Tucson Real Estate – December 2021
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The Tucson Housing Market December 2021 Results shows both the Average and Median Sales Prices for a single family home increased year over year, by 22.9% and 25.9% respectively. For the 2021 year, the Single Family Home Average Sales Price increased 24.2% and the Median Sales Price increased 23.1%.
Active Listings continue at historic lows with only 1,231 single family homes on the market at the end of December. That rate of sales that translates into a 1.0 month supply.
Following single family homes, the Average and Median Sales price for Condos and Townhouses moved up as well. The Average sales price jumped up 27.4% and Median 22.3%.
Now for the details……
The Tucson Housing Market December 2021 – Single Family Homes
The Tucson Housing Market December 2021 – Condos & Townhouses
Inventory of Condos and Townhouses stands at 133 units on the market. That is a drop of 24.0% from December 2020.
Average Sales Prices – Increased 22.9% Year Over Year For Single Family Homes And 27.4% For Condos/Townhouses
Median Sales Prices – Increased 25.9% Year Over Year For Single Family Homes And 22.3% For Condos/Townhouses
Active Listings – Single Family Homes Decreased 2.4% From December 2020
Average Days On Market (DOM) – Stands At 24 Days For Single Family Homes
For Single Family Home Days On Market increased 4.3% from December 2020, or just 1 day. For Condo/Townhouses DOM rose 9.5% from the prior year period, that’s 2Days.
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Percentage Of Listing Price Paid By Buyer – Is 99.6% For Single Family Homes & 100.6% For Condos/Townhouses
It is a SELLERS market, so when you find the right home, be ready to pay close to list price or OVER.
The Drivers – NO Changes Here! Strong Demand, Low Mortgage Rates And Low Inventory
Demand is strong and inventory remains at historical lows. Supply and demand are driving prices up.
Sellers are in command as buyers look for their “perfect” home in a market with low — REALLY LOW — inventory.
Demand for new construction remain high. And the low number of “active listings” in the resale market is moving people to that choice. There are new homes are being built across Tucson, but in most cases a new construction home will cost more than a resale. Last but not least, new home buyers are waiting 8 to 12+ months to get in the their home.
Keep in mind when buying new construction, landscaping, decorating and window treatments are not included in the price. Want a pool, plan on $45,000 to $70,000 for a standard no frills pool.
And while prices continue to rise, Tucson is still a good value compared to many areas in the U.S
If a “fixer upper” has even a small appeal, check out a 203K FHA loan. Its a good option to have in your pocket when buying a home in Tucson, AZ.
December 2021 Mortgage Update
Mortgage rates have increased to 3.5% to 4.0% for a 30-year conventional loan. Even with these higher rates, 20+% year over year gains make buying a Tucson home an easy choice.
And Tucson remains one of the lower cost of living cities in Arizona and the U.S.
The greater Tucson area continues as a top pick for cities to live in across the United States.
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When submitting an offer
Given current inventory levels, low ball offers aren’t getting traction. So, if you “really” want the home, make a “reasonable” offer.
You have to ask yourself, “Will I feel bad if I don’t get this house?” If the answer is no, then put in an offer you would feel is a steal and see what happens. But your chances of a “great deal” aren’t good.
If the answer is yes, put in an offer you and your Realtor think is reasonable.
We will work with you to understand your objectives and analyze the market to determine – as best we can – a price range for the home you want to buy or sell.
Longer term Tucson housing market trends can be found for Tucson Real Estate Trends 2006 to 2012 annual along with summaries of 2013 and 2014 annual data.
Go to the Tucson housing report archives for a look at recent housing reports and trends. Our outlook for 2015 is available in our latest issue of Tucson Realty Review.
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