So Cal RE Market Report / Buyer, Seller & Investor Tips” by: Saeed Ghaffari

So Cal RE Market Report / Buyer, Seller & Investor Tips” by: Saeed Ghaffari

March 31, 2021


By Saeed Ghaffari

Saeed Ghaffari

Saeed is the founder of Money, Real Estate & More. With over 30 years of experience as a lender, investor and a real estate professional, he provides free consulting in these fields.

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So Cal Market Beat


MLS Data provided courtesy of Real Estate Legends, USA

Table below shows the impact of the market trends and factors on our economy, ECON 101.

Buyer, Seller & Investor Tips

  • Active Inventory listings was down this week by .92%, while the week before we had seen .5% rise. The less properties on the market, the less choices buyers have to choose from, giving an advantage to the sellers.
  • The average closings were up also by 5.76% in So Cal. Every county was in the green on this category, Ventura leading with 14.08% increase in closings. LA and San Bernardino were in 2nd and 3rd place with 8.85% and 8.74% increase, both significant numbers.
  • The new listings were down in every county except for San Bernardino that showed a rise in new listings by 5.62%. The average for the region was a negative 2.49%. On the other hand, the older listings went down too in every county except for San Diego. The average inventory of older listings was down by 4.92% with Ventura leading the pack at 10.29% followed by Orange County by 10.02%. All good news.
  • The Activity Index (the percentage of new listings to the active listings) was down .74% and the Aging Index (the percentage of older listings to active listings) was down by .71%.
  • The best news of all, the coming soon was up in every county with San Diego in first place with 13.14% increase, San Bernardino in second and Riverside in 3rd place with 9.32% and 7.23% respectively.

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Active Inventory took a small dive, .92%.

New Listings were down by 2.49% (no good), Older Listings were down by 4.94% (really good)

7.3% increase in Coming Soon Listings (Properties about to hit the market in 10 days or less).

Closings were up by 5.76% in So Cal with every county in green. I love green, don’t you?

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