The San Carlos Real Estate Week in Review: 9-27-15.
September 28, 2015
For the second week in a row, the inventory of homes for sale in San Carlos stayed at a moderately higher level than what we've seen for most of 2015. We started last week with 21 homes for sale, and after a fairly active week of buying that saw seven of those homes go into contract, the inventory is still sitting at 16. What's interesting to note with the current inventory list is the average days on the market (DOM). In market where we are accustomed to seeing homes being locked up in contract in less than two weeks, it's a bit surprising to see the average DOM of the existing inventory at 19. That's a number that we certainly didn't see earlier this year.
There are more than a few homes that are sitting on the market, and it seems to be especially acute for the upper price range. Homes that are currently listed at $1.5M and above in San Carlos have been on the market for an average of 25 days. The homes that are listed below $1.5M are averaging 13 days on the market. Even the seven homes that were put into contract this week were out there for 12 days on average before they were scooped up. These are all slightly longer numbers than normal, and it's something we'll be keeping a close eye on as we say goodbye to September this week.
For the first time in countless months, we are also building a little bit of inventory for condo and townhouse buyers. As of this morning, there are 10 units for sale in the City. This may not sound like much, but for most of the year we've been averaging half to one-third of this amount for any given week.
Here's the recap from last week:
Below is a high-level view of the market performance for single-family residences in San Carlos. This data is for the 7-day period ending Sunday 9-27-2015:
|San Carlos Housing Data||9-27-15||Prior Week|
|Closed Sales for the Week:||4||3|
|Average Sold Price:||$1,742,000||$3,226,667|
|Average $/Sq Foot (Sold)||$914||$727|
|Average Sold as Percentage Of List Price:||114%||107%|
|Average DOM of Closed Sales||10||13|
|No. of Homes Pending Sale:||20||18|
|No. of New Listings:||2||9|
|Total # of Active Listings:||16||21|
|Average Price of Active Listings:||$1,720,859||$1,634,226|
|Average DOM of Active Listings:||19||13|
|Average $/Sq Foot (List)||$827||$825|
|Active-Pending Ratio:||0.8 : 1||1.2 : 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 Single-Family Homes Sold:
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|
|2600 Howard Avenue||$2,035,000||$1,898,000||+$137,000 (7.2%)||9|
|10 Winding Way||$1,918,000||$1,650,000||+$268,000 (+16.2%)||9|
|517 Cedar Street||$1,525,000||$1,199,000||+$326,000 (+27.2%)||8|
|2840 Brittan Avenue||$1,490,000||$1,399,000||+$91,000 (+6.5%)||14|
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. The source of this data is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Author is in now way responsible for the accuracy of the data from this source.
San Carlos Single-Family Homes Pending Sale:
The following single-family homes went into contract in San Carlos this past week. Click on the address of each home to see more details and photos:
|Address||DOM (days)||List Price|
|269 Kelton Avenue||12||$1,625,000|
|6 El Sereno Drive||11||$2,150,000|
|438 Hillcrest Road||13||$1,595,000|
|1211 Hull Drive||8||$1,580,000|
|1375 Chestnut Street||7||$1,119,000|
|1291 Crestview Drive||22||$1,119,000|
|2148 San Carlos Avenue||11||$849,000|
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:
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|
|920 Heather Drive||$2,249,000||4BR/3BA||2,430/8,448||Barbara Mecham, Mecham Realty|
|1800 Howard Avenue||$1,699,000||3BR/2BA||2,010/5,320||Edward Paulin, Alain Pinel Realtors|
Note: The listing data provided above is strictly for informational purposes only, and should not imply that the author is the listing agent. This data is pulled from the Multiple listing service, and the author is in no way responsible for the accuracy of the data provided herein.
(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 of each home to see more details and photos.
|Address||Sold Price||Orig. List||Difference||DOM|
|3341 Brittan Avenue #1||$825,000||$799,950|| +$25,050 (+3.1%)
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)||List Price|
|6 Trillium Lane||13||$1,250,000|
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|
|656 Walnut Street #301||$1,149,000||3BR/2BA||1,628||Howard Clark, Dumas & Company|
|8 Pyxie Lane||$1,088,000||2BR/2.5BA||1,793||Eddie Azzopardi, Realty World|
|11 Pyxie Lane||$989,000||2BR/2.5BA||1,793||Liza Vernazza, Keller Williams|
(The “San Carlos Week in Review” series is a summary of new listings and home sales in San Carlos for the prior week.)