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The San Carlos Real Estate Week in Review: 5-24-15.

by Chuck Gillooley

Perhaps it was the week before Memorial Day Weekend that caused some sellers to delay listing their home for sale, or maybe there just aren’t going to be that many homes on the market in the coming weeks. But whatever the reason, there were only two new single-family listings to hit the market in all of San Carlos last week. That, combined with the 5 homes that went into contract during the same period, dropped the inventory of homes for sale back down to 10. And that number will drop to 9 as soon as one of the homes that went into contract over the weekend registers it as “pending” on the MLS. That means we will be heading into the home stretch of the Spring real estate market with single-digit inventory — great for sellers, not so much so for buyers.

Last week we mentioned it would only be a matter of time before the average price hits $2M in the City of Good Living. This week, it actually happened. As you can see from the table below, the average price for all homes currently for sale in San Carlos topped the $2,000,000 mark. But just like a Barry Bonds home run, this stat deserves an asterisk, since there is a single $5M listing that pulls the average up quite a bit. Without that listing, the average drops well below the $2M mark. But even that is a remarkable number for a city that was only averaging $1M a few years ago.

Here are the details from last week:

By the Numbers.

Below is a high-level view of the market performance for single-family residences in San Carlos. This data is for the week ending 5-24-2015:

San Carlos Housing Data 5-24-15 Prior Week
Closed Sales for the Week: 6 7
Average Sold Price: $1,730,833 $1,723,286
Average $/Sq Foot (Sold) $791 $900
Average Sold as Percentage Of List Price: 110% 113%
Average DOM of Closed Sales 14 16
No. of Homes Pending Sale: 26 26
No. of New Listings: 2 6
Total # of Active Listings: 10 14
Average Price of Active Listings: $2,102,295 $1,968,357
Average DOM of Active Listings: 118 12
Average $/Sq Foot (List) $784 $750
Active-Pending Ratio: 0.38 : 1 0.54 : 1

The San Carlos Open House Page.

If you’re looking at open houses this weekend in San Carlos, check out the San Carlos Open House List. With one click on the Open House sign below, 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.

San Carlos Open House List

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Single-Family Homes Sold in San Carlos:

230 Exeter Avenue, San Carlos
230 Exeter Avenue, San Carlos

Below is a list of the single-family home contracts that closed escrow this past week in San Carlos. Click on the address of each to see the complete details.

Address Sold Price Orig. List Difference Days on Market
2151 White Oak Way $2,440,000 $2,080,000 +$360,000 (+17.3%) 7
230 Exeter Avenue $2,200,000 $1,969,000 +$231,000 (+11.7%) 10
253 Kelton Avenue $1,660,000 $1,638,000 +$22,000 (+1.3%) 32
105 Highland Avenue $1,580,000 $1,492,000 +$88,000 (+5.9%) 15
468 Wellington Drive $1,305,000 $1,249,000 +$56,000 (+4.5%) 7
1860 San Carlos Avenue $1,200,000 $985,860 +$214,140 (+21.7%) 10

Note: The sold data provided above is strictly for informational purposes only, and should not imply that the author was involved in either side of the transaction.

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San Carlos Homes Pending Sale for the Week:

The following homes went into contract his week. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos:

Address DOM (days) List Price
662 Dartmouth Avenue 16 $1,495,000
173 Garnet Avenue 10 $1,279,000
108 Rockridge Road 12 $1,445,000
575 Alameda 10 $2,300,000
24 Oak Creek Lane 7 $1,695,000

Note: The pending data provided above is strictly for informational purposes only, and should not imply that the author was involved in either side of the transaction. _______________________________________________________________________________________

New Single-Family Home Listings in San Carlos:

32 Camborne Avenue, San Carlos
32 Camborne Avenue, San Carlos

Below are the new listings that hit the market this past week in San Carlos. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos.

Address List Price BR/BA Sq Ft (home/lot) Listed By
32 Camborne Avenue $1,699,950 4BR/3BA 2,530/7,800 Donna Colangelo, Intero
116 Wilshire Court $899,000 2BR/1BA 1,320/12,300 Kelley Benetti, Coldwell Banker

Note: The listing data provided above is strictly for informational purposes only, and should not imply that the author is the listing agent.

(Click the “Homes For Sale” sign below to see ALL of the homes currently for Sale in San Carlos.)

Homes for Sale in San Carlos

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Condos and Townhomes Sold in San Carlos:

Below are the condos/townhouses that closed escrow this past week. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos.

 

Address Sold Price Orig. List Difference DOM
2 Elm Street #202 $770,000 $669,000 +$101,000 (+15.1%) 5
3375 Brittan Avenue #7 $767,500 $715,000 +$52,500 (+7.3%) 5

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Condo/Townhouse Pending Sale this Week.

The following condos/townhouses went into contract this week. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos.

Address DOM (days)

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New Condo/Townhouse Listings in San Carlos:

The following condo/townhouses listed this past week. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos.

Address List Price BR/BA Sq Feet Listed By
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___________________________________________ (The “San Carlos Week in Review” series is a summary of new listings and home sales in San Carlos for the prior week.)
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