Kansas Housing Market Stats – August 2023

“Newly added listings are down 13 percent through August compared to the same time last year,” said KAR president Thomas Howe with McGrew Real Estate in Lawrence. “This is keeping inventories very tight despite the drop in sales activity.”

August 2023 Market Highlights

  • Home sales in Kansas fell by 16.0% in August 2023 compared to the same period last year. National sales fell with sales falling 15.3% over 2022.
  • Home prices continue to increase across the state. The statewide average sale price in August was $308,952 a 4.7% increase compared to last year. Midwest prices rose 6.8% and US prices rose by 3.9%.
  • Mortgage rates continue to increase. The national average commitment rate on 30-year conventional mortgage for the week ending September 15, 2023 was 7.19%. 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.

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