San Marino CA Real Estate Market Trends for March 2012

The following is the month end data for real estate activity in San Marino for February 2012.  For any questions, please feel free to contact me through my main website, or click here to browse San Marino homes for sale.

Market Profile & Trends Overview Month LM L3M PYM LY YTD PriorYTD PriorYear
Median List Price of all Current Listings $1,598,000
Average List Price of all Current Listings $2,206,371
March Median Sales Price $1,661,500 $1,698,000
March Average Sales Price $1,810,917 $1,860,824
Total Properties Currently for Sale (Inventory) 21
March Number of Properties Sold 12 17
March Average Days on Market (Solds) 55 63
Asking Price per Square Foot (based on New Listings) $559 $582
March Sold Price per Square Foot $577 $586
March Month’s Supply of Inventory 1.8 5.8
March Sale Price vs List Price Ratio 102.7% 101.8%
* LM=Last Month / L3M=Last 3 Months / PYM=Same Month Prior Year / LY=Last Year / YTD = Year-to-date

Property Sales

March Property sales were 12, up 9.1% from 11 in March of 2011 and 500.0% higher than the 2 sales last month. March 2012 sales were at their highest level compared to March of 2011 and 2010. March YTD sales of 17 are running equal to last year’s year-to-date sales of 17.

San Marino Sales March 2012

Prices

The Median Sales Price in March was $1,661,500, up 0.7% from $1,650,000 in March of 2011 and down -35.5% from $2,575,000 last month. The Average Sales Price in March was $1,810,917, up 5.1% from $1,723,100 in March of 2011 and down -29.7% from $2,575,000 last month. March 2012 ASP was at a mid range compared to March of 2011 and 2010.

San Marino Prices March 2012

Inventory & MSI

The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of March was 21, up 5.0% from 20 last month and down -38.2% from 34 in March of last year. March 2012 Inventory was at the lowest level compared to March of 2011 and 2010.

A comparatively lower MSI is more beneficial for sellers while a higher MSI is better for buyers. The March 2012 MSI of 1.8 months was at its lowest level compared with March of 2011 and 2010.

San Marino Inventory March 2012

Market Time

The average Days On Market(DOM) shows how many days the average Property is on the Market before it sells. An upward trend in DOM tends to indicate a move towards more of a Buyer’s market, a downward trend a move towards more of a Seller’s market. The DOM for March was 55, down -57.7% from 130 days last month and down -26.7% from 75 days in March of last year. The March 2012 DOM was at a mid range compared with March of 2011 and 2010.

San Marino Market Time March 2012

Selling Price per Square Foot

The Selling Price per Square Foot is a great indicator for the direction of Property values. Since Median Sales Price and Average Sales price can be impacted by the ‘mix’ of high or low end Properties in the market, the selling price per square foot is a more normalized indicator on the direction of Property values. The March 2012 Selling Price per Square Foot of $577 was down -20.2% from $723 last month and down -5.9% from $613 in March of last year.

San Marino Price per sq ft March 2012

Selling Price vs Original Listing Price

The Selling Price vs Original Listing Price reveals the average amount that Sellers are agreeing to come down from their original list price. The lower the ratio is below 100% the more of a Buyer’s market exists, a ratio at or above 100% indicates more of a Seller’s market. The March 2012 Selling Price vs Original List Price of 102.7% was down from 104.6% last month and up from 100.7% in March of last year.

San Marino Selling vs List March 2012

Inventory / New Listings / Sales

This last view of the market combines monthly inventory of Properties for sale along with New Listings and Sales. The graph shows the basic annual seasonality of the market as well as the relationship between these items. The number of New Listings in March 2012 was 13, down -7.1% from 14 last month and down -18.8% from 16 in March of last year.

San Marino Inventory Listings Sales March 2012

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