Buffalo Grove Real Estate Market: An Update for January 2016

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Buffalo Grove Real Estate Market

After an extremely solid 2015, the Buffalo Grove Real Estate Market for Single Family Homes started Strong in January 2016. Below are some of the highlights.

Average Sales Price

One of the Buffalo Grove Real Estate Market factors we reviewed was the average sales price for single family homes.  The average price increased nicely in January 2016 to $382,476, a 5.4% improvement over the January 2015 figure of $362,747.

Buffalo Grove Real Estate Home Prices

Months of Supply of Homes for Sale

From an inventory perspective, average Months of Supply of Homes for Sale continues to decline to 2.8.  This equals a 3.4% change from the average of 2.9 in January 2015. Anything under 5 months supply is considered a sellers market.

Buffalo Grove Real EstateHomes for Sale

Buffalo Grove Single Family Homes for Sale

January 2016 ended with 99 Single Family Homes for Sale in Buffalo Grove.  This is a low figure, particularly when you account for the 48 new listings coming to market in January. Buffalo Grove Homes for Sale

Closed sales:

22 Single Family Homes closed in Buffalo Grove in January 2016, 1 more than 2015. January is a traditionally slow month for closings.  With 21 homes going under contract during the month, 2016 is poised to surpass the total 2015 closings of 419.

Buffalo Grove Closed Sales

Average Market Time

Average Market times in Buffalo Grove were the lowest of any Chicago suburb in 2015, which makes the January figure of 128 days noteworthy. We will track this number closely throughout the year in order to determine if this was simply an aberration.

Buffalo Grove Average Market Times

Buffalo Grove Real Estate Market – 2015 Condos and Town homes

Similar to Single Family Homes, Buffalo Grove Condos and Town homes had an extremely solid 2015.  Below are the figures for January.

Average Sales Price

The average sales price for Condos and Town-homes in Buffalo Grove increased in January 2016 to $196,643.  This reflects a 13.2% improvement over the 2015 figure of $173,744.

Buffalo Grove Average Sales Price for condos and townhomes

Months of Supply of Home for Sale

From an inventory perspective, Months of Supply continues to decline to an amazing figure of 1.8, a 5.3% improvement from 1.9 in January 2015.

Buffalo Grove Supply of  Condo and Town homes

Buffalo Grove Condos and Townhomes for Sale

At the close of January 2016, there were at total of 58 condos and town homes on the market. This is an extremely low figure, particularly when you account for the 40 new listings that came to market in January  which is 11.1% more than the new listings in January 2015. This general lack of inventory likely contributed to the +13.2% average sales price the market realized in January.

Buffalo Grove Closed Condo and Town homes for sale

Closed sales:

19 Condos and Town homes closed in Buffalo Grove in January 2016, a decline of 7 from 2015. January is a traditionally slow month for closings.  With an impressive 34 homes going under contract during the month, 2016 is poised to surpass the total 2015 closings of 373.

Buffalo Grove Closed Condo and Town home Sales

Buffalo Grove Condo and Town home Average Market Time

Similar to the Single Family Homes, we also saw a slight increase in average market time in January to 74 days.  This is extremely low compared to other area markets.

Buffalo Grove Condo Market Time
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