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Sellers’ Market Continues as Inventory Remains Low

 May 12, 2015 – DALLAS – The MetroTex Association of Realtors today released Southlake home sales figures for the month of April. MetroTex President Steve Habgood acknowledged Southlake’s continued demand for more housing inventory.

“Homeowners in Southlake on average can expect strong sale prices to continue as the number of available homes in the area is low and there are a lot of active buyers in the market,” said Habgood. “The housing inventory in Southlake is estimated to be at 3.9 months.”

Less than six months inventory is considered to be a sellers’ market by the industry.

Other highlights of the MetroTex report include:

  • The average April sales price in Southlake was $677,598, an increase of 9% over the same time last year.
  • Average Days on Market was 65.
  • The number of available homes on the market in April was 192, compared to 142 in April 2014.
  • The average price per square foot in Southlake increased from $153 in April 2014 to $180 in April 2015, reflecting an 18% increase.
  • There were 46 home sales in April, a decrease of 22% over last year.

“Southlake is part of the nation’s most active housing market, and sellers are finding that they are getting very close to asking price when they align with current market data,” said Habgood. “In Southlake, homes listed with a REALTOR® are fetching 97% of asking price on average.”

MLS data provided in the report was gathered from North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. (NTREIS).

MetroTex represents more than 15,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. MetroTex is the largest REALTOR® member association in East Texas representing 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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