Friday, February 4, 2011
Stats Update-January 2011
The markets in Hoboken and downtown Jersey City continue to find their footings this month.
As activity has increased in Hoboken with a lower inventory, the absorption rate has actually decreased 3.8% over December and 11.7% as compared to January, 2010. Downtown Jersey has been a bit sluggish and the rate actually increased 29.96 from December 2010 and 15.6% from last year. Things haven't really started to pick up yet in Jersey City yet.
Pending sales are down 8.1% for both Hoboken and downtown Jersey City last month. Hoboken is down 5.7% as compared to last year and actually Jersey City increased 1.56% over December 2010 which is good news.
Total transactions are down 29.3% for Hoboken and 64.8% for downtown Jersey City compared to last month and down 8.9% and 24% respectively as compared to December 2010.
Price Per Square Foot-Hoboken
Price per square foot prices for 1BR condos in Hoboken decreased 5.2% last month and decreased 22.4% over the same period last year. 2BR prices increased 4.5% last month and is up 5% over the same period last year.
Price Per Square Foot-Newport
1BR prices have decreased 11.6% over last month and 17.8% over the same period last year. 2BR prices have increased 11.1% over last month and decreased 2.2% over the same period last year.
Price Per Square Foot-Downtown
1BR prices are down 20.2%, but increased 7.2% over the same period last year. 2BR prices are down 11.3%, but up 2.8% over the same period last year. 3BR sales are down 1.1% but are up a whopping 47.4% over the same period last year.
So what does this all say? Transactions are down, prices are stable/slightly off and inventory is low. Activity has definitely increased so we'll see where the numbers go in the next few months.
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Prudential Castle Point Realty
203 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
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