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Monday November 30, 2009

St. Louis Area Real CLAYTON, MO


Estate Market Reports Single Family Homes

Executive Summary

This Week
Real-Time Market Profile Trend
Median List Price $ 902,000 ±+
Asking Price Per Square Foot $ 276 ≠≠
The median list price in CLAYTON, MO this week is $902,000. Average Days on Market (DOM) 186 ==
Percent of Properties with Price Decrease 38 %
Percent Relisted (reset DOM) 8%
Inventory has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index
has been trending up. Though days-on-market is increasing, these Percent Flip (price increased) 2%
are mildly positive indications for the market. Median House Size (sq ft) 3243
Median Lot Size 8,001 - 10,000 sqft
Median Number of Bedrooms 4.0
Median Number of Bathrooms 3.5

Supply and Demand Market Action Index Strong Buyer's 12.5 ==

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
= Slight upward trend ≠ Slight downward trend
demand trends continue, the market moves into the Seller's zone,

Price
and we are likely to see upward pressure on pricing.

Market Action Index We continue to see prices in this zip code hovering around these
current levels, even though they bumped up a bit this week.
Look for a persistent up-shift in the Market Action Index before
we see prices move significantly from here.

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
1.0 - 2.5
Top/First $ 2,497,500 5594 acres 5.0 6.5 12 0 0 290 Most expensive 25% of properties

0.25 - 0.50
Upper/Second $ 1,298,000 4060 acre 4.0 3.5 12 0 1 162 Upper-middle 25% of properties

6,501 -
Lower/Third $ 685,000 2789 8,000 sqft 4.0 3.5 13 1 2 144 Lower-middle 25% of properties

4,501 -
Bottom/Fourth $ 349,000 1797 6,500 sqft 3.0 2.5 13 0 1 154 Least expensive 25% of properties

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