Santa Monica Real Estate – Market Report 2011

It is that time of the year again, the beginning of a new one, and time to look back at how the Santa Monica real estate market fared in 2011.

Since Santa Monica is made up of diverse neighborhoods I have split the report into single family by price and condos.Santa Monica Community, Santa Monica Homes for Sale

What is Market Absorption?

Market absorption trends show the rate that properties are selling compared with inventory which enables us to see if it is a sellers’ or buyers’ market.

6 months worth of inventory is a balanced market.  Under 6 months is a sellers’ market, and anything over 6 months is a buyers’ market.

So how is the Santa Monica real estate market doing?

Santa Monica Real Estate Market Report Homes Under $2M

Santa Monica Real Estate Market Report 2011

Santa Monica Real Estate Market Report 2011 | Homes over $5M

Surprisingly, the under $2M Santa Monica single family home market showing a bigger drop than the higher end homes, although both are showing a larger decrease over 2011.  The median price is down at the lower end, but the sales vs list price is slightly up, indicating that homes priced well are selling close to asking.  Also, with inventory at around 2 months, Santa Monica home sellers should consider this a good time to put their homes on the market.

The higher end market is a buyers’ market

Santa Monica Condos | Market Report 2011

Santa Monica condos are also showing a decrease across the board, number of sales, median price, and sales to list price, but the inventory is low, so if you are thinking of selling a Santa Monica condo  now would be a good time.

Previous Santa Monica Housing Market Reports

Santa Monica Market Report September 2011

Real Estate in Santa Monica Half Yearly Market Report

Santa Monica Real Estate First Quarter 2011  Market Report

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(all data current as of 1/29/2015)

  1. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,233 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,431 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 6
  2. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,920 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,049 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7
  3. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,238 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,009 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 10
  4. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,897 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,213 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 13
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,756 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,020 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 14
  6. 6 beds, 5 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 7,424 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,952 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 15
  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,709 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,408 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 15
  8. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,223 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,281 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 18
  9. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,171 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,822 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 21
  10. 5 beds, 2 full, 5 part baths
    Home size: 4,578 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,482 sqft
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 23
  11. 5 beds, 2 full, 5 part baths
    Home size: 5,035 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,931 sqft
    Year built: 1936
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 23
  12. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,063 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,300 sqft
    Year built: 1944
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 24
  13. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,747 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,002 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 27
  14. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,090 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,509 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 51
  15. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,120 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,223 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 58

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

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