Ocean Shores Real Estate Report ~ 2nd Quarter 2015‏

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Greetings from the beach…
This has been the best 2nd quarter for residential home sales ever in Ocean Shores! During the same time period compared to last year, sales increased 36% and average sales prices increased nearly 21%! Additionally, last year there were 255 homes on the market at this time, while there are only 194 on the market right now. That’s a inventory decrease of 24%. Last year, there were 32 homes pending on July 1st. This year on the same date, there were 55 homes pending which is an increase of pending sales by 72%. Lastly, it took 285 days to sell a home in 2nd quarter last year compared to only 149 days this past quarter. That’s almost half the time! Just how big has 2nd quarter 2015 been for Ocean Shores home sales? BIG! REAL BIG. Let’s look back over the past eleven years.

* 97 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $175,479.
* 63 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $145,274.
* 40 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2013 ~ Average Sales Price: $151,000.
* 50 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2012 ~ Average Sales Price: $126,399.
* 32 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2011 ~ Average Sales Price: $140,180.
* 65 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2010 ~ Average Sales Price: $145,274.
* 49 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2009 ~ Average Sales Price: $179,320.
* 56 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2008 ~ Average Sales Price: $206,821.
* 69 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2007 ~ Average Sales Price: $212,936.
* 67 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2006 ~ Average Sales Price: $208,812.
* 67 Homes sold ~ 2nd Quarter 2005 ~ Average Sales Price: $185,652.

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Ocean Shores Residential Sales
Ninety-seven homes sold during 2nd quarter for an average price of $175,479 compared to 51 sales and an average price of $143,694 last quarter. If inventory continues to remain low or even goes lower, prices are going to continue to rise.

2015 Second Quarter Home Sales
The average home that sold last quarter in Ocean Shores was 1,489 square feet and took 149 days to sell compared to 1,476 square feet and 262 days in 1st quarter. Ten of the 97 homes that sold were bank-owned or 9.7% compared to 21% last quarter. Only five of the 194 homes on the market today are foreclosures or 2.5%. This drop is huge. The Foreclosure nightmare that has plagued Ocean Shores home sales is over. There are 194 homes on the market right now… There were 255 homes on the market last year at this time. Average list price of a home for sale in Ocean Shores right now: $214,418 compared to $213,097 last quarter ~ Average of 145 Days on Market. One house took 996 days to sell. One has been on the market for 3,618 days now (that’s 10 years!) and no, it’s still not my listing and it still hasn’t sold. There were 55 Homes pending on July 1st. ~ Average list price: $195,441 compared to only $180,709 at the end of last quarter. On average, sellers got 98.27% of their asking price for all closed sales in 2nd quarter 2015.

Quarterly Home Sales
* 97 Homes Sold during 2nd Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $175,479 ~ Average of 149 Days on Market. Price Range: $30,000 – $464,000.
* 51 Homes Sold during 1st Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $143,694 ~ Average of 262 Days on Market. Price Range: $25,000 – $360,000.
* 54 Homes Sold during 4th Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $170,990 ~ Average of 196 Days on Market. Price Range: $17,000 – $565,000.
* 76 Homes Sold during 3rd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $142,752 ~ Average of 202 Days on Market. Price Range: $20,000 – $395,000.
* 65 Homes Sold during 2nd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $145,274 ~ Average of 285 Days on Market. Price Range: $30,000 – $368,950.

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Ocean Shores Condo Sales
Condo sales are about average again this year, but prices tend to be down as only the real inexpensive condos are selling. Houses and lot sales are trending upward, but condo sales are likely going to remain flat. Hopefully with the nicer weather and summer being here, more of the nicer waterfront condos will start to sell.

2015 Second Quarter Condo Sales
Five condos sold last quarter. All were very affordable downtown condos except for one condo on the canal. The best news is that five condos are currently pending for an average list price of $131,380. Two condos were pending at the end of 1st quarter for an average list price of $75,000. There are 45 condos on the market (36 last quarter) for an average list price of $129,380 compared to $113,528 last quarter.

Quarterly Condo Sales
* 5 Condo Sold during 2nd Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $68,840 ~ 423 Days on Market. Price Range: $24,000 – $110,000.
* 2 Condo Sold during 1st Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $140,000 ~ 428 Days on Market. Price Range: $45,000 – $190,000.
* 7 Condo Sold during 4th Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $67,071 ~ 259 Days on Market. Price Range: $15,000 – $127,000.
* 4 Condos Sold during 3rd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $127,225 ~ Average of 353 Days on Market. Price Range: $85,000 – $172,500.
* 2 Condos Sold during 2nd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $35,000 ~ Average of 154 Days on Market. Price Range: $20,000 – $50,000.

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Ocean Shores Vacant Lot Sales
Vacant land sales increased nearly 28% from last quarter. Prices jumped nearly 51%! If you’d like a list of city-owned foreclosure lots, feel free to send me an email and I’ll send you the list. There are 76 lots listed for $10,000 or less presently compared to 89 last quarter. As this number continues to go down, lot prices will start to rise…

2015 Second Quarter Vacant Lot Sales
Seventy-eight lots sold during 2nd quarter. Twenty-three of those lots sold for $10,000 or less… There are 535 (528 last quarter) lots on the market right now for an average list price of $37,354 ($35,657 last quarter). There are 26 lots currently pending compared to 22 at the end of 1st quarter. It took 224 days to sell a vacant lot compared to 262 days in the 1st quarter. One lot took 2,140 days to sell…

Quarterly Vacant Lot Sales
* 78 Lots Sold during 2nd Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $25,529 ~ Average of 224 Days on Market. Price Range: $4,500 – $126,000.
* 61 Lots Sold during 1st Quarter 2015 ~ Average Sales Price: $16,925 ~ Average of 262 Days on Market. Price Range: $3,000 – $80,000.
* 43 Lots Sold during 4th Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $18,867 ~ Average of 296 Days on Market. Price Range: $4,500 – $66,000.
* 69 Lots Sold during 3rd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $16,307 ~ Average of 259 Days on Market. Price Range: $4,000 – $78,000.
* 44 Lots Sold during 2nd Quarter 2014 ~ Average Sales Price: $25,127 ~ Average of 227 Days on Market. Price Range: $3,000 – $265,000 (a triple lot on the water).

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Jeff Daniel              
Managing Broker
John L. Scott Ocean Shores
Cell Phone: 360.581.9020
711 Point Brown Ave NW
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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