Beaverton Home Sales Market Action – November 2013

The Portland/Beaverton real estate numbers continue to taper with the season, but numbers are strong compared to November 2012.  Closed sales decreased 16.8% compared to October’s closings-but it was also the best November for closings since 2006.  Pending sales fared similarly, decreasing 14.0% from October but showing an increase of 5.6% over November 2012.  New listings decreased 22.1% from October but show an increase of 18.0% over last November.

The number of active listings on the market dropped. Total market time increased slightly this month to 80 days, but was substantially shorter than the total market time of 101 days in November of last year.

There have been 25,667 accepted offers and 24,872 closed sales so far in 2013! This is up 12.9% for pending sales and 15.4% up for closed sales in the same period last year.  We also saw an increase of 11.3% in new listings so far this year!

The average sales price is up 13.5% from the same period in 2012, from $273,800 in 2012 to $310,800 this year. 

2013 looks to be finishing strong, which follows suit for the whole year!  Happy Holidays!


About garypotts

Quality with results is never an accident; it is always the result of sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution. Gary has been a top fixture in the Beaverton/Portland Real Estate market for over 19 years, closing well over 1,000 homes. Gary sold over $10 million in sales for the 97007 zip code for 2017! Achieving true distinction can only come from years of dedication and success. Since 1999 Gary Potts has devoted himself to serving the greater Portland metro area real estate market in destinations ranging from downtown Portland condo’s to the Oregon Beaches and most area’s in between including the East side of Portland. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Gary finished in the top 5 among active Realtors belonging to the Portland RMLS (over 8,500 active Realtors) for closed sales in the Beaverton area. Gary’s combination of real estate expertise and responsive, flexible customer relations has allowed him to continue to grow and become one of the most influential Realtors within the Portland area. Prior to arriving at Meadows Group Realtors, in 2007 and 2008 Gary finished as the # 1 Century 21 Realtor for productivity in the State of Oregon. Born and raised in the Portland, Oregon area, Gary volunteered for the Marine Corp in 1985 where he served 4 years as a special forces Amphibious Reconnaissance Marine. After being honorably discharged from the Marines, Gary earned his associates degree while attending Allen Hancock Community college in Santa Maria, California. From there he earned a full athletic scholarship and was a student athlete and participated in Football at the University of Utah. After studying and earning his bachelor degree in Political Science with minors in History and Sociology, Gary was an assistant football coach for Portland State University. After 5 years of coaching at the college level Gary made a great decision to change people’s lives through real estate.
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