Home prices climbed in the second quarter of 2013, marking 15 consecutive months of rising prices, according to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®.
The top three highest-priced sales areas along the Wasatch Front in the second quarter were: Alpine (84004) at a median price of $529,000, up 27.3 percent; Holladay (84117) $412,650, up 11.5 percent; and Draper (84020) at $409,900, up 25.0 percent.
“Home prices in the Salt Lake area are approaching the same values as seen in the summer of 2008,” said Dave Frederickson, president of the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®. “We are also noticing more people listing their homes for sale. New listings in the second quarter in Salt Lake County increased to nearly 6,500, a 22.7 percent jump.”
The number of single-family homes sold by a Realtor® in Salt Lake County in the second quarter climbed to 3,430 units, up 12.2 percent compared to 3,058 single-family homes sold in the second quarter of 2012.
Condominium sales in the Salt Lake area also showed gains, rising to 750 sales in the second quarter, up 25.0 percent compared to 600 sales (year-over-year). The median condominium price increased to $170,000, up 21.4 percent compared to $140,000 a year ago.