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Real Estate Trends & Statistics

Market Snapshot for Houston

  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 5,712 5,356  7% 5,445  5% 
Median List Price $318,500 $297,508  7% $175,594  81% 
% Distressed Movoto defines distressed properties as any property that has an agent note in the MLS that defines the property as "Bank Owned", "In Foreclosure", "Short Sale" (where the owner is trying to sell at a price below the mortgage balance to avoid foreclosure) or "REO" (a term used to indicate the property is bank owned). - - 1%
Median Days On Movoto 55 62  11% 73  25% 
Median House Size 2,170 2,182  1% 2,046  6% 
Median $/Sq.Ft. $150/sqft $134/sqft  12% $85/sqft  76% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 4,422 4,241  4% 4,326  2% 
Median List Price $319,000 $292,500  9% $179,200  78% 
% Distressed Movoto defines distressed properties as any property that has an agent note in the MLS that defines the property as "Bank Owned", "In Foreclosure", "Short Sale" (where the owner is trying to sell at a price below the mortgage balance to avoid foreclosure) or "REO" (a term used to indicate the property is bank owned). - - 1%
Median Days On Movoto 57 62  8% 74  23% 
Median House Size 2,276 2,293  1% 2,172  5% 
Median $/Sqft $131/sqft $115/sqft  14% $83/sqft  58% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 1,290 1,115  16% 1,119  15% 
Median List Price $315,000 $302,295  4% $164,900  91% 
% Distressed Movoto defines distressed properties as any property that has an agent note in the MLS that defines the property as "Bank Owned", "In Foreclosure", "Short Sale" (where the owner is trying to sell at a price below the mortgage balance to avoid foreclosure) or "REO" (a term used to indicate the property is bank owned). - - -
Median Days On Movoto 53 60  12% 69  23% 
Median House Size 1,734 1,738 1,501  16% 
Median $/Sqft $183/sqft $177/sqft  3% $113/sqft  62% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
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Median List Price for Houston

$318,500

Market Data for Houston

 6/147/148/149/1410/1411/1412/14
Price Reductions1,3821,4031,5071,4451,4261,181944
New Listings3,6343,8223,5833,1423,3102,6242,333
Sold/Expired4,2834,7464,1483,8883,6883,3473,058
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 6/147/148/149/1410/1411/1412/14
Price Reductions1,1391,1761,2831,2081,174958775
New Listings2,9303,0742,8392,4472,6022,0861,816
Sold/Expired3,4383,9013,2973,1052,9252,6872,444
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 6/147/148/149/1410/1411/1412/14
Price Reductions243227224237252223169
New Listings704748744695708538517
Sold/Expired845845851783763660614
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  

Overview of Houston, TX Market Trends

Updated: 01/01/2015
Houston's home resale inventories increased, with a 7 percent increase since December 2015. Distressed properties such as foreclosures and short sales remained the same as a percentage of the total market in January. The median listing price in Houston went up from December to January. There were a total of 224 price increases and 944 price decreases.
Houston, Texas real estate market statistics are calculated by Movoto every day from various sources so that you can stay up-to-date with trends in the Houston homes for sale market. Movoto displays information on foreclosures, short-sales, and REO (real estate owned) properties in both charts and graphs so that you can see the percentage of distressed listings in Houston. Movoto is your comprehensive source for Houston property information. We try to display data that is as accurate as possible, but we cannot guarantee the accuracy of our statistics. The data on this page is for informational purposes only.
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