It is not just the moderately-priced homes for sale in Los Angeles that encourage multiple offers and over-asking sale prices.
There is a home which just sold in Santa Monica. It is in a prime, desirable area, but a 40s house in original condition, just over 2,000 sq. ft. on a just under 9,000 sq. ft. lot.
Listed at $2.275M
On the market for 20 days
Sold for $3,000.000
$750,000 OVER ASKING!
13 sold over asking with an average sales vs list price of 106%, excluding the property above. Average days on the market 22.Over the past month there have been 30 single family homes sold in Santa Monica.
The rest sold with an average sales vs list price of 94.98% with average days on the market 81.
All 30 show a sales vs list price of 100.37% and an average of 54 days on the market.
There are presently 33 homes under contract and 33 listed on the market.
Santa Monica homeowners, if you ever thought of selling, now is as good a time as any.