Far Hills NJ Real Estate Market Update FEBRUARY 2015

The numbers for Far Hills are up slightly for FEBRUARY 2015:

  • The rolling 12 month sales volume has increased moderately by three (3) units or (23%) – Last year: February 2013 thru February 2014 with (13) homes sold as compared to the current period: February 2014 thru February 2015 with (16) homes sold.

  • The February year-to-date numbers are up slightly by one (1) unit when compared to last year’s year-to-date total of zero (0) homes sold to the current period with one (1) home sold.

  • The monthly volume of sales occurring in February was up slightly by one (1) unit. There were zero (0) sales last February as compared to one (1) sale for the current period.

  • The volume of Pending Sales (Under Contract) as of the last day of February 2015 is at one (1) unit, which is unchanged from last year at this same time.

  • 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 6.8 months, which is down by (34%) when compared to last year’s inventory at 10.3 months. This is an indication that the Far Hills market is moving towards a “balanced” market creating a more even playing field for Buyers and Sellers.

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 Far Hills NJ Real Estate market!

Activity for February was somewhat slow, although the was an increase of 23% in the 12 month rolling sales volume along with a 34% drop in the supply of homes which has brought the Far Hills market closer to a balanced market.  The amount of sales Pending or Under Contract is only at one (1) unit, which does not bode well, at least for the short term.

Interest rates remain at or near historic lows and prices are still relatively low with the general state of the economy steadily improving, albeit more slowly in NJ as compared to neighboring states. Inventory is expected to increase as the Spring selling season is just around the corner. In addition, pent up demand on the part of sellers who have been sitting on the fence waiting for signs of a housing recovery and wanting to move on should help 2015 to get off to a robust start.

Look below to see the individual homes that sold in Far Hills NJ for the month of FEBRUARY in 2014.  Also shown below is a bar graph illustrating the amount of homes that have SOLD Year-to-Date through FEBRUARY over the past 5 years, followed by another graph showing a year to year comparison for homes SOLD in in the month of FEBRUARY over the same 5 year period.



Comparison of Homes SOLD in Far Hills NJ YTD through FEBRUARY 2011 to 2015



Year to Year Comparison of Homes SOLD in Far Hills NJ FEBRUARY 2011 to 2015



Sales from Current Month




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Prior Months’ Market Update


Far Hills NJ Real Estate Market Update JANUARY 2015


Far Hills NJ Real Estate Market Update DECEMBER 2014




Sales from Prior Months










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All Listings Currently FOR SALE in Far Hills 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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All listings are updated throughout the day so be sure to come back often for the most current information.  If you are unable to find what you are looking for using the search function on this website, or you are looking for a home that is unique with specific features, feel free to contact me direct and let me know exactly what they are.  My colleagues and I preview all kinds of properties each week and will be sure to identify just what you are looking for.  In addition, my office often features “exclusive” listings that are not released to the public that might be of interest to you as well.  I will be glad to answer all of your questions and arrange to show you the homes of your choice at a time convenient to your schedule.

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