Most housing markets across the country are continuing to chug along toward recovery as the local market begins its first buds into spring mode. New listings and overall inventory have become the prominent indicators to watch, as demand for quality homes to buy is up. Agents in some areas are seeing the highest prices and fastest selling times in years. Where it used to take months, it can now take mere days to sell an appealing home. Here’s a quick recap of the week that was.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending March 16:

  • New Listings increased 4.9% to 1,475
  • Pending Sales increased 11.9% to 1,094
  • Inventory decreased 30.1% to 12,661

For the month of February:

  • Median Sales Price increased 15.5% to $160,000
  • Days on Market decreased 22.2% to 112
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 3.4% to 93.7%
  • Months Supply of Inventory decreased 38.8% to 3.0

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