Smyrna Vinings Condo and Townhome November Recap

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Wondering what is going on in the Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo market? We're here to shed some light on the market. We usually find it a lot more effective to provide statistics on a hyperlocal level. National and even metro level real estate news doesn't really apply to your local housing market. 

We just saw continued improvement in the Smyrna Vinings homes market, so lets get started with the Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome sales figures for November and see how they compare.

Smyrna Vinings Condos Sales November 2011 Condo Townhome Market Update

As you can see, we’ve been tracking the market for quite some time. We sell a lot of Smyrna Vinings homes, condos and townhomes and one of the major reasons is that we specialize in the area, know the inventory of homes for sale and understand the trends, statistics and all the local pertinent information necessary for you to make an informed decision.

As you’ll notice, the green bar is 2007 and we were selling a lot more condos and townhomes in 2007. Sales dropped continuously in 2008, while 2009 stabilized and picked up in the fourth quarter largely due to the first-time home buyer tax credit. 2010 saw the market peak in the late Spring and Summer. Since June, we’ve seen Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome sales remaining level, much like what we have seen with single family home market.

Smyrna Vinings Condos for Sale Active November 2011 Condo Townhome Market Update

The Active Listings chart depicts Smyrna Vinings condos and townhomes currently for sale. You’ll note that total active listings peaked in 2008, which can be explained based upon sales dropping significantly in 2008, which resulted in Smyrna Vinings townhomes and condos sitting on the market longer. In 2009, we saw the active listings drop significantly and this can be tied to the economic uncertainty, which resulted in a lot less development of new condos and townhomes for sale in the Smyrna Vinings market.

This trend has continued into 2010 and 2011. What we see now in the current market is that active listings are at a lower level in November 2011 than in any of the past five years. One interesting point about this is you have less competition if you want to sell in today’s market. If you’ve thought about selling and just aren’t sure, be sure to contact us or find out how much your home is worth.

Smyrna Vinings Condos Months Inventory November 2011 Condo Townhome Market Update

One other important statistic that we like to track is how we gauge the health of the Smryna Vinings townhome and condo market. Months of inventory is a calculation that takes the current amount of homes for sale and divides that by the number of homes that have sold in the last 12 months. What the result means is if no more homes were listed, how many months would it take, based upon the past 12 months activity, to sell all the homes currently for sale. A result of 6 months is considered a healthy market, less than 6 months a seller’s market and more than 6 months, a buyer’s market.

What you can see in the chart above is that we were closest to a seller’s market at the beginning of 2011. The highest amount of bloat and most severe buyer’s market was in January of 2009 with significant improvement coming at the end of 2009 and throughout 2010. If you look at the 2011 trend line, you can see it’s been a wild and bumpy ride, with very low inventory to start the year and at spiking during the year, November is now down almost as low as the start of 2011.

Some of the most popular Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo neighborhoods in November were:

Chattahoochee Bluffs

Vintage Square

Oakdale Bluffs

Riverline Crossing

Flats at West Village

That’s your Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome activity recap for November.

Hope that was helpful and don’t hesitate to contact us if we can help you sell your Smyrna Vinings condo or townhome or find your new Smyrna Vinings townhome or condo. And don’t forget that we offer the most extensive Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome search in the area.

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