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Market Snapshot for Houston

  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 11,117 10,784  3% 4,967  124% 
Median List Price $299,900 $299,000 $219,990  36% 
% 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 50 51  2% 43  16% 
Median House Size 2,172 2,164 2,144  1% 
Median $/Sq. Ft. $141/Sq. Ft. $139/Sq. Ft.  1% $99/Sq. Ft.  42% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 8,790 8,531  3% 3,879  127% 
Median List Price $300,000 $299,900 $229,000  31% 
% 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 50 50 43  16% 
Median House Size 2,274 2,266 2,283  
Median $/Sq. Ft. $124/Sq. Ft. $121/Sq. Ft.  2% $96/Sq. Ft.  29% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
  Today 1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago
Total Inventory 2,327 2,253  3% 1,088  114% 
Median List Price $285,000 $279,900  2% $185,000  54% 
% 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 55  4% 44  20% 
Median House Size 1,693 1,670  1% 1,526  11% 
Median $/Sq. Ft. $174/Sq. Ft. $172/Sq. Ft.  1% $127/Sq. Ft.  37% 
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
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Median List Price for Houston

$299,900

Market Data for Houston

 10/1411/1412/141/152/153/154/15
Price Reductions1,4261,1819441,2511,2881,4341,558
New Listings3,3102,6242,3343,4513,3013,6123,909
Sold/Expired3,7323,4433,2733,4973,6534,0944,121
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 10/1411/1412/141/152/153/154/15
Price Reductions1,1749587751,0041,0131,1441,248
New Listings2,6022,0861,8172,6662,5972,8343,091
Sold/Expired2,9632,7722,6252,8142,8893,2153,235
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  
 10/1411/1412/141/152/153/154/15
Price Reductions252223169247275290310
New Listings708538517785704778818
Sold/Expired769671648683764879886
All Types Single Family Home Condo/Townhouse  

Overview of Houston, TX Market Trends

Updated: 05/01/2015
Houston's home resale inventories increased slightly, with a 3 percent increase since April 2015. Distressed properties such as foreclosures and short sales remained the same as a percentage of the total market in May. The median listing price in Houston stayed the same from April to May. There were a total of 369 price increases and 1558 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.
Listings Demographics
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