Kansas Housing Market Stats – August 2022

“While bidding wars are not as common as they were in the spring, the market is still very competitive,” said KAR president Andrew Mall with Link Realty in Prairie Village. “Fifty-seven percent of the sales in August were for prices that were at or above the asking price.”

August 2022 Market Highlights

  • Home sales in Kansas fell by 11.1% in August 2022 compared to the same period last year. National sales fell with sales falling 19.9% over 2021.
  • Home prices continue to increase across the state. The statewide average sale price in August was $295,317 a 9.2% increase compared to last year. Midwest prices rose 6.6% and US prices rose 7.7%.
  • Mortgage rates increased. The national average commitment rate on 30-year conventional mortgage for the week ending September 16, 2022 was 6.02%. View Freddie Mac’s report.

To view July stats, click here.

For national perspective, click here to watch NAR’s new “Housing Minute” video update.

KAR – The Voice of Real Estate in Kansas

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