Chatham County Real Estate - Fall 2012 Trends chatham county court house

How is the real estate market in Chatham County?  What's the lastest with Chatham County real estate?  Those are the questions I am hearing these days.  The answwer is....it's a little good and  a little bad... In October the # of sales has increased by 17.5% according to the Triangle Multiple Listing Service (TMLS).  This is good.   The average sales price in Chatham County has also increased by 9.9%.  This too is a good statistic.  Lastly, the total sales volume of sold homes in Chatham County has increased in October 2012 from $11.6 million to $14.9 million, a 28.6% increase. 

So you may ask, "what is so bad about the Chatham market?".  Well, the supply of inventory of homes for sale.  It is at a 10.7 months supply of homes.  The National Association of REALTORS say a 6 month supply of homes is a balanced market.  So, at the current rate in which homes are selling in Chatham County it would take 10.7 months for all homes to be gone.  It is definitely a BUYER'S MARKET in Chatham County right now.


Fortunately, in October 2011 we had a 13.7 months supply of homes in Chatham.  So on the bright side, the market is improving. 

Another piece of information to note is the days on market until a home sells is up 7.8% to 138 days.  So if you are looking to sell your Chatham County home, it may take upwards of 4 months to sell. 

*All data is from the Triangle MLS.  Information accurate but not guaranteed.

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