Weekly Market Activity Report for Week Ending August 14 Tags: Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports

High home prices are the most common reason prospective buyers have yet to purchase a home, with 39% of active buyers mentioning high sales prices as the primary deterrent to not finding a home in Q2 2021, according to a recent Housing Trends report from the National Association of Home Builders. This is a change from the previous two quarters, where interested buyers reported being outbid by other offers as the most common reason for not purchasing a home.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending August 14:

• New Listings decreased 11.7% to 1,697
• Pending Sales decreased 8.0% to 1,503
• Inventory decreased 19.3% to 7,901

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