2021 Real Estate Market Update Week 28
2021 real estate market update week 28. Welcome back! We are here to give you as much information as we can about the market here in the Fox Valley area of Illinois.
New listings of single family homes were down. 277 this week compared to 287 the week before. Any decrease, even if it is small, is not good. There just is not enough homes on the market.
Closed listings of single family homes were way up. 305 this week compared to 206 the week before. As we head into the end of the month they should increase.
Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:
Aurora-New 40 $142,000-$739,000
Batavia-New 7 $274,900-$524,900
Bolingbrook-New 26 $175,000-$499,900
Geneva-New 8 $249,900-$763,000
Montgomery-New 6 $165,000-$292,500
Naperville-New 47 $278,000-$1,990,000
North Aurora-New 2 $199,900-$339,900
Oswego-New 15 $300,000-$525,000
Plainfield-New 38 $225,000-$1,000,000
St Charles-New 20 $279,990-$1,395,000
Sycamore-New 11 $259,900-$549,900
Yorkville-New 15 $267,500-$449,000
To see the other communities click on the photo above to enlarge. You might need to look in communities around where you would like to live to find something. If you are looking by school district or a certain subdivision we can set you up to receive listings in those areas. Just let us know what you are looking for.
Median price and type of financing
Single family homes median list price this week was $359,900, and last week it was $379,900
Median closed price of single family homes this week was $355,000, and last week it was $370,000.
Financing of single family homes that closed this week:
Financing of single family homes the week before:
I decided to add this so you can see what type of financing most buyer’s are using right now to get their offer accepted.
Contracts accepted this week
Contracts accepted this week on single family homes were up. 321 this week compared to 270 the week before.
Look at the communities that seller’s accepted the most contracts this week:
1 short sale was accepted this week by a seller. It was in St Charles. Now it will be submitted to the lender to see if they will also accept.
Seller’s accepted contracts that are contingent on the buyer closing on their current home. 5 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 8 with 48 hours and 1 with 24 hours.
Also, seller’s accepted contracts that are contingent on the buyer selling and closing on their current home. 1 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 3 with 48 hours and 1 with 24 hours.
2021 real estate market by the month
Month New Closed Contracts accepted
January 543 649 829
February 561 604 778
March 993 1099 1455
April 1006 926 1387
May 1088 1228 1289
June 1450 1686 1671
July 564 511 591
Totals 6205 6703 8000
You can see on the contracts accepted column, that contracts have been accepted more than once on a home. Sometimes because of inspection issues, appraisal issues or loan did not get approved.
Closed is the most important column. These are actual numbers. At the end of each month I will compare to 2020 and 2019 so you can get a better idea of how this year is going.
Call us with all your real estate questions. Your goal is our goal. We will do everything we can to help you reach your goal.
Thinking about selling in this wonderful seller’s market? Request a home valuation and tell us a little bit about your home. What updates have you completed. We will provide you with a net proceeds that shows you the expenses to sell. This will be updated when an offer comes in and we know all the terms.
Are you wanting to buy a home? You need to get pre approved with a loan officer first. Get them all your financial information. You have to be ready to go or you will lose out. You will be up against multiple offers.
- Types of loans and the process
- VA loans and the requirements
- Current interest rates
- Down payment assistance
- IHDA programs
If there is still information that you are looking for just let us know, and we will point you in the direction to the information.
All data used here is from our MLS MRED LLC.
2021 real estate market update week 28. Have a great week!
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