Santa Cruz County Housing Market Trends

We remain in a seller’s market in Santa Cruz County, with 2.8* months of inventory as of June 11th for single-family homes. The median sale price dropped in May to $935k, which is 8.2% higher than the median sale price in May 2018. The number of new listings dropped, with 237 single-family homes listed for sale. The number of closings increased, with 148 single-family homes closed. The average sale-to-list price ratio dropped to 99.1%. Average days on market dropped to 30.

*Months of inventory tells us how many months it would take for all of the homes currently on the market to sell, given the current rate of sale. Less than 5 months of inventory generally indicates a seller’s market.

May 2019 Santa Cruz County Single Family Homes Averge Days on Market and Sale to List Price Ratio
May 2019 Median Sale Price Since Jan 2000
May 2019 Inventory Since Jan 2000
May 2019 DOM & Ratio Since Jan 2000

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