Houston Market Report: July 2018

Norhill Realty August 27, 2018

The Houston summer has been a hot one, and the July real estate market has been pretty hot as well. July didn’t rival the record setting June, but the market continues to remain strong.

According to the latest report from the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), single-family home sales in July 2018 increased 9.1 percent compared to July 2017. On a year-to-date basis, home sales are running 3.4 percent ahead of 2017’s record volume.

The single-family home median price rose 5.9 percent to $243,500. The average price rose to 2.4 percent to $305,910. Both represent the highest figures ever for a July.

According to the Houston Association of Realtors, the 41,459 active listings in July 2018 represented a 3.5 percent drop from July 2017. Month-end pending sales for single-family homes totaled 8,467, a 18.2 percent increase over last year.

Days on Market, or the number of days it took the average home to sell, held steady at 48 days.

Inventory registered a 4.2-months supply, down slightly from 4.3 months a year ago, but still at the highest level since August 2017.

Oil prices and the national economy remain up. Those factors should help to carry the real estate market through the summer and hopefully into the fall.

Norhill Realty provides expert real estate services to residential buyers and sellers in Houston and surrounding communities. Contact us today for more information on Houston real estate and for professional assistance navigating this sometimes complex home market.

 

Find and click your neighborhood below to find the latest listings for these great Houston neighborhoods.
Afton Oaks / Highland Village
Bellaire
Briargrove
Briargrove Park / Walnut Bend
Camp Logan / Glen Cove
Cottage Grove
Downtown
EADO / Eastwood
East Washington / Sawyer Heights
Garden Oaks
Houston Heights
Knollwood / Woodside
Memorial West
Meyerland Area
Midtown
Montrose
Oak Forest East
Mangum Manor / Oak Forest West
Rice Military / Washington Corridor
River Oaks Shopping Area
Riverside Terrace
Shady Acres
Shepherd Plaza Park
Spring Branch
Timbergrove / Lazybrook
University Place and Museum Park
Westbury / Maplewood / Brays Oaks
West University / Southside
Willow Meadows / Willowbend

 

Norhill Realty and the MLS does not verify the information provided and disclaims any responsibility for its accuracy. All data is preliminary and subject to change. Twelve-month totals may vary from actual end-of-year figures, due to individual changes to MLS records. This data is for informational purposes only and should not be the sole piece of data used in the evaluation of a buy or sell decision. Consult with one of our Realtors to evaluate any particular property so you can determine how the market relates to that property.