Mobile Area Association of REALTORS®

Mobile Area June Residential Market Trends

MOBILE, Ala. — The residential real estate market in Mobile County experienced a series of fluctuations in June, according to the latest data from Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service (GCMLS.)

The data highlights key indicators such as months of inventory, median sold price, median days on the market, list to sold price percent, and the number of properties. These findings provide valuable insights for homebuyers, sellers, and industry professionals operating in Mobile County.

“The latest data for Mobile County reflects the dynamic nature of our local real estate market. While there have been slight fluctuations in certain metrics, these trends present opportunities for both buyers and sellers,” GCMLS Board President Timothy Mills said. “We encourage individuals to leverage this information to make well-informed decisions and capitalize on the current market conditions.”

The data reveals that the months of inventory in Mobile County increased slightly by 1.05% compared to May, resulting in a total of 1.93 months of inventory. This indicates a slight improvement in the supply of available residential properties, giving potential buyers more options to choose from.

However, the median sold price experienced a decline of 2.79% in June, settling at $229,900. This decrease suggests a temporary dip in property values within the county, which may present an opportunity for prospective buyers looking for more affordable options.

One notable positive trend was the significant drop in median days on the market. Properties in Mobile County spent an average of just 11 days on the market in June, representing a 42.11% decrease from the previous month. This shorter duration indicates a faster pace of property sales, providing sellers with a potentially quicker turnaround and buyers with a sense of urgency to act swiftly.

In terms of the list to sold price percent, June saw a minor decrease of 0.04% compared to May, with the percentage settling at 98%. This suggests that, on average, sellers received slightly lower offers relative to their listing prices. However, this should be considered within the broader context of the market dynamics and individual negotiation strategies.

The number of properties in Mobile County increased slightly by 0.2% in June, totaling 811 properties. This marginal increase indicates a stable level of residential activity within the county, suggesting continued interest in the local real estate market.

These market trends revealed in the data provide valuable insights for both buyers and sellers in Mobile County. By closely analyzing these indicators, individuals can make more informed decisions regarding pricing, marketing, and timing strategies to maximize their real estate transactions.

For a comprehensive understanding of the residential market in Mobile County, it is advisable to consult with local experts and stay updated on future reports.