The Fonville Morisey Market Minute

Focus On: Cary Area Housing Market May 2022

Zip Code(s): 27519, 27513, 27511 and, 27518
Units Sold
Active Inventory
Median Sale Price
Days On Market
Down -15%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 74%
Vs. Year Ago
Vs. Year Ago
Down -57%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in May, with 238 sold this month in Cary Area versus 207 last month, an increase of 15%. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year, a decrease of 15% versus May 2021.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is higher by 78 units or 74%. The total number of active inventory this May was 184 compared to 106 in May 2021. This month's total of 184 is higher than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 126, an increase of 46%.

Median Sale Price
Last May, the median sale price for Cary Area was $430,000. This May, the median sale price was $603,000, an increase of $173,000 compared to last year. The current median sold price is higher than in April.

Median sale price is the middle sale price in a given month. The same number of properties are above & below the median.

New Listings
Current Contracts
Sold Vs. List Price
Months of Supply
Down -6%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -35%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 4.6%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 103%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In May, there was 0.8 months of supply available in Cary Area, compared to 0.4 in May 2021. That is an increase of 103% versus a year ago.

Months of supply is calculated by dividing current inventory by current sales. It indicates how many months would be needed to sell all of the inventory available at the current rate of demand.

New Listings & Current Contracts
This month there were 311 homes newly listed for sale in Cary Area compared to 330 in May 2021, a decrease of 6%. There were 231 current contracts pending sale this May compared to 354 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 35% lower than last May.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In May, the average sale price in Cary Area was 109.3% of the average list price, which is 4.8% higher than at this time last year.
Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 6, lower than the average last year, which was 14, a decrease of 57%.
 The Fonville Morisey Market Minute Cary Area are defined as properties listed in zip code/s 27519, 27513, 27511 and, 27518.
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