How Much Have Home Prices Appreciated in Eden Prairie

New Listings

Eden Prairie MN, New Listings, Housing Market, Real EstateThe number of homes entering the market in Eden Prairie peaked in 2006 and has been falling pretty quickly since then until about 2011 were the number of new listings started to level off.

Home Sales & Housing Inventory

Eden Prairie MN, Housing Inventory, Home sales, Real Estate, Housing MarketThe number of homes for sale in Eden Prairie (Housing Inventory) increased pretty quickly from 2005 to 2006 and started to increase more slowly till about 2008. Since then Housing Inventory started to come down and even more quickly in 2011.

If Housing Inventory continues to fall this may result in fewer Home Sales, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing since fewer homes for sale will push Home Prices up.

Pending Home Sales and Closed Home Sales follow each other pretty closely in most cases. Closed Sales are usually a month or two behind Pending Home Sales due to the difference from date of acceptance and date of closing. Home Sales have been rising steadily since mid 2011 and still appear to be rising.

Homes for Sale

Days on the Market

Eden Prairie MN, Days on the Market, Real Estate, Housing MarketThe number of Days on the Market for Homes in Eden Prairie reached a peak in 2010 and another in 2011 and has started to fall quickly since the start of 2012.

Market Conditions

Eden Prairie MN, Real Estate, Housing Market, Market ConditionsOur next chart clues us in to what Market Conditions are in Eden Prairie and who it favors.

  • Buyer’s Market = More than 7 Months of Inventory
  • Balanced Market = 5 – 7 Months of Inventory
  • Seller’s Market = Less than 5 Months of Inventory

The Absorption Rate is trending down at 5.2 Months of Inventory, which is considered a Balanced Market.

Expectations indicate this trend line is going to continue to decline and the market will get stronger for Sellers.

Home Prices

Eden Prairie MN, Home Prices, Real Estate, Housing MarketMedian List Price and Median Sale Price typically follow similar patterns, so there isn’t much that it can tell us other than how close to List Price homes are selling for. Currently Homeowners are getting about 90% of their List Price.

So far the Median Sale Price in Eden Prairie has appreciated 6% since 2002, depreciated 13% since 2006 and has broken even since 2011.

With fewer Homes for Sale in Eden Prairie the Median Sale Price should continue to increase as Housing Inventory becomes a premium.


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