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Market Snapshot for Houston

  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 5,738 5,766 6,294  9% 
Median List Price $259,900 $245,000  6% $170,000  53% 
% 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 51 53  4% 56  9% 
Median House Size 2,173 2,158  1% 2,040  7% 
Median $/Sq.Ft. $114/sqft $110/sqft  4% $84/sqft  36% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 4,602 4,622 4,984  8% 
Median List Price $250,000 $243,000  3% $174,990  43% 
% 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 52 53  2% 56  7% 
Median House Size 2,274 2,265 2,163  5% 
Median $/Sqft $102/sqft $100/sqft  2% $82/sqft  24% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 1,136 1,144  1% 1,310  13% 
Median List Price $299,000 $255,000  17% $140,000  114% 
% 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 46 49  6% 54  15% 
Median House Size 1,729 1,640  5% 1,487  16% 
Median $/Sqft $171/sqft $159/sqft  8% $114/sqft  50% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
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Median List Price for Houston

$259,900

Market Data for Houston

 3/144/145/146/147/148/149/14
Price Reductions9511,0351,1831,3821,4031,5071,446
New Listings3,2463,7473,8943,6343,8223,5843,145
Sold/Expired3,9804,3634,2554,2834,6414,0043,685
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 3/144/145/146/147/148/149/14
Price Reductions7838609981,1391,1761,2831,209
New Listings2,5682,9643,0862,9303,0742,8402,450
Sold/Expired3,1523,4553,3753,4383,8023,1702,939
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 3/144/145/146/147/148/149/14
Price Reductions168175185243227224237
New Listings678783808704748744695
Sold/Expired828908880845839834746
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  

Overview of Houston, TX Market Trends

Updated: 10/01/2014
Houston's home resale inventories stayed the same, with a 0 percent change since September 2014. Distressed properties such as foreclosures and short sales remained the same as a percentage of the total market in October. The median listing price in Houston went up from September to October. There were a total of 357 price increases and 1446 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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