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MetroTex Association of REALTORS releases real estate statistics for July 2016

The volume of homes sales in Waxahachie increased again in year-over-year comparisons, according to the July 2016 North Texas housing market report released today by the MetroTex Association of REALTORS.

“The demand for housing is undoubtedly strong,” said Russell Berry, president of MetroTex. “We’re still seeing record-high sales and strong demand in the busy summer. But with low inventory levels, it’s difficult to maintain a pattern of high growth in every category. The demand in Waxahachie is a good demonstration of how important it is to maintain healthy levels of housing stock for hard-working families.”

According to the report, 255 homes were sold in Waxahachie in July 2016, an increase of 2.4 percent. The median price for Waxahachie homes increased 17.1 percent year-over-year to $221,500 during the same time frame.

Waxahachie’s monthly housing inventory is estimated to be 2.2 months in July 2016, indicating a sellers’ market. The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University cites that 6.5 months of inventory represents a market in which supply and demand for homes is balanced.

Homes spent an average of 41 days on the market in July 2016. There were 459 active listings for the Waxahachie housing market during the same time frame.

July 2016

  • 255 – Homes sold, up 2.4 percent from July 2015.
  • $221,500 Median sales price for homes, 17.1 percent higher than July 2015.
  • $235,183 Average sales price for homes, a 12.8 percent increase.
  • 2.2 – Monthly housing inventory estimate.
  • 41 – Average number of days homes spent on the market in July 2016.
  • 459 – Active home listings on the market in July 2016.

The MetroTex Association of REALTORS® represents more than 17,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. As the largest REALTOR® member association in North Texas, MetroTex represents the entire region. Established in 1917, MetroTex is an advocate for the real estate industry and private property rights. For more information, visit us online at DFWRealEstate.com.

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