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Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending January 16, 2021 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported this week that rates on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.79% with .7 points. That is up slightly from the record lows seen last week, but almost one percent lower than the same week a year ago.

Rates are expected to increase slightly this year, with the National Association of REALTORS® expecting rates to average 3.1 percent in 2021, and the Mortgage Bankers Association estimating an average of 3.3 percent.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending January 16:

• New Listings increased 0.8% to 929
• Pending Sales increased 7.4% to 815
• Inventory decreased 40.2% to 5,125

For the month of December:

• Median Sales Price increased 10.0% to $307,000
• Days on Market decreased 30.4% to 39
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 2.5% to 99.7%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 41.2% to 1.0

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