Midtown Montgomery Year End Real Estate Market Report 2013

Midtown Montgomery Year End Real Estate Market Report 2013

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were scheduled to increase the fees they charge lenders for guaranteeing mortgages this year. The fees often trickle down to borrowers and result in higher mortgage rates. In his first policy decision as the new Federal Housing Finance Agency director, Mel Watt, signaled that maintaining borrowers' access to mortgage credit is a high priority by putting a stop to the increased fees. Watt has called for further study of the potential impact increased fees will have on borrowers.

"The implications for mortgage credit availability and how these changes might interact with the new ... mortgage standards could be significant," Watt said. "I want to fully understand these implications before deciding whether to move forward with any adjustments."

This reversal is good news for 2014 home buyers. As interest rates and home prices inch up, an increase in lender fees could put a damper on the housing rebound. Interested how much loan you qualify for. Click here for a confidential loan analysis.

Take a look at sales figures in Midtown Montgomery for 2013.

Midtown Montgomery real estate sales statistics for this year, 2013, show the number of homes sold increased by 7% when compared to last year, 2012. The average sales price increased by 4% to $ 127,763 for the year. The median sales prices decreased by 4%, and market times increased by 8 days from 2012.  The highest selling home price decreased by 4%, and the lowest selling home price decreased by 837% from 2012.

Midtown Montgomery  2013 2012
Homes Sold 399 371
Average Selling Price $ 127,763 $ 123,133
Median Selling Price $ 100,700 $ 105,000
Days On The Market 140 132
Highest Selling Price $ 750,000 $ 785,000
Lowest Selling Price $ 5,000 $ 30,000

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Information is provided by the Montgomery Area Association of Realtors and is deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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