The Long & Foster Market Minute
Focus On: Delaware County Housing Market July 2014
Units Sold
563
Active Inventory
3,345
Median Sale Price
$225,000
Days On Market
64
Small Units Sold Small Active Inventory Small Median Sale Price Small Days on Market
Up 1%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -3%
Vs. Year Ago
No Change
Vs. Year Ago
Down -12%
Vs. Year Ago
Units Sold
There was a decrease in total units sold in July, with 563 sold this month in Delaware County Real Estate versus 649 last month, a decrease of 13%. This month's total units sold was higher than at this time last year, an increase of 1% versus July 2013.

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Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 115 units or 3%. The total number of active inventory this July was 3,345 compared to 3,460 in July 2013. This month's total of 3,345 is higher than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 3,298, an increase of 1%.

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Median Sale Price
Last July, the median sale price for Delaware County Homes was $225,000. This July, the median sale price was $225,000, which is similar compared to a year ago. The current median sold price is 3% higher than in June.

Median sale price is the middle sale price in a given month. The same number of properties are above & below the median.

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New Listings
836
Current Contracts
403
Sold Vs. List Price
96.2%
Months of Supply
5.9
Small New Listings Small Current Contracts Small Sold vs. List Price Small Months of Supply
Up 6%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -20%
Vs. Year Ago
No Change
Vs. Year Ago
Down -5%
Vs. Year Ago
Months of Supply
In July, there was 5.9 months of supply available in Delaware County, compared to 6.2 in July 2013. That is a decrease of 5% versus a year ago.

Months of supply is calculated by dividing current inventory by current sales. It indicates how many months would be needed to sell all of the inventory available at the current rate of demand.

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New Listings & Current Contracts
This month there were 836 homes newly listed for sale in Delaware County compared to 792 in July 2013, an increase of 6%. There were 403 current contracts pending sale this July compared to 502 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 20% lower than last July.

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Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In July, the average sale price in Delaware County was 96.2% of the average list price, which is similar compared to a year ago.

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Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 64, lower than the average last year, which was 73, a decrease of 12%.

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*Detached, Attached, and Condo varies by local area Multiple Listing Service (MLS) definition. For more information regarding your specific market, contact one of Long & Foster's knowledgeable and experienced sales associates.
REALTOR, Equal Opportunity HousingInformation included in this report is based on data supplied by TReND and its member Association(s) of REALTORS, who are not responsible for its accuracy. Does not reflect all activity in the marketplace. Information contained in this report is deemed reliable but not guaranteed, should be independently verified, and does not constitute an opinion of TReND or Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.