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St. George Utah Housing Stats

The average sale price for single-family homes in St. George, Utah ended March 2020 at $379,934, up from the average of $341,031 at the end of March 2019. The year to date average sale price for homes is currently $365,575, which is up from the average of $329,617 at this time last year.

There were 425 listings sold during March, an increase of 5 compared to March of last year. The majority of homes sold were in the $250-349,000 price range which had a total of 140 units sold during March 2020. The next highest price range with the most activity of sold listings was in the $350-399,000 price bracket which had 48 total sales. The $450-499,000 market had the highest increase in year over year activity increasing from 17 sales one year ago to 38 sold during March 2020.

A total of 445 listings were pending at the end of March, a decrease from 519 during this time last year. The market with the most activity was in the $250-299,000 price range which had 82 properties go under contract, although this is a decrease from 102 when compared to March 2019. Pending listings overall were down, mostly due to a slowdown in activity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

During March 2020 a total of 613 new listings hit the market, also a decrease from the 645 during March 2019. New listing activity was down across all price ranges with the exception of the $300-349,000 price bracket which had a 20% increase in listings year over year, up from 58 in March 2019 to 70 during March 2020.

The total selling volume for March was $190,000,000, a slight increase from the previous month. Total selling volume increased from February to March, however total listing volume has decreased from February to March this year which indicates a slowdown in activity and a decline in inventory.

The sold to list price ratio was 97.3% and homes were on the market for an average of 63 days before being sold. The sold to list ratio increased over the last three months, rising from 96.7% in January 2020 to 97.3% at the end of March 2020.

At the end of March 2020, there was approximately 3.3 months of inventory available in the St. George real estate market. While inventory spiked to 3.4 months in February, it is more likely inventory will decrease over the next couple of months as sellers wait for the economy to open up and the Covid-19 rules to come to an end.

What Does This Mean For Buyers In St George Utah?

For buyers searching for homes, the future is uncertain. Prices may increase once the economy opens up again creating a significant amount of competition among buyers. The lack of inventory may have an effect as well as buyers cannot find homes to purchase.

If you are thinking of buying a home this year, give us a call at the Jackie Ruden Realty Team. We will put our experience and knowledge to work for you, to answer your questions, and ease your concerns. Give us a call today!

What Does This Mean For Sellers In St George Utah?

For sellers patience is the key to weathering the current crisis. Once the economy resumes normalcy buyers will become more active, giving sellers an advantage and possibly selling their home for more than asking price. Some markets may take some time to recover as buyers who have planned to buy may take longer to make their purchase.

The Jackie Ruden Realty Team is here to help you during this pandemic. There are still buyers looking for home, and we work to make sure the home your selling is shown safely to prospective buyers. To find out the latest about the St. George real estate market and how we are conducting business safely  give us a call today and we can help you get your home sold.

If you are interested in buying or selling a home, take advantage of the knowledge and tools we provide on this site. As a buyer educate yourself as much as possible with the articles on the right-hand side of this page, and if you are considering selling your home take advantage of our free home valuation tool. Give the Jackie Ruden Realty Team a call today and we will put our expertise to work for you!

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St. George Homes for Sale

Here are the most recent home listings just added to the database in the median sale price range for St. George. All homes here are priced at $379,934 or less.


Entrada Homes For Sale


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St George Utah Real Estate Market Report - March 2020
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St George Utah Real Estate Market Report - March 2020
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The average sale price for single-family homes in St. George, Utah ended March 2020 at $379,934, up from the average of $341,031 at the end of March 2019. The year to date average sale price for homes is currently $365,575, which is up from the average of $329,617 at this time last year. See what else is happening in the St. George and Entrada real estate market.
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