Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Irvine Real Estate Market Adjusting to New Normal

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Irvine, California, had 830 homes listed for sale on the market as of May 31, 2011 - with average asking price of $844,018. Irvine real estate

Since the government's first time homebuyer tax credits came to an end June 30, 2010, the Irvine home resale market has been adjusting to its new normal.

174 Irvine CA homes were sold last month during May 2011 (a 20% decline in number sold as compared with May 2010) - with average sold price of $696,612. 

With prior government tax credit incentives, 220 Irvine homes were sold last year during May 2010 - with average sold price of $699,681. home values stay strong

196 Irvine homes were sold same time two years ago during May 2009 - with average sold price of $671,746.

At end of May this year 2011, Irvine had home selling average "market time" (time it would take to sell all inventory at current selling pace) of 3.3 months (somewhat slower than 2.75 months one year earlier during May 2010).

Irvine has 208 properties listed for sale that are either foreclosures to be resold or short sales (where sellers owe more than the home's value).  So distressed properties are 25% of the Irvine homes for sale market (as compared with 33.9% of all Orange County markets).

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Irvine remains the economy powerhouse at Orange County - with lots more jobs than any other city and where people continue buying more homes.


This is information only, partly from and Southern CA MLS, about home resales and does not include that for new home sales or those sold at trustee sale auctions after foreclosure.

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