2020: August New Listings in Jackson Hole

What happened in August?

New Listings

Inventory continued entering the market at a steady pace with 90 new listings coming online in August 2020. While down slightly from July (97 new listings) and June (100 new listings), a total of 297 new properties have entered the market this summer, exceeding the 288 new listings of the summer of 2019. Any fears about the global pandemic affecting real estate inventory in Jackson Hole seem to have been extinguished. Total volume of August listings topped $257 million, with an average list price of $2.85 million. After fluctuating for several months, the median list price settled in on $1.6 million in August, slightly below the average of $1.8 million during the previous 6 months. The slight majority of new listings were priced between $1-3 million, however 29 new properties entered the market in excess of $3 million in August. Four new homes were listed over $10 million, including a build-to-suit opportunity in Teton Village, a contemporary home in Spring Creek Ranch, and the 14 acre Piton Ranch near Teton Village, listed for $16.5 million and already under contract. Exactly half of August new listings were for single family homes however lot listings continued to flow into the market. Including August's 15 new vacant land offerings (with an average listing price of $1.9 million), there have been 72 building sites newly available for sale since May 2020.

New Listings

$257,102,000

New Listing Volume

15

Vacant Lot Listings

$2,856,689

Average List Price

$1,605,000

MEDIAN LIST PRICE

8

listings under $500,000

29

Listings over $3M

Is now a good time to buy?

An influx of out of town buyers has definitely put added pressure on the market, with many properties receiving multiple offers upon hitting the market. Now more than ever, it's important to be ready to jump when the right opportunity arises. Know the market, follow the comps, make sure your financing plan is lined up, be ready to act on the right property. If you are looking to buy in this market, please connect with me so that we can make sure you are aware of new listings as soon as they hit the market. If I know what you are looking for, I can keep an eye out for soon to be listed properties as well, alerting you before they hit the market.
Note: All statistics are pulled from Teton Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service for residential sales/listings in Teton County, WY for the dates specified above. It is estimated that sales outside of MLS account for an additional 10-20% of transactions/volume. Contact Katie for more details.

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