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Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending September 16 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

Single-family homes are shrinking, as U.S. homebuilders respond to increased demand for smaller, more affordable homes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median single-family square floor area declined 2.9% to 2,191 square feet in the second quarter of 2023, the lowest reading since 2010. Single-family home size increased briefly during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has been decreasing steadily since the third quarter of 2022, as housing affordability conditions continue to impact buyer purchasing power.

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

• New Listings decreased 3.2% to 1,413
• Pending Sales decreased 2.9% to 905
• Inventory decreased 9.3% to 8,562

For the month of August:

• Median Sales Price increased 2.7% to $380,000
• Days on Market increased 18.5% to 32
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 0.1% to 100.0%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale increased 15.8% to 2.2

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