Princeton Real Estate Report, July 2017
The Princeton market continued its torrid pace in July with records number of closings taking place across the Princeton region. To view a list of the homes that sold in July click here. Some highlights of July’s activity in Princeton is as follows:
- The average list price for homes that settled in July was $1.095.481 million.
- The average sold price came in at $1.051.629 million.
- The Princeton homes that closed in July retained 95.9% of their original asking price.
- In the under $1 million market the average list price was $781,352 and the average sales price was $774,000.
- Sellers in the under $1 million market retained an incredible 99% of their asking price! This is further proof of the pressure in this price point in Princeton.
- Sellers in the $1.0 to $1.5 million market fared well (with the exception of one particular house…917 Stuart Rd was originally list at $1.65 million and sold for $1.175 million)! Even with this house in the averages sellers in this price group retained an impressive 90%. When you take that one house out of the formula sellers retained 95% of their asking price.
- Sellers in the $2 million plus market had a very strong sales month with 4 homes settling and sellers retaining an incredible 96% of their asking price.
- Overall it took the homes that closed in July 51 days to sell though in the under $1 million market it took only 26.5 days to sell those homes.
- In the over $2 million market it took an average of 171 days to sell.
- Interestingly there were four seller concessions (usually there are none) in Princeton this past month, the largest being $27,500 on 410 Nassau St.
- Four of the homes were sold for cash, this is less then 1/2 the normal amount of cash transactions in the Princeton market. The rest were sold with buyers obtaining conventional loans.
- The average tax bill for these homes was $18,705.
- The average age of the homes sold was a young (for Princeton) 61 years.
- Colonials remained the most popular house sold though there was a spike in Contemporary’s with 4 and the the next most popular design was a ranch with 3.
- All the homes but for 5 had a fireplace and all but 2 had central air.
- 2 of the homes had a swimming pool and none of the homes sold in July in Princeton were new construction (despite it feeling like there are more knock downs then original homes in town.
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