This is a quick overview of the real estate market in Hood River County for October 2018. Home inventory remains low (3.7 months) a decrease from September 2018 result of 4.4 months.
The Average* Sales and Median* Sales prices decreased from the prior year period by 6.3% and 1.2% respectively. Days on Market to sell a property averaged 54 days in October 2018, while it was 50 days in the prior year period. Overall, the October 2018 real estate market results look fairly similar to Oct 2017 results.
Interest rates are up since 2017, which will dampen affordability for buyers looking to purchase with a mortgage going into 2019.
If you would like to look at the market for your specific home, please email me or call me at (541) 402-1219 or (509) 540-1309.
*Note - The average and median sales prices are calculated on a rolling 12-month basis. This smooths out the monthly variability and provides a truer trending result for the time period being reviewed.