Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending August 28 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

Pending sales were down for a second straight month, falling 1.8% in July, according to the National Association of REALTORS®, as stiff competition for homes and high sales prices have discouraged some would-be buyers. Home prices have been soaring during the pandemic, with the S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller national home price index reporting that prices rose 18.6% nationally in June, the largest annual increase in the history of the index since 1987.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending August 28:

• New Listings decreased 10.6% to 1,621
• Pending Sales decreased 8.6% to 1,463
• Inventory decreased 17.8% to 8,014

For the month of July:

• Median Sales Price increased 11.9% to $350,000
• Days on Market decreased 53.7% to 19
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 3.5% to 103.6%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 30.0% to 1.4