Tallahassee Real Estate Report March 2022

Charts, grahps, and analysis of the Tallahassee real estate market March 2022So how is the real estate market? I get asked that all the time. I’m always able to answer the question because of the tracking system I developed twelve years ago.

Today, I’m going to share with you my monthly housing market checkup. It takes me a few hours to produce, but I’ll be able to share the results with you in about ten minutes of reading.

Homes For Sale In Tallahassee

I've included a list of all the homes for sale in Tallahassee below. Note how many are already under contract with buyers!

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Tallahassee Real Estate Report

Where People Are Moving

I also pay attention to where people are moving in and around Tallahassee. There are some movement trends developing that are shown in the next two graphs.

Where People Are Moving In Tallahassee March 2022

With listing prices soaring and inventory availability declining, the super-popular NE quadrant of Tallahassee is losing market share to the NW quadrant.

Shifting Area Trends

When we look at a similar graph below, we can tell the major movement trends occurring lately.

Shifting Area Trends In Tallahassee March 2022

The homes on the north side of Tallahassee represent about 80% of all sales, with declines in the east, gains in the west, and stability on the south side of town.

Activity Report

If we could only examine one graph to understand current housing market conditions, it would be this one below.

Graph Of Housing Market Activity March 2022

This graph plots the total number of listings in red against the total number of sales in green in order to determine the relative supply of homes for sale (months of supply shown in blue). The gray line plots the one-year average relative supply, and the gold field shows where it needs to be for the market to be balanced.

Currently, there is just two months' supply of homes for sale, making this the strongest sellers' market on record. Compare that with the strongest buyers' market on record back in 2009 when there were 15 months of supply.

Luxury Home Activity

Similar to the previous graph, this one plots the same metrics for the high-end of the housing market, starting with all homes priced above $800K.

Graph Of High-end Housing Market Activity March 2022

In 2016, there were 26 months of supply of luxury homes in Tallahassee. Low mortgage interest rates have saved luxury homeowners, and now we see the one-year trend of the relative supply has reached market equilibrium (observe the gray line within the gold field). So long as mortgage interest rates stay low, we'll continue to see the top end of the market excelling.

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The next four graphs drill down to the four quadrants of the Tallahassee real estate market to show market performance at each price range.

NE Tallahassee

For each of the next four graphs, we plot the average number of listings over the previous twelve months (red bars) and the average number of homes sold (green bars). The resulting relative supply of homes is shown in blue (measured in months of supply on the right vertical axis).

Graph Of NE Tallahassee Housing Report

The blue line in the graph above reveals a sellers' market in Northeast Tallahassee up to $850K, though the relatively few sales that occur above that point cause fluctuations in this graph after that point.

NW Tallahassee

Northwest Tallahassee does not produce as many home sales as does the NE, so we see a lot of noise after the $500K price point.

Graph of NW Tallahassee Housing Market March 2022

Homes priced below $250K in NW Tallahassee are in a sellers' market, while those below $300K are fairly balanced. Homes above $300K remain in a buyer's market, though the relatively few sales cause a good bit of fluctuation at prices above $350K.

SE Tallahassee

With yet even fewer sales than NW Tallahassee, SE Tallahassee shows great stability for home sellers.

Graph Of SE Tallahassee Housing Market March 2022

Homes priced below $900K in SE Tallahassee are enjoying sellers' market conditions, but there have been no sales above $950K over the past year.

SW Tallahassee

Finally, Southwest Tallahassee has the fewest sales of all four quadrants and therefore returns the most chaotic graph, but it also has shown great improvement over the past ten years.

Graph Of SW Tallahassee Housing Market March 2022

Homes priced below $350K in SW Tallahassee are enjoying a sellers' market, while those above $350K remain mired in a buyers' market.

Relative Months Of Supply Of Homes

The following table provides the relative months of supply of homes for sale from each of the four previous graphs in one convenient table.

Table Showing Relative Months Of Supply Of Homes March 2022

A measure near 6.0 months of supply represents a balanced market, while a measure below that signifies a sellers' market, and above is a buyers' market. I have color-coded the table with red for sellers' market conditions, white for balanced market conditions, and gold for buyers' market conditions.

The far-right column shows that overall, the market below $950K is in a sellers' market and homes priced below $450K are in a very strong sellers' market. Homes priced above $950K remain in a buyer's market.

The very bottom of the table shows that each quadrant reported a decline in the relative supply of homes last month. This is very unfortunate as we need more inventory to be built in order to regain some level of health in the Tallahassee housing market.

Supply

This next table provides the total number of homes for sale right now, by area and price range.

Table Of Supply Homes For Sale March 2022

Currently, there are only 856 homes for sale in all of Leon County, Florida. To give you some perspective on that number, it's less than 1/2 the listings available at the same time in 2015!

Demand

The final table in our report shows the average number of homes sold each month by area and price range. This is very useful information when used in conjunction with the previous table.

Table Showing Demand For Homes For Sale March 2022

If you plan to buy or sell a home in the near future, just look at the area and price range that interests you and you'll get a feel for just how competitive it will be.

For example, over the past year, we've seen an average of 1 home sold each month in NW Tallahassee that is priced from $450K to $500K while at that same time there have been on average, 3 listed for sale. That's not a lot of homes for you to consider.

Snapshot Of Tallahassee's Housing Market

There are many other factors that one must consider to have a thorough understanding of today's housing market conditions, but the graphs that I selected for this report provide an excellent snapshot of what has occurred thus far and what's you'll find in the market today.

If you want to keep up-to-date with the moves and changes in housing, I encourage you to subscribe to the Joe Manausa Real Estate Channel on YouTube so that you get our newest reports when they are fresh. They take very little time to consume, yet they'll leave you well ahead of the field in market knowledge.

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