Far Hills NJ Real Estate Market Update JULY 2015


The numbers for Far Hills are somewhat of a mixed bag for JULY 2015:

  • The rolling 12 month sales volume increased modestly by three (3) units or (25%) from the prior year – Last year: July 2013 thru July 2014 with (12) homes sold as compared to the current period: July 2014 thru July 2015 with (15) homes sold.

  • The July year-to-date numbers are unchanged when compared to last year’s year-to-date total of five (5) homes sold.

  • The monthly volume of sales occurring in July was one (1) unit as compared to last year’s volume for this same period at two (2) units.

  • The volume of Pending Sales (Under Contract) as of the last day of July 2015 is at one (1) unit, which is down from last year at this same time which was at three (3) units or (66%).

  • 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 July is at 12 months, which is up by (9%) when compared to last year’s inventory at 11 months. This makes Far Hills a favorable market for buyers as inventory is excessive, offering buyers plenty of homes to choose from.

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 July was mixed when compared to the prior month’s volume with the only increases in the rolling 12 month sales volume at (25%) and the inventory rising by one (1) month to a total of 12 months leaving Far Hills with an over supply of available homes for sale giving the edge to buyers at this point in time.  Year-to-date sales were unchanged at five (5) units with Pending volume dropping by two (2) units as compared to last year at this same time.

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 has shrunk over the past several consecutive months, however the local market remains out of balance. 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 at a minimum, keep pace with the previous year’s volume.

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


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



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



Sales from Current Month



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Prior Months’ Market Updates

Far Hills NJ Real Estate Market Updates


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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