Meriden CT Market Update for October 2011

Meriden CT Market Update for October 2011

Here’s the way the housing market is shaping up in Meriden as of October 31, 2011:

458 Brownstone Ridge Exterior frontThere are currently 248 single family homes for sale in Meriden:

  • Low list price: $20,000
  • High list price: $575,900
  • Average list price: $188,420
  • Median list price: $170,450
  • Average Days on Market: 73
  • Homes sold on average for 91.5% of list price

There are 74 homes currently under contract, priced between $19,900 and $360,000. Based on the number of homes sold in October (26), it would take approximately 9 months to sell the current inventory.

As for condominiums, there are currently 90 condos for sale:

  • 158 Paddock Ave Exterior FrontLow list price: $38,000
  • High list price: $269,000
  • Average list price: $124,998
  • Median list price: $124,700
  • Average Days on Market: 53
  • Condos sold on average for 88.0% of list price

There are currently 19 condos under contract, priced between $32,000 and $264,900. Based on the number of condos sold in October (7), it would take approximately 13 months to sell the current inventory.

Here is a chart comparing annual home and condo sales in Meriden for the year-to-date:

Meriden Sales October 2011

Meriden home inventory saw drops across the board in October, as single family homes remained fell 6% to 248, and condos lost 2 to finish at 90 available properties. The average sale price for condos established a new low for the year, ending at $109,998 (due to sales of 5 sub-$100K units), while single family homes fell another $4,000 to $172,367. Interest rates for conventional loans continue to hover at or below the 4% range and CHFA rates (for first time home buyers) also remained steady at 3.5%. As expected, Meriden home sales saw some slight improvement in October: single family home sales rose from 26 to 29 units, and condo sales almost doubled for the month from 4 to 7 units sold. Meriden’s market is is still in a normal buyer’s market, but did improve slightly to 11.20 months of home inventory, down from 11.83 months of inventory in September. Projections for November are not looking good overall; with only 13 properties sold so far, the total sales for the month would be 26 units, far below last November’s 50 units.

Meriden Properties For Sale

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