Woodstock Real Estate Update: January 2015

winter branchAs your Keller Williams Realty Partners in downtown Woodstock, The Premier Group always has a finger on the pulse of the local markets in order to provide the best strategic real estate advice to our clients. Read on for a peek at the latest home sales and prices in Woodstock and Cherokee County, based on FMLS (First Multiple Listing Service) single family detached residence statistics.

January 2015 residential real estate statistics in Woodstock and Cherokee County, Georgia

Woodstock Cherokee County
# Homes Listed 147 482
# Under Contract 90 249
# Sold 126 290
Average Days on Market (DOM) 74 102
Average Sales Price to List Price (Ratio) 98% 96%
Average Sales Price to List Price (Actual) $239,981/$244,482 $252,070/$262,566


Home sales continue to be a bit sluggish thanks to the usual winter real estate slowdown, but a significant increase in the number of homes listed means that we should see home sales picking up soon as warmer weather rolls around. The number of homes under contract also increased from last month, indicating that home sales will be higher next month.

The average number of days homes were on the market decreased from 79 to 74 in Woodstock, but increased from 85 to 102 for Cherokee County. Trendy, bustling downtown Woodstock is a very sought-after neighborhood, so the area sees more motivated buyers at all times of the year, while other areas of Cherokee County may be more prone to seasonal sluggishness.

Average sales price increased from the prior month for both downtown Woodstock and Cherokee County, illustrating the fact that while there may be less traffic in winter, there also tend to be more motivated buyers!

If you’re ready to sell your home in Woodstock, Towne Lake, or throughout Cherokee, north Fulton, and Cobb counties, give us a call today at 678-494-0102!

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