The San Carlos Real Estate Week in Review: 10-25-14.
October 27, 2014
This past week in San Carlos the market tallied another round of stellar sales results, and that was right on the heels of an equally strong week before. The data from the 8 homes that closed escrow is pretty amazing: $881/ square foot, 106% of the list price, and only 8 days on average to sell. Those are almost Spring-like numbers, but it confirms what I have conveyed all along in the pages of this site — the early part of the Fall market, from Labor Day to about mid-October, is a very robust “secondary” market and nearly rivals the traditional Spring buying season.
Despite all of the expectation that interest rates would start to climb, world events and a rocky ride on the stock market over the past two weeks have kept rates bouncing along at rock-bottom levels. The conditions are still very good for buyers in this abbreviated market. The only thing holding back this market, as has been the case all year, is a lack of good inventory. This means that sellers should still be able to secure very good pricing all the way up through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Here are the details from last week:
By The Numbers.
Below is a high-level snapshot of the market performance for single-family residences in San Carlos. This data is for the week ending 10-25-2014:
|San Carlos Housing Data||10-25-14||Prior Week|
|Closed Sales for the Week:||8||6|
|Average Sold Price:||$1,505,486||$1,481,667|
|Average $/Sq Foot (Sold)||$881||$825|
|Average Sold – Percentage Of List Price:||106%||113%|
|Average DOM of Closed Sales||8||10|
|No. of Homes Pending Sale:||21||23|
|No. of Active Listings:||17||16|
|Average Price of Active Listings:||$1,529,575||$1,526,361|
|Average DOM of Active Listings:||35||37|
|Average $/Sq Foot (List)||$706||$605|
|Active-Pending Ratio:||0.81 : 1||0.7: 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.
Single-Family Homes Sold in 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|
|109 Wildwood Avenue||$1,840,000||$1,840,000||+$0 (+0%)||0|
|3140 Melendy Drive||$1,705,000||$1,698,000||+$7,000 (+0.4%)||14|
|808 Bauer Drive||$1,608,888||$1,478,888||+$130,000 (+8.8%)||11|
|117 Highland Avenue||$1,600,000||$1,399,950||+$200,050 (+14.3%)||3|
|2651 Eaton Avenue||$1,450,000||$1,380,000||+$70,000 (+5.1%)||9|
|419 Emerald Avenue||$1,425,000||$1,289,000||+$136,000 (+10.6%)||7|
|220 Oakview Drive||$1,265,000||$1,249,000||+$16,000 (+1.3%)||8|
|1725 Eaton Avenue||$1,150,000||$998,000||+$152,000 (+15.2%)||12|
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. (Click the “Homes Sold” sign below see all of the homes that have sold in San Carlos in the past 3 months.)
San Carlos Homes Pending Sale for the Week:
The following homes went into contract his week. Click on the address to see more details:
|Address||DOM (days)||List Price|
|197 Coventry Court||8||$1,400,000|
|166 Loma Road||10||$1,395,000|
|240 Chesham Avenue||45||$1,349,000|
|502 Cedar Street||35||$1,298,000|
|1357 Cedar Street||4||$1,295,000|
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.
(Click the “Homes Pending Sale” sign 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. Click on the address of each home to get the complete details.
|Address||List Price||BR/BA||Sq Ft (home/lot)||Listed By|
|436 Laurel Street||$2,388,000||2BR/1.5BA||1,200/6,975||Robert Stafford, Stafford Realty|
|969 Crestview Drive||$1,888,000||4BR/2.5BA||3,280/13,175||Chet Lane, Prudential California Realty|
|1357 Cedar Street||$1,295,000||3BR/2BA||1,840/5,700||Hiep Nguyen, Intero|
|2284 Carmelita Drive||$1,049,000||2BR/1BA||1,290/4,400||Sandy Rostad, Coldwell Banker|
|345 Oakview Drive||$899,000||3BR/2BA||1,920/7,150||Marilyn Koron, 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.)
Condos and Townhomes Sold in San Carlos:
Below are the condos/townhouses that closed escrow this past week. Click on the address for more details:
|Address||Sold Price||Orig. List||Difference||DOM|
|15 Trillium Lane||$1,200,000||$1,050,000||+$150,000 (+14.3%)||8|
|25 Trillium Lane||$900,000||$899,000||+$1,000 (+0%)||27|
(Click the “Condos Sold” button below to see all of the condos and townhomes that have recently sold in San Carlos)
Condo/Townhouse Pending Sale this Week.
The following condos/townhouses went into contract this week:
|1 Geranium Lane||24|
(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 all the details:
|Address||List Price||BR/BA||Sq Feet||Listed By|
|3332 Brittan Avenue #6||$749,000||3BR/2BA||1,239||Mark Martinho, Vabrato|
|1700 San Carlos Avenue #102||$698,000||2BR/2BA||1,300||Kay Khan, RE Broker|
(Click the “Condos for Sale” button below to see all of the condos and townhomes that are currently for sale in San Carlos)
(The “San Carlos Week in Review” series is a summary of new listings and home sales in San Carlos for the prior week.)