By Bob Baesmann
Little Elm home sales were up 25% in February 2014 compared to the same month last year with 104 homes selling this month. So far this year, there have been 184 home sales, which is an increase of 5% from last year.
New real estate listings in the Little Elm area have increased 3%, with 157 homes listed this month, compared to the same period last year. So far this year, overall home listings have increased 1%, with 304 homes listed. The number of listings under contract increased 26% this month, with 147 homes contracted. The number of listings under contract for the year to date increased 33%, with 281 homes under contract. The current supply of active listings on the market this month was 234 homes, a 22% decrease from the same month last year. There was a 1.8 month supply of homes on the market, which is a 44% decrease from last year.
The average sales price of a home in the Little Elm area this month was $221,584, up 17% from this month last year. For the year 2014, the average sales price was up 14%, at $218,718. On average, sellers have received 96% of their asking price this month, which is an increase of 0% from last year. For the year to date, sellers received 96% of their asking price, a change of 0%. This month, homes spent an average of 56 days on the market until sold, which represents a decrease of 7% from last year. For the year to date, the average number of days on the market was 59, an increase of 12%.
Little Elm real estate information, known as MLS Area 31, is reported by area in the North Texas Real Estate Information System. The information in this report is believed reliable, but is only as accurate as reported by the system in the month of February 2014.
The DFW area is also known as the Dallas Fort Worth Metropolitan Statistical Area, a title designated by the U.S. Census Bureau, which encompasses 12 counties within the state of Texas. The area is divided into two metropolitan divisions: Dallas Plano Irving and Fort Worth. It is comprised of over 70 cities, both incorporated and unincorporated. The DFW Metroplex is, by population, the largest metropolitan area in Texas, the largest in the South, the fourth-largest in the United States, and the tenth-largest in the Americas. The DFW Metroplex encompasses over 9,000 square miles of total area, making it larger in area than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut, combined. It also has the sixth-largest gross metropolitan product (GMP) in the United States, and is approximately tenth-largest by GMP in the world.
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