sales were up in both Fort Mill (+8.7%) and Tega Cay (+5.1%) in July. Closed sales were up 6.7% in Fort Mill and in Tega Cay they increased 18.2%. New listings were down substantially in Fort Mill (-16%), but up in Tega Cay (+66.7%). On average, homes are selling in under 60 days in both towns.
Indian Land, SC (29707 zip code) real estate report/snapshot for July 2019. The Indian Land housing market remains a seller’s market with just 3.2 months supply of inventory overall, but with only a 2.1 months supply of resale homes. While new listings increased 3.8%, most of the increase was from new construction, as resale inventory dropped 26.6% year-over-year. Average sale prices in July 2019 increased 5.7%, while the median sale price of Indian Land homes increased 7.6% in July 2019, with new construction homes selling at about $97,000 more on average than resale homes. With home sellers getting 98.7% of selling price, not much room for buyers to negotiate. Pending sales increased almost 9.8% year-over-year, while closed sales increased 8.8%.
Indian Trail (28079 zip code) real estate report/snapshot for July 2019. Indian Trail, NC area also includes the towns of Stallings, Hemby Bridge, and Lake Park in Union County. The Indian Trail area saw an increase in both average and median home prices year-over-year, as well as month-over-month. Prices continued to increase as the months supply of homes for sale dropped to just 2.3 months (dropping 17.9% versus one year ago) and as inventory dropped 18.7% versus one year ago. Lack of inventory also contributed to a drop in closed sales versus July 2018. Average days on market were down 7 days year-over-year and 11 days month-over-month to 27 days. With 27 average days on market and 13 median days on market in July, its clear that Indian Trail homes are selling quickly. At a median selling price of 98.3% of list price, not much room for buyers to negotiate.
Matthews (28105 zip code) real estate report/snapshot for July 2019. Matthews remained a seller’s market in July 2019 with the months supply of inventory remaining low at 2.3 months. Inventory was up slightly by 2.3%, but new listings increased 13.2% in July, no doubt contributing to increases in closed and pending sales and reversing the trend of the prior month of June. Average sale prices of homes increased (5.7%) year-over-year. Median prices also increased 4.3% versus July 2018. Although, days on market increased in July 2019, homes are still selling quickly — in under 30 days on average and with median days on market at 12 days. With homes selling at 98.1% of asking price, buyers have minimal to negotiate.
Waxhaw (28173 zip code) real estate report/snapshot: July 2019. The Waxhaw area of the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area (the 28173 zip code–encompassing the three towns of Waxhaw, Marvin and Weddington) continued to see tight inventory (dropping 24.5% year-over-year) and a continued decrease (down 3%) in new listings year-over-year. With continued tight inventory and fewer new listings, Waxhaw area remains a seller’s market. Lack of inventory has driven up home prices — 8.1% for resale home year-over-year. July 2019 saw both closed and pending sales up.
Ballantyne (28277 zip code in Charlotte) real estate report and housing market snapshot: July 2019. Average Ballantyne home sale prices increased 8.8% in July 2019 compared with the same month one year ago. This was the second month in a row we saw a significant increase in home sale prices. Ballantyne homes, on average, sold in under one month, with average days on market 8 days lower than in July 2018. Pending sales were up 27.2% in July year-over-year. The months supply of homes remained low at 1.9 months and a 19% drop in housing inventory kept the Ballantyne area/28277 zip code housing market a seller’s market.
Charlotte, NC region real estate report and housing market snapshot for July 2019. Charlotte region remained a seller’s market in July 2019 with inventory remaining extremely tight, dropping 15.3% compared July 2018. Lack of inventory and new listings resulted in higher home list and sale prices year-over-year, year-to-date, and month-over-month. Closed sales were down slightly, but pending sales were up 15.9% year-over-year. The housing affordability index continued to decrease, as well. Months supply of homes remained very low at 2.3 months (down 14.8% year-over-year) and even lower for homes priced under $200,000. Year-to-date trends are all also showing higher home sale prices, higher sales, and tight inventory.
How did the Fort Mill and Tega Cay housing markets do in June 2019? Both the Fort Mill and Tega Cay, SC housing markets remained seller markets in June 2019, characterized by decreasing inventory and months supply of housing compared with June 2018. Pending sales were up considerably in both Fort Mill (+64.9%) and Tega Cay (+35%) in June. While closed sales were down 5% in Fort Mill, in Tega Cay they increased 7%. Median days on market have homes selling in under 18 days in both Fort Mill and Tega Cay. New listings increased in both towns.