Los Alamos Market Status

This is a short note to provide a snapshot of the Los Alamos County housing market, as of March 21, 2017.

Comparison between the last three months of 2016 to the same months in 2015, of sold-home information

Comparison to Dec 2015 - Feb 2016, of sold-home information

PeriodHomes SoldDays on MarketAverage Home PriceAv. Price per SQFT
Dec(15) - Feb(16)69122239,052124
Dec(16) - Feb(17)7591272,548141

The signs of improvement in the national housing market scene are now manifesting themselves in the Los Alamos market. The average home price in the last three months (December - February) and the average price-per-square-foot for these periods are somewhat higher than last year's. 29% of the homes (an unusually large percentage) sold in Los Alamos in the last three months, were sold above their asking price, indicating significant competition between offers. As of April 16, 2017, there are 41 active listings in Los Alamos County. The figure below shows how the number of homes available for sale dipped in recent months. In summary, house sales are picking up, and prices are beginning to increase. The low mortgage rates make this an attractive market for buyers, and the very low inventory makes this a very attractive market for sellers!

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Number of listed available homes in Los Alamos County in recent months