Buying or Selling Westwood Los Angeles Real Estate – Check Out the Market

Originally posted on January 08, 2011

So you are thinking of buying or selling a Westwood Los Angeles home! How is the market doing?

There is no right or wrong time for selling your Los Angeles home.  When you want or need to is the right time.

Are you waiting out the market before buying a Los Angeles home?  If you are in a position to buy now, have the funds, are pre-approved for a loan, then don’t wait.  Prices in the better parts of Los Angeles did not drop as much as the more depressed areas and they are unlikely to drop any further.  In fact, prices have started to rise.  Mortgage rates are also on their way up.  So, it would be wise to seriously consider buying a Los Angeles home.

How is the Westwood Los Angeles real estate market doing?

Westwood Los Angeles Real Estate, Westwood Los Angeles Real Estate Market Report

The Westwood Los Angeles real estate market is showing a strong sellers’ market for single family homes.  A balanced market is inventory of up to six months.  Below 6 months is a sellers’ market.  Above six months is a buyers’ market.

Why?  Because little inventory means there is little choice for buyers and sellers have the advantage.  The opposite is true when there is too much inventory.

Months supply of inventory, as shown in the above chart, is presently 1.80.   A strong sellers market.

Westwood Los Angeles Real Estate, Westwood Los Angeles Real Estate Market Report

The above chart does not include Wilshire Corridor condo statistics.

The Westwood Los Angeles real estate market for condos is a balanced one.  Six months of inventory presently means it is the perfect time for buying or selling a Los Angeles home.

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One Comment

  1. Hi Jane,

    What a fantastic market report for your area of Westwood Los Angeles. Your sellers are very fortunate to have a REALTOR with such in-depth market knowledge of their area.

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