There’s an interesting phenomenon taking place right now in the San Carlos real estate market: Everyone is looking, but nobody is buying. Now, that may seem like a bit of an exaggeration, but consider the following — despite the fact that open house attendance has been up significantly every weekend, only two listings have gone into contract in all of San Carlos since the year began 3 weeks ago. Granted, January is not usually known as a robust real estate market, but this paradoxical behavior is a bit surprising.
A big part of the reason why nobody is pulling the trigger is the inventory of what’s available now in San Carlos — not the quality of the inventory, but the quantity and especially the age. I did some quick math and determined that the average number of days that the 45 homes currently for sale in San Carlos have been on the market is 104 days. That’s basically 3.5 months. (I will actually start tracking this stat each week in the data table below.) Even with the six new listings that came on them market this week, 3 of them are re-lists from within the past 12 months. So it seems as if the buyers have seen everything that’s out there now, but they’re clearly holding out to see what’s new in the coming weeks before they decide to make a move.
San Carlos Market Report.
Click here for this week’s edition of the Market Report: San Carlos Market Report 1-22-2011
If you’re looking at open houses this weekend in San Carlos here’s the only link you’ll need: The San Carlos Open House Page. With one click, you’ll get a “live” list of all the homes and condos that will be open this weekend in San Carlos! It’s updated continuously from the MLS, so bookmark this link and you’ll never have to wander around town looking for open houses again.
Here’s a quick snapshot of the inventory of San Carlos single family homes as of 1/22/2011:
|Average DOM of Active Listings
|Homes in Contract
||3 : 1||1.7 : 1|
Single-Family Homes Sold in San Carlos:
Below is a list of the single-family homes that sold this past week in San Carlos. Click on the address of each to see the complete details.
|Address||Sold Price||Orig. List||Difference||DOM|
|2068 Eaton Avenue
|405 Pearl Avenue
|136 Devonshire Boulevard
Here are some key statistics on the sales that closed this week:
|Closed Sales Stats
|# Closed Sales
|# Sales Below List (% total)||2 (67%)||0 (0%)|
|SP/Orig List %||99%||0%|
|Average DOM of Closed Sales
(Click the “Homes Sold” button below see all of the homes that have sold in San Carlos in the past 3 months.)
Single-Family Homes Pending Sale in San Carlos:
The following homes went “Pending Sale” this week — click on the address or the MLS # of each for additional info:
|23 Whitman Court
(Click the “Homes Pending Sale” button below to see ALL the homes that are Pending Sale in San Carlos.)
New Single-Family Home Listings in San Carlos:
Below are the new listings that hit the market this past week in San Carlos. Simply click on the address of each home to get the complete details.
|Address||List Price||BR/BA||Sq Ft (home/lot)||Listed By|
|250 Ruby Avenue
||$1,225,000||4BR/2.5BA||1,900/5,500||Joyce Romeo, Intero|
|202 Timothy Drive
||$1,199,000||4BR/2.5BA||2,350/7,644||Melanie Smith, Coldwell Banker|
|144 Glasgow Lane
||$1,075,000||3BR/2BA||1,850/7,007||Jolaine Woodson, Alain Pinel Realtors|
|218 Exeter Avenue
||$1,050,000||4BR/2.5BA||2,720/8,200||David Young, Coldwell Banker|
|500 Prospect Street
||$849,000||3BR/2BA||1,280/7,050||Julie Geyer, RE/MAX Star Properties|
|11 Willow Glen Way
||$729,000||3BR/2BA||1,280/4,482||David Young, Coldwell Banker|
(Click the “Homes For Sale” button below to see ALL of the homes currently for Sale in San Carlos.)
Condos and Townhomes Sold in San Carlos:
Below are the condos/townhouses that sold this past week. Click on the address for all of the details:
|Address||Sold Price||Orig. List||Difference||DOM|
(Click the “Condos Sold” button below to see all of the condos and townhomes that have recently sold in San Carlos)
Condo/Townhouse Pending Sales in San Carlos
The following condos/townhouses are now pending sale:
|3314 Brittan Avenue #1
|436 Portofino Drive #203
|3329 Brittan Avenue #5
|3328 Brittan Avenue #4
(Click the “Condos Pending Sale” button below to see all of the condos and townhomes that are pending sale in San Carlos)
New Condo/Townhouse Listings in San Carlos:
The following condo/townhouses listed this past week. Click on the address or MLS # or all the details:
|Address||List Price||BR/BA||Sq Feet||Listed By|
|728 Elm Street, #301
||$375,000||2BR/2BA||1,070||Melanie Smith, Coldwell Banker|
(Click the “Condos for Sale” button below to see all of the condos and townhomes that are currently for sale in San Carlos)
What’s Open This Weekend?
Click the “Open House” button to see ALL of the homes and condos scheduled to be open this weekend in San Carlos.
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