Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending April 8 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

Housing affordability is slowly improving, according to ATTOM’s Q1 2023 U.S. Home Affordability Report. Among the 572 counties analyzed, 94% of medianpriced single-family homes and condos were less affordable than their historical averages in the first quarter of 2023, falling from 99% in the fourth quarter of 2022. The portion of average wages needed for homeownership costs also declined slightly, with the typical total monthly mortgage payment (PITI) now requiring 29.9% of the average annual wage of $70,460, down from 31.2% in the fourth quarter last year.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending April 8:

• New Listings decreased 36.5% to 1,007
• Pending Sales decreased 31.9% to 893
• Inventory increased 4.8% to 5,766

For the month of February:

• Median Sales Price increased 0.6% to $342,000
• Days on Market increased 38.6% to 61
• Percent of Original List Price Received decreased 3.6% to 97.2%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale increased 44.4% to 1.3