Kansas Housing Market Stats – December 2022

“Although inventories have risen somewhat in recent months, it will still be a sellers’ market as we enter the new year,” said KAR president Thomas Howe with McGrew Real Estate in Lawrence. “The inventory of homes available for sale at the end of December was 40 percent less than it was at the end of 2019, prior to the onset of the pandemic.”

December 2022 Market Highlights

  • Home sales in Kansas fell by 32.1% in December 2022 compared to the same period last year. National sales fell with sales falling 34.0% over 2021.
  • Home prices continue to increase across the state. The statewide average sale price in December was $281,622 a 5.1% increase compared to last year. Midwest prices rose 2.9% and US prices rose 2.3%.
  • Mortgage rates increased. The national average commitment rate on 30-year conventional mortgage for the week ending January 20, 2023 was 6.15%. View Freddie Mac’s report.

To view November stats, click here.

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

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