RMLS Market Action Statistics-October 2017Our local multiple listing service (RMLS) released their real estate market statistics for September covering the Portland metro area. Based on the latest data the market presently continues to be a sellers market overall with inventory at 2.3 months in September which is up just a bit from the 2.0 months worth recorded last September 2016. The market for lower priced homes (under $350k) remains firm while the market for higher priced homes is softening as you go up in price.

Comparing market activity to a year ago, pending & closed sales were down 4% and 6% respectively while active listings was up 7%. The median sale price of $380,000 in September was up 8.5% from the year prior but down from the previous 5 months.

Within the tri-county area (Clackamas, Multnomah & Washington) home inventory is currently lowest in Beaverton/Aloha (Area 150) at only 1.5 months and highest in Lake Oswego/West Linn (Area 147) at 3.7 months. The lowest median sale price is currently in Gresham/Troutdale (Area 144) at $325,000 and the highest is $569,000 in Lake Oswego/West Linn (Area 147).

Average days on market, the period of time from when a property goes on the market to when it goes sale pending, increased to 37 days in August which is 2 days more than was recorded a year ago.

Click here to download a PDF document with a detailed graphical breakdown of the numbers for all MLS areas in the Portland metro area.


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