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Monday February 1, 2010

Your Local Executive VALLEY CENTER, CA


Summary Single Family Homes

This Week
Real-Time Market Profile Trend
Median List Price $ 499,900 ±+
Asking Price Per Square Foot $ 181 ±+
The median list price in VALLEY CENTER, CA this week is $499,900. Average Days on Market (DOM) 181 ≠≠
Percent of Properties with Price Decrease 26 %
Percent Relisted (reset DOM) 11 %
The Market Action Index has been climbing lately while days-on-
market are trending down, these point to a positive near-term Percent Flip (price increased) 9%
outlook for the market. Median House Size (sq ft) 2963
Median Lot Size 2.5 - 5.0 acres
Median Number of Bedrooms 4.0
Median Number of Bathrooms 3.0

Supply and Demand Market Action Index Strong Buyer's 17.9 ==

Home sales have been exceeding new inventory for several weeks. ±+ No change == Strong upward trend ≠≠ Strong downward trend
Since this is a Buyer's market prices are not yet moving higher as
excess inventory is consumed. However, the as supply and demand = Slight upward trend ≠ Slight downward trend
trends continue, the market moves into the Seller's zone, and we are
likely to see upward pressure on pricing.

Price
Market Action Index The market seems to have paused around this plateau. The
Market Action Index is a good leading indicator for the durability
of this trend.

Price Trends

7-Day Rolling Average 90-Day Rolling Average Buyer/Seller Cutoff

The Market Action Index answers the question "How's the


Market?" By measuring the current rate of sale versus the
amount of the inventory. Index above 30 implies Seller's
Market conditions. Below 30, conditions favor the buyer.

Quartiles
7-Day Rolling Average 90-Day Rolling Average

Characteristics per Quartile Investigate the market in quartiles -


where each quartile is 25% of homes
ordered by price.
Quartile Median Price Sq. Ft. Lot Size Beds Baths Age Inventory New Absorbed DOM
2.5 - 5.0
Top/First $ 872,500 3380 acres 4.0 3.5 8 30 2 3 227 Most expensive 25% of properties

2.5 - 5.0
Upper/Second $ 575,000 3459 acres 4.0 3.5 10 30 7 1 190 Upper-middle 25% of properties

1.0 - 2.5
Lower/Third $ 464,450 3097 acres 4.0 3.0 8 30 3 1 165 Lower-middle 25% of properties

2.5 - 5.0
Bottom/Fourth $ 339,900 1919 acres 3.0 2.0 23 31 4 7 143 Least expensive 25% of properties

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