Researchers with Realtor.com analyzed millions of listing s over the past few months to pinpoint the number of days each home stayed on the market and the number of page views each listing received. What generated the most interest and sold the fastest.
Based on some of the patterns that emerged, here are the home styles, views, specification and amenities that buyers crave right now.
Best Housing Style: Spanish-style homes Spent a median of 47 days on the market, half the national average of 93 days. This style is found mostly in California coastal cities and is popular with buyers. Traditional style homes; 84 days $233,000.
Best view: City skylines: a home with a view often attracts buyers, but homes with an urban view may offer the best option of all. These homes spent 83 days on the market – less than other views studied. Ocean views have a much heftier list price but they spend about 98 days on the market other examples;
City views 83 days; $420,000.
Golf course views; 90 days $412,000.
Lake view; 95 days, $359,00
Mountain views; 96 days, $365,000.
Ocean views, 98 days, $749,000.
The Best home amenity; Stainless Steel, granite counters, open kitchens, finished basements, fireplaces.
The Best location; next to a school. Location is a big part of real estate, and homes near good schools tended to sell the fastest.
Good School; 76 days $330,000.
Stadium 77days, $250,000.
Shopping 79 days, $217,000.
Transportation, 88 days, $280,000.
Best Price Range; $200,000 to $250,000.
$200,000 – $250,000; 83 days on the market
$150,000 – $200,000; 86 days
$250,000 – $300,000; 89 days
$1 million – $2 million; 118 days
$2 million – $5 million; 133 dyas
Best Size ; 1,500 to 2,000 square feet
Smaller homes are showing more popularity right now.
1,500 – 2,000 sq. ft. 86 days, $194,000.
2,000 – 2,500 sq. ft. 90 days, $260,000.
3,000 – 3,500 sq. ft. 101 days, $400,000.
5,000 – 5,500 sq. ft. 127 days, $2 million
If I can help you or anyone you know needing real estate advice, please don’t hesitate to contact me;
Donna Bishop Realtor phone; 239-560-3149 or email; firstname.lastname@example.org