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Eagle River Valley (Vail Valley) July 2013 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By Lawrence “Skip” Moss | EagleVail Realty & Management, Inc.

July 2013 indicators

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With nearly 8% of all transactions happening Eagle Vail in June, 2013, it is no wonder Eagle Vail is the place many are calling home for permanent residence and second home ownership. The following market synopsis provided by the Colorado Association or Realtors and Vail Board of Realtors, gives a very good description of where the market is and possible insight where the market is headed. In general it is fair to say pricing was at it’s best 12 months ago across the entire area. Now with distressed sales (foreclosures, bank owned, short sales) dwindling, value is getting a bit more competitive. For families seeking the Eagle River Valley’s best community or second homeowners wanting to beat the Twin Tunnels project delays and capitalize on attractive pricing, please consider contacting us today to learn how EagleVail Realty & Management will help you find, purchase and manage your next Eagle Vail or Eagle River Valley real estate.

It won’t be long before the housing recovery is simply referred to as housing.
Institutional and cash buyers have effectively priced themselves out of the
market. During the downturn, much inventory was purchased by these groups.
Now that prices are rising, there’s less incentive for these kinds of buyers, yet
affordability for consumers remains attractive.
New Listings were up 33.7 percent for single family-duplex homes and 11.8
percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending Sales decreased 12.9
percent for single family-duplex homes but increased 6.0 percent for townhousecondo properties.
The Median Sales Price was up 9.6 percent to $902,062 for single family-duplex
homes but decreased 19.1 percent to $577,613 for townhouse-condo
properties. Months Supply of Inventory decreased 38.9 percent for single familyduplex units while townhouse-condo units decreased by 30.8 percent.
With mortgage rates slightly up but relatively low by historic standards, the Fed
has indicated no change in monetary policy based on a moderately-paced
economic expansion. Although the unemployment rate remains a factor to
watch, the housing recovery continues to plug along, helping the greater
economy with flourishing activity in sales and prices. Housing has made a
positive contribution to real GDP growth for 11 consecutive quarters.

 

 

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