Home Values - Santa Clara Houses

Median and Average Home Price of Santa Clara Houses Sold

When trying to understand Santa Clara home values the first and most often real estate statistic looked at is either average or median home sales price. The average price can be pushed up by a particularly expensive home being sold. Much less often an especially low price for one or two homes can push the average price down. By looking at both average and median price a quick judgement can be made about any unusually high or low prices

Quarterly Median and Average Price of a Santa Clara Home

Quarterly Median and Average Price of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Median and Average Price of a Santa Clara Home

Monthly Median and Average Price of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Price Per Square Foot for Santa Clara Houses Sold

The sales price of a Santa Clara house is affected by its size. Looking at price per square foot gives a partial adjustment for differences between houses. Furthermore if you look at the average size of a Santa Clara house sold you will see that it varies with time. Part of the variation is due to the random nature of which houses are being sold but there tends to be a increase in the size with time because when a house is replaced with a newer house, the newer house is almost always larger.

Quarterly Price Per Square Foot for Santa Clara Homes

Quarterly Price Per Square Foot for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Price Per Square Foot for Santa Clara Homes

Monthly Price Per Square Foot for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Sales Price vs. List Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Home buyers and sellers want to know the typical relationship between list price and sales price. This relationship varies with city and time. The plots below show this relationship Santa Clara houses using color coding which generally highlights changes in the market. More Santa Clara homes being sold over list price is a very good indicator of rising home prices. More homes being sold under list price is a very good indicator of falling home prices.

Quarterly Sales Price vs. List Price for Santa Clara Homes

Quarterly Sales Price vs. List Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Sales Price vs. List Price for Santa Clara Homes

Monthly Sales Price vs. List Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Number of Santa Clara Houses Sold

A quick estimate of how active the Santa Clara real estate market is can be found by looking at the number of houses sold. Locally there is a strong seasonal change in the number of houses sold. The lowest number of houses sold typically occurs around December & January. The highest number of houses sold typically occurs around May. Price changes do not track the seasonal change in the number of houses sold.

Quarterly Number of Santa Clara Homes Sold

Quarterly Number of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Number of Santa Clara Homes Sold

Monthly Number of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Days On Market for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Many people look at "Days On Market", the average number of days a house is offered for sale before it sells, to spot changes in the Santa Clara real estate market. Increasing DOM implies buyers are not being as competitive to buy homes. This statistic also tends to have a seasonal variation. DOM is typically greater late in the year. Variation in this statistic can make it difficult to use this statistic to predict either rising or falling house prices.

Quarterly Days On Market for Santa Clara Homes

Quarterly Days On Market for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Days On Market for Santa Clara Homes

Monthly Days On Market for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

The behavior of buyers and sellers can be somewhat different depending on the price of the house. There are times when low to mid-range homes are selling quickly but higher priced homes aren't or the reverse may be true. Generally house price is proportional to size in a given area. Locally newer homes are often larger than older homes. Looking at the average size of houses being sold can provide additional insight into the Santa Clara real estate market.

Quarterly Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Quarterly Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Lot Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

As mentioned above generally house price is proportional to house size in a given area. Another factor is lot size. Most local cities limit the maximum size of house that can be built depending upon the lot size. A larger house can be built on a larger lot. Additionally local cities may allow a secondary dwelling if the lot is greater than a specified size (typically 8,000 sf).

Looking at the average lot size of houses being sold can provide additional insight into the Santa Clara real estate market. Lot sizes over 100,000 sf are excluded from the statistics to prevent the uncommon sale from pushing the average much higher than the median.

Quarterly Lot Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Quarterly Avg Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Lot Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Avg Lot Size of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Age of Santa Clara Houses Sold

A brand new Santa Clara home typically sells for a premium price compared to a similar sized home in the same neighborhood. When looking at average Santa Clara home prices, the average age should be checked to see if prices are changing because of demand or because different types of houses are being sold.

Quarterly Age of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Quarterly Age of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Age of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Age of Santa Clara Houses Sold

Maximum and Minimum Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

When trying to understand the Santa Clara real estate market, it is useful to take a look at the extremes of the sales price range. Average buyers and sellers in each price range may act differently.

Quarterly Maximum Price for Santa Clara Houses

Quarterly Maximum Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Maximum Price for Santa Clara Houses

Monthly Maximum Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Quarterly Minimum Price for Santa Clara Houses

Quarterly Minimum Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold

Monthly Minimum Price for Santa Clara Houses

Monthly Minimum Price for Santa Clara Houses Sold