Fort Mill real estate in August 2022 (29715 and 29708 zip codes) saw higher home sale prices, low months supply of inventory at 1.4 months and new listings down. Average days on market increased to 20 days. Closed and pending sales were down. Median list to sale price ration stood at 100%.
Fort Mill Housing Market Snapshot: August 2022
Latest news on the Fort Mill real estate market in August 2022 and what it means for you…
Fort Mill real estate in August 2022 (29715 and 29708 zip codes) kept home sellers in the driver’s seat with the months supply of homes at 1.4 months, higher home sale prices and a median list to sale price ratio of 100% compared with the same month one year ago. By the same token, it’s clear the Fort Mill market is softening with days on market increasing and closed sales at their lowest level since January of 2020.
Pending sales in Fort Mill decreased 15.5% year-over-year. Closed salesdecreased 35% year-over-year in August. The recent increases in interest rates have many prospective home buyers pulling back from purchasing a home while reassessing their options as home affordability continues to diminish for many home buyers. Buyer foot traffic through listed properties also dropped to 9.9 showings per listing, on average, in August 2022 versus 13.1 showings in the same month one year ago.
New listings decreased 18.7% in Fort Mill year-over-year for a third consecutive month in August. Housing inventory increased 15.6% year-over-year. The months supply of homes increased to 1.4months from one month in the same month one year ago, but was still lower than the 1.7 months in the same month two years ago. Fort Mill has been a home seller’s market for more than three years now and at 1.4 months of inventory remains a home seller’s market.
Average days on market increased to 20 days from 10 days in the same month one year ago. Average days on market also increased month-over-month by 13 days. Median days on market were 7, four days higher year-over-year and one day higher month-over-month. Although days on market did increase in August (after dropping in July 2022), overall Fort Mill homes are still selling relatively quickly.
Sellers received a median 100% of list price, down 1.4% year-over-year. Month-over-month. the list to sale price ratio dropped 1.3%. Home buyers still had minimal negotiating room for Fort Mill homes in the month of August.
Average home sale prices increased 17.4% in August 2022 versus August 2021. Median home sale prices increased 19.4%, year-over-year. Average sale price was $569,268, down slightly by about $5,000 from July 2022 . Median sale price was $495,000. Average home sale prices are now approximately $185,000 higher than they were August 2020, while median home prices are now approximately $155,000 higher than they were in the same month two years ago. Fort Mill homeowners continued to sit on considerable equity.
Price per square foot increased to $216, up $30/square foot (+16.1%) year-over-year.
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