The Waxhaw area housing market remained a seller’s market in May 2021 with continued significant decreases in inventory. With 74.4% less inventory year-over-year and huge buyer demand, days on market were down, home prices were up. But closed and pending sales were lackluster due to the lack of inventory and new listings.
Waxhaw (28173 Zip Code) Home Sales Report: May 2021
Latest news on the Waxhaw area (28173 zip code) real estate market in May 2021 and what it means for you…
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 almost 75% year-over-year) in May 2021 and a drop in new listings, as well.
Average days on market decreased 17 days to 25 days year-over-year. Median days on market were 3 days in May, down 7 days year-over-year and down 15 days from two years ago.
Continued tight inventory and a months supply of homes of 0.7 months (a 2.8 month’s drop from 3.5 months one year ago), kept the Waxhaw area a seller’s market in May 2021.
With home sellers receiving a median 101.3% of list price in final sale price (up 2.5% year-over-year), there was virtually no room for home buyers to negotiate in May 2021.
Home sale prices increased 17.3%, on average, in May 2021 compared with the same month one year ago. The average sale price was $574,672. Month-over-month average sale prices increased almost $40,000. Average home sale prices increased some $140,000 over the past two years in the Waxhaw area. The median home sale price was $500,050, up 20.9% year-over-year. Month-over-month, median home sale prices in Waxhaw increased by about $60,000. From two years ago, median home sale prices increased approximately $115,000.
Price per square foot increased 18.8% to $177/square foot (up $28/square foot) in May 2021 versus the same month one year ago.
Closed sales increased 4.9% while pending sales increased 13.8% in May 2021 compared with the same month one year ago. The somewhat “anemic” increase in closed and pending sales was due to lack of inventory and fewer new listings, which dropped 9.9% compared with May 2020.
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