Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending March 18 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

More than a decade of underbuilding has resulted in a shortage of 6.5 million singlefamily homes, as new-home construction continues to lag population growth. According to a new report from, 15.6 million new households were formed between 2012 and 2022, while only 9.03 million new single-family homes were completed. However, the report acknowledges that if multi-family starts are included, which represented 35% of all housing starts in 2022, the current supply deficit falls to 2.3 million homes.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending March 18:

• New Listings decreased 29.9% to 1,006
• Pending Sales decreased 27.7% to 850
• Inventory increased 10.8% to 5,743

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