Northwest Heights Report Oct 2012

Northwest Heights home sales were down in October, off considerably from last October and from last month. The average sales price appears to be holding steady, while the gap between available homes and pending homes widened.

The NW Heights covers most of zip code 87120 including Taylor Ranch neighborhood.

NW Heights Sales Tally

Here are the stats for last month:

Total Detached Sales 35
Price Range $120,000 to $302,671
Average Sales Price $192,329
Median Sales Price $183,000
Distressed Sales 8
% Distressed 23
Attached Sales 4


NW Heights Home Sales Down, Pending Sales Holding Steady

Home sales were down sharply year over year, but pending home sales were strong, pointing to the possibility of a strong November. There were 35 home sales in September 2012, down from 45 sales in October 2011. Sales were also down from August, but this is to be expected since home sales usually tend to taper off as the holidays approach.

Northwest Heights Home Sales October 2012


Price Per Square Foot Holding Steady

The average price per square foot dipped slightly, but continues to hover around $100 per square foot. Over the last year it has averaged $100 per square foot; over the last 6 months $102; over the last 3 months $101.

NW Heights Average Price Per Square Foot


Housing Inventory Growing

The gap between homes for sale, which was up, and homes in pending status, which were down, widened, causing the months of inventory stat to climb.

NW Heights Home Inventory


Please check back next month for more Northwest Heights real estate stats.

by Rich Cederberg, Albuquerque real estate agent. Please call or text (505) 803-5012 for more information.

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These Northwest Heights real estate statistics were compiled from the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®data on 11/06/2012. This data is reflective of homes which were listed on the Albuquerque MLS; private sales are not included.


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