Kansas Housing Market Stats – June 2018

“During the first half of the year sales activity has struggled to keep pace with 2017,” said KAR president, Kathy Minden with Crown Realty in Paola. “The lack of inventory will continue to make it challenging for buyers in the coming months.”

June 2018 Market Highlights

  • Home sales in Kansas fell 3.1% compared to the same period last year. National sales also declined 2.2% over 2017.
  • Home prices continue an upward trend in the state, region and nation. The statewide average sale price in May was $267,034 a 24.4% increase over last year. Midwest prices rose 3.5% and US prices rose 5.2%.
  • Mortgage rates fell slightly. The national average commitment rate on 30-year conventional mortgage for the week ending July 19, 2018 was 4.2%. View Freddie Mac’s report.

To view May 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

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) provides members with market data to better serve clients and ensure they make decisions based on the most accurate information in the marketplace.

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