Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending March 4 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

According to recent data from Black Knight, more than 40% of US mortgages originated in 2020 – 2021, with almost 25% of all current home loans originating in 2021, when the pandemic helped mortgage rates tumble to historic lows. What’s more, nearly 65% of mortgages are at rates of 4% or below, offering little incentive for many current homeowners to sell their homes now that borrowing costs are significantly higher.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending March 4:

• New Listings decreased 23.2% to 1,126
• Pending Sales decreased 36.1% to 751
• Inventory increased 11.3% to 5,539

For the month of January:

• Median Sales Price increased 2.7% to $342,000
• Days on Market increased 46.3% to 60
• Percent of Original List Price Received decreased 3.6% to 96.0%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale increased 55.6% to 1.4