Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending December 2 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

Mortgage rates dropped for the fifth consecutive week, with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declining to 7.22% the week ending November 30, 2023, the lowest level since September, according to Freddie Mac. As a result, mortgage applications increased 2.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week, and were up 43% on an unadjusted basis, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Refinance activity also improved, rising 14% from the previous week, marking the strongest week in two months.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending December 2:

• New Listings increased 6.0% to 772
• Pending Sales decreased 2.6% to 648
• Inventory decreased 4.3% to 8,036

For the month of October:

• Median Sales Price increased 2.4% to $365,000
• Days on Market increased 2.8% to 37
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 0.2% to 98.4%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale increased 20.0% to 2.4