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Monday November 30, 2009

Your Local Executive SAN MARCOS, CA


Summary Single Family Homes

This Week
Real-Time Market Profile Trend
Median List Price $ 415,000 ≠≠
Asking Price Per Square Foot $ 195 ±+
The median list price in SAN MARCOS, CA this week is $415,000. Average Days on Market (DOM) 145 ±+
Percent of Properties with Price Decrease 19 %
Percent Relisted (reset DOM) 13 %
The Market Action Index has been trending down lately, indicating
demand falling along with supply. Conditions point to mildly Percent Flip (price increased) 11 %
negative trends for the market. Median House Size (sq ft) 2182
Median Lot Size 8,001 - 10,000 sqft
Median Number of Bedrooms 4.0
Median Number of Bathrooms 2.5

Supply and Demand Market Action Index Buyer's Advantage 25.7 ≠≠

The market has been consistently cool for several weeks. Demand ±+ No change == Strong upward trend ≠≠ Strong downward trend
level are low relative to the available inventory. It's a Buyer's
market and prices continue to fall. Look for a persistent shift in
= Slight upward trend ≠ Slight downward trend
Market Action before prices plateau or begin to rise again.

Price
Market Action Index Again this week in this zip code we see a downward notch for
prices. Pricing has been weak in recent weeks and versus their
absolute-high level. At this point, we will be looking for a
persistent upward shift in the Market Action Index as a leading
indicator for a trough in prices.

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
0.25 - 0.50
Top/First $ 689,000 3411 acre 4.0 3.5 6 53 3 7 206 Most expensive 25% of properties

6,501 -
Upper/Second $ 499,000 2617 8,000 sqft 4.0 3.0 7 53 7 4 117 Upper-middle 25% of properties

6,501 -
Lower/Third $ 370,000 1908 8,000 sqft 4.0 2.5 19 53 9 6 121 Lower-middle 25% of properties

4,501 -
Bottom/Fourth $ 287,000 1405 6,500 sqft 3.0 2.0 32 54 5 4 136 Least expensive 25% of properties

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