Sunday, November 28, 2010

October 2010- Falmouth Maine Real Estate Update!

In October, 2010 the Real Estate Market of Falmouth, ME saw 6 residential sale transactions take place. These 6 homes sales unfortunately reflect a 70% decrease from October 2009 and a 57% decrease from September 2010. The homes for sale in Falmouth, Maine had a median days on the market prior to selling of 111 in October. This reflects a 79% increase from a year ago and a significant 42% increase from this past September. One reason for the low numbers reported in October is the median selling price. The Falmouth Maine Real Estate Market had an average sales price of 391K, an increase of 40% from last year and an increase of 19% from the month of September. This may be a sign that the greater Portland Maine Real Estate Market has not stabilized enough to start raising prices.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

South Portland Real Estate Market Update - October

The South Portland Maine Real Estate Market had 15 home sale transactions take place last month in October. These sales had an average price of 180K with a median days on market of 19. This average 19 days on the market reflects a 46% decrease from September and a 34% decrease from last October. October 2010 was a very successful month for South Portland Homes for Sale. South Portland Maine had more sales then Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth and Freeport put together for this past month. The average sales price of October represents that the there may be a stabilizing in the South Portland Maine Real Estate Market. This median sales price for South Portland Maine down a small 3% from September of this year.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Portland Maine Condos October 2010 Market Update

The past month of October was not a very exciting one for the Condo Real Estate Market in Portland Maine. 8 condo sales took place with a 165K median price. Not only is this quite a low number it pales in comparison to the Portland Maine Home sales. Portland saw 26 homes sell in October, over three times the number of Portland Maine Condos. October Portland Maine Real Estate Market numbers also reflect condos are moving much slower on the market then homes, at this time Condos for Sale in Portland Maine have a median of 117 days on the market while Portland homes had a median of 65. One could take a look at these numbers and come to a conclusion that perhaps Portland Maine needs to offer its buyers more Condos for sale? This question is currently being discussed with the town of Portland. You can view a current article on this subject matter at the Portland Press Herald.

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Market Update for Portland Maine Homes for Sale

In October there were 462 condos and homes for sale in Portland, ME. 34 condos and homes sold in the month of October. These sale numbers show a 15% decline from last month's sales in and a 31% decline from last year's sales in the Portland Maine Real Estate Market. Taking a closer look at the pricing this past month, the median prices of homes and condos surprisingly rose 5% compared to last October; This increase can possibly reflect a lower number of first time home buyers in the Portland Maine area at lower pice points. In addition, the Portland Maine Real Estate market showed that the average home sat on the market for 83 days in the month of Ocotober, a 57% increase from last year and an even larger 66% increase from last month. Could this be a sign that prices may need to be lowered? It will be intriguing to see what the market does in the month of November.

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