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MetroTex Association of REALTORS releases real estate statistics for July 2016

The volume of homes sales in Bedford 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 Bedford is a good demonstration of how important it is to maintain healthy levels of housing stock for hard-working families.”

According to the report, 78 homes were sold in Bedford in July 2016, an increase of 2.6 percent. The median price for Bedford homes increased 24.4 percent year-over-year to $229,800 during the same time frame.

Bedford’s monthly housing inventory is estimated to be 1.4 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 16 days on the market in July 2016. There were 76 active listings for the Bedford housing market during the same time frame.

July 2016

  • 78 – Homes sold, up 2.6 percent from July 2015.
  • $229,800 Median sales price for homes, 24.4 percent higher than July 2015.
  • $236,039 Average sales price for homes, an 18.6 percent increase.
  • 1.4 – Monthly housing inventory estimate.
  • 16 – Average number of days homes spent on the market in July 2016.
  • 78 – Active home listings on the market in July 2016.

Year-to-Date Market Snapshot

  • 344 – Homes sold, a 6.3 percent decline from the same time frame in 2015.
  • $18,411,048 – Total dollar volume of sales in Bedford, a 21.7 percent increase over 2015.
  • $220,000 Median sales price for homes, a 15.8 percent increase.
  • $224,705 Average sales price for homes, an 14.8 percent increase.
  • 19 – Average number of days homes spent on the market.
  • 58 – Average monthly active home listings.

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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