Real Estate Market in New Hanover County

The real estate market in New Hanover County is on a positive up swing. If you look at just the sales prices in 2015 vs 2016,  we are up 2%. Meaning homes are selling for MORE this year than 2015. This real estate market report for New Hanover County shows the amount of active listings from 2015-2016 has decreased from 8,099 to 7,901 (-2.4%) and the sold listings have increased from 3,260 to 3,535 (8%).  What does that mean to you? The real estate market is now shifting for New Hanover County. There are less homes for sale (2.4% less than 2015), we are selling MORE homes (8%) and they are selling for MORE money (2% higher).

With the New Hanover County real estate market moving in such a positive direction the market absorption rate has lowered by nearly 27%.  So if no other homes got listed today in New Hanover County. We’d be out of homes to sell in just 6 months. That’s 3 months faster than 2015.

The real estate market in New Hanover County has had such a positive change. The average days on the market has gone from 153 days in 2015, to only 80 days in 2016. That is a decrease of 48%!  Even the average sold price has increased from 2015 by 2%, taking it from $293,792 in 2015 to $300,667 in 2016.  This reflects the 1% increase from 2015-2016 on the list price vs sales price ratio which put sellers at receiving 98% of their asking price.  This speaks loudly of how well the New Hanover County Real Estate Market is doing and will continue to do.


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