Basking Ridge NJ Real Estate Market Update FEBRUARY 2015

The numbers for Basking Ridge are mostly flat through the month of FEBRUARY 2015:

  • The rolling 12 month sales volume was virtually unchanged with a slight increase of seven (7) units or (2%). Last year: February 2013 thru February 2014  (427 homes sold) as compared to the current period: February 2014 thru February 2015 with (434 homes sold).

  • The February year-to-date numbers were unchanged from last February at twenty-eight (28) units. This is tied for the second lowest volume for this category in least the past five (5) years.

  • The monthly volume of sales occurring in the month of February fell by seven (7) units or (47%). There were fifteen (15) sales last February as compared to only eight (8) sales for the current period. This the slowest February in at least the past five years.

  • The volume of Pending Sales (Under Contract) as of the last day of February 2015 dropped significantly by ten (10) units or (33%). Last year at this time there were thirty (30) units Pending as compared to the current year with only twenty (20) units. This is a reversal of recent trends.

  • The supply of available inventory (the time it would take to sell all of the homes currently on the market) as of the end of February is at 2.9 months, which is up slightly by .3 months or (11%) when compared to last year’s inventory at 2.6 months, which was extremely low. Basically this indicates that the Basking Ridge market continues to have a significant shortage of available inventory with few homes for Buyers to choose from.  This will help keep prices up and the time it takes to sell a home very low. You would have to go back at least five years or more to find the last time Basking Ridge had something close to a “balanced” level of inventory for January. Most of the surrounding towns are in the exact opposite condition with too much inventory on hand.  For Basking Ridge, the sellers are in control of this market, at least for the short term.

Note: A “balanced” market is considered to have a 6 month supply. Anything below that amount would be considered a “low” inventory and thus less than balanced. This market condition typically favors Sellers.  Anything above a 6 month supply would result in a “high” inventory of homes on the market and typically favors Buyers.

 

Read below to find out the very latest information on your local Basking Ridge NJ Real Estate market!

While still very strong, the local Basking Ridge market may be showing signs of cooling down just a bit in the early part of 2015. The rolling 12 month sales volume is still in great shape, up 2% over last year at this same time, but the year-to-date volume is flat and the monthly volume slipped by 47%, which was the worst February in at least the past five years.

Couple this with a 33% decline in the volume of homes Pending or Under Contract and inventory creeping up ever so slightly, we will have to keep a close eye on this market as it seems to be slowing down ever so slightly.

Sellers continue to remain in control in the Basking Ridge market and we can expect to see modest price increases (especially in certain neighborhoods) as long as this pace continues and inventory remains low.

Look below to see the individual homes that sold in Basking Ridge NJ for the month of FEBRUARY in 2015.  Also shown below is a year to year comparison bar graph for homes SOLD in the month of FEBRUARY over the past 5 years, followed by another graph illustrating the amount of homes that have SOLD Year-to-Date through FEBRUARY through the same period.

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Year to Year Comparison of Homes SOLD in Basking Ridge NJ FEBRUARY 2011 through 2015

 

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Year to Year Comparison of Homes SOLD in Basking Ridge NJ FEBRUARY 2011 through 2015

 


 

Sales from Current Month

 

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Prior Months’ Market Update

 

Basking Ridge NJ Real Estate Market Update JANUARY 2015

 

Basking Ridge NJ Real Estate Market Update DECEMBER 2014

 

 


 

 

Sales from Prior Months

 

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All Listings Currently FOR SALE in Basking Ridge NJ

 

 

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There are many factors that make up the differences in local real estate markets, even from town to town and especially in a small state such as New Jersey. This is why it is important for both buyers and sellers to obtain the latest “local” market data before they make any real estate decisions.

 

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For more information on Basking Ridge NJ Real Estate, call me direct at (908) 267-2465, or email me at Bob@BobZorechakRealtor.com and I will be happy to discuss your specific real estate requirements.

 

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