Home Sales Decline in Santa Cruz County Real Estate Market

The Santa Cruz County market slowed with a 5.0% sales drop in this week's report. Overall sales numbers for the last 30 days remained below the 179.1 monthly average with 153 homes sold. On the other hand, close-by Alameda County registered 923 home sales in the same period, the most of all surrounding counties. The median sales price dropped to $710,000, down from last week's $760,000. In spite of the decrease in sales, a low two months of inventory signals that Santa Cruz County is a solid seller's market.

If you're looking for a more established home, then be sure to see these listings in Santa Cruz County that were built before most others in the market:

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Demographic facts for Santa Cruz County:

  • There are a total of 262,382 people in this area.
  • The area's safety rating is 54. (Scale: 1 = Worst, 100 = Best)
  • The average commute to work for people in this area is 29 minutes.

Data reported through 1/11/2017


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