News & Notes ~ Dec 2020 Year-End Report

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (Dec2020 + Year-End) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

Overview/Fluctuations ~  Market Data Dec 2020:                                    

Inventory is now at a stunning 0.8 months of supply in the Portland area. So… still lower than its  ever been and getting lower, apparently, with Buyers out en force competing over existing  Properties for sale.  Rates right now are hovering at or a little under 3.0%.                                                                                                              

The twelve months of 2019 compared to 2020:

New Listings, (38,442) decreased 5.2%.  Pending Sales (32,849) increased 7.9%, and Closed Sales (32,031) increased 7.8%.  

By Comparison, Twelve months of 2018 as compared to 2019 from last year’s December report read: New Listings (40,579) decreased 1.7%, Pending Sales (30,430) increased 2.1% and Closed Sales (29,700) decreased 0.2%.                                                         

According to the RMLS Market Action Report  for the Portland Metro Area, Dec. 2020:

  • There were 1,740 New Listings in Dec 2020 increased 37% from Dec of 2019’s 1,270,  and decreased a whopping 22.3% from the previous month/Nov’s 2,238.
  • At 2,789, Dec 2020’s Closed Sales are up 26% from Dec 2019’s 2,213, and also up 1.6% from the previous month/Nov 2020’s total of 2,745
  • At 2,003, Dec 2020’s Pending Sales are up 13% from Dec 2019’s 1,772, and dropped 21.7% from the previous month/Nov 2020’s total of 2,557.
  • The Average Sale Price in Dec 2020 of $514,000 is up $56,300 from last year/Dec2019’s $457,700, and down $7,200 from the previous month/Nov 2020’s $521,200.   YTD increase is 7.6%.
  • The “Median” Sale Price (the price smack dab in the middle of all sales) in Dec 2020 of $455,000 rose from last year/Dec2019’s $405,000 by $50,000, and decreased 2,000 from the previous month/Nov 2020’s $457,000. YTD increase is 7.3%.

LAKE OSWEGO:

The combined areas of Lake Oswego and West Linn  for  the month of December 2020 reported:

  •  114 Active Listings (Nov 177) (Dec 2019: 223)
  • 73 New Listings     (Nov 104) (Dec 2019: 50)
  •  110 Pending Sales  (Nov 106) (Dec 2019: 70)
  •  137 Closed Sales    (Nov 166) (Dec 2019: 107)
  • Average Sale Price for Dec: $845,700  (Nov $822,000) (Dec 2019: $732,400)
    • NOTE: Higher-Priced vs Lower-Priced Homes Sales can skew the “Average” in any given month.  Lake Oswego has quite a variety, so this tends to be a less meaningful stat, generally speaking, in this niche.
  •  60 Average Days on the Market   (Nov 50)

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