Here are your Las Vegas September 2020 Housing Market Stats/Update! Currently, Las Vegas is still seeing a massive shortage in housing inventory for buyers. Sales remain strong as well as interest in the housing market. Below you will find data from the MLS as to how our market performed in September 2020.
Supply of Homes:
Currently, Las Vegas has a 2.3 month supply level of homes. This is very low going into the end of the year. Usually, I want to see at least a 3 month supply of homes which would help both buyers and sellers find a good deal. In this market with inventory being tight, it favors the seller. In August, the supply of homes was at 2.7 months. I will discuss this trend in a below paragraph. The chart to the left indicates that inventory continues to remain low and that demand is still driving the market. Interest rates per the fed will remain low for the next several years and will continue to be low until 2023. Check out CNBC’s article here for more information: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/16/fed-meeting-decision-interest-rates.html
4,169 sales closed in September compared to 3,744 sales in Agust. A positive difference of 425 additional sales in September. Demand still remains high as we close out the summer sales period heading into the fall sales season. This is good news for the real estate market as well as helping out our local economy even though we are still seeing the casinos struggle with getting tourism back up to numbers before Covid.
5,261 new listings are currently on the MLS compared to August where we had 5,368 new listings hit the market. This indicates that supply is low due to a lack of new inventory hitting the MLS and the market. New home construction inventory is also down as well. If you build a new home now, you are looking at a 6 month build out time from dirt.
Currently, there are 8,180 active listings on the MLS. This includes single family homes, town homes, and condos. In August, there were 9,101 active listings a difference of 921 homes have been sold or are off the market. Once again, this is indicating that our inventory is seriously low due to huge demand.
Las Vegas September 2020 Housing Market Stats/Update-In conclusion, I believe that demand will continue to remain strong into the new year and after the elections in November. Unless investors in the stock market lose confidence in the overall economy and rebounds from Covid, Las Vegas real estate will continue to see higher than normal demands. Right now, I am still seeing a lot of out of state buyers mostly from California. If this trend continues, 2021 should be another solid and great year in Las Vegas real estate. Call me anytime if you have any questions about this blog or Las Vegas real estate in general.