Home closings for January 2013 in the Greenville SC area, were up over 10% compared to January 2012. What makes this even more impressive is that January 2012 was up 17% over January 2011 so the numbers keep improving. The current inventory of homes for sale is down about 500 from this time last year and good quality listings are selling quickly.
Below is a recap of activity based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of Greenville, South Carolina, Inc. for single family residential home sales for January 2013.
- There are currently 4,010 single family homes for sale in the Greenville MLS. 538 of these homes are to be built/new construction homes.
- During the month of January there were 430 homes that closed
- The average sales price for the homes that closed in January was $179,061 which represented 4.4% off list price.
- These homes were on the market an average of 106 days
Interest rates have crept up slightly but remain at near historic lows. Greenville SC is a great place to live and work. Please let me know how I can help with your housing needs.