The State of Real Estate

A Normal Fullerton Real Estate Market 2014

Home Living Report – Fullerton, CA Real Estate News by Diego Loya

The Fullerton Real Estate market in 2013 had some big gains. Homes increased to it’s highest levels since 2007. The same trend will continue into 2014. As long as the hunger from buyers to buy up homes stays strong, home sellers will reap the benefits of a strong market and growing real estate prices.

The same factors that catalyzed widespread market recovery in 2012 and 2013 are likely to continue in 2014, though perhaps at a more moderate pace. That’s not a bad thing, since the market is returning to a stable, healthy state. Potential trends to watch for in 2014 include increased seller activity, more new construction and fewer foreclosures on the market. Inventory is another metric to watch this year.

  • New Listings were down 7.4 percent for single family homes and up a huge 94.4 percent for condos and townhome properties.
  • Pending Sales decreased 33.7 percent for single family homes but up a big 105.9 percent for townhouse-condo properties.
  • The Median Sales Price was up 13.5 percent to $612,990 for single family homes and 33.9 percent to $370,000 for condos and townhome properties.
  • Months Supply of  Inventory was flat, 0.0 percent for single-family homes and townhouse-condo units.

Given how far the market has come, it’s a good time for folks to reassess their situation. Many who were hesitant to sell in recent years may find themselves in a completely different position. Getting a fresh competitive market analysis might be a good idea. Interest rates remain attractive and should remain below their long-term average, but they are expected to creep higher in 2014. Politicians are gearing up for midterm elections, so pay close attention to campaign messaging as relates to real estate or mortgage financing. Job growth is still fundamental and is likely to dominate this election cycle.

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By Diego Loya

Diego Loya is a Realtor - Broker at Home Living Real Estate Brokerage, a Orange County full services real estate company. Over the past 12 years, Diego has helped homeowners sell and buy their homes. He's loves educating and empowering real estate consumers. You can find him on Google, Facebook and Twitter.

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