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 7/31/2014)

  1. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 942 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,657 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 3
  2. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,213 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,416 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 6
  3. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,995 sqft
    Year built: 1931
    Days on market: 6
  4. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,465 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,975 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 6
  5. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 5,619 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,688 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 7
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,451 sqft
    Year built: 1912
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 8
  7. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,056 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,683 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 8
  8. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,032 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 8
  9. 8 beds, 8 full, 5 part baths
    Home size: 12,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,500 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 13
  10. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Lot size: 4,854 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 14
  11. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,869 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,451 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 14
  12. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,100 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 14
  13. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 716 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,001 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 15
  14. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,843 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,501 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 17
  15. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,870 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,256 sqft
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 17

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