Mill Valley Real Estate Report (Pacific Union June 2011 Home Sales Update)
May 2011 home sales in Mill Valley held steady with 28 trades (up from 13 in January!). These properties sold for an average price of $1.058 million and averaged 1,952 sq. ft. (or about $552 per sq. ft.). Pricing remains the key ingredient determining buyer interest. Buyers insist on apparent and undeniable value. If they don’t see it in a property, they are willing to wait it out. Now, more than ever, is the time for sellers to be very careful about who they have negotiating for them — poor negotiating by “say anything” agents can result in losses of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The number of listings actively on the market in the MLS has increased as we enter the slower Summer season to 122. The percentage of homes in escrow:
- Under $800,ooo — 39%
- $800,000 to $1 million — 30%
- $1 million to $1.5 million — 25%
- $1.5 million to $2 million — 24%
- Above $2 million — 4%
Listings in Strawberry, Boyle Park and Homestead Valley generated the most calls this month. Well priced homes continue to generate multiple offers.
If you would like more information about neighborhoods, sales, schools, or local Mill Valley services references, just give me a call at (415) 350-9440 or e-mail me at [email protected]. I currently have several clients who want to sell, but are waiting in the wings for Spring 2011. Please contact me to determine if any of these opportunities fit your needs. I am also a member of the Top Agent Network and Marin Platinum Group with access to dozens of homes not “officially” on the market but available for sale.
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